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MBA Admissions Strategy
Call Number: e-book
Publication Date: 2010
"This book focuses on the essay writing process and includes a writing toolbox which has been adapted to meet the specific needs of MBA applicants"
Great Jobs for Economics Majors
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 C25196 (Geisel 6th fl)
Publication Date: 2006
An 'oldie but goodie,' Great Jobs for Economics Majors can help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search.
Getting a Ph.D. in Economics
Publication Date: 2014
How do you know whether a Ph.D. in economics is for you? How do you choose the right program--and how do you get the right program to choose you? And once you've survived years of rigorous and specialized training, how do you turn your degree into a lifelong career and meaningful vocation? This books provides perspective on this competitive field.
Show Me the Money
Call Number: T&F ebook
Publication Date: 2016
This definitive business journalism textbook offers hands-on advice and insights into the job of a business/economics topics journalist.
How to Read Like a Pro
Every field and industry has at least one publication that people in the field read to keep up with what's going on. These magazines are in the Library's collections and you can access them and read like any pro in your field! For those exploring careers, they are great sources for inspiration. For job seekers, they are sources that can help you look knowledgable on trends, which can give you an edge for your job interviews and put you at ease for those moments of small talk with a potential employer.
Classic titles are:
Use this link to get to the UCSD subscription to The Economist
online. Use this link to specifically browse the feed for the latest banking-related articles
in The Economist
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)
This ProQuest site includes coverage of WSJ Eastern Edition, 1984-present; WSJ Online, 2010-present; and WSJ: The Magazine, 2011-present. This PQ version has a powerful and precise search engine for finding specific items or topics.
Selected websites for exploring careers in economics/career paths with an economics major:
American Economic Association:
UCSD Career Center, and:
you have two other great campus resources available to you
UCSD Career Services is for all UCSD Students, and their site contains two high interest resources for this career interest: Vault's Career Insider and Going Global.
Resources from Rady Career Connections
MBA students have access to additional content for career exploration, job hunting and interview prep.