Career Field - Business
Career Information & Resources
- Career Profiles and Guides
- Entrepreneurship / Small Business
- Human Resources
- Leadership Development Programs
- Real Estate
- Social Entrepreneurship / Corporate Responsibility
Careers-in-Business - Information on various business areas including nonprofit, general management, entrepreneurship and strategic planning.
Vault Guides - Insider's information about careers in this area. Features include "Day in the Life" career profiles, employee reviews of careers and companies, and detailed information about key employers in the field. Available through Callisto.
IBIS World Industry Guides - Comprehensive collection of industry market research and industry risk ratings.
InsideJobs - Provides descriptive profiles, insightful videos, and helpful career information for thousands of jobs within Business Career Fields and Functions.
Inside Investment Banking - Shannjit Singh landed a coveted analyst job after graduating in 1999 with a BA in Economics. He shares his insights into what it's really like in I-Banking.
What Does an Auditor do? - Cal alumni, Jason Li (Econ `01) and Janet Kang (BusAd & Educ `02), talk about their careers in financial services with Wells Fargo.
How Does One Wind up Working in Human Resources? - Marilyn Lovelace-Grant, HR director for a major East Bay nonprofit, had to use a side door to gain entrée to this rewarding field.
- Accountants and Auditors
- CalCPA - California Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Directory of US and International Accounting Associations
- Institute of Management Accountants
- Association of Management Consulting Firms
- Careers in Consulting
- Careers in Management Consulting
- Institute of Management Consultants
- Management Analysts
- East Bay Chapter of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
- Kauffman Foundation
- Lester Center for Entrepreneurship
- US Small Business Administration
- Association for Financial Professionals
- Becomming A Financial Analyst
- Budget Analysts
- Careers in Finance
- Careers in Financial Markets (PDF)
- Insurance Adjusters, Examiners and Investigators
- American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
- Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists
- Labor Relations Specialist
- National Human Resources Association
- Society for Human Resources Management
- Programs with Employers who Recruit at UC Berkeley
- Leadership and Rotational Development Programs (Columbia University)
- Business Training Programs (Harvard University)
- Ad Age
- American Marketing Association
- Careers in Marketing
- Direct Marketing Association
- Market Research Analysts
- Marketing Research Association
- National Association of Realtors
- Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
- Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents
- National Retail Federation
- Purchasing Managers, Buyers, and Purchasing Agents
- Retail Career Paths to CEO
- Wholesale and Retail Buyers
- National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP)
- Sales Careers, Jobs & Training Information
- Securities, Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents
- Top Sales Careers for Women
- Business Ethics: The Magazine of Corporate Social Responsibility
- Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
- Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES)
- Net Impact
- Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
- Sustainable Business
- World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Participating in these groups can be a valuable avenue for learning about an occupation or field. They are an excellent resource for networking, and their websites often have information about careers.
Cal Student Organizations
Student organizations related to this field include:
- Berkeley Women in Business
- Haas School of Business, List of Student Organizations
- Undergraduate Economics Association (UEA)
Other Student Organizations - List of UC Berkeley student organizations registered with Campus Life and Leadership.
Professional organizations are listed in the Career Information & Resources section above, under the specific specialties.
To find other professional associations, go to:
- ASAE Gateway to Associations Directory - Search a database of over 6500 links to professional associations.
- andreas.com - Links to professional associations in Silicon Valley.
Internship Listing Sites - Websites, programs, and other resources for internships in this career area. For listings specifically for Cal students, visit Callisto - the official Career Center job and internship listing site.
Job Listing Sites - Websites specializing in job listings for this particular career field. For listings specifically for Cal students, visit Callisto - the official Career Center job and internship listing site.