Career Opportunities

SRU graduates may enter the workforce or decide to continue their education and earn a graduate degree.  A brief listing of career opportunities that students have pursued are listed below.  Find additional opportunities in the Office of Career Education and Development.


Graduates have secured careers in the following areas:

  • Partner, Big 4 , Regional and Local accounting firms
  • Senior auditor, Big 4, Regional and Local accounting firms
  • Staff consultant, Big 4 · CFO - MSA, Aramark, and Armstrong Utilities 
  • Staff accountant, General Electric
  • Cost accountant, UPMC 
  • Senior tax revenue auditor, PA Department of Revenue 
  • Analyst, BNY Mellon


Economics majors are prepared for employment in a variety of industries, from banking and insurance to real estate and public service, and serving in many different business roles and working in areas such as:

  • Banking 
  • Data analysis 
  • Market research 
  • Policy analysis 
  • Economic consulting
  • Government and nonprofits 
  • International relations
  • Compensation and benefit management
  • Actuarial science


While many SRU finance majors will continue their education after earning their bachelor's degree, graduates of the department have secured careers in a variety of areas including:

  • Financial analyst, Northwestern Mutual, Cranberry, PA 
  • Data analyst, Rue 21, Cranberry, PA 
  • Bank specialist, PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, PA 
  • Auditor, Department of Defense, Cleveland, OH