What can I do with a major in
Management
The University of Georgia Career Center
Clark Howell Hall, 706.542.3375, www.career.uga.edu
Department of Management, http://www.terry.uga.edu/management/
This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand that some of these
options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Management
The Terry College Bachelor of Business Administration in Management provides students an excellent business education designed to
advance them into future leadership roles in enterprise as an individual, scholar, and professional. The primary objective of the major is to
help candidates develop the global perspective, problem-solving skills, and versatile knowledge base needed to manage and lead the
modern organization. Management is a general business major and graduates with this degree work in a variety of industries: banking
hospitality, insurance, logistics, retail and transportation to name a few.
Researching Job Titles and Careers
O*NET http://online.onetcenter.org (click on Find Occupations)
Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco (type in general term for career of interest)
Georgia Career Information Center http://www.gcic.peachnet.edu (accessible only on campus computers)
Career Insider: Vault Guides http://career.uga.edu/resources/online_resources (Under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)
Candid Career http://career.uga.edu/resources/online_resources (View professionals speaking about their careers under the “Resources”
tab and select “Online Resources”)
Possible Job Titles
Account Executive
Assistant Director
Branch Manager
Claims Representative
Consultant
Credit Manager
Customer Acct Manager
District Sales Manager
Event Coordinator
Field Sales Rep
Financial Advisor
Financial Analyst
Financial Consultant
Hotel Manager
Human Resources Specialist
Import Specialist
Logistics Coordinator
Management Trainee
Manager in Training
Manufacturing Manager
Marketing Specialist
Office Manager
Operations Specialist
Payroll Specialist
Productivity Manager
Project Control Analyst
Project Engineer
Project Manager
Purchasing Agent
Recruiter
Research Analyst
Sales Associate
Sales Manager
Sales Representative
Social Media Manager
Systems Analyst
Trainer
Transportation Analyst
Underwriter
Underwriting Analyst
Urban Planner
Warehouse Manager
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Equifax
Ernst& Young
E*Trade
FasTrac
Frito-Lay
Georgia-Pacific
Hershey’s
Home Depot
Hyatt Regency
IBM
JC Penney
Home Depot
Lavonia Foods
Liberty Mutual
Macy’s
Morgan Stanley
Newell Rubbermaid
NCR Corporation
Nissan
Proctor & Gamble
RaceTrac
Ritz-Carlton
Select Trees
Sherwin Williams
State Farm
SunTrust
Target
Toyota Motor Sales
Triage Consulting Group
Verizon Wireless
Waffle House
Possible Employers
Abercrombie & Fitch
Aetna Health Insurance
AGCO
Aflac
AT&T
Atlanta Hawks
Best Buy
Census Bureau
Cerner
Chick-fil-a
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Cingular Wireless
Coca-Cola
CoStar Group
Courtyard by Marriott
E&J Gallo Winery
To learn what types of positions and companies UGA students are working with, see the UGA Career Center Post Graduation
Survey at www.career.uga.edu/gradsurveyresults/ and search for alumni on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com.
Campus Resources
Management Department - www.terry.uga.edu/management/
Clubs & OrganizationsTerry Student Consulting- http://www.terrystudentconsulting.com/
UGA Management Society - http://ugamgmtsociety.com/
Additional TrainingFree Technical Training- Access Skillsoft and Lynda through www.my.uga.edu
To find additional clubs and organizations, go to the Center for Student Organizations at- http://stuorgs.uga.edu/find/index.html
Connect with your Career Consultant http://career.uga.edu/contact#careerconsultants
Employment Websites
GENERAL:
Career Search http://career.uga.edu/resources/online_resources (Research employers by location and/or industry)
DAWGlink www.career.uga.edu/ (login with your UGA MyID and password)
GoinGlobal (To access GoinGlobal, login to your DAWGlink account)
Idealist www.idealist.org/ (nonprofit jobs)
USAJobs www.usajobs.gov/ (federal jobs)
Professional Information Resources
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
American Management Association - http://www.amanet.org
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals- http://cscmp.org
Society for Human Resource Management - www.shrm.org
CAREER INFORMATION:
Consulting Careers- https://www.wetfeet.com/articles/career-overview-consulting
Human Resources Careers- https://www.shrm.org/Communities/StudentPrograms/Pages/careersinHRM.aspx
Logistics/Operations Careers- http://academic.rcc.edu/logisticsmanagement/PDF/Careers%20In%20Logistics%20by%20CSCMP.pdf
Sales Careers- https://www.wetfeet.com/articles/career-overview-sales
Tip: Join LinkedIn groups that are related to your career interest.
Additional Career Consultant Recommendations:
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You do not have to be a management major to be a manager. The management major provides you with a base understanding of
business and the degree can be used in virtually any industry.
See the Job Search Preference table on p. 8 of the Career Guide to help identify careers that match your interests:
http://career.uga.edu/uploads/documents/UGACareerGuide.pdf.
Conduct informational interviews, shadow or network with employers to identify skills you need to develop before you graduate.
Participate in on-campus interviews--Graduating in December? Start applying in the spring. Graduating in May? Many employers
are already conducting on-campus interviews in September and may or may not post more full-time jobs in the spring depending on
the industry. Look for positions early.