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: 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.