The Accounting/Finance/Economics/Analytics Career Community is geared towards providing resources and tools to those interested in working within the field. Learn about academic requirements, internships, student organizations and other ways to help provide you with a competitive edge upon entering the field. 

Sample Professions Include:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Audit/Assurance Associate
  • Tax Associate
  • Business Analyst/Analyst/Data Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Investment Management Consultant

Tips/Strategies for success:

  • Volunteer/obtain part-time work experience working within your field of interest
  • Demonstrate leadership, creativity and the ability to work collaboratively as a team
  • Strengthen interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Job Shadow and expand your professional network 
  • Investigate educational requirements, and certifications/licensures required by state

6 Things Your College Career Center Can Do for You

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We asked Annie Suffredini, executive director of career & professional development, and Senior Director Amy Novak to explain the many ways …

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What are Companies Looking for When They Hire New Graduates?

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You may not have experience at a 9-5 job, but you have skills companies are looking for.

One of the most overwhelming things about being a new graduate is finding that first job. …

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Why Should I Get an Internship?

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Experts share the benefits of internships and tips on how to get one

An internship is an invaluable experience. It is an opportunity for students to get relevant work experience to put on …

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Success Stories

Community Network

  • Accounting Internship Coordinator Sacred Heart University
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  • Financial Representative Fidelity Investments
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  • Trade Support Associate Point72
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  • Talent Acquisition Consultant Barnum Financial Group
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  • Assistant Professor, Finance Sacred Heart University
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  • Associate, University Talent Acquisition KPMG
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  • Deals Advisory, Senior Associate - Financial Due Diligence PricewaterhouseCoopers
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  • Finance/Econ Internship Coordinator Sacred Heart University
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  • Associate Professor, Accounting and Information Systems Director, MS in Accounting Sacred Heart University
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  • Associate Professor, Economics Sacred Heart University
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  • Associate Professor Sacred Heart University
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  • Recruiting Project Coordinator, Technology Point72
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Associated Colleges

Career Outcomes

Outcome data for Sacred Heart University is obtained through the Center for Career & Professional Development, in accordance with national standards. We extend our First-Destination survey to students who have received Bachelor’s Degrees in the respective year are surveyed from the time of graduation, to 12-months following graduation.


  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

SHU Pioneers pursue a variety of careers paths after graduation; most recent respondents indicated they are:

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