Career Development

BU Career Center

The central career service offered by BU.


AfterCollege is a private organization that tailors its job websites to students in particular departments at particular universities and that this link is to the site for Boston University economics students.


CareerOwl is a site for Canadian graduates and primarily offers jobs in Canada. lists jobs for economists and business students, academics and professional economists from all around the world. It has over 9,000 economists registered and receiving our job email alerts, and is used by over 500. It also allows job seekers to create an online resume which allows them to be headhunted by employers.

BU Certified Financial Planner Program

The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is the best-known certification in the financial planning community. The Boston University program is registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) as acceptable education to qualify to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. Any student who completes the involved courses may sit for the two-day comprehensive examination. To learn more about this certification, visit CFP Board.

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To Employers

The department is very happy to forward information to its undergraduates about appropriate job opportunities. Information can be sent to the Undergraduate Academic Administrator, Daryl E. Graves by email: or telephone: (617) 353-4542.