After years of study you've finally crested the hill and the degree is right there for the taking. The only task that remains is finding the job where your degree applies, and where you'll find happiness. For some graduates that task is more difficult than it seems. Unless you've spent the time looking into your field it can be hard to know just where your degree applies.
With more than half of its 10 campuses ranked in the top 100 by U. S. News, the UC system is a highly respected college boasting nearly a quarter million students consistently enrolled during fall seasons. Each campus draws students studying in a variety of majors. UC Berkley for example (an undergraduate campus ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report) offers a variety of courses but the Majors gaining the most attention during enrollment include Economics, Psychology, Computer Science, and Environmental Science
The Job Market for the Top Degree Programs at the University of California Berkeley:
Economics - Economics touch virtually every aspect of our lives, providing a number of opportunities including:
• Financial Advisor • Environmental Economist • Revenue Agent • Research Economists • Farm and Home Management Advisors
Psychology - A degree in psychology provides a number of options in social work including:
• Case manager • Career Counselor • Rehabilitation Specialist • Psychiatric Technician
Computer Science - Technology continues to grow and change the way organizations do business, and that means almost limitless possibilities for jobs including:
• Database Administrator • Software Developer • Software Engineer • Computer Systems Analyst • Computer Hardware Engineer • Information Systems Manager
Environment Science - We're continuing to put emphasis on understanding and taking better care of the world in which we live. That leads to a variety of job opportunities including:
• Restoration Ecologist • Marine Biologist • Sustainable Farmer • Renewable Energy Researcher • Environmental Protection Worker • Environmental Engineer • Natural Resource Scientist
Learn more No matter where you attended school, or the degree you carry, there are countless jobs opportunities if you know where to start looking. FirstJob works with college students and recent college grads from the University of California system to help them find career choices they'll love based on their field of study. Read more tips for career success at the FirstJob blog.