Gain a thorough education in business ethics, organizational behavior, economics and other topics that go well beyond the requirements of ordinary business specialization. Choose from five main programs—accounting, business, economics, entrepreneurship, and philosophy, politics and economics—or create an Individualized Program of Emphasis (POE) to suit your interests.

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What Our Alumni Are Saying:

"In several internship experiences, knowing how to fix a problem on my own has been a great asset that has made me a marketable candidate for future jobs. The ABE Department has made me confident in my work and has taken the fear out of entering the workplace."

-Kristen Penska '11

  • Young Entrepreneurs' Society
  • Association of Master of Business
  • Administration Executives
  • Academy of International Business
  • National Business Association
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association for Self-Employed
  • National Federation of Independednt Business
  • Business Professionals of America

Stay On Target the Next Four Years

Freshman Year

Increase Self-Awareness
  • Identify interests, values and skills by using FOCUS
  • Meet with a Career Counselor and/or take NDSS 100 Career Planning
  • Develop a professional resume and upload it to
  • Attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops throughout the year
  • Test your interests through student organizations, volunteer work and a summer job/internship

Sophomore Year

Explore Relevant Work Experience
  • Research specific careers and related qualifications
  • Become active in student organizations relevant to your POE; consider a leadership position
  • Update your resume on JuniataJobs and attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops
  • Set Social Networking sites to “private” and maintain professional behavior
  • Attend events with Juniata alumni to build your network; create a profile on Juniata Connect
  • Get a job or internship related to your field of interest
Notable Internship Sites:
  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  • Chemonics International
  • Coach, Inc.
  • DRAFT Foote Cone & Belding
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • QVC, Inc.
  • Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.
  • Sheetz, Inc.
  • US Olympic Committee

Junior Year

Prepare for the Professional World
  • Make employment/graduate school choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and participate in Career Workshops
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Build a professional wardrobe and attend the Etiquette Dinner
  • Simulate a Mock Interview
  • Get an internship related to your field of study

Senior Year

Implement Career Choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and secure quality references
  • Meet with a Career Counselor for your “Senior Meeting”; Consider registering for NDSS 205—21st Century Career Search
  • Create a LinkedIn Profile and network with professionals for job leads/grad school information
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Apply to targeted employers/graduate schools: Follow-Up