Career Resources for Management Majors

Use real-life employment data from across the country to help inform your career decision making!

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Isenberg Professional Development Resources

Take a look at these resources to help you learn about what’s needed to succeed in your industry.

Top Strategies for International Students Seeking Internships & Jobs in the US
Interstride

Interstride partners with trusted service providers to support international students and those looking to work globally. Whether students are looking …

Interstride Quick-Start Guide For International Students

Use this quick-start guide to become familiar with the job and internship features of Interstride!

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Management Occupations

Explore Careers in Your Industry

Use the Vault Guides below as well as our “Insights Into Your Industry” database search tool to explore career paths and to find top skills and hiring trends in your industry.

Insights into Your IndustryIn partnership withLightcast logo

Use this database and search tool to get up-to-date data on companies, job titles, and top skills for your industry.

To get started, watch our tours of this tool for undergrads or grad students to help you in your search.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)


Guides to Jobs in Your Industry

Take a look at these many guides by Vault to learn about industry trends, career paths, and more.

Vault Guide to Health Care Management Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Entrepreneurial Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Consulting Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Event Planning Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Staffing and Human Resources Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Retail Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Gain Industry Skills and Experience

Check out the opportunities below for real-world experience through a company-sponsored micro-internship or take a LinkedIn course to learn valuable new skills.

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

Skilling Up with LinkedIn Learning

Look through this selection of courses from LinkedIn and learn new skills as well as brush up on in-demand business skills.

Customer Service: Serving Internal Customers

Taught by Jeff Toister
View Jeff’s LinkedIn Newsletter There are many similarities between internal and external customer service—both require helpfulness, empathy, and resourcefulness. What…

How to Build Rapport Quickly

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
With the rise of technology, people are having fewer face-to-face conversations. As a result, there are fewer opportunities to practice…

A Beginner’s Guide to Writing User Stories

Taught by Dylan Jensen
Knowing how to write an effective user story is an important skill if you work in product development or project…

Delivering Bad News to a Customer

Taught by Myra Golden
Customer service is about providing the best experience to a customer—yet, a lot of the time customer service reps find…

How to Handle Conflict and Escalations Before They Turn Legal

Taught by Dana Robinson
Did you know you have the power to fix customer service problems before they ever stand the chance of turning…

Business Building Strategies for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Taught by Big Think
There’s no set recipe for building a thriving business. But there are a few general strategies and best practices that…

Building High-Performance Teams

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
View Mike’s LinkedIn Newsletter High-performing teams are critical to maintaining an organization’s competitive advantage. These teams consistently show high levels…

Project Management Foundations

Taught by Bonnie Biafore
View Bonnie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Project management is a set of techniques that anyone can apply to achieve goals and make…

Human Resources Foundations

Taught by Wayne Cascio
Whatever business you’re in, there’s a fundamental need to support the people that work there. That’s where human resources comes…

Sustainability Strategies

Taught by David Bennell
A changing climate compels us to change the way we do business. Incorporating sustainability into your business can help your…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Taught by Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

AI-Driven Project Management: Techniques and Insights with Ricardo Vargas

Taught by Ashley Kennedy
In this conversation-based course, project management leader Ricardo Vargas demonstrates next-level techniques for incorporating AI into project management workflows. Incorporating…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Developing Business Acumen

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
View Mike’s LinkedIn Newsletter Having business acumen means understanding how your business operates. If you are interested in moving up…

Entrepreneurship Foundations

Taught by Kim Kaupe
View Kim’s LinkedIn Newsletter Join Kim Kaupe as she shares the steps to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Kim begins by…

Sustainability as an Innovation Opportunity

Taught by Leyla Acaroglu
Sustainability is quickly becoming a must-have in business—a technical skill set that employees, managers, and executives need to gain deeper…

Account Management: Maintaining Relationships

Taught by Miles Croft
Getting the sale is not the end of the sales process. Upselling, return business, network referrals, and so much more…

Communicating with Executives

Taught by Daniel Shapero
To communicate with executives effectively, you must learn to think like an executive and structure your information in a way…

Inclusive Leadership

Taught by Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Taught by Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Career News & Advice

Read up on hiring trends, job search tactics, and tips from experts.

Join Clubs & Professional Orgs

Get involved by joining one of the organizations below, including Isenberg student clubs and professional organization connected to your industry and interests.

Isenberg Student Clubs

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.

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