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Kristen Tejada

I didn't know that Business was the right major for me in college. I found it to be beneficial for someone who isn't sure exactly what they want to do because no matter what, every business is, well, a business. And you will learn the fundamentals of how our economy and businesses operate. This knowledge can be applied to practically any career path you choose.

My best advice would be to try to get at least 1 or 2 internships while you are in college or post college to "try out" different roles and companies. You may find that you thought you would like marketing but when you try it out, it's not for you. Very few people graduate college or even in their careers know exactly what they want to do or what is right for them. You learn by trying. I would also highly suggest you take note of what aspects of your classes, projects, and jobs you like and what you don't like. This will help guide you into roles that could be better fits for you in your career. For example, if you like organizing projects, documenting things, and managing a budget, you may want to consider a role as a Project Manager.

Answered 2 years ago

Kristen Tejada

William Reese

You will not know the answer to this question until you enter some business activity where you can judge whether or not you are a fit for a business career.

There are many fun ways to test your propensity for business, however. How about:

advertising, sales, marketing, public relations, accounting, customer service, in companies offering products to consumers.

service industry providers and retail are also good places to start - advertising, sales, marketing, public relations, accounting, customer service

private and tax-exempt organizations need business specialist support the same as in the other examples above.

The answer - again - just do it and determine the fit for you.

Answered 8 years ago

William Reese