Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on General Business are developing a broad foundation in a variety of business areas. General business careers can include sales, management, human resources, operations, retail, marketing, project management, executive leadership, fundraising, and so much more. See below to learn more about possible career avenues.

Explore and Research Business Careers

Business professionals are needed in a variety of companies and industries. Here we detail those as well as provide examples of internships and entry level jobs, and review common skills needed to excel in a career in business.

Make Connections

Connecting with, and learning from, alumni or professionals working in business will serve you well in your search. Here we detail how to engage in informational interviews and suggest clubs and organizations you can join to build your network.

Gain Experience and Develop Skills

Although you will develop many skills inside the classroom, getting involved and gaining experience will allow you to test them out, improve your abilities, and give you concrete examples to share with future employers.

Getting Ahead of the Game: How to Score a Nike Internship

Nike’s University Relations recruiter recently came to campus to share all about their Nike Summer Internship Program and insights into how to elevate your application and nail the interview. Duck alums and current Nike employees Samantha Little, Brice Kanehira, and Alyssa Huque also joined to share their perspectives to ensure our students can prepare for the fall application season and secure a Nike internship of their own!

By Avery
Avery Career Peer Educator
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Internships That Launch Careers

On Wednesday, May 22 I facilitated a conversation during Industry Bites: Internships That Launch Careers with UO alum and assistant manager of global hardlines at The Walt Disney Company, Alexia Muller, and current student and upcoming graduate, Elliot Nichols for a special panel about their career paths, what they’ve done to succeed, and how they engaged with and nurtured relationships in their industries.

By Lucy
Lucy Career Peer Educator
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Career Exploration Through Internships Part 2: Getting Ready for Fall Applications

It takes so many students by surprise that many applications for summer internships open in the fall, especially for large companies and organizations. Here’s how you can prepare for internship recruiting season.

By Claire Wu (She/Her)
Claire Wu (She/Her) Associate Director, Career Strategy
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Getting the Job

On Tuesday, May 24, I attended Industry Bites: Getting the Job featuring special guest experts Angela Sparks (Moss Adams), Brandon Nguyen (Oregon Health & Science University), and JD Van Alstyne (UO Mohr Career Services). Here are my top takeaways from the incredible conversation.

By Kayim Levy (He/His)
Kayim Levy (He/His) Career Peer Educator
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Career Exploration Through Internships Part 1: Strategies to Make the Most of Your Summer Break

You might already know that internships are great way to leverage summer break and gain valuable experience that can help you secure a job after you graduate. But if you don’t have an internship lined up for this summer, don’t worry. Here are some things you can do over the summer to prepare you for your next big internship or job.

By Avery
Avery Career Peer Educator
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Phone
541-346-3301
Address

Mohr Career Services
155 Lillis
Lundquist College of Business
1208 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1208

Career Service Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Drop-in advising hours
Monday -Friday, 10am-4pm
155 Lillis (off the Lillis atrium)