What can I do with a major in Management?
UGA Specific Information for Management
The Terry College Bachelor of Business Administration in Management provides students an excellent business education designed to advance them into future leadership roles in enterprise as an individual, scholar, and professional. The primary objective of the major is to help candidates develop the global perspective, problem-solving skills, and versatile knowledge base needed to manage and lead the modern organization. Management is a general business major and graduates with this degree work in a variety of industries: banking hospitality, insurance, logistics, retail and transportation to name a few.
Class of 2018 Career Outcomes for Management*
** Includes Self-Employed
- Camille Liverpool, Terry College of Business Career Consultant (Management, Marketing, RMI & Real Estate)
- Amanda Sexton, Undergraduate Advisor: email@example.com
- Management Department Website
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Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS
- Human Resources Specialist - Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.
- Management Analyst - Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
- Productivity Manager - Plan, direct, or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services. Manage logistics personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations.
- Research Analyst - Analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing.
- Supply Chain Manager - Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.
- Training and Development Managers - Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
- You do not have to be a management major to be a manager.
- The management major provides you with a base understanding of business and the degree can be used in virtually any industry.
- Conduct informational interviews, shadow or network with employers to identify skills you need to develop before you graduate.
- Participate in on-campus interviews--Graduating in December? Start applying in the spring. Graduating in May? Many employers are already conducting on-campus interviews in September and may or may not post more full-time jobs in the spring depending on the industry. Look for positions early.
- Join LinkedIn groups that are relevant to your career interests. To search, select "groups" & type in your keywords.
- Review the groups that professionals in your field of interest have joined & consider joining those as well.
- To login, visit the LinkedIn main page.
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Additional Career Research Resources
- O*NET - The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with over 900 occupations (Login using your 810/811)
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations
- Career Insider: Vault Guides - Vault is one of the world’s leading sources of Career Intelligence. It can help make your efforts at researching employers, industries, and career subjects significantly easier and more efficient. Whether you are just exploring possible career paths or you are ready for your interview, Career Insider can help! (Login using your 810/811)
- Candid Career - Whether you are just beginning to explore career options, preparing for a job interview, or looking to change careers, CandidCareer.com can help by providing you with access to thousands of informational video interviews with real professionals through an easy to use website. We can all learn from the experiences of others and the Career Center makes this valuable resource available to UGA students so they may be informed and ready for what lies ahead. (Login using your 810/811)
- GoinGlobal - View jobs/internship in other countries and country career guides (Login using your 810/811) and then click Going Global
- Glassdoor - Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. What sets us apart is our "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves. Now with nearly 3 million salaries and reviews, you have all the information you might need to make your next career decision.
- Portfolium - Your work and projects are undeniable proof of your skills – Portfolium will help you learn and allow you to display the top skills graduate schools and employers want. Portfolium is where you’ll upload your work, projects, presentations and more. The UGA Career Center has pre-loaded your profile to include the top skills graduate schools and employers seek in their candidates. Log-in to your profile to see how you can build your skills!
- Big Interview - Online practice interview platform. Practice basic interview questions or questions based on your industry interests or competencies! Also provides practice interview questions for graduate/professional schools. Just sign-up using your uga email address!
- Terry Connect - Terry's online mentorship platform. By creating an online profile during the active enrollment period (mid-late August) students will be matched with a mentor in their prospective industry for advice on job/internship searches, interview skills, and professional development. Students are also able to engage with alumni and each other on discussion boards and in special interest groups.
- UGA Mentor Program - Networking with your Bulldog family can help you get ahead in life and career, but where do you even start? The UGA Mentor Program narrows down the world of possibilities to meaningful connections. It personalizes the mentoring experience; connecting you with mentors that are just right for your commitment.. There's a better way to network. Visit mentor.uga.edu today and find a mentor who can help you see your future.
- Handshake (UGA's online internship and job board) *login with your UGA MyID and password
- GoinGlobal (Login using your 810/811) and then click Going Global
- Idealist (nonprofit jobs)
- USAJobs (federal jobs)
- Simply Hired
- LinkedIn Job Board
MAJOR SPECIFIC JOB BOARDS
- SHRM HR Job Board (Human Resource Jobs)
- Project Management Institute (Project Management Jobs)
- Sales Management Association (Sales Management Jobs)
- Headhunter.com (Management and Executive Level Jobs)
- HCareers Hospitality Works (Hotel & Hospitality Jobs)
- APICS Supply Chain Management Job Board (Supply Chain Jobs)
- JobsInLogistics.com (Logistics Jobs)
HIGHER EDUCATION JOBS
- American Management Association
- Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
- Society for Human Resource Management
Tip: Join LinkedIn groups that are related to your career interest.