Cyber Village

Psychology

Business & Industry

Some Areas of Specialization

  •  Sales
  •  Customer Service
  •  Management
  •  Insurance
  •  Claims Management
  •  Underwriting
  •  Real Estate
  •  Sales
  •  Property Management
  •  Public Relations

Where to find them:

  •  Service providers
  •  Wholesalers
  •  Manufacturers
  •  Retail stores including:
  •  Department stores
  •  Specialty stores
  •  Discount stores
  •  Super retailers
  •  Online retailers
  •  Call centers
  •  Financial institutions
  •  Insurance companies
  •  Real estate companies
  •  Property management firms
  •  Apartment complexes
  •  Public relations departments of large businesses or nonprofit organizations

Ways to Prepare:

  •  Develop career goals and seek relevant experiences to prepare for those goals.
  •  Earn a minor in business, or supplement curriculum with business or communication courses.
  •  Obtain relevant experience through internships or part-time jobs.
  •  Work a part-time or summer job in a retail store.
  •  Demonstrate a willingness to take on additional responsibilities such as “assistant manager.”
  •  Participate in student organizations and seek leadership roles.
  •  Learn to work well with different types of people. Develop a strong commitment to customer satisfaction.
  •  For sales, develop the ability to work well under pressure and be comfortable in a competitive environment.
  •  Be willing to start in a management-trainee program or other entry-level positions.
  •  When job searching, seek employers interested in hiring “any major.”
  •  Understand the top skills employers desire and be prepared to demonstrate them, such as communication (oral and written), computer, interpersonal, leadership and teamwork, etc.

Human Resources

Some Areas of Specialization

  • Employment and Recruitment
  •  Labor Relations
  •  Compensation and Benefits
  •  Organizational Development
  •  Training

Where to find them:

  •  Large companies 
  •  Government agencies 
  •  Staffing and employment services 
  •  Large non-profit organizations including hospitals and educational institutions

Ways to Prepare:

  •  Develop career goals and seek relevant experiences to prepare for those goals. 
  •  Earn a minor in business, or supplement curriculum with business or communication courses. 
  •  Work a part-time or summer job in a retail store. 
  •  Demonstrate a willingness to take on additional responsibilities such as “assistant manager.” 
  •  Participate in student organizations and seek leadership roles. 
  •  Learn to work well with different types of people. Develop a strong commitment to customer satisfaction. 
  •  For sales, develop the ability to work well under pressure and be comfortable in a competitive environment. 
  •  Be willing to start in a management-trainee program or other entry-level positions. 
  •  When job searching, seek employers interested in hiring “any major.” 
  •  Understand the top skills employers desire and be prepared to demonstrate them, such as communication (oral and written), computer, interpersonal, leadership and teamwork, etc.