Career prospects

After your studies

During your studies you will learn to think critically and rigorously. You will develop an analytical perspective and be capable of analyzing, understanding, and predicting complex economic situations and choices. Most students will continue their studies for a Master's degree. Graduates quickly find employment. They end up for example at consulting firms, in banking, at insurance companies, and governmental organisations.

Possible occupations

  • International economic policy officer at the European Central Bank
  • Business economist at an international non-profit or company
  • Financial economic policy officer at a financial consultancy

Continuing your studies

After obtaining your Bachelor's degree you can enter the labor market. However, most students opt to continue on to a Master's degree. Obtaining a Master's degree gives you several advantages, including increasing your career opportunities. With a bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Economics at Radboud University you can progress to: 


Labor market orientation: put your degree to work!

To prepare you for the job market, Radboud University offers various forms of labor market orientation, so that you can start planning your future during your studies.

For example, every faculty has a Career Service, where you can go with questions about and help with labor market orientation. They offer career advice interviews and skills training, among other things. You can also contact them if you want to gain a few months of practical experience by doing an internship.