Business & Entrepreneurship

Careers in business are aimed at creating, managing, and growing enterprises — involving areas such as marketing, finance, operations, strategic planning, and innovation — with the goal of achieving business success, driving economic growth, and delivering value to customers and stakeholders in a competitive market environment.

Entrepreneurship refers to the pursuit of creating and managing innovative ventures, turning ideas into viable businesses, and embracing the challenges and rewards of being a proactive and visionary leader in the world of business.

Pictured above: Daniel Nguyen ’01 studied International Business. Read about Daniel’s winding career path to become a business owner.

Invest in Yourself: Top Investment Banking Simulations to Sharpen Your Edge in 2024

Investment banking is a popular career path many college students aspire to. But it may not be the right career path for everyone. Enter Forage investment banking job simulations. Our “day in the life” programs can help you figure out …

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2024 Diversity Programs Database

Looking for an internship or program in finance, tech, or consulting? Check out this comprehensive database with over 230+ internships and programs. Scroll all the way to the right to find the direct link to the program.

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By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)
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Entrepreneurship: Mapping a Development Path for Graduates and Alumni

The entrepreneurial journey is an exhilarating path that beckons to those with a spirit of innovation and a desire to create something extraordinary. For graduates and alumni, entrepreneurship offers a unique avenue for professional fulfillment and impact.

It’s important for …

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Career Resources

Alumni Connections

  • Assistant Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships Liberty Mutual Insurance
Meet Jennifer >
  • Team member Wonderbowl
Meet Naomi >
  • Artist Manager Beauty School Dropout
Meet Alexandre >
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Realtor John L. Scott Real Estate
Meet Corban >
  • Oakland, CA
  • Chief Operating Officer, North America Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Meet Brian >
  • North Bend, WA
  • Senior Vice President | Head of Business Development PingPong Payments
Meet Bill >
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Air Export Operations Expeditors
Meet Nathan >
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Associate Project Manager Amplify Consulting Partners Inc
Meet Shirley >

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