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Internships & Career Opportunities


Undergraduates at SUNY Potsdam are encouraged to obtain extra experience in their chosen field by doing off-campus internships. Contact the Experiential Education Office at (315) 267-2803 or visit their website to learn more. Examples of previous internships in which Economics students have participated include:

  • Allant Group Naperville, IL
  • CITEC, Inc. Potsdam, NY
  • Cliffstar Corp, Dunkirk, NY
  • Directorate of Contracting/ACE Program Fort Drum, NY
  • Fairport Communications Fairport, NY
  • Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Cornwall, ONT
  • New Century Computing Clifton Park, NY
  • Northwestern Mutual, Watertown, NY
  • Omni Plaza, Albany, NY
  • Primerica Potsdam, NY
  • Ralph Lauren Children?s Wear New York, NY
  • Rensselaer County Legislature Majority Office, Troy, NY
  • Renzi Brothers Watertown, NY
  • Saloman Smith Barney, Albany, NY
  • Seacomm Federal Credit Union Massena, NY
  • St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Canton, NY
  • St. Lawrence County Office of Economic Development Canton, NY
  • St. Lawrence Gas Massena, NY
  • State Street Bank North Quincy, MA
  • USDA Rural Development, Canton, NY
  • Village of Massena Mayor?s Office

Opportunities in the Field

When it comes to future careers, liberal arts graduates benefit the most from a diverse background in a variety of fields. Graduates of the Economics and Business Economics programs join government agencies, or a variety of small businesses, multinational companies and financial institutions, or enter graduate schools. SUNY Potsdam economics alumni have found employment with The New York Times, Eastman Kodak Co. and JCPenney Co., to name a few.