Career Exploration and Development

Business, Consulting and Finance

Oberlin prepares future visionary and creative leaders in the business and nonprofit worlds. Business and finance constitutes the third largest career path for Oberlin graduates. These graduates bring their Oberlin perspectives and values to effect positive change in the world from within the business sector.

Eleven students in business attire are posed for a group photo in an office setting.
The 2019 cohort of Ashby Business Scholars.
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

The skills you have developed at Oberlin – communication, analytical thinking, problem solving, and creativity – are in high demand in the world of business, finance, and management consulting. The Business, Finance, and Consulting Career Community will help you put theory into practice and design innovative approaches to problem solving in a rapidly changing world.

Possible Paths

You might be surprised at the variety of opportunities and employers in this sector. Our internships will cover fields such as:


  • Business administration and management
  • Event planning
  • Facilities management
  • Human resources
  • Operations and logistics
  • Project management


  • Commercial banking
  • Economics
  • Hedge funds
  • Insurance
  • Investment banking
  • Investment management
  • Mutual funds
  • Private equity
  • Venture capital
  • Wealth management

Coming soon!

Coming soon!

Connect with alumni through OberLink, Oberlin's student-alumni networking platform. Join the Career Community for Business, Consulting and Finance to engage with members from all over the world in various business-related fields.

Business, Consulting and Finance Jobs & Internships

Below is a sampling of jobs and internships currently posted for Obies. Log in to Handshake to explore all of the available opportunities.