Career Exploration and Development

Business, Consulting and Finance

Oberlin College promotes competent leaders skilled with the confidence to take initiative and follow through with promised results.  Our economics major is grounded in the world of business and provides students a versatile selection of business concentrations and the ability to tackle complex ideas.  We develop risk takers with a heightened curiosity for innovation, and strategic decision makers that lead with integrity, effective communication, and responsibility.

2023-2024 Ashby Business Scholars
2023-2024 Ashby Business Scholars
20th Year of Excellence!
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

The skills you develop at Oberlin College are central to success in a myriad of business areas such as banking, business management, and finance.  You will be self-reliant to effectively advance theory into practical practice through the relation subsisting between developed analysis and problem-solving abilities and involvement opportunities.

Yoshiko TsompanosYoshiko Tsompanos, MBA (she/her)

Assistant Director responsible for the Business, Consulting and Finance Career Community and Ashby Business Scholars Program.  

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


Bank of America Summer 2025


KnowTern was created to provide diverse undergraduate students with the resources and tools needed to excel in their early careers

A curated collection of over 230 internships and programs, our Diversity Programs Database is a comprehensive resource for students. Sourced from leading companies and nonprofits, it's designed to facilitate your journey through the complex finance, tech, and consulting recruitment world.

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.