Many students are surprised to learn that you can work in business related fields with a liberal arts degree. Skills obtained in liberal arts courses like critical thinking, problem solving, and communication are essential in these fields. Gaining work experience while in college is important to be competitive in these fields, so consider getting a part-time job or internship.
Career Exploration Websites
Use this section to research career paths, typical job titles, and how to start building skills to get prepared for this industry.
Organizations- How to get InVOLved
Use this section to learn about student and community organizations you can join to learn more about your desired industry, network with professionals and peers with similar interests, and build transferable skills.
- Knoxville Entrepreneur Center– Network with local entrepreneurs and participate in workshops and events for the Knoxville community
- Innov856– Innov865 Week celebrates Knoxville’s entrepreneurial community with several events like educational panels, pitch competitions, and networking socials
- Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation– Take academic courses in entrepreneurship, join a student organization like the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, or participate in competitions and workshops
- Society of Human Resource Management- UT Collegiate Chapter