Every enterprise, whether it be a small, local group or one that spans the globe, has need of good managers. The goal of a management job search is to find the right combination of profession, industry, position, and culture that suits you best.
Sample job titles for graduates with a degree in management are account executive, budgets officer, branch manager, office manager, hotel manager, bank manager, media planner, training manager, stock broker, compensation manager, product manager, project manager.
American Society of Association Executives ASAE, known as the association of associations, is considered the advocate for the non-profit sector. Founded in 1920, the society is dedicated to advancing the value of voluntary associations to society and supporting the professionalism of the individuals who lead them. Provides CAE - Certified Association Executive certification program.
Northwest Human Resources Management Association - NHRMA The Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA) has a proud tradition and history of service to the human resource professionals in the Northwestern United States and British Columbia dating from its formation in October 1939.
Since 1923, the American Management Association is dedicated to building the knowledge, skills and behaviors that will help business professionals and their organizations grow and prosper.
The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has been the leading quality improvement organization in the United States for more than 50 years. Its members have initiated most of the quality methods used throughout the world, including statistical process control, quality cost measurement and control, total quality management, failure analysis, and zero defects. Some of their many certifications are:
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Overview
Quality Manager Certification Overview (CMQ)
Quality Auditor Certification Overview (CQA)
A career in international business can mean anything from sitting at a desk in your own home town or globe-trotting around the world. Any business that consults or ships outside the United States is dealing in international business, and so are their employees.
Air Passenger & Cargo Companies
International Consulting Firms
Non-Profit International Organizations
If you are looking for Washington State companies that do business or have offices in other countries, a good resource is the Washington State International Trade Directory, available in the library or at Albers Placement Center.
If you are interested in working for an American company outside the United States, check out the AmChams. For a complete list visit uschamber.com and click on "Chambers Abroad."
Inside this guide you will find information on GI benefits and what processes are involved, transferable skills from each branch of the military, and a general overview of vocational training. All this and more can be found here: Veterans Education: A Guide to Vocational and Trade Schools
Interact with professionals already working in your field by attending organization meetings such as the World Trade Club, World Affairs Council, WA State China Relations Council, etc.
Become active in an association related to a specific country (i.e., Japan American Society or French American Chamber of Commerce).
Get involved with the SU Global Business Club or other organizations with an international emphasis.
Study Abroad, or go on an international study tour.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook by the US Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics is a nationally recognized source of career information. Search the site by job title or keyword. You can also view the "Management" Occupational Group on the menu to find other helpful information about employment.