The Management Information Systems Area focuses on the strategic uses of information technology for competitive advantage, support of business processes, information and control, digital business, integration of business with technology, organizational communication, and data management. Students develop an understanding that high-quality information adds value to existing products and services, enhances the creation of new products, changes the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes, and affects relationships with customers, suppliers, and competitors.
|Advertising Copywriter||International Trade Specialist|
|Diplomat||Literacy Programs Coordinator|
|Editorial Assistant||Literary Critic|
|FBI Agent||Management Trainee|
|Foreign Language Teacher||Market Research Analyst|
|Foreign News Correspondent||Missionary|
|Foreign Service Officer||Peace Corps Worker|
|Hospital Administrator||Police Officer|
|Human Resources Administrator||Public Health Administrator|
|Immigration Officer||Public Opinion Analyst|
|Immigration Officer||Public Relations Coordinator|
|Import/Export Agent||Radio/TV Announcer|
|International Banker||Social Worker|
|International Student Advisor||Technical Writer|
Positions that may require additional education, training or licensing are indicated by an (*). Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interests as possible, including co-op and internships.
This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
|Deloitte LLP||Protégé LLC|
|Edgewater Ranzal||Technology Solutions Experts|
This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.
These sample titles can be used to research internship opportunities.
- Application Developer
- Database Research
- Information Management Intern
- IS Intern
- IT Intern
- Programming Intern
The following resources include various websites and campus resources that will aid you in exploring this career field and industry.
Websites for Career Exploration
- Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook
- MassCIS – Massachusetts Information System
- O*NET OnLine
- Vocational Biographies(username: NE Univ; password: RAZDE)
Career Development Videos
- Ace the Case
- Building An International Career
- Careers In Product Development, Design, Marketing or Management
- Careers in Strategic Operations
- sheLEADS at Northeastern
Websites for Job Search
Campus Organizations and Activities
Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities.
Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities. Visit the Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.