Careers for Undergraduates

A Degree from Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Opens Doors.

With a firm grounding in critical analysis and technology, our graduates have a diverse range of career options and unique skill sets. They enter positions with private companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in fields such as economic development, education, financial advising, human resources, marketing, multimedia design, policy analysis, political consulting, public relations, and many more.

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$56,978

Average reported starting salary of Ivan Allen undergraduate alumni for 2015-2016

The Computational Media program at Georgia Tech is continually evolving its curriculum to ensure students are prepared for industry upon graduation. Zynga has benefited from hiring graduates of their well-rounded program.

       – Zynga, Social Game Company

We Help Prepare You for Success in the Job Market

The Ivan Allen College assists students in building an educational resume that supports your individual career goals. We help you explore the possibilities in your fields of study, gain confidence, and network effectively. Support ranges from Georgia Tech’s Center for Career Discovery and Development—which works with students on internships and co-op placements; pre-professional programs in teaching, medicine, law, and dentistry; portfolio and careers courses; weekly workshops; and campus visits by Fortune 500 companies. Our advisors will help you focus on the critical skills and programs that will support you in your journey to becoming successful professionals.

Where to Find Our Graduates

  • Accenture
  • Apple
  • AT&T
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Carter Center
  • CDC
  • Deloitte
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Justice
  • Federal Reserve of Atlanta
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • NNSA
  • National Park Service
  • SapientNitro
  • Teach for America
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • ThoughWorks
  • Turner Broadcasting
  • State Department
  • Yahoo
  • Zynga

Pre-Professional Programs Are Offered

Georgia Tech also offers active programs for students interested in preparing for further educational opportunities in dentistry, law, medicine, and teaching. Each program has pre-professional advisors to assist you in selecting a program of study that best fits your interests. While you pursue your major, you also take courses that prepare you for entrance into the professional school of your choice. Many of these courses may also satisfy requirements for your major. Given the rigorous preparation they receive at Tech, our students enjoy high acceptance rates to the nation’s most prestigious graduate programs in all disciplines.