Welcome to the Business & Policy community!
Use your creativity, imagination, and passion for innovation to develop or express meaning across various contexts!
The Business & Policy pathway prepares students for the challenges and opportunities facing organizations in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Majors in this pathway provide a foundation in critical thinking, ethics and communications skills needed to succeed in an economically and culturally diverse global environment.
Plan your courses with degree maps
The following Majors are related to the Business & Policy Meta-Major Pathway; each can offer a unique lens. The first link will direct you to the degree webpages to learn more about the major and the second will download a PDF of the Degree Map for that major.
Consult with academic advisors to learn more about each major and degree map:
Careers related to this meta-major pathway
Below are examples of possible employment opportunities, related careers, and potential graduate programs for students interested in Business and Policy. Also listed are companies that have hired UW Bothell students. For more specific examples, please visit the individual degree co-curricular map.
Examples gathered by Career Services of recent UW Bothell graduates.
- Federal Government
- International Relations
- Planning and Conservation
- Environmental Remediation & Compliance
- Master’s in International Relations
- Master’s of Environmental Policy
- Master’s in Business Administration
- Master’s of Supply Chain Management
- Master’s in Data Science
- Juris Doctor
- Marketing/ Finance
- Policy Analysis
- Foreign Affairs
- Risk Management
- Natural Resource Management
Companies who have hired on Handshake
- City of Seattle
- Washington State Department of Transportation
- Department of Public Health
- Environmental Protection Agency
Wondering if you should do an internship? Want to figure out where to search for or even create one?
Create your profile on handshake at https://uw.joinhandshake.com/. You can look for jobs and internships and learn more about career events.
Review Career Services internship page for plenty of information and steps to take. Make an appointment with a Career Coach to explore internship opportunities and develop an internship search action plan.
Examples of internships
- Accounting Intern
- Marketing Intern
- Legal Intern
- Data Analysis Specialist
- International Relations Specialist
- Restoration Intern
Join student organizations related to your area of interest. You’ll make friends who have similar interests while building skills working on your passions!
There are many ways to get involved on campus, connecting with campus organizations, student government, and co-curricular activities. To begin exploring, visit the Student Engagement & Activities website.
Explore community engaged learning & research
Many UWB Programs offer opportunities for community engaged learning and undergraduate research. The Office of Community-Based Learning and Research (CBLR) has many student-specific resources available, from FAQs about CBLR courses to volunteer, internship, and scholarship information.
Study abroad opportunities
Study abroad programs can deepen your understanding of how Business & Policy can impact the lives of people around the world.
Visit UW Bothell's study abroad page, managed by the Office of Global Initiatives, to learn more and start the planning process.