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Erin Peller

What inspired you to become an economics major?

I wanted to study economics because I studied it in high school and enjoyed it. I also knew that if I studied economics, I would be able to work in many different fields and positions. 

What advice do you have for students considering a major in economics?

Students who are considering economics should know that economics opens endless opportunities in myriad industries. Studying economics at CSBSJU is the perfect way to develop skills like critical thinking, problem solving, and data analysis. 

How do you anticipate using your degree after graduation?

After graduation, I plan to use my economics degree by working for an international organization. I would like to work in international economic development.

What has been the highlight of your time at CSB/SJU?

The highlight of my time at CSBSJU has been forming new relationships. I have met incredible people who challenge me intellectually, professionally, and personally.  

What has been the biggest challenge that you have had to overcome?

The biggest challenge that I have had to overcome is learning to work efficiently despite adversity. 

Are you involved in any other activities or clubs at CSB/SJU?

I am involved in Economics Club, the Women in Economics Organization, and the Honors Planning and Advising Council.