December 09, 2015 • Todd Boruff
Graduates of the College of Arts and Letters are in demand in the business world.
“We hire Notre Dame liberal arts majors into a lot of different positions,” said Nick LoManto, manager of the finance leadership development program at Vanguard, an investment management company. “You could be in marketing in a client-facing role, in investments, finance, or accounting. We’ve seen Arts and Letters students from Notre Dame be successful regardless of the major that they came from.”
Through a broad liberal arts education, Arts and Letters students develop problem-solving, analysis, and communication skills—attributes that recruiters from major companies are seeking in college graduates.
“Diversity of thought is very important as we think about the consumer,” said
The skills gained in the College of Arts and Letters help graduates secure not only their first
“We hire liberal arts majors into everything from our merchandising department to our brand analysis department,” said Erin Radley, associate merchant at Abercrombie & Fitch. “They tend to do really well at Abercrombie and be promoted up to be leaders of teams … and, really, leaders in the company as a whole.”