Center for Business & Economics (CBE) Fellows

Center for Business & Economics FellowsCBE Fellows are a select group of motivated students that function as a leadership team to organize CBE events and act as student ambassadors. Activities are structured to enable students to include this position on their respective resumes as a valuable work experience.

Becoming a CBE Fellow is a selective and notable achievement through distinctive service. CBE Fellows assist with programming for the Economics Department with an emphasis on Economics in the Real World and Career Development.

2017/2018 CBE Fellows
first row, from left: Samantha Bretz ’18, Rachel Ramsey ’18, Margo Birol ’18; standing behind the ladies: Troy Elphinstone ’19 

During the Fall 2017 Semester, CBE Fellows…

  • Visited classrooms telling students all about the Center for Business & Economics, and how to take advantage of all of the opportunities,
  • Helped with planning and introducing speakers for the Lunchtime Learning Lecture Series,
  • Organized a two hour, advanced Excel workshop with Allegheny Alum Joel Suen ’10,
  • Organized a special panel for Gator Day entitled, “What I Wish I Knew 4 Years Ago,”
  • Acted as department Ambassadors for the Executive in Residence, Kim Tillotson Fleming,  and  Special Guest of Honor, Henry Tippie,
  • Served as an ad hoc focus group, providing the “voice of the student” in CBE activities.

Who can apply?

CBE Fellow positions are reserved for 4 rising juniors and seniors who are ECON majors or minors. These are paid positions for 2-10 hours per week of service throughout the school year.

Juniors may serve for 2 years subject to good performance. The CBE Co-Directors and faculty advisors will select students based on involvement in CBE activities and application quality.

We’re looking for three new Fellows for the 2018/2019 School Year

Interested students may apply from December to January 31 by filling out this application and emailing their resume to