What was once considered simply "going green" has moved from community gardens to the corporate boardrooms. Businesses and governments of all sizes now consider managing their financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities a top priority. Blend in Xavier's unique Jesuit teaching and ethical philosophy—and you'll soon be enjoying the fruits of a flourishing and in-demand career.
Students gain hands-on experience doing research projects and field trips on economic sustainability.
Make the world a better place when you put sustainability topics to practice. You'll have opportunities to recommend and implement innovative, sustainable business practices for local organizations—including Xavier.
Xavier has decreased their energy consumption by 17.5 percent and Cincinnati has switched to 100 percent renewable electricity, reducing the city's carbon footprint by about 550,000 tons per year, the equivalent of eliminating 104,000 cars off the road.
Through the program's three experiential learning elements–field trips, elective practicums/internships and the program capstone–you're able to utilize resources from inside and outside the University.
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Fortune 500 companies in Cincinnati
Xavier graduates across the globe
At Xavier, a great education comes with a supportive campus and a city full of opportunity. All students have access to a professional, executive mentor through our nationally known Mentor Program.
These Williams College of Business graduates landed jobs with one of Cincinnati’s 9 Fortune 500 companies – all within two months of graduation.
As a finance and accounting major, Josh Ulery has a good head for numbers—and problem-solving. When he and some friends began brainstorming how to make studying outside easier, the idea for the GoDesk was born. It’s a desk you can take wherever you want. Where Ulery wanted to take it next was to market. But first he had to swim with the sharks…
Matthew Tarka knew his first year as a finance major at Xavier would be a challenge. But when an opportunity came up to enter an international stock portfolio challenge, he thought, why not?
Graduates of the Williams College of Business have gone onto work at
Ohio National Financial Services
Western & Southern