Where do Seoul National University economics and business graduates go?

“The administrative exam has also faded” “Studying abroad has decreased a lot” The enthusiasm

for the civil service exam, which was called ‘God’s workplace’ and was close to a frenzy, is not the same these days. Where do business school students go after graduating?

■ “Rising popularity of law schools and CPAs , decline in popularity of banks and civil servants”

Recently, an eye-catching article was published in <Seoul Sangdae Alumni Newsletter>.
Seoul Sangdae (College of Commerce, Seoul National University) is a college that had departments of economics, commerce, business administration, and trade. Currently, it is divided into the Department of Economics of the College of Social Sciences and the College of Business, but the alumni association is running together.

According to the <Seoul Sangdae Alumni Bulletin>, of business school graduates in February of this year, 30 went on to graduate school (including law school), 8 CPAs , 6 consulting firms, 12 small and medium-sized venture companies, 5 financial companies, and administrative exams. It is said that there were 3 people, 2 entrepreneurs, and about 15 people preparing for employment or studying for exams. (Seoul National University Business School explained that this survey was not an exhaustive survey in which all graduates responded, so it was only necessary to identify trends and directions.) Of the 159 graduates of the Department of Economics, 36 went on to graduate school (including law school)
, and financial companies 18 people, civil servants 13 people (administrative exam 11 people), CPA 3 people, consulting company 3 people, employment preparation and examination study were 25 people.
In the case of the public administration examination, 25 students from the Department of Economics and 9 from the Department of Business Administration passed in 2014 alone, but this year the number of graduates has decreased to 11 from the Department of Economics and 3 from the College of Business. The popularity of the Bank of Korea is also not the same as it used to be, and it is said that among the new bank employees of the Bank of Korea this year, there are only two graduates of the Department of Economics from Seoul National University메이저사이트.

A student named Kim, a sophomore in the Department of Economics at Seoul National University, said, “These days, students in economics and management are primarily interested in going to law school and CPA , and I haven’t seen many friends who want to become civil servants.”

■ Declining popularity of ‘ Grade 5 Civil Service Exam’ ‥ “Public financial companies have fallen”

Why did the enthusiasm for the Civil Service Exam, which was once called the ‘public official craze’, wither?
The 5th grade public recruitment, commonly referred to as the ‘administrative examination’, was popular among business and economics students due to its job stability, social evaluation, public servant pension, and welfare, but it is difficult to expect ‘work-life balance’ from the beginning. It is said that people in their 20s and 30s do not want to work in Sejong, not Seoul, and the salary is low compared to the long working hours.

As a result, in the 5th grade open recruitment, the ‘financial job’ is the most intense, and it is an old saying that the successful candidate with the best grades in the financial hardship job applied to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance. Still, there are cases where students who have passed the 5th grade public recruitment, who value the ‘pride’ of leading the national economy, apply, but they do not pass the 1st choice and go.
A bureaucrat I met a while ago told me that a new officer recently lamented, “I was forced to come because I was away from a public financial company,” and that the bosses felt a sense of alienation.

It is also a new change that more and more students are taking on the challenge of starting a business or starting a business from the beginning, instead of getting a job at a large company. In the case of Seoul National University Business School, ‘Venture Management Combined Major’ is being operated, and students can actively support entrepreneurship by creating customized curricula such as engineering subjects to prepare for start-ups and providing opportunities to experience ‘startup interns’. .
Kim Woo-jin, a professor at Seoul National University’s School of Business, said, “It is a clear trend that more students are starting their own businesses.” “I put all my energy into the business itself,” he said.