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Finance

Finance graduates pursue career paths in a wide variety of areas, from corporate accounting and investment banking to real estate and insurance; this page is designed to provide you access to the career trends, industry insights, and guidance you need to pursue your desired path. If there are additional finance-related insights you’d like to see on this page, just email Kim Figueroa to explore adding them. To set up a coaching appointment, click the red “Meet Kim” link in the Career Coach box on the bottom right side of this page.

AI in Finance & Banking: 11 Ways It’s Changing the Industry

In 1950, when Alan Turing questioned whether machines could think, no one knew how much capability artificial intelligence would have more than 70 years later. This question alone gave rise to complex concepts like machine learning (ML), robotics, deep learning, expert …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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10 of The Highest Paying Jobs for Early Career Candidates

When you’re young, it’s hard not to think about money. Money you want to spend, money you want to invest, money you want to share with your family, and money that you want to earn. Depending on who you are …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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How to create and benefit from your own internship

Don’t see what you want on a job board? Here’s how to cultivate the opportunity you want and use the contacts you make to further your academic and professional career.

As a college student looking for an internship, you don’t …

By Sahana Rao - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Apply for an internship opportunity through Berkshire Interns!

Berkshire Interns connects college students and recent grads to paid internships at leading Berkshire Businesses. They help their interns with professional development, networking, and adjusting to life in the Berkshires.

Click here to view and apply for over 20 different …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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Cowen Invest in Success Sophomore Women’s Program: Apply by Feb. 9th

I wanted to share details about Cowen’s annual Invest in Success Program, running from February 21st to March 31st.

For context, Cowen’s Invest in Success Program is a virtual 5-week program for sophomore women interested in increasing their financial acumen …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Excel Modeling Tips and Tricks

Michael McDonald
Excel is the most widely used data analysis software on the market, but many people in business are not using…

Excel for Investment Professionals

Michael McDonald
Do you manage a portfolio of stocks or securities? Microsoft Excel offers professionals in the investment industry with a bevy…

Financial Modeling Foundations

Michael McDonald
By distilling key information regarding cash flow levels and risks, financial modeling helps decision-makers make informed choices based on data…

Blockchain Basics

Jonathan Reichental
View Jonathan’s LinkedIn Newsletter Blockchain technology demands attention. And it’s not just due to the way it revolutionized monetary transactions.…

Financial Modeling and Forecasting Financial Statements

Kay Stice
Financial reports are not just summaries of the past—they also include predictions for the future. In fact, most financial institutions…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Inclusive Leadership

Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

Featured Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Undergraduate Students
Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
Career Insights for Finance Majors

Use this handy document to jump start your career research! Use the company names and job titles in this resource as …

Hirevue Interview Youtube Tutorials + Finance Career Resources

Seeking to know how to optimize Hire Vue interviews? Check out the YouTube links in this resource that also includes …

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