Master of Finance

Are you ready for the 2022-2023 recruiting season? Looking for hiring trends in your industry? Curious about jobs and career paths in finance? You can find all of these things and more by clicking on the red menu bar below.

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Explore Careers in Your Industry

Use the Vault Guides below as well as our “Insights Into Your Industry” database search tool to explore career paths and to find top skills and hiring trends in your industry.

Guides to Jobs in Your Industry

Take a look at these many guides by Vault to learn about industry trends, career paths, and more.

Vault Guide to Investment Management Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Venture Capital Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Real Estate Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Private Equity Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Mutual Funds Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Investment Banking Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Insights into Your IndustryIn partnership withLightcast logo

Use this database and search tool to get up-to-date data on companies, job titles, and top skills for your industry.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Gain Industry Skills and Experience

Check out the opportunities below for real-world experience through a company-sponsored micro-internship or take a LinkedIn course to learn valuable new skills.

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

Skilling Up with LinkedIn Learning

Look through this selection of courses from LinkedIn and learn new skills as well as brush up on in-demand business skills.

Algorithmic Trading and Stocks Essential Training

Michael McDonald
Many stock market trades are now conducted with algorithms: computer programs that buy or sell stocks according to mathematical formulas.…

Blockchain: Beyond the Basics (2017)

Jonathan Reichental
View Jonathan’s LinkedIn Newsletter Blockchain is an exciting new technology that is redefining how we store, update, and move data.…

Cryptocurrency Foundations

Jonathan Reichental
View Jonathan’s LinkedIn Newsletter The digital revolution has impacted almost every aspect of our lives, including the way money is…

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…

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…

Data Analytics for Business Professionals

John Johnson
What can data analytics do for your business? Take a lesson from companies like Xerox and UPS. Data analytics can…

Financial Modeling and Forecasting Financial Statements

Earl 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…

Access Resources & News

Find Isenberg-approved resources below for your professional development and get the latest career news, tips, and advice.

Professional Development Resources

Take a look at these resources to help you learn about what’s needed to succeed in your industry.

MF Career & Industry Research Resources + Basic Financial Modeling Resources

Start your research here! You’ll find links to loads of indsutry specific resources and a list of selected alumns annoted …

Great Career Conversations the TIARA Way

Developed by Steve Dalton, the author of The Two Hour job Search, this method will help you structure your thoughts …

Occupational Outlook Handbook (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Example Finance Job Descriptions

Taken from a variety of job boards incuding CAIA.org and LinkedIn, these job descriptions are typical examples of job postings …

ISEL Quadrant Worksheet for International Candidates

Marcello Barros, international recruitment expert and founder of  The International Advantage developed a useful tool to support International Candidates in …

Career SWOT Analysis Worksheet

SWOT  = Strenghs, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.

Every Candidate has a SWOT Career profile.

Use this useful worksheet to determine yours …

Career News & Advice

Read up on hiring trends, job search tactics, and tips from experts.

Join Clubs & Professional Orgs

Get involved by joining one of the organizations below, including Isenberg student clubs and professional organization connected to your industry and interests.

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.