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MF Alternative Investments

This page is designed to provide you access to the career trends, industry insights, and guidance you need to pursue your desired path in alternative investments. If there are additional alternative investment-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.

Ensuring Best Results Using Filters In UMass Handshake

UMass Handshake is a fairly intuitive tool that uses AI that fills your feed with postings similar to your searches. You can include a number of filters including location, job type, part time/full time, paid, work study, industry, employer names, …

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9 Tips for Your Resume Email Subject Line (So Someone Actually Reads the Thing)

You’ve poured some sweat into that resume (hopefully no tears). It’s tailored top to bottom, chock full of action verbs, and bursting with powerful bullet points, and you finally feel like it’s polished and ready to go. Now you just …
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How Should Hedge Funds Evolve and Adapt to Revive Their Magic?

With a slew of features like a discount for early investors or for those who lock up their capital, a minimum return level, or the 1-or-30 model, investors look for more defensive strategies with predictable return profiles. IBCA discusses the …

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How to Start Your Career as an Investment Banker

Investment banking is a division of financial institutions and banks that serves the banks, government sectors, and institutions for stocks, transactions, and mutual funds. In brief, it acts as a financial advisory to investors while investing in various entities.

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Why Do Investors Choose Fund of Funds?

In private equity fund of funds, investors commit to a fund, which in turn makes commitments to a predetermined number of underlying funds. Investors achieve diversification through exposure to a high number of funds, and in turn a high number …

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Featured Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Specialized Masters Students
Impact Bullet Writing Worksheet

Use this useful worksheet to create detail oriented, SMART bullets for you resume!

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 …

Networking/Job Search Excel Template

Use this MS Excel database template to organize your company research and networking progress.

MFAI Career Bootcamp PowerPoint Slides

These are slides from the Spetember 31 MFAI deck. They do NOT include Rob Feingolds and Keith Black’s slides.

Selected Alumni with CAIA Designation

The resource provides a list of alumni who have CAIA Designations.  LinkedIn profile links are included.



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