After finding her career path, Alexa LaRue offers fellow students experiential learning in sales and trading, and potentially be recruited by banks.
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Still in his 20s, Jasper Lau, DMSB'19, is making headlines at the helm of innovative venture capital firm Era, but he credits his parents' struggle, lots of hard work, and D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern for his success.
“My involvement with the 360 Huntington Fund provided me the opportunity to grow my knowledge of financial modeling, portfolio decision-making, and conducting research, all of which were vital to my work post-graduation.” Says Jainee Shah, MS in Quantitative Finance'22
Companies that invest in robust remote work policies are better insulated from the business impact of natural disasters, according to research from John Bai and his collaborators published in the Harvard Business Review.
Shams Ahmed, DMSB'13 won the 44th Sports Emmy Awards for his exceptional directing of an arrangement of “Ragged Old Flag” by Johnny Cash aired during the Super Bowl LVII.
“Working towards my MBA has helped me realize that I can solve problems, meet deadlines, provide insights, and work with others. This program has allowed me to realize my potential.” Says Tyler Walker, MBA'22
“The practical focus of the program was really appealing to me. The curriculum is designed to give students a strong foundation in finance theory and analytical tools and to teach us to apply that knowledge to real-world situations. This emphasis was important to me–I want to work in finance and be prepared to hit the ground running after graduation. The MS in Finance seemed like the perfect fit.” Says Alex Mella, MS in Finance'22
“I always had a dream to work on Wall Street. During my time as a financial analyst, I realized that I would need more knowledge and to educate myself further to build a successful finance career in the United States. I ultimately decided to pursue my Master's because I was confident that it would provide me a step up in the finance world and job competition.” Says Ayush Goel, MS in Quantitative Finance'22
“[My graduate co-op] allowed me to work within a startup while also learning to consult with larger private equity firms. I know the practical knowledge I gained through this hands-on experience will make me stronger in future consulting roles.” Says Priyanshi Shah, MS in Quantitative Finance'22
“When hiring companies see I have a Bloomberg Market Concept certification, they know I've done my homework and have the skills. This certification is an important asset for any company when hiring a team member, and it put me in a favorable position during my hiring process.” Says Kavan Pandit, MS in Quantitative Finance'22