Finance

Investment Banking

Investment Banking

The investment banker profession deals with helping corporate clients manage mergers and acquisitions (M&A), or the buying, selling, and joining of companies.

Finance

Finance

In a properly-structured organization, the in-house finance department will plan the distribution of assets and resources in analytical and strategic roles, in order to add value to the company, while those in accounting will oversee cashflow.

Capital Markets (Debt and Equity)

Capital Markets (Debt and Equity)

Professionals in Capital Markets (Debt and Equity) help get companies the funds they need to follow through with a merger or acquisition, and make the company that’s looking to be acquired appear valuable and appealing to others.

Hedge Fund Management

Hedge Fund Management

Their days are spent trying to attract high net worth individuals and institutions, convincing them to contribute to a hedge fund, and then buying securities strategically to profit.

Asset/Investment Management

Asset/Investment Management

Asset managers help their clients determine which investment opportunities best suit their goals, and then handle the daily management of the assets, including buying and trading investments.

Private Equity

Private Equity

People who choose a career in private equity (PE), do many of the same things those in investment banking do.

Sales & Trading (Finance)

Sales & Trading (Finance)

Those involved in sales and trading within investment banks are tasked with the goal of exchanging financial instruments, such as stocks, bonds, and commodities, between buyers and sellers.

Venture Capital

Venture Capital

People who work in venture capital help startups get the financial resources they need by encouraging investors to contribute to a to a fund.

Derivative Trading

Derivative Trading

Derivative traders work with securities that are valued based on value fluctuations of an underlying asset.

Equity Research

Equity Research

In this career, individuals are responsible for performing in-depth research on a small grouping of public companies and then generating reports about their findings.