It is important to understand that employers hire people, not degrees. The skills and knowledge you develop as a result of your education, as well as in your work and community activities, have the greatest impact on hiring decisions. Listed below are some specific knowledge and transferable skills you will acquire as a result of your university education and your focus on Finance.
Specific Knowledge Skills
Valuable Transferable Skills
Information-gathering and Communication Skills
Thinking, Planning and Organizational Skills
Teamwork and Management Skills
Career Options (Samples Only. Additional education, training or experience may be required.)
Equity Capital Markets Professional
|Hedge Fund Manager
Investment Banking Analyst
Mergers and Acquisitions
|Mutual Fund Manager
|Institutional Equity Sales
Institutional Equity Trader
Sell-Side Equity Analyst
|Accounts Receivable Manager
For Additional Jobs, see Business Administration
The Financial Job Network - financialjobnet.com
Financial Advisors Association of Canada - advocis.ca
International Association for Quantitative Finance - IAQF - iaqf.org
Canadian Institute of Actuaries - actuaries.ca
Canadian Mathematical Society - cms.math.ca
Financial Management Association International - fma.org
Association for Women in Mathematics - awm-math.org
National Organization of Investment Professionals (US) - noiponline.org
Department of Finance Canada - fin.gc.ca
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada - ific.ca
Financial Planning Standards Council - fpsc.ca
Are you interested in learning first hand about the careers our alumni have successfully pursued? Connect with Laurier alumni through the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) program. Participating alumni represent a variety of disciplines, careers and industries.
In addition, the Career Centre has compiled Career Profiles from Laurier alumni. Read about their career paths and how their experiences have led them to their current roles.
This resource is available at the Career Resource Centre.