The finance industry can seem very complex. Understanding sell-side vs. buy-side career paths, daily responsibilities and work/life balance, differentiating firms, and the ever-changing recruiting timeline is a massive amount of time and work for any student looking to potentially work in the finance industry. Take this opportunity explore the finance industry and gain a better understanding of what you might want to pursue.
The Fall into Finance is an opportunity to hear from employers and alumni about various career opportunities in finance and gain the perspective of Amherst College students who have completed internships in a wide range of financial services roles. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the sell-side and buy-side from alumni in the finance industry and the roles to consider for internships and post-graduation. It is also a great opportunity to network with all the attendees. Refreshments will be provided.
Welcome by Stephanie Hockman and an overview of the sell-side of the finance industry
Employer Panel Discussion #1 — Exploring the sell-side of Finance
Come hear a panel of Amherst alumni from different areas of an investment bank and how they work with the buy-side of the industry. The panel will be moderated by Stephanie Hockman
Employer Panel Discussion #2 – Exploring buy-side opportunities
Come hear from various employers who invest in public and private markets and recruit Amherst students and/or alumni. Employers represent asset managers, hedge funds, credit investing, and private investing. The panel will be moderated by Stephanie Hockman
4pm – 5:30pm
Career fair style networking with employers and current juniors & Seniors who completed their internships this summer
Pizza & Refreshments provided
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Internship Panel: Hear from current juniors and seniors about their internships during the summer of 2023.
6:30pm – 7pm
Additional networking with internship panelists
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about the industry, explore various career paths, meet Employers, Alumni & Amherst seniors to gain insights into the finance industry and fast-paced recruiting process.