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Career Services


Financial Math students have access to a wide array of career services

Friday Seminars- Industry-related presentations & projects

Fall & Spring semesters, The Masters of Financial Math (MFM) program hosts a “Friday Seminar” course for all MFM students. This seminar provides students the chance to enhance their professional and career development skills with topics including networking, resumes, interviews, presentation and business writing skills, etc. Additionally, students gain resources and projects to become SAS Certified Base Programmer and Bloomberg Certified. They also obtain valuable information and contacts from alumni and industry practitioners.

Financial Math Program’s Workshop Series

NC State's Financial Math program is proud to host workshops taught by alumni, professional experts and area employers to provide practical industry techniques and training for students. The series of workshops include topics such as financial risk, credit risk, stress testing and fixed income. Workshops provide opportunities for students to enhance their professional and career development, as well as to strengthen soft skills highly sought by employers such as presentation skills, business writing, teamwork, and conflict resolution.

Customized, One-on-One Career Counseling

Once students join our program they have exclusive access to personalized career development counseling. The Director of External Relations helps to enhance professional and career development unique to each students' interest, experience and skill-set. Students begin working one-on-one with the DCS from the beginning until graduation so they gain enough support and resources before graduation to prepare them for the work world.

Career Fairs and Professional Networking Events

Financial Math students are required to attend 2 professional events per semester. NC State University has several annual career fairs which all Financial Math students are invited to attend. Second year students are encouraged to attend the National Financial Mathematics Career Fair.

The Financial Math program hosts several networking events per year and partners with GARP's (Global Association for Risk Professionals) local chapter. Students have the opportunity to meet alumni and professionals in all sectors of the industry including risk management, portfolio & asset management, risk modeling, data mining, hedge funds, insurance, banking and commodities trading.

Example of these events include:

GARP chapter meetings
Fall Alumni Panel
Spring FM Networking Event
FM Alumni meet-ups
Weekly Friday Seminars with guest industry speakers

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Congratulations to all of our December 2016 graduates! We are so proud of your hard work! Our graduates were placed at Bank of America, TD Bank, Financial Risk Group, EY, SAS & First Citizens Bank. We wish you all success!
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