Finance

Welcome to the Finance Community! Learn more here about the different career paths you can pursue, get resources to start your career journey and take next steps to pursue career opportunities.

The Finance section covers occupations that specialize in the investment and handling of money and capital. While mathematics, statistics and economics comprise some of the core concepts, speculation and evaluating risk versus reward also find use in many of these jobs. There are a wide variety of positions and responsibilities in this group and a person could be equally successful representing large banks, individuals seeking financial advising, and insurance firms.

Occupations within Finance

What Is a Data Scientist and What Do They Do?

A data scientist spends most of their time predicting the future. But they don’t use a crystal ball. Instead, they analyze historical data to create a predictive model that helps businesses make mission-critical decisions.

In this guide, we cover:

What …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
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How to not let Thanksgiving Break derail your semester

With Thanksgiving break one week away, it’ll be tempting to checkout this week in classes, but this break is a sign of how close we are to the end of the semester, which means we must power through these final …

By Morgan Jernigan
Morgan Jernigan G.A: Academic Coach
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Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Valuation: The Basics

Discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation is a type of financial model that determines whether an investment is worthwhile based on future cash flows. A DCF model is based on the idea that a company’s value is determined by how well …

By McKayla Girardin - Forage
Forage
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5 Automation Trends Impacting the Finance Industry and 10 Fintech Firms Driving Them

Finance firms, like many other firms, are increasingly using automation tools and programs to increase the speed and accuracy of their work processes. The reason why automation is so attractive is it helps employees to complete repetitive procedures more efficiently …

By Christopher Grey - Vault
Vault
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Entry level finance jobs and the skills you need to land one

 

If you are considering a career related to finance, what are your options? Here we share entry-level finance jobs that are available to you, along with the salaries you can expect. We’ll also share the skills you need to …

By Anna Peters - College Recruiter
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