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Student Profile: Alok Mistry

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Alok Mistry, MA '14 Leadership Fellow at Brandeis IBS

Alok Mistry, MA '14
Portland, Oregon, USA

Undergraduate Institution: University of Washington (BA Finance)

Career Interests: Macroeconomic Forecasting, Financial Regulation, Corporate Finance

Internships/Past Jobs: Federal Reserve Board (Washington DC), UBS Financial Services

Personal Interests: Sports, Music Traveling (I've been to 28 different countries), Reading, Maps

Favorite Courses at Brandeis IBS: GEE with Catherine Mann, Financial Modeling with Alfonso Canella, and Business Dynamics with Brad Morrison. 

Extracurricular Activities: NABE - I was on a team that helped design the Crisis Game and attended various conferences in New York City and Washington, D.C. Through this I have met a ton of professionals around the world who are eager to help future economists progress in their careers. I have developed a personal relationship with widely recognized figures in the business world, while also meeting 'legends' such as Paul Volcker and George Soros.

Favorites in Boston/Waltham: Boston Common, Charles River, Davis Square and Central Square 

Best Advice for 1st Years: Get involved and be proactive. Opportunities are there if you want it, but you'll have to put in the effort. But don’t overload yourself.