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Career Paths and Job Search Support in the MSF Program

Your Career in Finance

Career Strategies Center

The Brandeis IBS Career Strategies team works with you one-on-one to identify the career path (or paths) you’re interested in, as well as the best approaches to pursuing your professional goals.

Career Services  
  • Career advising and planning
  • Career education and preparation
  • Job skills assessment
  • CareerFOCUS - a state-of-the-art career management system
  • On- and off-campus recruiting opportunities
Internship and Job Search support  
  • Whether you are looking for an internship or a full-time job, the Career Strategies team will support you in achieving your career goals. 
  • Through participation in individual coaching sessions, professional development workshops, national career fairs, on- and off-campus corporate information sessions, industry treks and our on-campus recruiting program, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to be successful in your search. 
  • The Career Strategies Center is available to meet with MSF students to address particular employment needs and goals, including searching for an internship or landing a full-time job.
Workshops and Panels  

As a student in the MSF program, you’ll be invited to participate in a number of workshops that are designed to bolster your academic and professional strengths.

Among our most popular workshop topics are:

  • Resume-writing
  • Interviewing
  • LinkedIn networking and personal branding
  • Researching companies and industries
  • Salary negotiation
  • Leadership

You’ll also be able to meet and learn from the accomplished financial professionals who host panels and lectures for Brandeis IBS students – as well as from our Executives in Residence

Alumni Mentors  

Graduates of the MSF program who are now working in Boston, New York, and other top financial hubs serve as mentors to current students. These alumni can help guide you throughout your job search and interview process – as well as provide you with tailored advice and best practices for working and succeeding in specific career fields. 

100% of Brandeis IBS MBA students who sought an internship successfully secured one.83% of reported job seekers secured employment within 6 months of graduation.

Career Tracks of Recent Graduates

Given the close proximity of Brandeis International Business School (IBS) to Boston's financial services companies, graduates of the MSF Program achieve employment in all sectors within the financial services field. 

For students who aim to work nationally and internationally, the school’s Career Strategies Center maintains relationships with leading multi-national corporations and financial institutions in every continent. 

Here's a sample of where MSF graduates are employed:

Company Titles
Bank of New York Mellon Account Administrator
Portfolio Performance Analyst
Fidelity Investments Portfolio Analyst
Senior Tax Manager
Senior Manager Data Strategy, Global Asset Allocation
Investment Operations Analyst
John Hancock Financial Services/Life Insurance Company Derivatives Analyst
Manager, Reporting Analysis
AVP & Actuary, Hedge Models
Mid-Market Retirement Plan Sales Consultant
State Street Corporation and Affiliates Client Service Assistant Vice President
Senior Financial Reporting Specialist
Portfolio Analyst
Principal, Sales & Marketing Supervisor
Vice President
Managing Director - Global Head of Credit Research