Weatherhead Prepares You for the Future
The Weatherhead master's degree in finance can take you anywhere in business. After engaging coursework and real-world, project-based experiences, you'll be prepared to work in a bank, an investment firm, a branch of the government, a consulting firm, or start a thriving corporate finance career.
Gain Real-World Experience to Stand Out
A corporate project experience in the curriculum may be available for top MSM-Finance students. Through Weatherhead’s Finance Fellowship, students can complete a corporate assignment facilitated by industry expert(s) in the finance field, designed to address real issues in your area of specialization corporate finance, corporate financial analytics, risk management analytics or financial big data analytics. The Fellowship may come with a tuition scholarship award and will add relevant industry experience to resume. 40% of Fortune 500 companies have a presence in Cleveland, so the projects will be representative of a variety of industries including financial services. Since Cleveland is near other big-city financial centers, projects may be in those cities as well.
Where Are MSM-Finance Students Being Hired?
The following firms and organizations have invested in Weatherhead MSM-Finance graduates:
- Bloomberg, LP
- BNY Mellon
- Chase Credit Card Services
- China Construction Bank Corporation
- China Southwest Securities
- CITIC Securities
- Cleveland Research Company
- CME Group
- Cohen Consulting
- Farmers Insurance
- Federal Reserve Banks
- Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
- Guosen Securities
- Huntington Bank
- Huron Consulting
- Hyland Software
- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
- JPMorgan Chase
- Lincoln Financial Group
- Longbow Research
- Nanjing Securities
- Olympic Steel
- Progressive Insurance
- Standard & Poors
- Things Remembered
- UBS (China)
- Victory Capital Management
- Woodside Health
- ZS Associates
Career Management Resources
To augment the excellent classroom instruction, Weatherhead provides a wealth of career-related resources. From employer info sessions and workshops to networking events and personalized one-on-one career coaching, we advance your skills and professional development, allowing you to excel immediately in the workplace.
— Michael Niro, Director, MSM-Finance Program
Weatherhead students are encouraged to connect with the Career Management Office early on in their academic program to gain the most from resources and services such as career assessments, career fairs, job listings, events with employers and alumni, resume reviews, coaching and much more. In addition to the resources offered by CMO, the MSM-Finance program has dedicated financial management career services professionals to assist students and alumni with their career search and help build relationships with employers:
From course planning to career planning and beyond, I'm here to help and support our students. Contact me to learn more about how we prepare our students for their future.
— Marybeth Keeler, Program Manager, MSM-Finance
Learn more about managing your career or take a look at our official LinkedIn group of alumni, students, applicants, faculty and staff of the MSM-Finance program.
We appreciate the rich talent pool and career aspirations international students bring to the program. At the same time, we recognize the challenges international students may face when searching for an internship or full-time job in the U.S. While the MSM-Finance program prepares students with valuable skills to be successful in their careers, it does not guarantee job placement.