A Guide To Financial Careers
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  1. Financial Careers: Introduction
  2. Financial Careers: Qualifications and Credentials
  3. Financial Careers: Finance Employers
  4. Financial Careers: Investment Banking Jobs
  5. Financial Careers: Trading Jobs
  6. Financial Careers: Financial Advisory Jobs
  7. Financial Careers: Analytical Jobs
  8. Financial Careers: Financial Media Jobs
  9. Financial Careers: Analyst Jobs
  10. Financial Careers: Portfolio Management Jobs
  11. Financial Careers: Conclusion

Financial Careers: Introduction


By Brian Perry

This tutorial will provide you with the information you need to decide if a career in finance is right for you, and help you narrow down your options within the finance field. The tutorial will begin by providing background information on the financial industry, including an overview of various qualifications and credentials that are commonly found in the industry and the main types of institutions that employ finance workers. After this introductory material, the tutorial will move on to discuss specific roles, such as investment banker, trader or portfolio manager. In each of these sections, you will find information on where jobs are, as well as on the career path and qualifications often necessary to find a job. Each section will also provide a brief sketch of what the different jobs entail.

While you won't find everything you need to make a career choice in this tutorial, you should find enough information to provide you with a good starting point towards narrowing your focus on what type of finance job might be right for you. Armed with that knowledge, you'll then be able to dig deeper to find more information on the jobs that are particularly intriguing to you. Are you ready to move towards the career of your dreams? (For a related reading, see Business Grads, Land Your Dream Job.)

Financial Careers: Qualifications and Credentials

  1. Financial Careers: Introduction
  2. Financial Careers: Qualifications and Credentials
  3. Financial Careers: Finance Employers
  4. Financial Careers: Investment Banking Jobs
  5. Financial Careers: Trading Jobs
  6. Financial Careers: Financial Advisory Jobs
  7. Financial Careers: Analytical Jobs
  8. Financial Careers: Financial Media Jobs
  9. Financial Careers: Analyst Jobs
  10. Financial Careers: Portfolio Management Jobs
  11. Financial Careers: Conclusion
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