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


By Brian Perry
Most of the financejobs discussed in this tutorial offer a challenging work environment, interaction with intelligent and motivated individuals, and above-average income potential. However, competition for most of these jobs is also very high (as might be expected given the potential rewards from a finance career.) Embarking on a career in finance also usually involves a fair amount of education, so it pays to do extensive research prior to beginning a career search in the field of finance. Remember, while many people are drawn to the field because of its high income potential, those that are ultimately the most successful usually augment their ambition with a love of the financial markets and a desire to face and overcome intellectual challenges on a daily basis.

If any of the roles in this tutorial sound appealing, you should set out to do as much additional research as possible. You might also benefit from talking to people who already work in the finance field in order to gain a better understanding of what types of roles might be appropriate for you. Finally, take the time to carefully consider whether your abilities, interests and career goals match with those of the jobs in this tutorial. If they do, you might be about to embark on the finance career of your dreams. (For more careers in the finance world, check out Less Coveted Finance Careers Offer Enviable Rewards.)


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