Weekly Newsletter: September 24, 2012

Join us TODAY for the Finance Internship Panel at 12:45pm in Rome 203.  The event will feature six students who spent their summer working in finance-related internships. Please find additional details below.

The Finance Club would like to welcome this year’s First-Year Representatives to our leadership team.  We are looking forward to welcoming these talented and experienced individuals on board to help strengthen and improve the club throughout the upcoming year.

SAIS International Finance Club 2012-2013 First-Year Representatives

Jonathan Levine
Kunfan Tang
Martin Soler Garcia
Nick Steele
Sunny Qian Li

Last Thursday, Former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Donald Kohn, spoke to 38 students, professors and alumni on the topic of macroprudential regulation.  Mr. Kohn shared his experiences working alongside Chairman Bernanke as the crisis unfolded and the challenges faced by those attempting to regulate systemic risk.  Thank you to Mr. Kohn for taking the time to speak with us, and thanks as well to Annie O’Neill for helping to plan the event.

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership


Sep 24: Finance Internship Roundtable 
– Come learn from your fellow SAIS students about their summer internships in finance.  The panelists – who spent the summer working for Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and the IFC – will discuss how they found their internships, what their jobs involved, and the advice they have for first years currently searching.  The event will take place TODAY (9/24) at 12:45pm in Rome 203. Please RSVP to Erik Hansen.

Sep 24: An Evening with McKinsey (Germany) – The German office of McKinsey & Co. is visiting SAIS for an open information session on September 24, 4:30pm in N508.  If you are a German native or speak fluent German, two McKinsey consultants will be on hand to answer your questions about career opportunities at McKinsey Germany.  Please visit their website for more information.

Sep 25: Interest Rates and the Exchange Rate: Unraveling the Links – The International Economics Program hosts Amartya Lahiri of the University of British Columbia to discuss the topic.  The event will take place on Tuesday from noon – 2:00pm in BOB 736.

Sep 27: Bloomberg Training – The local JHU schools have teamed up for a Bloomberg training event on Thursday, Sep 27 from 4:45 – 6:00pm in BOB 7 (lower level). The event will not offer hands on training, but should provide a good overview of Bloomberg basics. RSVP is required.

Sep 28: Morgan Stanley Information Session – Please join SAIS alumna and Managing Director Ms. Elizabeth Madigan Jost who will provide information about her own path at Morgan Stanley and also discuss how the SAIS program fits into the roles of the organization.  The event will take place on Sep 28, at 12:30 pm in N517.  RSVP on SAISWorks.

Oct 2: Thomson One (Finance Database) Information Session – Carey School has arranged for a Thomson One training session.  Thomson One is a web-based, financial database subscribed to by JHU, featuring in-depth information on markets and individual companies around the globe. Sign up here for the demo and info session.  The event will take place on Tuesday, Oct 2 from 5:00 – 5:45 in BOB 7 (lower level).

Oct 17: Finance Club Networking Event with the FRBNY – Prior to the Career Services-sponsored employer presentation, FRBNY reps will meet with Finance Club members to discuss details about working at the Fed.  Stay tuned for details.


Sep 27: Careers at the International Financial Institutions – the Bretton Woods Committee will host an informal panel discussion exploring career options at the IFIs on September 27 at 6:00pm in the Founders’ Room at American University, 4400 Mass Ave NW.  Visit their website for more details and to register.


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