Weekly Newsletter: November 6, 2012

November 6, 2012


SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – November 6, 2012

Apologies to everyone who had RSVP’d for the movie night last week hosted by Professor Leeds. He was caught in NYC post-storm and couldn’t make it back in time. The club is working to reschedule the event, and we will update everyone once the new date is set.

Meanwhile, mark your calendars for four exciting events coming up over the next month (see additional details below)

  • Careers in Investor Relations – Nov 27
  • Trivia Night hosted by the Finance and Consulting Clubs – Nov 28
  • 2nd Annual Speed Interview Event – Dec 3 (space is limited – early applications encouraged, see details below)
  • A Roundtable Discussion of Dodd-Frank Reforms – Dec 6

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership


Nov 16: Association for Energy Economics Luncheon – Finance Club is coordinating a trip to the NCAC luncheon next Friday. The speaker will discuss the significance and impact of the Dodd-Frank reform bill on the US financial and energy sectors. For students, $5 includes a full lunch. There will be time for networking after the event. Click here for additional information and to reserve your spot. For questions about the event, please email Mr. Omar Cabrales. If you’d like to meet up with other club members prior to the event, please email Annie O’Neill.


Nov 7: Business in Infrastructure Development – Join the SAIS Net Impact Chapter over wine and dessert to explore the role of the private sector in solving the developing world’s pressing infrastructure needs with Bob Bestani, former director general for private sector finance at the Asian Development Bank. The event will take place from 7:00 – 9:00pm in Rome 806. Note: Limited to 25 attendees only. Paid SAIS Net Impact members get priority, followed by SAIS students, then all others. For more information, contact SAIS Net Impact. RSVP here.

Nov 8: Careers in Energy and Environment: Internship Panel – Join 2nd-year students as they discuss their summer internships in the energy and environmental fields. Representing their internship organization: Miriam Kochman, IPAI Global and RDF Global; Lee Levkowitz, PFC Energy; Yuki Onogi, United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace; John Helwig, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and U.S. Department of Transportation; and Arai Monteforte, Organization of American States. The event will take place from 5:15 – 7:00pm in N417. Please contact sviraf@gmail.com for more information.

Nov 27: Careers in Investor Relations – The Finance Club is excited to host former MIPP student Andree Brands and 2nd year student JP Blardony, to discuss career opportunities for SAIS students in the field of investor relations. The event will take place in N417 between 5:30 – 6:30pm. Please email Kevin Pang or Valerie Gadala-Maria to RSVP.

Nov 28: Finance and Consulting Club Trivia NightMark your calendars now for a night of fun and trivia in Kenney Auditorium as the members of 2 heavyweight career clubs at SAIS battle for trivia supremacy.  Surprises and prizes will ensue.  The event will take place from 7:00-9:00pm.

Dec 3: International Finance Club’s 2nd Annual Speed Interviewing Event – The club is excited to host SAIS alumni on campus for an evening of speed interviews and networking. The event will take place from 6:30 – 8:30pm in Kinney Auditorium. Space for students wishing to interview is limited so apply early, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you would like to participate in the event to saisinternationalfinance@gmail.com. All SAIS students are encouraged to apply. If you’re interested in participating in the event as an interviewer, please contact Erik Hansen.

Dec 6: Dodd-Frank Roundtable Discussion – The Finance Club is hosting a discussion between Professor Brown and Professor Leeds on the topic of the Dodd-Frank reform. The event will take place between 12:30 – 2:00pm, location TBD. Please RSVP with Erik Hansen.


Please subscribe to the weekly SAIS International Finance Club newsletter for all of the Jobs, Internships, and Career Resources postings.


Add Finance Club events to your Google calendar by entering saisinternationalfinance@gmail.com in the “Add a friend’s calendar” text box under “Other calendars”. Alternatively, you can view the calendar using the following addresses:

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