Weekly Newsletter: November 13, 2012

SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – November 13, 2012

Join us for Finance and Consulting Club Trivia Night! Are you a trivia geek?  Do you dream of a dinner party with big name faculty members of the Economics Department? Sign up your team of 3-4 people now to prove your trivia prowess before professors and peers.  Trivia topics will include all things SAIS, Consulting, Finance, and much, much more. If you don’t want to compete, bring a six pack or a bottle of wine (SAIS BYOB rules are in effect) and watch the show!  All are welcome. Hard deadline for team signups is Tuesday, November 27 at 5:00pm.

The 2nd Annual Speed Interviewing Workshop – our biggest event of the year – is fast approaching (Monday, December 3)!  Don’t miss your chance to practice mock interview with local alumni boasting experience in banking, multilateral investment, project finance, fund management, private equity, and more. This is your chance perfect your pitch and practice your interviewing skills.  A networking reception with food and drink will follow.

Note that space is limited for this event (we had to turn students away last year).  Please find more details about the event and the brief application process below, but note that applications must be submitted by Tuesday, November 27 to be considered.  Early applicants will be given preference.  Applicants must submit a resume and a half-page statement of interest

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

  • · Careers in Investor Relations – Nov 27
  • · 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 13: Alumni Panel: Energy Sector – The Energy and Environment Club is hosting SAIS alumni working in the energy industry.  These former SAISers will share their career and job hunting experiences with current students. The event will take place in BOB 500 between 5:00 – 6:30pm. Please contact the ERE Club to RSVP.

Nov 14: FI Consulting Employer Presentation – JHU Krieger School of Arts and Science is organizing this presentation on summer internship opportunities at FI Consulting.  The event will be held at 5:00pm in BOB 213.  Please note: formal business attire is required, and students must be either US citizens or permanent US residents to be eligible for internships. Please RSVP in SAISWorks.

Nov 16: Consulting Industry Panel – The Consulting Club is hosting panelists from the Eurasia Group, Accenture, and Pledge Guarantee for Health to discuss career opportunities in the consulting industry. The event will take place in Rome 203 between 12:30 – 2:00pm. Please signup in SAISWorks.

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 29: 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. Trivia participation will be limited to 10 teams (all are welcome to watch) – so make sure your team submits their application early!

Dec 3: Opportunities in the Office of International Affairs at the US Department of the Treasury – Career Services will host members of the IA Recruiting Committee to provide an overview of the full-time and internship opportunities available.  The event will take place in the Career Services Conference Room from 12:30 – 2:00pm.  RSVP in SAISWorks.

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 6:00 – 8:30pm in Kenney Auditorium. Space for students wishing to interview is limited so apply early, please submit your resume and a half-page statement of interest to saisinternationalfinance@gmail.com. By TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27. 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 SAIS International Finance Club will host Professors Leeds, Eichner, and Brown in a roundtable discussion on Dodd-Frank and its effects on the financial industry.  Professor Eichner is the Deputy Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Board and teaches Derivatives here at SAIS, and Professor Brown is a partner in the Leveraged Finance Group of Milbank, a securities law firm based in New York, and teaches Financial Regulation at SAIS.  Light refreshments will be available, and students are encouraged to bring their lunch.  The event will take place from 12:30 – 2:00pm in N517. 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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