Weekly Newsletter – February 25, 2013

February 25, 2013

Newsletter

Club members, get excited for our awesome events in the coming weeks!

This Thursday (2/28) SAIS International Finance Club and SAIS Global Women in Leadership will jointly host alumna Rebecca Patterson– Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Bessemer Trust. Ms. Patterson was formerly the chief markets strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, and the global head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities for J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank. Ms. Patterson was also a journalist who covered economics and financial markets for Dow Jones and the Associated Press. For more information please see attached event flyer and RSVP in SAISWorks.

Meanwhile, mark your calendars for two additional Finance Club events coming up in March (see more details below)

  • Personal Finance 101 with Professor Bodnar– Mar 7
  • Roundtable Discussion with Mr. John Lipsky – Mar 13

For those of you that will be taking on unpaid internship this Summer, remember to apply for the 2013 Summer Internship Fund Grant Awards beginning on March 4, 2013 and attend the relevant DC information sessions in March. Please scroll down for more details.

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership

UPCOMING ON-CAMPUS EVENTS

Feb 27: Dr. Naoko Ishii, CEO, Global Environment Facility – The Global Leader’s Forum at the ERE department presents a talk given by Dr. Ishii, recently appointed the CEO of the GEF- one of the world’s largest independent financial organization tackling climate change. She will talk about the role the GEF can play in transforming the global environmental policy. Wednesday 12:30-2:00pm, Kenney Auditorium, RSVP here

Feb 28:
 ‘A Conversation with SAIS Alumna Rebecca Patterson’ – SAIS International Finance Club and SAIS Global Women in Leadership is proud to host the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Bessemer Trust. Prior to joining Bessemer Trust, Ms. Patterson’s held the positions of chief markets strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management and was the global head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities for J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank. She also covered economics and financial markets as a journalist for Dow Jones and the Associated Press. Ms. Patterson earned an M.B.A. from NYU, an M.A. from SAIS, and a B.S. in journalism from University of Florida. You can see Ms. Patterson in action here – Thursday 2:30-3:30pm in Nitze 517, RSVP now in SAISWorks to reserve your spot!

Feb 28: SAIS International Organizations Alumni Panel – For those of you interested in exploring opportunities at the World Bank, IFC, and the IMF, IOCC is hosting a panel of SAIS alumni who will provide an overview of their organization and suggestions for conducting job search and networking. 6:00pm, BOB 500, RSVP in SAISWorks

Mar 7: ‘Personal Finance 101 with Professor Bodnar’ – Whether or not you are taking finance courses at SAIS, do not miss this opportunity to learn about the important, but often under-discussed topics covering budgeting, retirement, insurance and personal investment with Professor Bodnar (who is on sabbatical this semester!).12:30-2:00pm, Nitze 417. Coffee and doughnuts will be served to those who RSVP here

Mar 13: Roundtable Discussion with Mr. John Lipsky – 
we are thrilled to host a roundtable discussion featuring Mr. John Lipsky, former First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and Distinguished Visiting Scholar at SAIS. 12:30-2:00pm, venue TBC. To help us decide the topic of this event, please kindly take a minute to fill the following survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2FZFWLD

JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, AND CAREER RESOURCES

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

ABOUT US

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