SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – April 29, 2013
Attention 1st years: we are recruiting! This Friday (5/3), SAIS International Finance Club will be holding our finalleadership meeting of this academic year at 3:00pm in Nitze Library Study Room 8B. For those of you interested in taking a leading role in shaping the future of the biggest career club at SAIS (and have priority consideration for finance career treks in the Fall) – this is your chance. Please scroll down to ‘on-campus events’ for more details about the upcoming meeting and about joining the Fall 2013 Finance Club leadership team!
Last Tuesday, SAIS International Finance Club and SAIS Energy and Environment Club jointly hosted ‘Careers in Energy Finance: A Panel Discussion’. Alumni working in this field spoke to a group of 30 aspiring SAISers. Thank you to those who came last week, and especially to Kevin Pang and Jon Levine who did a great job organizing this successful event.
Finally, enjoy the last week of classes!
–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership
UPCOMING OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS
Apr 30: Science and Technology to Promote Economic Growth: A U.S.-Japan Public-Private Forum — Carnegie will host, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, a special public forum of the bilateral U.S.-Japan Science and Technology Joint High Level Committee, to explore ways that science and technology can effectively support economic growth strategies. Leading policymakers in this field from the United States and Japan will open the event, followed by a discussion panel of distinguished representatives from the private sector and academia in both countries. Tuesday, 3:00-5:00pm, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. For more information and RSVP click here
May 1: “Too big to tolerate? How to right-size America’s giant banks” – Big banks were once regarded as the creatures of unfettered capitalism. But after Washington bailed the big guys out, and after a string of studies suggesting that those banks are really the creatures of implicit bailouts, even the most laissez-faire individuals need to ask whether the big banks are too big. Please join us for a discussion of the genesis and consequences of America’s largest banks, and solutions for returning them to market-oriented fundamentals. Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm, American Enterprise Institute. For more information and RSVP click here
May 2: “Emerging Nations and the Evolving Global Economy” – Brookings will host Kaushik Basu, chief economist of the World Bank, for the ninth annual Sakip Sabanci Lecture. In his address, Basu will discuss the persisting global economic crisis and the policy challenges facing emerging countries. Thursday 10:30am -12:00pm, Brookings Institution. For more information and RSVP click here
May 3: “The Social Impact of the Eurozone Crisis in Southern Europe” – Brookings and the European Parliament’s Liaison Office, will host a discussion with European Parliament Vice-President Gianni Pittella. In his remarks, Mr. Pittella will discuss the social impact of the crisis and how the European Parliament has responded to address these challenges. Friday 10:30am-12:00pm, Brookings Institution. For more information and RSVP click here
UPCOMING ON-CAMPUS EVENTS
April 30: Employer Information Presentation: Economist Intelligence Unit– Leo Abruzzese, editorial director for North America and director of financial services at the Economist’s Intelligence Unit (EIU), will discuss opportunities at the EIU. Tuesday at 10:30am in N410, RSVP via SAISWorks.
April 30: “Investing in the Caucasus, Greater Central Asia and Mongolia: Challenges and Opportunities”–The 10 spring 2013 Rumsfeld Fellows will discuss this topic. The Rumsfeld Fellowship Program brings rising young men and women from Central Asia, the Caucasus and Mongolia for a six-week period of intensive discussions with American leaders of government and business. Tuesday at 12:30 PM in the Rome Auditorium, RSVP to email@example.com.
Apr 30: “Can the Cash Transfers Revolution Be Harnessed to Fight the Oil Curse?” - Todd Moss, vice president for programs and senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, will discuss this topic. Tuesday 12:00-2:00pm, Rome 200. For more information and RSVP click here
May 3: “Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Your Professional Development” - This workshop is designed for students who wish to receive his/her results to the MBTI assessment. Note: Each participant must complete the MBTI assessment at least 48 hours prior to the workshop and will receive his/her personalized results only if he/she attends the workshop. Friday, 12:30-2:00pm, Career Services Conference Room. To access the MBTI Assessment, click here
May 3: “Inter-American Development Bank Presentation”– François Lafon, human resources senior specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank, will discuss the organization and program opportunities available for students. Friday at 2:30pm in N417, RSVP via SAISWorks
May 3: Finance Club Leadership Meeting – Do you want to be a part of the new Finance Club leadership or just learn more about upcoming events? If you’re a first year student (MIPP and PhD students are also welcome) that wants to take a leading role in shaping the future of the biggest career club at SAIS (and have priority consideration for finance career treks in the Fall) – this is your chance. You are invited to join the current leadership board this Friday to discuss our Fall agenda. The meeting will take place on Friday from 3:00 – 4:00pm in Nitze Library Study Room 8B. A background in finance is not necessary to be part the leadership team. We’re looking for bright, creative, and dedicated students that have an interest in the field and are willing to work as a team to continue raising the profile of finance at SAIS.
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