SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – September 9,2013
Welcome to the first SAIS International Finance Club newsletter this year!
Thank you to all those who signed up last week and get ready for the exciting Finance Club events ahead. Mark your calendars for the following:
THIS WEDNESDAY (9/11), we are hosting the first “SAIS Int’l Finance Club General Interest Meeting”(look for our colourful posters). Please join us to learn more about our club, the events, and how you can complement your overall SAIS experience with involvement in one of the biggest and most active club on campus. Julie Neill, Associate Director from the Career Services will also be present. 12:45pm in Nitze 410, more details below.
NEXT WEDNESDAY (9/18), the much anticipated “Finance Internship Panel” will take place at12:45pm in Nitze 417. A student panel consisting of current SAISers will be on hand to tell you how they found their summer job, what they got out of it and answer any questions you may have. Scroll down to “On-Campus Event” for the full list of panelist and their internship. FREE Krispy Kreme doughnuts and coffee will be provided for those who RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE FOLLOWING MONDAY (9/23), SAIS MIPP alumnus and former Citi banker Kay Turner will give a presentation on “Anatomy of a Bank” to help you breakdown the IB myth and point out which areas might be of particular interest to SAIS students. Think you know the gig? Think again. Monday 6:00pm, venue TBD
As usual, we have gathered a selected list of interesting events including discussions on Macroprudential Policy, Abenomics, as well as Morgan Stanley presentation on campus. Finally, don’t forget to check out the job section at the end.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday. For those who are thinking to apply for banking internships, deadlines are currently being compiled.
–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership
UPCOMING OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS
Sep 12: “Five Years On, Learning Lehman’s Lessons from the Panic of 2008: Are We Better Prepared for the Next Financial Crisis?” – Five years later since the Global Financial Crisis, Main Street still lacks adequate safeguards against Wall Street’s culture of aggressive risk-taking. Senator Elizabeth Warren and a panel of experts will discuss the lessons learned from Lehman Brothers’ collapse, Wall Street’s lobbying campaign against the Dodd-Frank Act and further steps that should be taken. Thursday, 8:30am-12:00pm, GWU, The Jacob Burns Moot Court Room. For more information and RSVP click here
Sep 16: “Making Macroprudential Policy Work” – . Jose Viñals, Financial Counsellor to IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, will present the IMF’s views on how nations can best design and operate macroprudential policies and how the IMF and other international bodies can assist in global coordination of these policies. Monday,9:30-11:30am Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium. For more information and RSVP click here
Sep 19: “Managing Expectations: Challenges Facing Abenomics” – Following Japan’s House of Councillors election in July the Liberal Democratic Party’s ruling coalition enjoys a majority in both the upper and lower houses of parliament. Kosuke Motani, chief senior economist for the Japan Research Institute and senior advisor to the Development Bank of Japan, will offer his views on Japan’s economy and Abenomics in light of the recent elections. Wednesday, 3:00- 4:30 pm, Carnegie Endowment for Int’l Peace. For more information and RSVP click here
Sep 19: “EconNet: Capital Flows to Emerging Market Economies: A Brave New World?” – A presentation about the determinants of net private capital inflows to emerging market economies. Thursday,12:00-7:00 pm, Inter-American Development Bank, Conference Room SE-1035. For more information and RSVP click here
UPCOMING ON-CAMPUS EVENTS
Sep 10: “Determinants of Financial Stress in Emerging Asia”– Cyn-Young Park, assistant chief economist and director of the Economic Analysis and Support Division in the Asian Development Bank’s Economics Research Department, will discuss this topic. 4:30pm, Nitze 410. RSVP to the SAIS International Development Program at email@example.com.
Sep 11: “SAIS Int’l Finance Club General Interest Meeting” – Please join us to learn more about our club, the events, and how you can complement your overall SAIS experience with involvement in one of the biggest and most active club on campus. We are actively recruiting 1st/2nd year representatives (volunteers) whom we will promote to committee positions at the end of this semester. Julie Neill, Associate Director from the Career Services will also be present. Wednesday at 12:45pm in Nitze 410, no need to RSVP, just come along!
Sep 13: “WalMart Corporation Presentation” – Join SAIS alumnus, Ron Sasine for an informal discussion on opportunities in international manufacturing and marketing with assistance in conducting a job search in these fields. Ron will discuss opportunities for SAIS graduates in global supply chain management, export, and international operations. Friday 8:30-9:30am, SAIS Cafeteria. RSVP via SAISWorks
Sep 13: “Morgan Stanley Information Session” – join SAIS alumna, Managing Director andGlobal Head of Country Risk Ms. Elizabeth Madigan Jost will inform you of her path at Morgan Stanley and also discuss how the SAIS program fits into the roles of the organization. Friday 12:30-2:00pm, Nitze 517, RSVP via SAISWorks
Sep 18: “Finance Internship Panel” – What happened in NY/LN/HK/SG do not stay in NY/LN/HK/SG. A student panel consisting of current SAISers will be on hand to tell you how they found their summer job, what they got out of it and answer any questions you may have. Ourpanelists are:
Samuel Earl – Emerging Market Research, JP Morgan (Singapore)
Peter Lafave – Credit Risk, Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong)
Sunny Li- IBD, Nomura (Hong Kong)
Martin Soler – Country Risk, GE Capital
Nick Steele – FISG, Federal Reserve (New York)
Monica Wojcik – Credit Risk, JP Morgan (London)
Where will you be this summer? Wednesday at 12:45pm in N417, Coffee and Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be served to those who RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 23: “Anatomy of a Bank” – M&A, ECM/DCM, Index/Fixed income, Operations/IB risk… Don’t know where to start with a bank and where you might fit in? Don’t worry. We got you. SAIS MIPP alumnus and former Citi banker Kay Turner will be on campus to breakdown the IB myth and point out which areas might be of particular interest to SAIS students. Think you know the gig already? Think again. Monday 6:00pm, venue TBD
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