Weekly Newsletter – September 21, 2014

SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – September 21, 2014

Finance Club members,

Thanks to those of you who submitted applications to the Trip to Meet Warren Buffett and SIFC 2014-15 Leadership. The applications are now closed.

In this newsletter, you will find useful updates on Career Services announcement, Credit Suisse Asia recruitment, as well as job posts and events for next week.

Enjoy the weekend.

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership

Message from Career Services – RSVPs to the visit to OPIC on 10/2, 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm have been opened. The visit is only limited to 30 participants. If interested, please RSVP in SAISWorks > Events > Employer Presentations.

Credit Suisse Asia Pacific INSPIRE 1-Day Program, New York – This is a one-day immersion program hosted at CS NY office (Oct 26-27) for students graduating in Dec 2015-Jun 2016, both US and non-US citizens, who are interested in summer internship in Asia. Students need to submit their CVs directly through CS registration system, and the registration link is included in the attached promo flyer. Successful students will be notified by week of Oct 6. Travel expenses will be self-funded.

Sep 22: “The Economic Costs of Climate Change” – The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a forum with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew to explore the economics of climate change, and the potential costs of inaction to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Secretary Lew will give keynote remarks, followed by a roundtable discussion with Robert E. Rubin, co-chair of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. treasury secretary, and Michael Greenstone, The Milton Friedman professor in Economics and director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. Monday 4pm. Kenney Herter Auditorium. Members of the public should RSVP to The Brookings Institution at here.

Sep 23: “WIKISTRAT Employer Presentation” – Ted Obenchain, director of business development at Wikistrat, will discuss students the organization and opportunities for interested students. Tuesday 4:30pm. Career Services Conference Room. To RSVP, visit SAISWorks.

Sep 23: “Markets over Mao: The Rise of Private Business in China” – Nicholas Lardy, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, will discuss this topic. Tuesday 5:00 PM. Kenney Herter Auditorium. The public and media should RSVP to China Studies Program at zji@jhu.edu.

Sep 22: “Public Sector Investment and its Impact on the World Economy” – The event will feature an international line of speakers discussing the growing importance of global public investors in international capital markets. Participants will include senior level officials from public and private sector financial and monetary institutions, as well as members of the policymaking community. Monday 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm. Atlantic Council. For more information click here

Sep 23: “BRICS Bank: A Challenge to Bretton Woods or More of the Same?” – Join the Institute for Policy Studies, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and the Center for Civil Society for a progressive and healthy public examination of differences over the emerging transcontinental economic bloc between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Tuesday 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. Institute for Policy Studies. For more information click here

Sep 26: “China’s Economy: Outlook, Risks, and Reforms” – Join Brooking’s discussion of the IMF’s latest assessment of the economic outlook and policies in China. In particular, the panel will explore recent economic developments and whether a ‘hard landing’ of the economy is imminent, and review initial progress with the government’s reform blueprint announced last year. Brookings Vice President Kemal Derviș will introduce the panel, followed by a short presentation by Markus Rodlauer, IMF Deputy Director of the Asia and Pacific Department and China Mission Chief, and then a moderated discussion onstage. Friday 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Brookings Institution. For more information click here
Newsletter Contributors
On-Campus Events: Wenxin Lin
Off-Campus Events: Jingwen Lu
Jobs & Internships: Emily Chen
Editor: Wendy Zhiyi Chen


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