What Can I do With a Degree in Finance?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources

Advising and Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career paths, job outlook, salary, and related careers.

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Vocational Biographies

Vocational Biographies describes the career success stories of 1001 real people. Search by career title, keyword, topic, and career cluster. Username: portlandsu and password: 3W9N

  • Financial Planner
  • Stockbroker
  • Small Business Advisor
  • Mortgage Broker

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Professional Associations

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Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Finance Majors

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Internet Sites with Job Search Information for Finance Majors

  • Financial Job Network — "Financial Job Network lists global job opportunities for financial professionals." Many of the positions listed require experience.
  • Corporate Finance Network — Contains many useful links to commercial banks, brokerage firms, investment banks, investor relations firms, companies offering cash management services, and venture capital firms.

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Places of Employment 

Finance majors may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience. Career-related internships or career-related part-time jobs may be a prerequisite to finding professional-level employment after graduation.

The following list of employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database where the employer specifically requested finance majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for finance majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

School of Business: Finance - Portland State University

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