At Career Convos: What is Finance? , students will explore the financial industry with professionals from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citi, Capital One, and more. Come ready to explore questions like:

  • What is investment banking? 
  • What is risk?
  • What does it mean to work for a bulge bracket firm verus a hedge fund? 
  • What do I need to do to break into the finance field? 

Representatives from these organizations will be there to answer students' questions directly, offer career advice, and share valuable insights about the industry. By the end of this event, students will have more robust knowledge to assess if a career in finance is potentially a good fit.


  • You should attend this workshop if you are:

    • An LSA student with an interest in exploring or pursuing a career in finance, no experience is required

    • Looking to connect with and learn from leading firms in the industry 

    • Graduating in December 2021 or later

  • What you’ll gain by attending:

    • A better understanding of which career path in finance best fits your interests

    • Discover next steps or opportunities to leverage to connect the dots between your LSA education and a career in finance

    • Valuable connections with leading finance firms interested in talented LSA students

  • How to Apply:


The event will take place on February 11, from 5-7 p.m on the tenth floor of Weiser Hall.