Career Assistance
MS Finance Career Assistance

Get an edge in getting a job.

Throughout the nine-moth program, you'll benefit from extensive training and resources at Vanderbilt, all focused to help you achieve your goal: landing a great job after graduation.

A hallmark of the Vanderbilt MS Finance program is the invaluable one-on-one support provided by your student services team that includes a dedicated career coach who will is there for you at every step in your job search. With the help of your coach, you will consider career paths that best fit your skills and interests. Customize a job search plan. Identify companies in which you are interested. Learn to network. Hone your résumé, interviewing and negotiating skills. Gain access to some of the world's most prestigious companies with the help of our alumni network and on-campus interviewing.

There's more.

  • Career development workshops
  • Peer coaching with second-year MBAs studying finance
  • A Wall Street trek to visit several leading financial firms
  • Activities and events sponsored by the Owen Finance Club
  • Alumni networking events
  • Mock interviews
  • On-campus information sessions and recruiting
  • Online job postings

For more information on where our students go to work check out our most recent employment report.

ATTN: International Candidates—The Vanderbilt MS Finance program has been designated as a STEM degree program. Under the Optional Practical Training program, international students who graduate from colleges and universities in the United States are able to remain in the country and receive training through work experience for up to 12 months. Students who graduate from a designated STEM degree program can remain for an additional 24 months on an OPT STEM extension for a total of 36 months.