Financial Analyst/Corporate Finance
Evaluate and analyze a company’s financial situation. Develop integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations. They also prepare recommendations to help a company invest, manage, and spend company funds. Think of it as consulting for a company.
Perform database analysis, financial modeling, general business analysis, research, and generate reports for the client or project team. In addition, consultants are actively involved in the application and transfer of specific skills and knowledge to the client.
Investment Banking Analyst
Run valuation analyses, perform complex financial modeling, conduct industry and company research and analysis, develop client presentations, write internal and external marketing memoranda, and support client relationships and business development. The goal is to calculate what a business is worth to either price a securities offering or set the value for merger and acquisition.
Manage investment portfolios and the trading of securities to achieve a specific investment objective. This includes roles in security research, sales and trading roles with investment banks (sell–side) or with money managers (buy–side).
Commercial Real Estate
Professional real estate careers are available in the areas of investment banking, private equity, asset management, real estate development, brokerage, consulting, commercial banking, corporate real estate, and entrepreneurship. Key skill sets for these careers include finance, accounting, economics, market research, and sales. Typical entry level positions are financial analyst and market analyst.