Expand Your Network

If you’ve ever had to pick people for your group or team, chances are you asked your friends to recommend people they know. In much the same way, many of the positions available are filled through personal referrals. Networking is making connections—talking with people who can provide you with information, advice, resources, and possible contacts related to your fields of interest. Develop your connections to learn about opportunities beyond campus interviews or what is posted on Crimson Careers.

Networking for Better Opportunities: Land a Job By Socializing

Recent studies underscore the significance of networking in career progression, with over 80% of individuals securing job opportunities through this channel. Such statistics vividly emphasize the significant role that networking plays in professional development.

Despite the wealth of opportunities the …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Quantifying Quantitative Finance Careers

Earlier this fall, MCS hosted a panel focused on different roles in the field of quantitative finance. Our panelists shared their experiences working in trading, research and engineering roles. Read along for insights on internship/entry level recruiting, interviewing and more.

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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How to ace a cold email, according to hiring experts: ‘Change your mindset to a warm email’

“For college students and young professionals looking to get their foot in the door of their target industry, a cold email is often the first step. It’s a task that is often daunting, though — particularly for those without previous work experience. 

A cold …

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