Finance, Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Within the field of finance, you can choose to work as part of the “corporate finance staff” of an organization or a company that provides “financial services” to individuals, groups, institutions, or organizations. Some functions or industry sectors most commonly associated with finance include Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning, Insurance, Investment Banking, Investment Management, and Proprietary (“Prop”) Trading.

Summer 2025 Internships in Finance

Finance employers (particularly the Wall Street banks) begin summer 2025­­­ internship recruiting this semester. Below is some of the information we currently have available, and we recommend reviewing our Summer 2025 Internships in Finance Webinar for additional details.

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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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…But How Do I Make The Right Choice?

It’s that time of year – you’re starting to hear back from volunteer sites, research opportunities, graduate schools, or internship/job applications. Now that you know what your possibilities are, how do you decide which one to pursue?

Making big decisions …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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