Advising 3 – Careers/Jobs
Why Hire an Economics Major?
Economics majors/minors have general, flexible, durable skills tools and knowledge. These include
analytical and problem-solving abilities, statistical, mathematical and computer skills, reading, writing,
thinking, and knowledge of the basic economic and financial institutions and operations of the economy.
What Do Employers Want?
—a commitment to excellence, enthusiasm for hard work and personal integrity. Excellent analytical and
quantitative skills are required to identify key trends and reach sound business decisions. Professionals at
ISO also display superior communication skills and a strong team-orientation.
- Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Economics, Finance; flexible and self-motivated;
Have excellent communication skills (both oral and written) ; Are well-organized and self-starters; Have
good problem-solving skills
- entry-level position; leads to a variety of career paths ranging from highly technical to more
business and financially oriented. An extensive training program will
provide the specific technical and financial skills needed for this position. Strong desire to analyze business
problems and translate them into working software applications; Strong interpersonal and communication
skills; Must be highly detail oriented BA/BS, MS, or PhD in Finance, Computer Science, Economics,
Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Accounting or related field; For non-CS majors, programming skills
must equate to 2 university courses Must include GPA on resume.
- Two-year Analyst program Undergraduate degree with
high level of personal integrity,
interest in finance, commitment to excellence, high level of energy,
strong desire to learn
Minimum GPA 3.5
, SAT 1200. Capital Markets – Quantitative Trading and
Research; Research Analyst, in either Fixed Income Quantitative Research or Equity Derivatives
degree in a
quantitative field such as Computer Science,
, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Operations
Research, Physics, or Statistics.
strong programming skills
(C/C++/Java/Unix preferable), a high level of
interpersonal skills, and a passionate interest in learning about financial markets.
Citigroup Public Finance
We are seeking candidates from
all fields of study
preference will be given to those applicants who
demonstrated high skill levels in
computers and quantitative/analytic skills
. Majors or interest in finance,
, mathematics, engineering, and science (not necessarily formal training), minimum GPA of 3.5.
ability to work in teams, under pressure, demonstrate excellent communication skills, a high level of
motivation, initiative and leadership potential.