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Recruiting, Career Development, and Job Placements

Master in Finance

Recruiting, Career Development, and Job Placements

Career Development and Job Placements

Exceptional job placement and career services, combined with small class size and personalized attention, set the BCF MFIN program apart.

Princeton University’s Master in Finance program enrolls approximately 25 students each year out of more than 600 applicants. Because of the small size of the program and its selectivity, students are able to meet high academic standards and create strong working relationships with both the faculty and each other. Ultimately, these factors—combined with the program’s intense focus on recruiting and career development— result in an outstanding track record for graduate job placements. 


Career Development Offerings

Princeton BCF ensures all Master in Finance students receive a wealth of resources for career development. These services begin at the very start of the program with our Master in Finance Career Boot Camp (which precedes the first week of classes) and continue through graduation.

All students are encouraged to attend the center’s Career Speaker Series featuring presentations by leading voices in the field.

Students have access to a dedicated career advisor throughout the course of their program, and also have access to a breadth of resources at the Princeton University Career Development Center.

In addition to managing Princeton BCF’s Corporate Affiliates Program to build pipelines between students and top-rated firms, the center’s Manager of Career Development and External Relations, Lindsay Bracken, regularly facilitates alumni mentorship connections. Students can meet with Bracken at any point for practice mock interviews and resume reviews. 


Princeton BCF Alumni Network

Princeton BCF is known for its strong alumni network and corporate affiliates, ensuring students and graduates make important connections and build lasting relationships in the finance industry.


Job Placement History

The Bendheim Center for finance has again achieved a placement record of 100% for both full-time positions and internships in 2021.  The placement record from 2017 to 2020, has been 100% for both full-time jobs and summer internships.

To achieve these excellent numbers, we especially appreciate the critical support of our alumni, our Advisory Council, and our Corporate Affiliates

2021 Job Placements

Akuna Capital LLC; Alger; Astorg Partners; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; BlackRock; BNP Paribas; Capula Investment Management; Citadel Securities; Credit Suisse; Eisler Capital; Ergoteles Capital; Goldman Sachs; MFS Investment Management; MIO Partners; Morgan Stanley; Squarepoint Capital; Volant Trading.

2021 Internship Placements

AQR Capital Management; Bank of America Securities; Barclays; Capula Investment Management; Citi; Credit Suisse; Fidelity Investment; IMC Trading; J.P. Morgan; L.E.K. Consulting; Morgan Stanley; State Street; Tower Research Capital; UBS.

2020 Job Placements

Addepar;  Alliance Bernstein; AQR Capital Management; Arrowstreet Capital; Balyasny Asset Management; Barclays; BNP Paribas; Capula Investment Management; Citi; Conversion Capital; Goldman Sachs; ManNumeric; Monetary Authority of Singapore; Morgan Stanley; Pimco; Rothschild Paris; Seven Eight Capital; Susquehanna International Group; UBS.

2020 Internship Placements

Balyasny; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; BNP Paribas; BlackRock; BMW US Capital; Capula Investment Management; Citadel Securities; Credit Suisse; Ergoteles Capital; Capital Four; Goldman Sachs; Graham Capital Management; IMC Trading; ManNumeric; Munich Re.

2019 Job Placements

Akuna Capital; Arrowstreet Capital; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; BNPP; Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board HK; Citadel; Citi; Deutsche Bank; Ergoteles Capital; Goldman Sachs; JP Morgan Asset Management; JP Morgan; Monetary Authority of Singapore; Point 72 Asset Management; Tower Research; Volant Trading.

2019 Internship Placements

Alliance Bernstein; AQR; Arrowstreet; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; BNPP; Capula; Citi; Cubist Systematic Strategies; Ergoteles LLC; Goldman Sachs; Morgan Stanley; Shogun; Strike Protocols; Susquehanna International Group; UBS.

2018 Job Placements

AQR; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; Belvedere Trading; Blackrock; Bloomberg; BNPP; Bridgewater Associates; Citadel; Citi; Federal Reserve Bank of New York; HAP Capital; JP Morgan; Monetary Authority of Singapore; Morgan Stanley; Nomura; Quantitative Brokers; Squarepoint; Strike Protocols Inc.

2018 Internship Placements

Arrowstreet Capital; Blackrock; BNPP; Citadel; Citi; Ellington Management Group; Ergoteles Capital; Goldman Sachs Strats; Goldman Sachs Securities; JP Morgan Asset Management; JP Morgan; Morgan Stanley; Quantedge; Stevens Capital Management.

2017 Job Placements

BlackRock; BNP Paribas; Capula; Citigroup; Columbia Threadneedle; Evercore; Fitch Ratings NYC; Goldman Sachs Securities; Goldman Sachs Strats; Government of Singapore; JP Morgan Asset Management; JP Morgan Quant Research; LongTail Alpha; Ministry of Finance Singapore; Morgan Stanley Sales & Trading; Nomura Sales & Trading; Numeric; Phil Eagles; Squarepoint.

2017 Internship Placements

AQR; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; BlackRock; BNP Paribas; Canada Pension Plan Investment Board HK; Citadel; Citigroup; Glenmede Philadelphia; JP Morgan Asset Management; JP Morgan Quantitative Research; Nomura Research; Nomura Sales & Trading; PIMCO; Squarepoint; Volant; Russian International Affairs Council.