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Recruiting, Career Development, and Job Placements

Master in Finance

Recruiting, Career Development, and Job Placements

Career Development and Job Placements

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

Job Placement History

As of March 2020, the Master in Finance Program had a placement record (as measured by job offers) of 95% placement for 2020 summer internships and 85% for full-time employment. In 2019, 2018, and 2017, the program had a placement record of 100% for both full-time positions and summer internships. 

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


2020 Job Placements (3/3/20)

Addepar, Mountain View; Alliance Bernstein Multi Asset Solutions, NYC; AQR; Arrowstreet Capital, Boston; Balyasny, Chicago, Quant Research; Barclays Quant, NYC; BNPP Sales & Trading, NYC; Capula Investments, London; Citi Markets & Quantitative Analysis; Goldman Sachs IBD Paris; Goldman Sachs Securities Strats; Man Numeric; Morgan Stanley Quant; Rothschild Paris; Seven/Eight Capital, NYC; SIG Trading, NYC; UBS FX Derivatives Trading

2020 Internship Placements (3/3/20)

BAML IBD London; BAML Quant NYC; BNPP Trading NYC; Balyasny; BlackRock FMA; BMW US Capital; BNPP NY Quant Finance Summer Associate; BNPP Quant; BNPP Sales & Trading; Capula Investments London; Citadel Securities; Credit Suisse Quant; Ergoteles Capital; Capital Four; Goldman FICC Strats; Graham Capital Management, QR, CT; IMC Chicago; Man Numeric; 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