Careers

While studying in the Baruch MFE Program, our students obtain the skills to be competitive on the job market upon graduation, as well as the versatility of being able to fulfill different roles requiring advanced quantitative and computational skills in a large spectrum of financial companies – buy side and sell side, investment banks, hedge funds, consulting companies, financial software companies, and many others. Our students have been employed over the years in quantitative modeling and research, risk management, and structured finance, as well as on various trading desks.

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Employers :

A partial list of the companies our graduates are working for includes:

  • AIG Bank of New York
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • Capital One
  • CIBC
  • Citadel Investment Group
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • FSG Capital
  • GSO Capital Partners
  • HypoVereinsbank
  • Interactive Brokers
  • JPMChase
  • Barclays
  • MetLife Investments
  • Merrill Lynch BoA
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Numerix LLC
  • NuWave Investment Management
  • Orix Corporation
  • Quantitative Brokers
  • Standard & Poor’s
  • R&R Consulting
  • UBS Western Asset Management
  • Trading Technologies

Positions

Based mainly on their strength as programmers, our graduates end up employed in two rather different types of jobs. For both types of jobs, however, a good mathematical background and a good understanding of financial models are essential.

People with strong C++ programming skills are employed in positions where they interact with both traders and senior quantitative analysts.

  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Quantitative Researcher / Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Credit Quantitative Analyst
  • Credit IT Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Electronic Trading Developer
  • Trading Systems Developer

People with strong knowledge of finance obtain jobs in structured finance, risk management, or as financial analysts.

  • Senior Credit Modeler
  • Collateral Analyst
  • Senior/Junior Risk Management Officer
  • Portfolio Manager Risk Analyst
  • Index Options Analyst
  • MBS Modeler Analyst
  • Business Analyst