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Resources for Starting a Financial Services Career

Resources for Starting a Financial Services Career

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What Can You Do with a Finance Degree - Kaplan Financial EducationWhat Can You Do with a Finance Degree?

Are you pursuing a finance degree, but aren't sure what job options are available to you? Find out what careers you can pursue with a finance degree in this article. 

 


How to Choose a Finance Career - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Choose a Finance Career

Choosing a finance career path can be daunting when you graduate, but these tips will help you narrow down your options and find the right fit.

 


Common Entry-Level Jobs in Finance - Kaplan Financial EducationCommon Entry-Level Jobs in Finance

Knowing what entry-level finance jobs to search for is half the battle for landing your first job. Learn more about what to look for in this article. 

 


Finance Careers as Seen in the Movies - Kaplan Financial EducationFinance Careers as Seen in the Movies

You’ve seen finance professionals in the movies like Wolf of Wall Street and Ghostbusters, but what do people in these jobs actually do? 

 


RIA vs IAR: What's the Difference - Kaplan Financial EducationRIA vs IAR: What's the Difference?

RIA and IAR are two terms that commonly get misused in the securities industry. Find out how to use them both properly in this article.

 


Interesting Finance Careers You Didn't Know Existed - Kaplan Financial EducationInteresting Finance Careers You Didn’t Know Existed

You can do THAT with a finance degree? Here are 5 out-of-the-box finance careers outside corporate America that might be a perfect fit for you. 

 


What Does a Financial Analyst Do? - Kaplan Financial EducationWhat Does a Financial Analyst Do?

If providing guidance and advice about future financial moves sounds interesting, a career as a financial analyst might be right for you. Learn more about what financial analysts do each day. 

 


What Do Investment Bankers Do? - Kaplan Financial EducationWhat Do Investment Bankers Do?

As someone interested in finance, you’ve probably heard the title Investment Banker thrown around as a possible career path for you. Get a better idea of what investment bankers do each day in this article.

 


What is Wealth Management? - Kaplan Financial EducationWhat Is Wealth Management?

Wealth management is a financial services term that gets thrown around a lot and, yet, is not well understood even by people in the business. Find out what wealth management is and what wealth managers do.

 

 

Is a Wealth Management Career Right for Me? - Kaplan Financial EducationIs a Wealth Management Career Right for Me?

If you enjoy financial planning, a wealth management career might be for you. Find out more about the wealth management career path in this article

 


How to Become a Financial Analyst - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Become a Financial Analyst

If analyzing data trends to inform investment decisions is appealing, a career as a financial analyst may be right for you. Learn the steps to becoming a financial analyst in this article.

 


How to Become a Financial Advisor - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Become a Financial Advisor

If helping people achieve their financial goals is something you are interested in, you may want to consider a career as a financial advisor. Learn how to become a financial advisor in this article.

 


Free eBooK Getting from There to Hear: Finance Career Path Stories - Kaplan Financial EducationGetting There from Here: Career Path Stories from Finance Professionals

If you’re planning a future in finance, this resource will teach you more about potential careers and show you a variety of paths other people have taken to arrive where you want to be. This free eBook will help solidify a direction for your finance career.


5 Things Employers Look for On Entry-Level Resumes - Kaplan Financial Education5 Things Employers Look for on an Entry-level Finance Resume

Let's face it, writing an entry-level resume to begin your finance career is difficult. Check out these five things employers are looking for on entry-level resumes, as well as some strategies to help your resume stand out from the pack.

 


How to Send Your Resume and Instantly Catch the Eye of Recruiters - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Send Your Resume and Instantly Catch the Eye of Recruiters

Your resume could be one of hundreds sitting on the desk of a recruiter. Learn how to catch their attention and boost your chances of landing a job interview in this article. 

 


The Most Common Finance Interview Questions and How to Prepare for Them - Kaplan Financial EducationThe Most Common Finance Interview Questions and How to Prepare for Them

Go into your finance job interview completely prepared. Clay Skurdal of Advisors Ahead explains the most common finance interview questions, and how you can prepare for them.

 


5 Things Employers Look for On Entry-Level Resumes - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Prepare for a Finance Internship Interview

Are you in the interview stage of your hunt for a finance internship? Here are some tips to best prepare for your internship interview, so you get the position you want.


5 Things Employers Look for On Entry-Level Resumes - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Prepare for a Finance Internship Interview

Are you in the interview stage of your hunt for a finance internship? Here are some tips to best prepare for your internship interview, so you get the position you want.

 


7 Reasons to Do a Finance Internship Before Graduation - Kaplan Financial Education7 Reasons to Do a Finance Internship Before You Graduate College

As far as employers are concerned, internships have gone from a “nice to have” to a “must have” on a recent college graduate’s resume. Learn the benefits of doing a finance internship while in college. 

 


How to Get a Finance Internship - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Get a Finance Internship

Trying to secure a great internship in the finance field? Follow these strategies for landing the perfect internship that can lead to your dream job.

 

 

5 Qeustions You Should Ask During Your Finance Internship - Kaplan Financial Education5 Questions You Should Ask During Your Finance Internship

You’ve probably heard that one of the most valuable things you can do when interviewing for an internship is to ask the interviewer questions.  But the questions shouldn’t stop once you’ve gotten hired.  Get more out of your internship by asking your employer these five questions.