Archive | January 2015

BofI Federal Bank is Hiring!

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BofI Federal Bank is hiring 3 Junior Collateral Analysts who can work full time and have degrees in math, computer science, economics, finance or something similar. A high GPA would be a plus.

To apply, log into Port Triton at https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/ and search for job # 797651.

Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) 2nd Annual Student Outreach Event – “What’s Next?”

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Dear Accounting & Finance Students,

Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) invites Accounting and Finance students and professionals to participate in a special event designed to help you prepare for your future. Don’t miss our panel of accounting and finance industry experts as they discuss their fields, career paths and answer audience questions.

You can also have your resume reviewed, network, and learn more about AFWA Scholarship opportunities!

Panelists:

  • Brandon Linster – Sr. Financial Advisor, UnionBanc Investment Services
  • Kathleen Chadwick, BBA, MBA – Tax Auditor, Board of Equalization
  • Reuven Rubinson, CPA, MBA – Public Accountant & Educator
  • Jorge Marquez, CPA – Sr. Executive Recruiter, Vistage International
  • Kelly Banner, CMA, MBA – Controller, Pacific Shellfish Inc

Students & Members are Free

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Non-Members only $10!

Bring your Resume!

We will have experts review your resume and give you helpful advice and tips.

Agenda for the Evening

5:30 – 6:00 Registration

Corporate Sponsor tables and appetizers

6:00 – 7:30 Panelist & Audience Questions

7:30 – 7:40 AFWA Announcements & Scholarship Drawing

7:40 – 8:30 Hot Appetizers & Desserts

Corporate Sponsor tables, Resume Review, Networking and socializing

Scholarship Drawing Prizes

(More information below on how you can apply for one of the three (3) scholarships available) 

Our Corporate Sponsors will be donating $50 Gift Certificates and/or gift baskets to help us raise money for our Scholarship Fund.

You can Pre-Purchase these tickets when registering for this event. One (1) ticket for $5.00 and Three (3) tickets for $10.00

Seating is limited so you MUST pre-register to attend this event. Last Day to Register is Tuesday, February 17th.

Click on the link below to register or RSVP

Or go to: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event

If you are in need of scholarship then please visit our AFWA website at http://www.afwasandiego.org and click on our “Scholarship Opportunities” Page. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2015 for one of the Three (3) Scholarships that are available at the local San Diego Chapter level. We’ll forward the local winners on to AFWA National where they will have the opportunity to win additional scholarship awards.

Sincerely,

Shelly Waddell, President

AFWA San Diego

president@afwasandiego.org

619-729-8074

Apply for AfterCollege Scholarships – Deadline is March 31, 2015

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AfterCollege scholarships are awarded to currently enrolled students who demonstrate professionalism and a passion for their future career.

This quarter’s deadline to apply is March 31st.


1. Mutual of Omaha Sales & Marketing Scholarship

$500 – Open to students working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree who are interested in a future career in sales or marketing.

Congratulations to last quarter’s recipient of the Mutual of Omaha Sales & Marketing Scholarship, Elizabeth Gorson  – Communication & Psychology major at University of Michigan!

Apply here.


2. AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship 

$500 – Open to students working toward a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree in a field of business. Business may include (but is not limited to): Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, etc.

Congratulations to last quarter’s recipient of the AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship, Santiago Guardado – Business Administration major at University of the Pacific!

Apply here.


3. AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

$1,000 – Open to professionally motivated students working toward a degree in any discipline.

Congratulations to last quarter’s recipient of the AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship,
Abigael Williams – Marketing major at Portland State University!

Apply here.

Kaiser Permanente – Internal Audit Services intern position in the Pasadena office

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Barbara Tu ’10, Management Science and Mathematics, Kaiser Permanente is hoping to find someone from UCSD to fill the Internal Audit Services intern position in the Pasadena office (they are recruiting from 3-5 universities). This will be a full time, paid summer internship (dates are typically June – September).

Students who are interested should log into Port Triton at https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/  and search for job #797578.

UBS is hiring

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UBS is hiring 3-4 Financial Services/Wealth Management Interns. To apply log into Port Triton at https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/ and search for job #797319.

WorldQuant online Info Session – Feb. 2

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WorldQuant is hosting a virtual information session on Monday, February 2, 2015 – 5-6 p.m.

Class levels:  All

Target majors: Applied Mathematics, Business Administration/Rady MBA, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mathematics and Science Education, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, NanoEngineering, Physics, Structural Engineering.

WorldQuant is a private institutional investment management complex consisting of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward ever greater quantification and automation in the development of its trading processes. Continuously evolving for ever-greater efficiency enables us to trade today the way others will tomorrow.

WorldQuant will be hosting an online webinar providing details on the WorldQuant Challenge and Quantitative Finance Research Consultant opportunities.

By attending this presentation, you will learn something about:
■ How to apply for free training classes / seminars about Quantitative finance research and modeling
■ The Quantitative finance and investment management industry
■ How to become a successful Quant in global financial markets
■ How to apply to be a Research Consultant
■ How you can get paid as a Research Consultant
■ How to get free access to our web-based simulation system that you can use to develop quantitative models
■ An opportunity for students in engineering and science to break into the financial industry

RSVP by going to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/4065244495541196033

Check out the flyer here: WorldQuant Challenge Information Sheet 11-21-14

Federal Reserve University Symposium & FOMC Simulation – Feb. 25th (1-4pm)

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be Chairman of the Federal Reserve?

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UCSD’s Rady School of Management in collaboration with Federal Reserve, San Francisco, San Diego State University and University of San Diego present…

Federal Reserve University Symposium & FOMC Simulation

Symposium:

We are excited to invite you to attend a special symposium presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco!  The Symposium includes engaging presentations from Fed Reserve staff on:

  • Purposes & Functions of the Federal Reserve
  • Challenges and trends in the banking industry
  • Current economic forecast presented by a Fed economist
  • The Fed’s role in setting monetary policy
  • The effect of monetary policy decisions on the U.S. economy

Simulation:

Representatives of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank will guide students through a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting simulation. The FOMC is the main body that makes decisions about monetary policy in the United States (You probably have heard about quantitative easing, federal funds rate target and inflation target, among others, which are all set and implemented by the FOMC).

Students will represent members of the FOMC and economists of the Fed. Each student will analyze of the current economic situation (with some students focusing on specific aspects of the economy) and develop a policy recommendation.


Date and Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Location: Wells Fargo Hall 1N108 at Rady School of Management, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

Directions to Rady and parking lot P-357 can be found here. Visitors must purchase a parking permit at a pay station.

Check out the event flyer here: Univ Symposium Flyer_merged

This event is open to all upper division students interested in Finance, Banking, and Economics.

RSVP: to spparashar@ucsd.edu or k3chow@ucsd.edu with your full name and preferred email address by Feb. 24th and you will receive a Certificate of Participation from the SF Fed after the event.

** Students in MGT184: Money & Banking do not need to RSVP.