Why Every Finance Professional Needs a Degree in Big Data

Recent Grads: Passion Is the Secret Ingredient to Success in Finance

It included extensive time working with IBM mentors and placement on teams working on stimulating, cross-industry projects. Within just a few months of training, a dance major ended up helping an art museum by analyzing attendance statistics and designing shows that would attract new visitors. IBM is also working with some 500 universities around the world to help develop curricula that will produce qualified data scientists. Programs include undergraduate classes, graduate programs and even two-week intensive courses for MBAs.

How Finance Fueled Students’ And Nonprofit’s Future

Use Your Passion To Rise While you’re only at the start of your career, it’s always important to keep your future in mind. Hunt found her success by grabbing opportunities that matched her passion. Some professionals may tell you to lay low and wait your turn, but you’ve got to keep your eyes open for new ways to advance your career. For instance, you may have taken an entry-level position at a company, but if a new position is more in-tune with your passion and skills arises, it’s important to go for it. A successful future in the finance sector depends on your ability to turn your passion into drive.

Impact investment may be the solution. Moreover, students may be helping to accelerate its adoption. Far from passive idealism, students are increasingly concerned about doing something meaningful with their careers, including those who study finance.Theyre demanding to learn the principles of social impact, gain experience through internships and case studies, and even embed impactinvesting in their universities endowment policies. And, thoughinternships with large financial firms help to expose students to the field as well as enhance resumes, an internship with a firm that focuses on impact investment can be equally advantageous.

Finance minister directs Gulf aid to foreign reserves and state budget

The funding provides only temporary relief from the political and economic challenges in Egypt, it stated. Aid from the Gulf states alone, unless accompanied by a strong economic policy framework, is unlikely to bolster confidence enough to reinvigorate domestic and foreign investment to pre-revolution levels, the report explained. It stated that although the total Gulf support surpasses the proposed $4.8bn loan package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), fiscal reforms associated with the program are still essential to reduce deficit and debt refinancing requirements. The release cited continued sectarian violence triggered by heightened political uncertainty amid the recent regime change a credit negative. Moodys also pointed out that countrys weak economic growth and fiscal position, and its elevated unemployment and inflation rates remain alarming.


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