Master in Finance - The FutureGain a practical professional profile to navigate today's dynamic financial landscape
Your Master in Finance Career Opportunities
Whether you’re looking to break into a new industry, supercharge your current career trajectory or tap into unrealized potential, our master’s degree is a one-way ticket to your future in finance. With access to exclusive connections with industry giants and top-tier resources to strengthen your applications, it’s not surprising that 95% of alumni find employment in the sector within three months of graduation.
In the 2020 academic year, we invited over 190 recruiting partners to our campus networking events in different fields of finance, including: investment banking, global markets & trading, asset management, private equity and fintech. And the support doesn't stop when you graduate—IE Business School alumni gain lifelong access to our career services and network of recruiters, no matter where in the world they end up.
There are many doors to success. Open the right one for you
SOMETIMES, YOU NEED TO TAKE A STEP SIDEWAYS TO CONTINUE MOVING FORWARD
If you’re thinking about shifting careers, we’re here to help. Moving into a new industry means venturing into a new world of networking. By promoting student-alumni interactions, we create dynamic networking experiences for diverse professionals from global industries.
Thanks to our reciprocity agreements with other top schools, online geographic job guides, and job-search information for specific countries, you can be sure to take the right career step.
YOU LOVE YOUR JOB. KEEP OPENING DOORS TO ACCELERATE YOUR CURRENT CAREER TRAJECTORY
Propel your current career and reach new heights. With our close relationships with top industry players and world-class job-seeking resources provided by the dedicated Talent & Careers department, you can open the door to the next level of career success.
CREATIVITY AND PUT YOUR RESTLESS MIND TO GOOD USE
Our Talent and Careers department helps establish relationships that generate alumni career opportunities in diverse and innovative start-ups. So no matter what your entrepreneurial ambitions are, we provide ample opportunities for our students to connect with fellow visionaries and like-minded disruptors.
COMPANIES WHERE OUR MASTER IN FINANCE STUDENTS WORK
"The Master in Finance is very compact so you are able to graduate after a short amount of time. It's busy and you learn more than you could have imagined before starting the program."
TALENT AND CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
We are very proud to witness the many professional accomplishments of our Master in Finance students. We are pleased to share in this report insights on the different career paths chosen by our 2020 graduates.Read report
TWO YEARS AFTER GRADUATION INSIGHTS
Since graduating, IE Business School’s Master in Finance class of 2018 have celebrated noteworthy professional achievements and career success. Our data provides insights into where our alumni are two years post-graduation.
51%OF GRADUATES ACQUIRED TOP ROLES80%of students with previous work experience changed roles41%of graduates moved to a new country for work
IE TALENT & CAREERS
The Talent & Careers team works on the following initiatives for students in our finance programs:
IE TALENT & CAREERS BLOG
- Guidance and professional development services
- CV and cover letter workshops
- Financial career services workshops
- Access to top recruitment professionals
- Interview preparation and aptitude tests for the financial sector
- One-on-one support from a specialized career counselor
- More than 50 presentations from various investment banking, consultancy, asset management and FinTech organizations, as well as networking events
Don’t miss out and start reading Careers related content, Success Stories, news features, on and off campus reviews, photo galleries and more.95%
of our students find a job within 3 months after graduation250+
companies participate in on-campus initiatives160+
nationalities in our alumni network
CUSTOMIZED CAREER SERVICEWe provide expert services to help you take your next step. Our Talent & Careers Department offers in-depth career assessment, giving you the tools to design a successful job search, with:
From industry and salary guides, to sector-specific job banks, we give our students everything they need.
With one-on-one Career Advising Sessions, webinars and other IE Career Portal resources, we guide your career trajectory towards success.
Access diverse job opportunities through our job bank on the IE Career Portal at any time.
Now offering AWS Academy courses
When you join IE Business School, you are signing up for a front-row seat on the cutting edge of tech innovation. We collaborate with many of the biggest international organizations that are transforming our world. And now we have partnered up with AWS Academy to provide our students with access to courses that help them prepare for in-demand jobs and AWS Certifications.
Courses available include
AWS Academy Cloud Foundations
This introductory course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. With over 20 hours of course content, it prepares students to pursue an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.
AWS Academy Data Analytics
These lab exercises teach students how to conduct Big Data analysis with practical, real-world examples. The labs and learning resources are designed to supplement an institution’s existing data analytics courses and provide students with hands-on experience working with data at scale. Geared toward students interested in pursuing careers in data analysis, AWS Academy Data Analytics requires a strong foundation in IT concepts and skills, and is made up of seven-and-a-half hours of content.
Earn AWS Certification to boost your career
Why cloud computing?Why cloud computing?
Cloud computing is the driving force behind innovation, and the launchpad for other emerging technologies. The Global Cloud computing market is expected to grow from $371.4 billion by 2025.
Gartner Research positions AWS in the Leaders quadrant of the new 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services (CIPS).
Enhance your skillsEnhance your skills in a competitive job market
From a career perspective, there are several advantages to becoming AWS certified:
– Gain credibility to start or grow your career within the tech industry
– Acquire in-demand skills that position yourself as an expert in a specific technology, in this case cloud computing.
– Stay tuned with AWS ecosystem leveraging opportunities for networking and future career development.
Who can take part?Who can take part?
Individuals from all programs at IE Business School are eligible to enroll in the semester-long AWS Academy courses.
Students in an AWS Academy course will get a 50% discount on the AWS Certification exam. When you pass the exam, you will receive an AWS Certification, which will help boost your career.
Now, roll up your sleevesNow, roll up your sleeves
The AWS Academy is developed and updated by AWS subject-matter experts in order to accurately reflect current services and up-to-date best practices. During your course, you will take part in learning activities that mix dynamic lectures and discussions with individual projects and hands-on labs.
Most importantly, you will frequently be exposed to cutting-edge scenarios that are based on real industry examples. Every course is continuously updated by AWS to take into account new software developments and best practices, while providing you with highly dynamic skills that you can directly apply to any professional environment.
By being AWS certified, you will gain in-demand skills to support companies along their digital transformation journey with the AWS platform.
WANT TO RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROGRAM?Receive info
Join a Global Community
Strong alumni relations are the key to strong business relations, friendships, and lifelong learning opportunities for our graduates. The Alumni Association fosters lasting relationships among the global IE Community in order to reinforce our strong values, mission, and spirit.