Financial Services, Consulting and Business

The Financial Services, Consulting, and Business Career Community focuses on the multitude of areas within finance, consulting, and businesses and will expose students to functional roles and career paths at small, medium, and large companies, across a variety of industries. Each of these areas takes a specialized mindset and unique skill set that you are developing at Denison.  Some common themes that run through each area include the desire to work in a fast-paced environment, the ability to think creatively to solve problems quickly and to communicate effectively with clients both internally and externally. Often these careers include opportunities for upward mobility and expectations of employees to exceed goals and perform at a high level.   


Careers in Financial Services, Consulting and Business include, but are not limited to:

Sample of Possible Pathways
Financial Planning Strategy Consulting Human Resources
Corporate Finance Management Consulting Operations
Commercial Banking Financial Consulting Supply Chain
Investment Banking Industry Consulting Marketing
Hedge Funds Human Capital Consulting Finance
Insurance Corporate Consulting Logistics
Public Accounting Tech Consulting Real Estate

 

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Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Zaravella ’20

Background:

My name is Natalie and I am a ’20 Denison University graduate. During my four years on the hill, I double majored in Economics and Global Commerce (focus: European Studies), competed on the varsity swim team, and took on …

By Ashley Strausser
Ashley Strausser
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The Structure of Financial Services Industry Pt. 1

The Financial Services sector is made up of many sub-sectors and smaller segments in each subsector. If you are unsure of how the Financial Services industry is structured, this blog will give you a high level overview of the main …

By Thao Pham
Thao Pham Peer Career Fellow: Technology, Data and Science and Financial Services, Consulting and Business
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Internship Spotlight: Arth Patel

Name: Arth Patel

Major: Economics

Class Year: 2024

Organization Name: Immigrow

Intern Title: Marketing and Sales Consultant

Describe your internship roles, responsibilities and significant contributions.

 As an intern, I was responsible for attending sales calls, interacting with stakeholders and making …

By Fiona Schultz
Fiona Schultz Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Company Spotlight: JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Attention students interested in Finance!

On September 20, 2022, more than 40 Denison students and Knowlton Center staff welcomed Denison alumni who are working at JP Morgan Chase for an information session and a networking coffee chat. 

In our panels, …

By Thao Pham
Thao Pham Peer Career Fellow: Technology, Data and Science and Financial Services, Consulting and Business
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Want to secure your next finance internship a year in advance?

Do you want to have an internship secured a year in advance? Finding an internship ahead of time is not only what we want for ourselves but is also how recruiting works in the financial services industry. Here are some …

By Aryaman Biyani
Aryaman Biyani
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Featured Companies

GuidepointSlalom ConsultingRocket CompaniesMorningstar, Inc.BairdAmazonCitiDHL Supply ChainNationwideFidelity InvestmentsJPMorgan Chase & Co.
GuidepointSlalom ConsultingRocket CompaniesMorningstar, Inc.BairdAmazonCitiDHL Supply ChainNationwideFidelity InvestmentsJPMorgan Chase & Co.
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Vault Guides

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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