The most important website for students with regards to on-campus recruitment. Check this at least once a week – more during the high recruitment months of September, October, February, and March. Don’t forget to register with JobLink and be sure to upload your resume.
This website features local business and industry news from 41 different markets around the nation.
One of the web’s largest on-line career libraries. CareerInsider/Vault offers you significant access to resume and interview guides, in-depth company research, industry overviews, articles on compensation and benefits, as well as a job search engine coupled to Simplyhired.com. If you have questions about the career process, job searches, and professional development then this tool will provide you with answers. Just click the link on the sidebar to gain access.
Career Insider Resources:
One of the web’s largest job aggregators, Simply Hired is now plugged into LinkedIn and can match up your professional network to job search results – indicating who you know in relation to that job posting.
This is another job aggregator and a good resource for job seekers.
The website of IAFE’s annual NYC based Career Fair. It happens each fall and is an absolute must for FERA students.
GARP’s Career Center page is an excellent assemblage of risk management and financial engineering jobs that range from entry level to senior management. GARP also allows you to upload a resume into their system.
glassdoor is a great website for insights into the interview process – especially the technical interview questions that really distinguish later-round interviews.
WetFeet is a great website with job postings, salary information, and career-related blogs.
This is an MBA-specific site with school rankings; blogs; a jobs board; and much, much more.
Quintessential Careers offers comprehensive expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as serving as a directory of links to all the best job sites.
The Daily Muse provides engaging job search, smart career advice, and tips for long-term professional development.
This website by the Office of International Services for Students and Scholars is a good
resource for guidelines about Working in the United States.
By Dr. Joe Pimbley ’85 (CreateSpace Press, 2012). To access a free PDF version of this book, click here.
Simple Money gives clear and direct guidelines and best practices to empower people to gain financial freedom. Its foundation centers on the concept of spending less than your income and investing the remaining amount. This book creates a framework for which to manage your costs and select investments. Each chapter points out investments that are suitable, those which are not, and the principles that should always be considered when investing. The book serves as a resource for a variety of audiences with no prior financial knowledge other than familiarity with a checking account.
Dr. Joe Pimbley ’85 is the former executive vice president and head of institutional risk of ACA Capital Holdings (ACA), a firm holding $90 billion of financial investments, a Rensselaer alumnus of the School of Science, a financial consultant, and a former Rensselaer assistant professor.