Welcome to Clark university Finance Association


FA1.pngGSOM Finance Association is a professional organization of financial executives, analysts, professors, and students who live and work around the world. FA is currently the largest finance organization at Clark U devoted to bridging the gap between finance theory and practice. Professionals in the financial community speak at our meetings to give insight about their career fields and professional experiences. Each year, the FA participates in a career field trip such as the Federal Reserve Bank tour. The FA is a great way to explore career opportunities, meet your fellow classmates, and get more involved on campus.
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Or email gosm-fa@clarku.edu

Posted by FA Team 07.29.2012

Recent Event (More)

“The Changing Financial Climate in Asia: China’s Grouwing Role in the World”

“The Changing Financial Climate in Asia: China’s Growing Role in the World”

Speaker: Stephen Roach, Non-Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley – Asia
Stephen Roach is a Senior Fellow and Senior Lecturer with the Jackson Institute and Yale’s School of Management. He has spent twenty-eight years in senior position at Morgan Stanley – the bulk of that time as Chief Economist and more recently as Chairman of the firm’s Asian businesses. In addition to his position at Yale, he remains the Non-Executive Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Roach served on the research staff of the Federal Reserve Board and was also a research fellow at the Brookings Institution.
This talk is open to all in the Clark and greater Worcester college community (all Clark students, faculty, staff; Clark alumni; students at other colleges).
There will also be a Q&A after the talk. You're strongly encouraged to come prepared with a question or two to ask Mr. Roach!
Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
Location: Traina Center – the Arts Building on Downing St.as you walk towards Park Ave.
Time: Thursday, April 12, 2012
      7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Posted by FA Team Spring 2012

CAIA Information Session


Please join Career Services and The Finance Association for an information session to learn more about the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA)!
To Register: log in to the Clark Recruiter > click on Events > click on Workshops > RSVP to CAIA Program Information Session.
Location: Carlson Hall 120
Time: April 11,2012
     3:30 am—5:00 am
Heather Kane, Account Manager and representative from the CAIA Association, will cover: 
• Curriculum
• Exam Format and the Candidate Experience
• Member and Candidate Demographics
• Program Structure and Fees
• Member Benefits
The CAIA Program is designed to facilitate self-directed learning for today's busy individuals through a comprehensive set of readings on risk-return attributes of institutional quality alternative assets. The program is organized into two levels of study. The Level I and Level II exams are offered twice each year, in March and September, giving candidates the opportunity to earn the CAIA Charter within a single year. 
For students, the CAIA Program serves as a way to differentiate yourself when you enter the job market and teaches practical skills necessary to help you succeed in your new job. Through membership in the CAIA Association, there are opportunities to network with an elite global circle of AI professionals.


Posted by FA Team Spring 2012

Alumna Speaker Event


Graduating? Now what?
Want to land a job in U.S.?
Want to obtain H-1B visa sponsorship?
Want to know more about working in U.S.?
Want to know the do’s and don’ts for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?

Come and join us!
Have a dialogue with Cindy Wan!
Get answers from the “insider”!
Learn the successful story from your peers!
Dinner is on us! You don’t want to miss it! 

Date: Friday, March 2nd
Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Carlson Hall 128
Sponsor: Finance Association
*Food and drink provided*

Event Details:
•3:30-4:00 Open chat with guest speaker
•4:00-4:40 Speech Presentation
•4:40-5:00 Q&A Time

*Guest Speaker Bio*
Xinyi (Cindy) Wan, MSF ’10, Research Analyst at NorthStar Asset Management, Inc. in Boston. She is one of our outstanding alumnae recommended by multiple faculty and staff members and is eager to share her experience in job searching and feelings of working in US culture. As an international student who had successfully obtained H-1B visa sponsorship, Cindy can provide you with an in-depth look at how to get what you want and what to expect. This vibrate and enlightening conversation out of class will better prepare you to step confidently into the financial career of your choice.


Posted by FA Team Spring 2012

CAIA Information Session


FA & CWIB Social
We invite you to take a load off and catch up with your friends and fellow Clarkies.

Friday, February 3, 2012
Mahoney’s Pub – 413 Park Ave

Don’t forget to bring your ID – you must be 21 or older to attend. Everyone is invited and we hope to see you all there!


Posted by FA Team Spring 2012