In the Financial Management Association, the Career Development focus has been created to provide members significant opportunities to advance in their careers beyond the classroom. While many members in the club will pursue a career in the Finance industry, Career Development offers general advice that can be applied to any field of work, and can help develop a students’ professional and networking skills.

Being a member of FMA, entitles you to some unique services related to Career Development. These include but are not limited to:

  • A mock interview with real professionals and one-on-one feedback.
  • Workshops with professionals on topics such as interviewing, resume writing, job seeking advice, etc.
  • Company Tours with various companies across the Financial Industry (Insurance Companies, Banks, Corporate, Real Estate, etc.)

Members are encouraged to leave their comfort zone to explore their true strengths and weaknesses then reach out to the Executive board and other members for help in developing key areas. At the end of the day, FMA hopes to obtain a reputation of developing confident and competent students who enter the job market with a significant ability to succeed.


Community Service

Community service provides students an opportunity to apply academic learning to real human needs and to make the knowledge gained usable in one’s thinking beyond the situation in which the learning occurred. Knowing that one’s actions benefit others is a good motivation for many students to go out of their way to give back to …

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Company Tours

Company tours offer students a chance to explore the inner workings of businesses in their field that are normally reserved only for interns. During our company tours we generally have a guided tour of the workplace, a hands-on question and answer session with professionals, and a chance learn about internships directly from their designers. Not …

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Participating in FMA socials gives you a chance to get away from studying and an opportunity to meet new people. It’s a good way for you to build better social and networking skills as you interact and have fun with your peers. Some events that we are planning for you this semester include hiking, tailgating, …

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The career and professional development workshops sponsored by FMA are there to strengthen and develop our members’ professional skills as well as inform them of the various career opportunities available. A few career development events planned for this semester include: mock interview, resume building, personal branding, financial calculator workshop, interview workshop, motivation workshop, and preparing …

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