Careers in Finance

Finance

Finance focuses on the financial decisions faced by business enterprises. This includes methods of raising money, debt management, investment and security analysis, real estate and insurance, and virtually all aspects of finance.

The finance major prepares individuals for careers such as:

  • Financial Planner
  • Stockbroker
  • Financial Services Sales Agent
  • Security Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Lending Officer

Career Preparation: Starting Freshman Year

Career Services at any university is the office that helps students find a job. So, while you may be spending time with the "admissions" staff right now, don't forget to check out a university's "emissions" team as well. The staffing, resources, and philosophy of a career services office tell you much about a university's focus on outcomes and student success.

Influence

The influence of Career Services at Cedarville University goes far beyond coaching resume and interviewing skills, hosting career fairs, setting up internships, or offering interest and skills testing. The team provides a MyPlan Career Assessment at no charge to new students, then advisors help students develop a four-year completion plan. Regular Jobs4Jackets emails keep employment opportunities “top of mind.” Career Services’ staff regularly present in classes, helping students connect job opportunities with what they are studying in their major.

Calling

At Cedarville, Career Services helps students think about their career choice as a calling — the opportunity to use unique God-given talents and abilities to make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.

Comparing Placement Rates

Success

Cedarville’s placement rates — including graduates who are working in their fields of study — outperform national benchmarks year after year. Even in challenging economic times, employers seek out Cedarville graduates for their academic preparation, work ethic, and character.

Explore the Career Services website for additional resources and information!

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Discipline-related Experiences

Company Location Major Year
Accenture Reston, VA Finance, Accounting 2007
Accenture Chicago, IL Accounting, Finance 2008
Aflac Fairmont, WV Finance 2009
Aileron Corp Tipp City Finance 2010
Air Force Research Labs Dayton, OH Finance 2007
Akcelerant Software LLC Malvern, PA Finance 2013
American Diabetes Services Boca Raton, FL Accounting, Finance 2012
American Electric Power Columbus, OH Finance, Global Business 2009
American Electric Power (AEP) Columbus, OH Finance 2008
Ameriprise Financial Beavercreek, OH Finance 2013
Answers in Genesis Petersburg, KY Finance, Management 2008
Answers in Genesis OH Management, Finance 2008
Ariel Corporation Mount Vernon, OH Finance 2007
Ashley King Binghamton, NY Accounting, Finance 2007
Babcock & Wilcox Barberton, OH Finance 2013
Bank of America Addison, TX Finance, Prelaw 2006
Bank of America Dallas, TX Finance 2007
Batts, Morrison, Wales & Lee Orlando, FL Finance 2013
BKD, LLP Cincinnati, OH Accounting, Finance 2007
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Quincy, IL Finance, Marketing 2012
BlueVase Capital Management Washington, PA Finance 2006
C.H. Dean, Inc. Beavercreek, OH Accounting, Finance 2012
Cato Fashions Steubenville, OH Marketing, Finance 2006
Chautauqua Institution Chautauqua, NY Finance 2009
Chick-Fil-A Columbus, OH Accounting, Finance 2009
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