May I have your attention please? May I have your attention please? Will the real Non-Finance please stand up? I repeat, will the real Non-Finance please stand up? Is there anyone out there with a non-finance background? i.e. engineering, arts? Am I alone?
math here i’ve seen people from all walks of life on this forum
Thanks supersharpshooter. Are you already working for a financial institution? I know a math guy who does that. I am from Biology + Comp Sci. I don’t know how to get my foot in the door and whether it’s worth it. Pass L1. Going for L2 in June. Is there anyone out there working in a different industry at the moment?
nope, i’m not even getting callbacks for finance jobs at this point
software + graphic design major It seems absolutely impossbible to break into finance
no at crazy as the MBA, CFA, civil engineer with the PE certification.
not as crazy*
PhD in engineering, has FRM, working on Level 2…
Math(Quant) from Waterloo. Level two currently
PhD in Comp Sci working on Level 1 and targeting FRM 2009 later this year. Working as consultant and project manager. I don’t even bother to get into finance at this point.
BSc chemical engineering with a focus on oil and gas. I am working in energy until things really sh*t the bed and we all get laid off from low commodity prices
Human resources to pursue CFA