<ul><li>Welcome ! </li></ul><ul><li>The Office of Career Development </li></ul>Preview Day 2003
Office of Career Development (www.stern.nyu.edu/ocd) <ul><li>OUR MISSION: </li></ul><ul><li>To help you </li></ul><ul><ul>...
OCD – Who are we? <ul><li>A group of smart people with a diverse set of backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Two main functions: ...
What does OCD do? <ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops & Individual Counseling on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career ...
Job Market Trends <ul><li>Overview  </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting Industry hard hit by  economic downturn. </li></ul><ul><l...
OCD Initiatives – <ul><li>To find new opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach to  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New...
What can I do with an MBA?
Investment Banking Sector Corporate Finance <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>23% </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Equity & Fixed Income:  Sales & Trading <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Equity & Fixed Income:  Sales & Trading, cont. <ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal/Commun...
Equity & Fixed Income Research –  The “Sell-side” <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11% </li></ul></u...
Management   Consulting <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li>...
The Corporate Sector Marketing <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>14% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is i...
General Finance <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it?  </li></ul><u...
What can I do with an MBA?
Two Year Curriculum –  <ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><li>Explore interests, industries & jobs </li></ul>Fall Alumni panels,...
What can you do over the summer? <ul><li>Research career paths using resources such as vault.com and wetfeet.com </li></ul...
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  • Welcome ! The Office of Career Development

    1. 1. <ul><li>Welcome ! </li></ul><ul><li>The Office of Career Development </li></ul>Preview Day 2003
    2. 2. Office of Career Development (www.stern.nyu.edu/ocd) <ul><li>OUR MISSION: </li></ul><ul><li>To help you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify your career & employment goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop strategy, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refine your career development skills, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify opportunities, & </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get the best start on the next phase of your professional life. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. OCD – Who are we? <ul><li>A group of smart people with a diverse set of backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Two main functions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Counseling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Recruiting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great staff dedicated to helping you choose the career direction that is right for you. </li></ul>
    4. 4. What does OCD do? <ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops & Individual Counseling on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job search strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviewing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview preparation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Access to Alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Club Liaison </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiter Development </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>On-Campus Recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Career Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Job Postings </li></ul><ul><li>Club Liaison </li></ul>
    5. 5. Job Market Trends <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting Industry hard hit by economic downturn. </li></ul><ul><li>Banking still hiring; some efforts scaled back. </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing still hiring, but conservative. </li></ul>
    6. 6. OCD Initiatives – <ul><li>To find new opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New company targets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty contacts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More networking opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for club initatives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To prepare you even better: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy & skill development programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Development Program </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. What can I do with an MBA?
    8. 8. Investment Banking Sector Corporate Finance <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>23% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? The Investment banking side: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing of and providing M&A advisory, underwriting and capital raising services to corporate clients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical: investigate & analyze corporate client & financial statements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication: present & sell ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project management: internal point person on the deal team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where can you do it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment Banks, commercial banks, boutique banks & finance companies </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Equity & Fixed Income: Sales & Trading <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equity = stocks; Fixed Income = Bonds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales: Calling on clients to pitch business, preparing materials, making presentations, working on the trading floor in an extremely fast-paced environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trading: Buying & selling securities – c ommitting firm's capital (if I-bank), managing positions and working in an extremely fast-paced environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales & trading sometimes combined. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Equity & Fixed Income: Sales & Trading, cont. <ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal/Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sales: being persuasive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trading: act as a liaison between multiple parties </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisiveness & Ability to Work under Pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sales: interpret research & evaluate competition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trading: analyze & improve information flow between traders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Where can you do it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales - Bulge bracket & boutique investment banks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trading – Bulge bracket investment banks, boutique investment banks, investment management firms, brokerage firms </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Equity & Fixed Income Research – The “Sell-side” <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ sell” or market stocks to investors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conduct research & publish reports on individual companies within a specific sector or industry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication: write research reports; make presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical & Quantitative: modeling, company analysis, pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal: interact with company mgmt., sales force, traders and bankers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where can you do it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment and commercial banks and boutique firms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buyside research is similar and is done at mutual funds, pensions funds, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Management Consulting <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising corporations & other organizations on business strategy or process. Analyze business problem, formulate solution, present and/or implement. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical & Problem-Solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal: client relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication: presentations & client relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork & Leadership: working in & leading teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Priority Management: manage multiple projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where can you do it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large consulting firms and boutique consulting firms </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. The Corporate Sector Marketing <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>14% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating, developing, designing communications for & managing brands </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic: planning over brand’s lifecycle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical: analyzing market trends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork/Leadership: working in and leading cross-functional teams </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where can you do it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer products, financial services, media & entertainment & pharmaceutical firms </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. General Finance <ul><li>How many 2002 graduates? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treasury: cash management, project financing & capital budgeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Controller: cost accounting and budget control and financial analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the top skills? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical: analyze firm’s financing & investment options; analyze financial statements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal: Interact & communicate with all levels of staff </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where can you do it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmaceutical, consumer products, utilities, energy & diversified </li></ul></ul><ul><li>companies </li></ul>
    15. 15. What can I do with an MBA?
    16. 16. Two Year Curriculum – <ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><li>Explore interests, industries & jobs </li></ul>Fall Alumni panels, corporate presentations, workshops, networking, mock interviews Spring Campus interviews, more networking, new opportunities, interviewing, refining skills Summer Internships, receptions, brown bags Fall Corp presentations, networking, mocks Fall/Spring Campus interviews, more networking, new opportunities, interviewing Self Assessment Preparing for Job Market Obtaining Summer Internship Confirming/Changing Preparing for Job Market Getting 1 st Job with MBA
    17. 17. What can you do over the summer? <ul><li>Research career paths using resources such as vault.com and wetfeet.com </li></ul><ul><li>Assess your interests using The Seven Stories Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare your resume to target your career interests </li></ul><ul><li>Informational Interview with friends and family in your area of career interest. </li></ul><ul><li>August: Deepen your insight into career options by meeting with a career counselor to discuss the results of your Seven Stories Exercise and CareerLeader. </li></ul>

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