Hello all! I am looking for a job in finance/investments, but I’m having trouble attracting attention from employers. I have a finance degree from UGA, but all of my experience (3.5 years) is in sales (tech and real estate), so no relevant internships unfortunately. Any advice on how to market myself better and where I should be looking would be greatly appreciated!

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There’s a lot of open positions at BNYM with Ops Trade Processing, derivatives, etc. if you’re interested in the stock market and trading specifically look into it on LinkedIn. Recruitment will pick up once the year ends. Since you don’t have any investment experience you might have to take a pay cut I would think. Hope that somewhat helps!

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Thanks a lot I’ll look into it

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