MSFE Career Placement 2017

Job placement

72 started the program
4 did NOT seek employment
2 for whom no information is available
66 sought employment
66 for whom employment status is known
65 accepted an offer





placement rate as of May 2018; expected to climb to 100% within 3 months of 

57% Quantitative Strategy and Modeling and Research

Firms include Barclays, BlackRock, Bloomberg, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Invesco, J.P. Morgan, McKinsey Investment Management, MarketAxess, Millennium Management, Morgan Stanley, PwC, RBC Capital Markets, Societe Generale, Wildcat Capital Management
Titles include Experienced Associate, Quantitative Valuation Analyst, Securities Strats Analyst, Quantitative Researcher, Associate Desk Quant, Treasury Analyst, Quant Analyst, Valuation Analyst

22% Risk Management and Portfolio Management

Firms include AXA, BlackRock, Deloitte, HSBC, Invesco, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, OnDeck Capital, Santander Bank
Titles include Assistant Vice President Independent Risk Review, Junior Portfolio Manager, Market Risk Quantitative Analyst, Portfolio Modeling Associate, Portfolio Risk Analyst,  Quantitative Research Associate Model Risk Governance, Risk Analyst

14% Trading

Firms include AIG, Altcoin Advisors, Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CTC Trading Group, LibreMax, NatWest Markets, Tanius Technology
Titles include Associate, Analyst, Algorithmic Trader, Quant Trader, Trader

7% Other, Consulting, Corporate Finance and Financial Technology

Firms include Axioma, Goldman Sachs, PwC
Titles include Analyst, Client Support Specialist, Experienced Associate

US Compensation (based on 68% response rate)

Base salary

Range $65,000 - $150,000
Average $105,743
Median $105,000

Sign-on bonus or relocation payment

Range $0 - $50,000
Average $11,890
Median $4,500



In the USA

91% in the New York Metro Area
9% in other major cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco

Summer internship placement

68 sought an internship; 96% secured one

Firms include AIG, Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, BlueMountain Capital, Cargill, Citi, CME Group, Credit Suisse, Drobny Global Advisors, Goldman Sachs, Global Algorithmic Institute, Graham Capital Management, Informa, Invesco, Fundamental Strategies Global Advisors, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Kemnay, KPMG, Luminus Management, MarketAxess, Millennium Management, Moody’s Analytics, Morgan Stanley, PwC, RBC Capital Markets, Research Affiliates, Squarepoint Capital, Tanius Technology, Thomson Reuters, Towerview Partners, Tradeweb Markets, Trinnacle Capital Management, VersaQuant,Wildcat Capital Management, Wisdom Capital Asset Management

Locations include

88% USA
10% Asia
2% Europe



Historical data

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