Connect with Industries: September Career Fairs and Events

September 20, 2019

On September 17 and 19, CDC and the Department of Business jointly hosted two Careers Day events on finance and data science. These events included face-to-face communication with industry leaders, who shared industry ground and their own career development experiences. During the Financial Industry Careers Day, business managers engaged in investment banking, equity / venture capital, financial research, institutional sales, asset management and other financial fields shared their opinions on the industry and offered suggestions for career development.
 

Forum for Business and Investment Banks: Eazy Zhao (middle) Global Customer Director from China Enterprise Department, Standard Chartered Bank & Ex-Head of Cross Border Business and Product Strategy from Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange Co.,LTD

Sharing PE/VC industry dynamics: Kenneth Wang (middle) from KKR & Xiao (Albert) Huang (right), Executive Director from YF Capital

Discussion on financial research and institutional sales: Qifan Weng, Vice President of Research and Development Department of CSC Financial Co., Ltd.& Maggie Jiang (right), Macquarie Group Limited

Sharing experience on assets management through quantitative methods: Xiaopo Xu (middle, left), CEO from Ruitian Capital & Colin Zhong (middle, right), CEO from HashKey Trading Limited

In the Data Science Careers Day, students listened to the experience of experts from IT, consulting, finance and retail industries, and learned about the latest trends in the industry and how to enhance their core competitiveness to cope with industry changes.

Sharing application of data analysis in daily work and qualification as a data analyst:
Xianglin Zheng (middle),  former Vice President from Tecent & Dapeng Wang (right),Senior Product Director from Pingan Technology AI Center

Sharing information of consulting industry: Blair Liu(left 2)Consultant from Capgemini & Olaf Aarts(right 2),director from Insight-Driven Enterprise of China& Julien Bourdiniere(right 1),Executive Vice President and head of Management of Asia

Sharing information of finance industry: Shu Zhang, AIG Shanghai Data Analysis Manager (left) and Qifan Wu, HSBC China Data Science Manager (right)

Sharing Entrepreneurial experience:Patricia Hu(middle),founder of  DUMBO ORIGINAL & Xuehua Shen, co-founder of BorderX Lab.

On September 20, students from MSDABC and MSQF participated in the Career Fair hosted by CDC, which gathered 77 enterprises from more than 20 industries. Students had the opportunity to learn about the positions, share their resumes, and communicate with representatives from the companies. 
 

Additionally, CDC offered three workshops in September. In the "Career Development of China's Securities Industry" workshop, students listened to Guoxiong Sun, the Dean of Xingye Securities Wealth Management College, who gave a lecture on industry overview, position introduction, and career path, and then had the opportunity to ask him questions. In the "Strategy Consulting Career Development" workshop, Tong Zhao, the Manager of Strategy and Operational Transaction Consulting of Ernst & Young Greater China, shared his own professional experience and opinions on the industry. Students also took part in the valuation modeling workshop, in which students learned and implemented the financial forecast and hypothesis analysis models.

 

Multiple student ambassadors in CDC contributed to all of these events. These ambassadors from MSQF and MSDABC have played an important role in helping to organize the events, from planning to on-site support, so that everything can go smoothly.

Ambassador: Guanghao Zhang, Zhixing Xu, Yu Zhang, Sandra Chen, Jennifer Pei-Ling Wu, Meitong Huo, Yuanfeng Zhou, Xiaoyu Gong