Financial Services

Overview of Financial Services

Financial Services is the management of income, expenses, investments, and obligations for individuals, corporations or government entities.

Get details on the salary and job security of these Financial Services careers: 

Find out what it takes to land a career in Financial Services

Career Readiness Equation
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Earn a Degree

Earn Degree

To work in the field of Financial Services, it is recommended to have a strong background in business, economics, math or statistics.  Majors, minors, and degree information can be found in the Mason Catalog.   

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Gain Experiences

Gain Experiences

Employers are expecting candidates to have at least six to twelve months of related experience to be competitive for full-time positions. Gain experience while you are a student at Mason.

Here are the types of experiences most valued by Financial Services employers, and where to find them: 




Consider buying and selling inexpensive assets in platforms such as Robin Hood

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Market Yourself

Market Yourself

It is important for you to be able to clearly communicate the knowledge, skills and experiences you have gained in and outside of the classroom. 

Below are top ways to showcase your qualifications to Financial Services employers: 


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Career Ready

Career Ready

Career ready Mason grads have gone on to work for Financial Services employers, such as: 

Booz Allen Hamiliton 
Fannie Mae 
Freddie Mac 
Navy Federal Credit Union 
Northrop Grumman 
Wells Fargo 
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Join the Financial Services community

Get involved with academic and professional societies to grow your network while you're still a student.