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Helping You Manage Your Career

Applicants for the specialised graduate programme in Quantitative Finance share a strong desire to work in an international environment. This passion is mirrored in a programme designed to develop those skills that will be most useful for your future career. The Careers Services Department provides continual support in identifying your career goals and developing action plans to achieve them. The 'Professional Project' creates the ideal framework for you to work in small groups and analyse your own strengths and weaknesses, while expressing and validating your preferences towards the job environment. Wide-ranging co-operation with our global partner companies and the worldwide alumni network allows students to draw on a worldwide network of influential business contacts.

The Range of Career Services

  • Career management workshops

By providing you with a proven methodology, the opportunity to get to know yourself better through self-assessment tools and individual coaching, and useful tips and tricks, you will be better able to discover the most effective research method for you and identify the internship or job that perfectly meets your career requirements. 



  • Career management tools

The Careers Services tools play a large part in helping you keep your career search up-to-date and on the right track, while remaining in touch with valuable career research engines and job guides. 



  • Career events

Careers Events are a primary resource for one-on-one contact with companies and employers. You have opportunities to meet different companies face-to-face, attend interviews with organisations in specific career fields, view company presentations, and hear expert opinions given by visiting corporations.



Jobs in Quantitative Finance

The diploma prepares for a variety of quantitative finance jobs and particularly positions like:

  • Risk manager
  • Financial engineer: “Quant”
  • Derivatives trader
  • Asset manager
  • Fund manager, not only in banks but also in brokerage firms, insurance and financial service companies, and treasury departments of big industrial groups.
  • Consulting activities are also accessible, especially in the big specialist consultancy firms.

Partner Companies and Recruiters

  • Banks: Calyon, BNP- Paribas, Société Générale, Natixis, Crédit Mutuel, UBS, Crédit Suisse, HSBC, Barclays, Dresdner Bank, City Bank, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, CIBC, Tokyo Mitsubishi Bank.
  • Insurance companies: Axa, Allianz, Generali, Général Ré, Münich Ré, Swiss Ré, Scor.
  • Cabi: Deloitte, Ernst Young, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG.
  • Financial computing companies like Murex. 


Alumni network

As future graduate of emlyon business school, you will hold lifelong membership of emlyon business schoolforever alumni network, a network of near to 31,000 alumni covering more than 121 countries.

You will benefit from all services it offers, including the online assessment modules for example. Its members will help you further develop your career regardless of which stage you are at, by providing you with career development information, exchange business information with you and share their experience for you to build on.

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