Finance

Explore career opportunities in the Finance industry!

This page and the associated resources are a starting point for exploring Finance careers and developing the skills commonly needed for roles within the field.

Careers in finance can include corporate finance, investment & commercial banking, money management, and Fintech and can range from providing analysis and forecasting to a team within an organization to deciding how to invest the organization’s capital or source capital for the company. 

Explore & Research Finance Careers

Finance professionals are needed in a variety of companies and industries. Here we detail those as well as provide examples of internships and entry level jobs, and review common skills needed to excel in a career in finance.

Gain Experience & Develop Skills

Although you will develop many skills inside the classroom, getting involved and gaining experience will allow you to test them out, improve your abilities, and give you concrete examples to share with future employers.

Make Connections

Connecting with, and learning from, alumni or professionals working in finance will serve you well in your search. Here we detail how to engage in informational interviews and suggest clubs and organizations you can join to build your network.

Organizations to Consider Joining

There are several organizations, within the University and outside of it, that you could join to expand your network and deepen your understanding of the various industries and job functions within finance.

Welcome to the school year! It’s time to get involved!

Don’t miss the Involvement Fair this Friday in the Lillis Atrium. Learn more about the Lundquist Clubs, a great way to jump start your involvement here at the UO. Clubs offer opportunities to meet people with similar interests, learn more …

By Pauline Thaler
Pauline Thaler Career Advisor
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Application Deadline: Submit Your Resume for Internship and Analyst Roles at Target!

Top recruitment leadership at Target, one of the largest retailers in the United States and a member of the Fortune 500, has offered a special opportunity for Ducks to submit their resumes for consideration for internship roles and analyst positions.

By Keith Dussell
Keith Dussell Associate Director, Industry Engagement
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Mohr Career Services Welcomes You to Fall 2023!

Mohr Career Services would like to welcome you to Fall 2023 at the Lundquist College of Business! As you prepare for a great quarter of study, work, and play, we have some “don’t miss” events coming up – make sure you …

By Josh Pritchett
Josh Pritchett Client Services Manager
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Apply Now for Internship Opportunities at Accenture!

We have a unique opportunity brought to us by a Lundquist College of Business alum, Accenture is interested in receiving applications from Ducks for their 2024 summer internships.

If these internships align with what you’d like to pursue, apply soon! …

By Josh Pritchett
Josh Pritchett Client Services Manager
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Make the most of your Summer… Network!

Summer can be a great time to Network and narrow down your career goals! Even if you already have a job or internship lined up, remember networking is just as much about exploring your career curiosities and learning from direct …

By Laura von Stockhausen
Laura von Stockhausen Career Advisor
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Career Resources

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Find Alumni

Connect with alumni in your industry via the Lundquist Connect community.

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Mohr Career Services
155 Lillis
Lundquist College of Business
1208 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1208

Career Service Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Drop-in advising hours
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155 Lillis (off the Lillis atrium)