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.

Stand Out from the Crowd: Microcredentials at Lundquist College

In today’s competitive job market, you need more than just a degree to stand out as you transition from the classroom to your career. And now, we’re introducing a brand new way for University of Oregon students to showcase their career abilities and validate their skills—microcredentials.

By Trish Dorman
Trish Dorman Senior Associate Director, Student Engagement and Programming
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Spring Into Career Connections

Mark your calendars for our lineup of career and professional development events this spring! We’re here to help.

By Josh Pritchett
Josh Pritchett Client Services Manager
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Are You Making Some Common Job Search Mistakes?

Christine Cruzvergara, Chief Education Officer at Handshake shares some great tips for young job seekers with Jennifer Liu of CNBC.

To learn about some key tips, read more here: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/02/27/the-most-common-job-search-mistake-young-workers-make.html

By Shared by Sara Mason of Mohr Career Services. Author: Jennifer Liu of CNBC.
Shared by Sara Mason of Mohr Career Services. Author: Jennifer Liu of CNBC.
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Not Feeling Ready To Start Your Career? You Are Not Alone!

Many students feel hesitant to apply for a “career” job as graduation nears.

At Mohr Career Services, we sometimes hear from seniors that they feel they should complete a senior summer internship before applying to a post-graduation job. Like imposter …

By Pauline Thaler (she/her)
Pauline Thaler (she/her) Career Advisor
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UO Alumni Make It Big In Big Tech — Industry Bite Highlights

Alumni panelists stressed the importance of connecting with professionals

On February 22nd, I attended the Big Tech Industry Bite, hosted by Mohr Career Services. As a junior studying business, I enjoyed the valuable insights that the alumni shared and the …

By Gabe
Gabe Career Peer Educator
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  • Portland, OR
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  • Founding Member The Fourth Effect
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  • London, UK
  • Director, EMEA MTI - Mobile Technologies Inc.
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  • Portland, OR
  • Relationship Manager, Affordable Housing Umpqua Bank
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  • Eugene, OR
  • Partner & CMO Revolution Design Group
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  • Portland, OR
  • Owner McDonald Jacobs
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  • CEO Upward Technology
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LinkedIn Learning

Financial Analysis: Analyzing the Bottom Line with Excel

Taught by Rudolph Rosenberg
Learn how to analyze the bottom line (or profitability) of your company and identify areas of under- or overperformance with…

pandas Essential Training

Taught by Jonathan Fernandes
pandas is an open-source data analysis library that provides high-performance, easy-to-use data structures, and data analysis tools for Python. In…

Creating Interactive Presentations with Shiny and R

Taught by Charlie Joey Hadley
Analyzing big data is great, but not if you can’t share your results. In this course, Charlie Hadley shows how…

Learning Everyday Math

Taught by Vince Kotchian
This course explains essential math concepts in clear language, using real-world problems that will help learners of all levels feel…

Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office

Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción
Need to share assets between the Adobe and Microsoft suites? When it comes to Creative Cloud and Office, the exchange…

LP/w Design Studio, Interior and Graphic Design

Taught by LP/w Design Studios
Libby and Patrick Castro’s marriage is the bedrock of their business, LP/w Design Studios. In this short film, the two…

Financial Wellness for Couples and Families

Taught by Amanda Clayman
Unlike learning how to ride a bike or swim, many of us don’t receive explicit instruction from our parents about…

Planning a Web Design Portfolio: Growing Your Freelance Business

Taught by Lauren Bacon
A great portfolio can make the difference between landing a new client and losing a sale. In this course, you’ll…

Running a Profitable Business: Understanding Financial Ratios

Taught by Earl Stice
Financial ratios—such as ROI (return on investment) or ROA (return on assets)— are a valuable tool for measuring a company’s…

Personal Finance Tips and Tricks

Taught by Amanda Clayman
No matter where you are in your financial life, personal finance experts Jane Barratt and Amanda Clayman can help you…

QuickBooks: Advanced Bookkeeping Techniques

Taught by Bonnie Biafore
View Bonnie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Master tricky income, expense, and banking transactions in QuickBooks with these tips and techniques from Bonnie…

Creative Inspirations: Margo Chase, Graphic Designer

Taught by Margo Chase
Margo Chase is one of the most influential graphic designers of our time. Over the past 20 years, Margo’s highly…

Storytelling for Designers

Taught by Stacey Williams-Ng
The main goal for most design projects is to convey a message visually, in a way that hooks the viewer.…

Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure

Taught by Martha Garzon
Sole proprietorship, general partnership, corporation, or LLC? Choosing a business structure is one of the tougher decisions web designers face…

The Making of Amsterdam Mist: The Structures

Taught by Bert Monroy
Bert Monroy creates digital paintings that fool the eye and delight the senses. And he’s been at it for over…

Financial Analysis: Making Business Projections

Taught by Rudolph Rosenberg
Estimating future financial performance plays a big part in the life of start-ups and corporations large and small. By looking…

Small Business Secrets

Taught by Dave Crenshaw
Are you thinking about starting a small business, freelancing, or turning a hobby into a full-time job? Or perhaps you’re…

Developing Ideas and Advertising Concepts

Taught by Craig Smallish
After landing a client, the designer’s first chore is to communicate and develop the initial idea, whether it’s a storyboard…

Running a Design Business: Pricing and Estimating

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
Do you know what to charge for your design services? Too much and you risk scaring away potential clients; too…

Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreements

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
As a freelance creative, you need to know how to write proposals and contracts for client-commissioned projects. Learn the basics…

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