Considering Finance?

Your degree will position you to make the most of financial markets, raise capital, and assess risks and rewards.  You’ll also learn the basic principles of accounting, economics, and quantitative methods, plus corporate finance and investments.


Meet 2 Gatton Finance grads who launched their own Lexington business!

Venmo Emoji Hacks, Innovation Tournaments, And More: My Summer Internship At PayPal


Some internships are memorable because of the friends you make. Others are important for your career because of the skills you learned or the connections you made. And sometimes you get to do work that really makes a difference at …

By Liam Berry - WayUp Guide
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This Summer, Level Up Your Skills with a Digital Badge!


Summer 2020 has officially begun, and if you’re looking for a way to show future employers you’ll be hire-ready at graduation, consider Gatton’s new, online Digital  Badge Series.  Digital badges are a validated indicator of your skill set in a …

By Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor Assistant Director, Graham Office of Career Management Josh Taylor
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How to Answer “How Do You Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals?” in an Interview


Interviews can be fraught with difficult questions. “Tell me about yourself,” which seems simple but can be quite intimidating. “Where do you see yourself in five years?” “How many windows are in the Empire State Building?” You can also add …

By Angela Smith, MBA - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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Learn Who You Are + Plan Where You’ll Go + Get Where You’re Going = Success Like This

Kelsey Proffitt (002)

Who she is:

Kelsey Proffitt, Class of 2020 – Finance + Marketing

Where she went:

Interned with Northwestern Mutual, Knoxville, Tennessee

Resume-ready experience that got her career going:

Met with clients and participated in joint work financial planning with senior advisers to …

By Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor Assistant Director, Graham Office of Career Management Josh Taylor
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview

Virtual Interview

Editor’s Note: When this post was originally written, we admittedly did not have the understanding we have now of the severity and extent of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But with more employers encouraging social distancing to control the spread of …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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