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How to explain -- Social Science to Finance [#permalink]
21 Jan 2008, 09:45
So I wasn't always into finance, but somehow since college(where i studied philosophy) life in new york has moved me in the banking direction. How do I explain this at interviews? Will school be uninterested in this type of move?
Re: How to explain -- Social Science to Finance [#permalink]
22 Jan 2008, 23:10
I'm not sure if this will help you, but just something to think about.
I'm a science major, and I often apply for business positions as a intern. Most employer would be pretty curious "why you're here". First, you have to be confident regarding your reasoning. I guess you have to be convinced yourself before you can convice others.
I would say something along the lines of "from my previous work/academic experience, I have develop a great interest in the financial field etc. Withing my previous bank position, I was also able to demonstrate my excellent leadership... etc.
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