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Overview of Major
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles 
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

Overview of Major

The finance major focuses on a vital area of American business. Loyola’s finance department stresses practical issues and the procedures of finance. Graduates often pursue employment opportunities in finance, accounting and sales among other areas.


What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.

Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

Potential Job Titles

  • Actuary
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Credit Analyst
  • Insurance Broker Trainee
  • Accountant
  • Portfolio or Fund Accountant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Global Operations Analyst
  • Sales Associate
  • Institutional Equity Sales
  • Investment Bank Operations Analyst
  • Financial Modeling Analyst
  • Corporate Technology Trainee
  • Commercial Banking Associate
  • Wealth Management Associate Advisor
  • Loan Officer or Counselor
  • Internal Audit Risk Consultant
  • Client Representative

Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • Academy Financial
  • Lazard Capital Markets
  • Citi Smith Barney
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Evergreen Capital Advisors
  • PNC Financial
  • Ferris, Baker Watts, LLC
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • Great Oak Lending Partners
  • T. Rowe Price
  • JMI Equity
  • UBS
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wyeth

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources