On Friday 25 January the fourth “UvA Quants Career Event” was held at the Roeterseiland campus. During this event the financial industry and students and staff in finance related master programmes and research groups at the UvA could meet at a fair. Furthermore, there were possibilities to participate in one-to-one interviews and to discuss the practice of finance during case studies offered by the companies.
The goal for the career event was twofold:
The participating companies were ABN AMRO, Deloitte, Flow Traders, ING, Optiver Services, Ortec Finance, Rabobank and Zanders. Approximately 70 students of the master programmes in finance research visited the fair and participated in the case studies.
UvA Quants is an initiative of three research groups of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) to join the efforts on research in finance together with the study programmes and partners from the financial industry to make Amsterdam a world leading center on research and education in finance.
Involved from UvA are: