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Swapnika Yarlagadda

Rules & Regulations: Extreme or Essential?

One of the main projects that the interns worked on during my internship was biweekly presentations on UBS’ policies and procedures. These presentations were created under the guidance of the management team, mainly the compliance and risk officer of our branch. The presentations had 2 goals: To educate the interns not only about the various…

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Courtship or Business Development?

In business development, the game is like courting, the ancient Victorian Era concept that happened before couples got together. Back then, there were two parties involved: the male courter and the female courtee. In order to win a lady’s affection, men had to woo them, whether through gifts, flowers, romantic horseback riding dates, etc. The…

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Austin Fabel

Are There Perks to A Long Commute?

The daily commute to the workplace; often mind-numbing, grueling, and monotonous. Driving 36 miles – each way – is extreme, but sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic can make it that much worse. Originally, I assumed listening to music on a playlist or radio station would make for a less stressful commute. However, that grew ancient very…

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Calvin Wang

Flexibility and Breaking the Mold

I work at a financial consulting firm. Stereotypically, you would imagine a bunch of serious men and women, dressed in suits, 3 espressos deep, and crunching some ridiculous formulas into Excel. I’m here to tell you that a position in finance does not have to be that way. As an interpersonal, extroverted person, I am…

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Austin Fabel

The Big Switch

Farewell Stetson Real Estate; hello Greiner-Maltz. In an unbelievable – and unexpected – change of events, I was granted the privilege and opportunity to join a firm in the commercial real estate sector. My true calling. Following a one-month tenure of utilizing quantitative metrics to value residential properties, I have now begun to gain complementary…

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Entering the World of Finance

I had no idea how much I didn’t know. I’ve only been working at IGP for a couple of weeks but in this short time, I have learned so much about financial instruments, vehicles, strategies, institutions, and markets that I never could have imagined how much I did not know. Now, reflecting back on my…

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Austin Fabel

From Field to Office

I believe there is a direct correlation between participating in college athletics and the impact it can have on internships when coupled with learnings gained in the classroom. While it is undoubtedly true that I have begun to put my academic skills to great use as a Summer Valuation Analyst, it is the lessons, experiences,…

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Calvin Wang

My Goals to Succeed as a Financial Consultant

This summer, I will be interning as a financial analyst at a consulting firm specializing in deals, litigations, and transactions that merge finance and economics. CrowninShield Financial Research was founded by Babson finance professor Steven Feinstein and has served as the leading financial consultant to a number of large securities litigations firms over the years.…

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Austin Fabel

The Beginning to My Journey

The first week is in the books; more specifically, my internship experience at Stetson Real Estate (http://www.stetsonrealestate.com/) is officially underway. Titled as a Summer Valuation Analyst, my overall responsibility is to build financial and graphical models in order to quantitatively assess the value of residential and commercial properties throughout Westchester County, New York. Over the…

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