Finance graduates find professional career opportunities in a wide variety of areas. For the graduating class of 2008, 95 percent of Williams College of Business (WCB) graduates and 94 percent of finance graduates were either employed full-time or enrolled in a graduate program within 90 days of graduation. Average starting salary for 2008 finance graduates: $41,375.

The following are among the positions held by recent finance majors:

  • Audit associate, Wells Fargo
  • Account manager, Procter & Gamble
  • Management trainee, Cintas Corporation
  • Staff accountant, Deloitte
  • Finance officer/2nd Lt, United States Air Force
  • Investment advisor associate, Morgan Stanley-Smith Barney
  • Financial analyst, The Kroger Company
  • Executive team leader, Target Corporation
  • Financial management program, GE Aviation Audit staff, KPMG, LLP

Finance graduates also continue on to graduate schools at such institutions as:

  • Boston University
  • University of Denver
  • Notre Dame
  • Stanford University
  • University of Virginia
  • Wake Forest
  • Xavier University