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Corporate Finance– treasurer, financial analyst, credit/cash manager, benefits officer, investor relations officer, controller, budget analyst

Investment Banking– capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, trading,  structured finance, derivatives, advisory,  equity & fixed income research, international sales/emerging markets, public finance, institutional bond sales, ratings analyst, financial analyst

Commercial Banking– credit analyst, branch manager, trust officer, mortgage banker, loan officer

Brokerage– broker, trader, relationship manager, options principle, securities, commodities, and financial services sales agent

Asset Management– portfolio manager, portfolio marketing, investment advisory, mutual fund analyst, hedge fund principal/trader, financial analyst

Financial Planning- personal financial advisor

Private Equityfinancial analyst; investor types: venture capital, leveraged buyout, mezzanine, and secondary’s/funds of funds

Real Estate– agent/broker, appraiser and assessor of real estate, residential/commercial, property management, developer

Insurance– agent/broker, loss control specialist, risk manager, actuary, claims adjuster, appraiser, examiner, and investigator, insurance underwriter, service representative, insurance sales agent

Consultingmanagement analyst, market research analyst

Government– securities compliance examiner, tax examiner and collector, and revenue agent, financial examiner, budget analyst

Companies who hire our graduates

Corporate Finance  CR England, JC Penney, Tesoro, Ford, Intermountain Healthcare,  Zions Bancorporation, Goldman, Sachs & Co, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Franklin Covey , The University of Utah, Domo, Inc. , Google, Cisco, Ebay, Disney Parks and Resorts, Honeywell, Workday

Investment Banking   JPMorgan Chase,Morgan Stanley, Goldman, Sachs & Co, Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merill Lynch, Citibank, Jefferies, Barclays, UBS, Deutsche Bank, BMO, Harris Williams, Moelis, Stephens, Wells Fargo, D.A. Davidson, United Mergers and Acquisitions, Granite Peaks Mergers,

Commercial Banking  Zions Bank, Wells Fargo, American Express, Capital One, Graystone Mortgage,iFreedom Direct, CIT Group Inc, Discover Financial Services, Select Portfolio Servicing, Mountain America Credit Union, WEX Bank

Money Management Wasatch Advisors, Alta Capital Management, Ensign Peak Capital Management,Vanguard, Grandeur Peak Funds, Fidelity Investments

Brokerage Fidelity Investments, GPS Capital Markets, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade Financial, Zions Direct, WellsFargo Securities

Financial Planning Northwestern Mutual, Cambridge Financial Group, Heritage Financial Group, D.A. Davidson

Private EquitySorenson Capital, Peterson Partners, SVB Capital, HN Capital LLC, Intercept Ventures LLC, Epic Ventures

Real Estate   Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, PEG Development, Green River Capital, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, Woodbury Corporation, Ivory Homes

Insurance Cambridge Financial Center, Northwestern Mutual, New York Life Insurance Company, The Buckner Company

Consulting Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group,Accenture, Monitor Group, Cicero Group, Cerner

Government FDIC, SEC, Federal Reserve, IFC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

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