Full-time MBA 1st Year — Finance

Customize your Full-time MBA with a concentration in finance.

Distinct Full-time MBA concentrations enable you to align your degree with your career aspirations while creating your own path forward. Dedicated to your first year in the program, this community is for Full-time MBA students who are pursuing or considering a concentration in finance. Bookmark this page and return to find resources, advice, events, personal connections, and other career opportunities curated with you in mind.

Why finance?

With its distinct focus on corporate finance, the W. P. Carey Full-time MBA with a concentration in finance offers unique perspectives on investment decisions, the management of business and financial risk, and resource allocation for the most positive impact on shareholder value.
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What You Need to Know

Explore targeted perspectives written for you by career experts. Updated throughout the year, this content is designed to match your current needs and delivered when you need it most.

Career Courses

Explore the curriculum that launches W. P. Carey careers. Timed and designed to align with your program of study, you will engage in courses that directly support your career confidence, capabilities, and prospects.

WPC 502 (Q1)

This course is designed to prepare you to navigate the challenging MBA world of work and life-long career management. You…

WPC 502 (Q3)

Course Description: In this course you will apply the foundational career management best practices taught in Q1 through application-based practice…

WPC 584 Internship Course (Summer)

Prof. Career Management Career Coach
Course Description: This course is designed to provide an experiential learning opportunity for you to experience MBA-caliber work and gain…


Featured Resources

These resources have been specifically curated to aid you in your career goal setting and job search.

Vault Guides

Vault Guides offer detailed industry overviews and outlooks to help you dig into your research, make career decisions, and prepare for interviews.

Vault Career Guide to Wealth Management, Third Edition

Private wealth management, also called private banking, is a specialized branch of the investment community that provides one-stop shopping for …

Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 9th Edition

The Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, Ninth Edition is a must-have resource for anyone seeking a job with an investment …

Vault Guide to Banking and Financial Services Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a …

Student Organizations

Joining student clubs and organizations comes with many benefits. Develop leadership skills, learn to work in a team, add new connections to your network, and more. To view club events, click on Learn more within each club listing.

ASU Mentor Network

Mentoring makes a difference. Connect with ASU alums and community members to access support for your own professional development and gain career insights from people who've been there.

Lacey (Jenson) Caputo

Professional (non-alumni)
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Business Analyst MUFG
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Team Lead, Senior Consultant Northern Trust Corporation
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Director of Business Development Tempe Chamber of Commerce
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Retirement Strategist FEFA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Sr. Manager Charles Schwab & Co Inc

Veronica Aguilar

Faculty/Staff
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Associate Director of Alumni Career Services Arizona State University
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Mgr Information Technology ECS Desktop Services Arizona State University
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Global Engineering-PMO Project Manager Ultra Clean Technology
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Vice President Thomas A. Alfreda & Associates
  • Walnut Creek, California
  • Senior Manager - Program Office USRA-NASA SOFIA
  • Dallas, TX
  • Product Management Director USAA
  • Portland, OR
  • Client Support Specialist 6 Degrees Health