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Fall 2017

8:30–9:00 am

Registration & Light Refreshments

9:00–9:15 am

Welcome & Overview

9:15–11:00 am

Perfect Your Pitch & Make ‘Em Love You

Congratulations, you’re ready to start building your network and thinking strategically about career opportunities. Do you know how to make people love you right off the bat—in a networking or interviewing context?

Great on the Job’s Marjie Terry will guide you through a high-impact, hands on session to whip your personal pitch into shape and give you the tools and strategies you need to make positive first impressions and build meaningful relationships.

Presenter: Marjie Terry, Great on the Job

11:00–11:15 am


11:15 am–11:30 pm

Your Forté Connect Community

11:30–12:30 pm

Lunch Keynote and Networking


12:30–1:45 pm

Investment Banking Simulation

Take part in a simulation that provides a hands-on opportunity to work with clients with different investment needs. Working in small teams, attendees will have to choose the best types of investments for a specific client. Plan your recommendation and receive immediate feedback from your client.

1:45–2:00 pm


2:00–3:15 pm

Sales Trading Simulation

3:15–3:30 pm


3:30–3:45 pm

Prizes & Simulation Wrap Up

3:45–4:30 pm

The Inside Scoop: How to Land a Great Job in Finance

Learn tips and strategies on preparing for interviews and internships during this panel discussion featuring women in various finance roles. You’ll gain insights on a “day in the life” of an entry-level employee and have your questions answered by role models from several leading companies.

Panelists: TBD

4:30–4:45 pm

Closing Remarks

4:45–6:00 pm

Career Networking with Company Representatives

Network and practice your personal pitch with representatives from sponsor companies who are excited to meet you.

How to Apply
Want to Attend?

Forté College Fast Track to Finance is an elite program for college leaders interested in exploring the full scope of career options, including a career in finance. There is an application process to attend each event and only 100 applicants will be selected.


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