Students enrolled in any of the three Berkeley MBA programs (Full-Time, Evening & Weekend, or Executive) are encouraged to consider a focus in finance. Finance is one of the general management fundamentals stressed in every MBA path, but it’s also a potential area of emphasis for your MBA curriculum. The introductory finance course is supplemented by recommended electives.
Read more about focusing on finance in the Full-Time MBA Program
C&J White Fellowships in Finance
C&J White Fellowships are awarded to selected incoming full-time MBA students focused on careers in financial services. Each Fellowship includes a scholarship of up to $100,000. These fellowships also include matching with an alumni mentor in the field, and priority in finance electives.
Investment Banking, Investment Management & Private Equity, and Entrepreneurial Finance Fellowships
These three types of Fellowships include a $5,000 award for full-time MBA students pursuing careers in investment banking, investing roles, and entrepreneurial finance (including for example impact investing, VC, fintech or a finance role at a startup). The fellowship includes a mentor in the applicable field, and preference in finance electives. The award is disbursed in the spring of the first year. Students apply during fall of their first year in a competitive selection process.
The goal of the Career Management Group is to provide you with resources and opportunities to successfully match your skills and interests with an employer. The center’s experienced staff provides you with a wide range of personalized services, including help with individual career planning, clarifying career directions, resume writing, and interview preparation. These services are available to MBA students focusing on Finance.