Yale School of Management

Careers

Graduates of the Master’s Degree in Asset Management program will be well prepared for positions across the investment industry. They will have a special advantage in research, portfolio strategy, and quantitative approaches, after completing the rigorous, applied curriculum.

Paula Volent ’97

Chief Investment Officer, Bowdoin College

As global markets continue to become more complicated—and fascinating, Yale occupies a solid position as a thought leader at the crossroads of the investment world. Yale faculty produce seminal research and ideas that further the understanding of markets on many fronts. Yale provides the unique opportunity to learn from the creators of the influential Yale Model as well as connect with Yale alumni working in every facet of the industry. It’s the perfect place to start a meaningful career in asset management.

Career Resources

Students in the Asset Management program will have access to a wide range of resources to help them advance their careers.
 
The Career Development Office works closely with employers building partnerships and identifying opportunities for students and alumni across Yale SOM programs. For students in the Asset Management program, this includes identifying and deepening relationships with organizations seeking the education, skills and experiences the program provides. The CDO also offers robust career management support that includes workshops and individual coaching on identifying, assessing, and defining target roles, geographies, and organizations; résumés and marketing collateral; storytelling; networking; interviewing; negotiating and offer management; and starting strong in a new position. Asset Management students will also have access to many student-run clubs and professional organizations at Yale SOM and their career-related programming.

Yale SOM Alumni

By attending the Asset Management program, you become a part of the broader Yale alumni network, which includes leaders in all aspects of finance and investment. Some of the Yale SOM graduates in the industry include:

Lei Zhang ’02
President and Chief Investment Officer, Hillhouse Capital Management

Ranji Nagaswami ’86
CEO, Hirtle, Callaghan & Co.

Andrew Golden ’89
President, Princeton University Investment Company

Xerxes Mullan ’02
CEO, Avestar Capital

Shirley Yeung ’93
Founder & Managing Partner, Dragonrise Capital

Paula Volent ’97
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President, Bowdoin College

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