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WFI Online Course: Financing Life

WFI is thrilled to announce the launch of our online course on financial literacy with beloved economics professor Randall Bartlett. The course was designed for Smith alumnae; however, everyone is welcome to participate!

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Fall 2014 Events



Leadership Conference to Recruit Candidates at M&T Bank

M&T Bank will be hosting an event at their headquarters in Buffalo, New York, on Friday, September 19thtargeted at high caliber students who are interested in their Management Development Program. In addition to interviews for the program, students will hear from senior women leaders as well as former MDP participants. The day will conclude with a tour of the Buffalo area. All travel related expenses will be booked and paid for by M&T Bank. Interested students should send their resume (with cumulative GPA included) to Marie Sheehan, msheehan@mtb.com no later than August 8th. Qualified candidates will have a phone interview and will be notified of selections by the end of August.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. -Cumulative GPA over a 3.0
  2. -Authorization to work in the United States (without future sponsorship)
  3. -Able to work full time starting July 2015
  4. -Less than one year of full time work experience


Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 "Dollars & Sense"

Workshop for new students on understanding the basics of managing your money for college students. 11:00-12:00, Seelye 106.

Tuesdays, starting on Sept. 9, 2014 the WFI Global Financial Institutions class, 12:00-12:50 in Neilson Browsing Room. Continues for 7 weeks with guest speakers from international banking firms. (1 credit course, must be registered to attend). Lunch provided.

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 - "WFI & You" Want to learn what WFI offers for Smith students? Then join the Director, Professor Mahdavi for lunch! 12:00-12:50 in Neilson Browsing Room. Lunch provided. All welcome!

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 - WFI "Financing Life" Class, 12:00-12:50 in Neilson Browsing Room. Learn the basics of your personal finances with Professor Randy Bartlett. Continues for 7 weeks. Lunch provided for the first 70 people. Open to students, staff & faculty.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 - "How to do Well at the Investment Banking Interview" A workshop with Olga Naumovich, '98, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs. 4:30 p.m. in Campus Center 103/104. All welcome.