Our Finance degree provides you with the analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed for careers across the financial services industry. At RWU, you’ll make actual investment decisions by managing real-money portfolios in our high-tech trading room environment. You will learn all the business and finance fundamentals required for employment at corporations, banks, investment firms, insurance companies and government agencies.

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Real-World Finance Training

Students analyze stock trading data in Center for Advanced Financial Education.Students majoring in Finance have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on training that prepares them to work as a financial analyst on Wall Street and other major financial centers across the globe. The E. L. Wiegand Center for Advanced Financial Education (CAFE) provides students training and experience managing two real-dollar portfolios – the CAFE Growth Fund and the Gabelli Value Fund. Additionally, the student fund managers are eligible to attend learning trips to major financial markets throughout the United States and abroad.

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Undeclared Business

Are you interested in business, but not sure whether to focus on management, accounting, economics or any one of our many academic disciplines offered at the Gabelli School? Visit Undeclared Business for resources on how you can explore your options before making a decision.

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Finance alumna obtains industry experience on campus

Bringing Industry on Campus

Carla Puchini, RWU Class of 2017

Gaining industry experience while still in college is the perfect way to jump start your career. Just ask Guilford, Connecticut native Carla Puchini, who had a job lined up before she graduated as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley in Manhattan.

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