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.
Scholarships, Grants, & Fellowships
CJ White Fellowships in Finance
CJ 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 $40,000. These felloships also include matching with an alumni mentor in the field, and priority in finance electives. Application includes an essay upon admission to the full-time MBA program, and recipients are selected by the Admissions Committee.
Investment Banking Fellowships
The Investment Banking Fellowship is a $5,000 award for full-time MBA students pursuing careers in investment banking. The fellowship includes an investment banking mentor 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.
Investment Management Fellowships
The Investment Management Fellowship is a $5,000 award for full-time MBA students pursuing careers in investment management. The fellowship includes an investment management mentor 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.