Build Your Career in Asset Management

MS in Wealth and Asset Management Career Prospects

Get the coaching and guidance you need to find the right career path with your master’s degree in wealth and asset management.

Careers in the field of wealth and asset management allow you to provide analysis, planning and risk management. Your partner on your career journey is WashU’s Center for Career Engagement. The center is dedicated to helping you find a meaningful, successful professional career, providing coaching, skills training, career planning and access to a global community of business leaders, recruiters, influencer networks and WashU alumni.

An Olin MS in Wealth Asset Management Pays Off



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Personalized Professional Development

At WashU, you find career guidance tailored to your needs and interests.

Career Search

We help you break down your career search process into small, manageable tasks so you’re able to seize an opportunity when a potential internship or job presents itself.

Coaching Teams

Work one-on-one with a Certified Career Management Coach while at WashU Olin and after graduation. Gain confidence so throughout your job search you can network, interview and evaluate offers and pursue the best opportunities for your skill set and ambitions.

Customized Curriculum

Partner with your academic advisor and career coach to optimize your studies and get the most out of your WashU education. Use self-assessment tools to get a clear sense of what you want to do next, where you want your career to take you and how you can best meet your professional goals.

Career-Oriented Clubs

Career-Oriented Clubs: Find likeminded students and share valuable information by joining finance clubs. Beta Alpha Psi, open to students and professionals in the finance area, is a nationally recognized honor organization that’s historically run by finance students.

Learn more about student clubs

MGT 537: Financial Industry Platform

This unique course, offered exclusively to finance students, brings a diverse group of speakers to share their professional experiences within the finance industry across the global markets in the United States and China.

Olin has a good course plan that prepared me for future career challenges. The career center has a lot of great people and resources to help us with resumes and networking.

Zhaojun Wang, MS in Finance, Wealth and Asset Management 2023

Life after Olin

WashU Olin’s name is known by companies the world over for our commitment to Values Based, Data Driven™ leadership. However you chart your professional path, you’ll be in exceptional company. And remember, as an Olin alum, you receive lifelong career coaching and support.

Employers That Hire

Lockerdome, SSM Health, Capital One, HSBC Securities, China Merchants Securities, CITIC Securities Company Limited, PwC China

Employment by Function

See how our graduates put their degrees and skills to work by job function.

Function % of graduates
Finance 67%
Accounting 8%
Business/Data Analytics 8%
Marketing/Sales 8%
Consulting 5%
Operations/Logistics 3%
Other 3%

Job Titles

  • Account Manager
  • Equity Trader
  • Derivative Intern Trader
  • Private Equity Analyst Intern
  • Junior Consultant

Desired Skills

  • Verbal/Written Communication
  • Mathematical Ability
  • Presentation Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision-Making
  • Professional Skepticism

Read more of our Employment Report

Interested in Recruiting Olin Students?

We invite you to partner with us to develop an individualized recruitment strategy to attract and engage the right candidates for your positions.

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Olin Business School - Knight Hall
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

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Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.