- Senior banking analyst
- Mortgage analyst
- Corporate banking officer
- Lending officer
- Credit policy/financial analysis
- Internal auditor
- Trust fund manager
- Treasury management
When you study finance at NIU, you’re on a path to one of the most in-demand degrees in the nation. You'll be prepared for a variety of careers, and we'll provide you with networking and internship opportunities.
You'll be prepared for a wide range of positions in several areas:
Possible employers in the Chicago area include:
Powershares / Invesco
Your internship will prepare you for career success. Our students have completed internships with many employers, including Charles Schwab, General Electric and Wells Fargo, just to name a few. You can find an internship by searching on Huskies Get Hired and attending internship fairs.
To get academic credit for your internship, you must be a declared finance major in the upper-division program. You must have satisfactorily completed FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, FINA 395 and ACCY 306.
Your internship must be approved for credit by our academic advisor. You must submit an application for finance internship credit and a copy of your employment confirmation letter (on company letterhead). In addition, your employer may need to submit an employer internship request form.
To receive credit, you must:
Every spring and fall, a student enrolled in FINA 430 is selected for a paid internship with NIU Treasury Operations. Interns have the opportunity to attend the TMAC Windy City Summit and network with over 150 major companies. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You can also complete a micro-internship. These paid short-term projects take place over one to four weeks and require varying hours.