Michelle Shaheen-Wires ‘98

Major: Business Administration
Job Title: Financial Advisor

Aside from a well-rounded education, Mount Union’s Career Department was instrumental in arranging my internship with Merrill Lynch. I spent two years interning before I graduated, which was invaluable to my future.


From corporate finance to financial planning, investment banking to insurance and real estate, the opportunities are bountiful for finance majors.  In nearly every field of business, there is a demand for financial knowledge, and as a finance major, you will have the opportunity to work as a consultant or analyst in your own business or for a specific company in any number of positions.

How can our program get you started on financial career path?  Besides exceptional classroom preparation, you’ll have ample opportunity to apply all you have learned.  Our investment team, internship program, senior project Chicago Mercantile Exchange seminar and Foreign Exchange trading account project are just a few of the ways you’ll gain invaluable practical experience.

AXA Advisors
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On Point Promise
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95% of Finance majors from the classes of 2011-2014 were able to start a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school within 6 months of graduation. (from a survey with 91% self-reporting)
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