Carnegie Mellon University

Quantitative Finance for STEM Students

Welcome Diversity in Action readers! You may be surprised to know that demand for STEM skills is growing in the financial services industry. We invite you to learn about the exciting field of quantitative finance and the top careers pursued by our master’s program graduates.


The 14-page MSCF Careers Guide outlines the fundamental transformation of the finance industry and the key trends driving demand for “financial engineers” who play a vital role in trading, financial modeling and risk management.

For each of the five primary career paths, the guide covers a range of topics including:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Required skill sets
  • Entry-level job titles
  • Salaries and signing bonuses

The MSCF Careers Guide also includes insightful perspectives from industry practitioners and MSCF alumni.  Download your copy today!