Undergraduate Program

Finance Major

A solid finance background is integral to decision making in all areas and levels of management.  A career in finance entails analysis of current economic and business conditions, as well as the uncertainties and risks the future may hold. Whether you are working for an investment bank on Wall Street, a family business on Main Street or a multinational company in Shanghai, the profession offers opportunities that can be both intellectually and professionally rewarding. The need for finance professionals is rising rapidly. Finance majors can anticipate a dynamic and exciting discipline with a unique blend of theory and practical applications.

At A Glance

Notable Hiring Companies


Internship Positions

Banking and Capital Markets Intern
Global Investment Banking Summer Analyst



Full-time Positions

Financial Analyst
Business Analyst
Investment Banking Analyst
Associate Consultant


mean base salary




base salary range


Undergraduate Program,
Poets&Quants 2024

Whitman building in the evening

Clubs and

Whitman offers many clubs and opportunities to enhance the finance major experience. Among them are the Investment Club and our $5.5 million student-run Orange Value Fund. Participation in the programming and events of these organizations will expand your base of knowledge and introduce you to additional resources. 



Experiential Learning

The Whitman School aims to inspire and prepare students for an ever-changing business world. Each semester dedicated staff and faculty work closely with alumni, donors and industry partners to create and facilitate experiential programming that bridges the gap between classroom learning and practical application — all while expanding job placement opportunities and helping students build meaningful connections

Experiential Programs