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Sold Out - Career Management: 7th Annual CFA Chicago Career Fair (Members Only) (Ended)


Career Crossroads: A Showcase of Opportunities

Date, Time, and Location:
Friday, March 23, 2012 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
11:00 am
The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Date, Time, and Location:
Friday, March 23, 2012
11:00 am - 2:00 pm CT
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604

Meet with representatives from Chicago's top investment firms and local agencies recruiting financial analysts. Representatives from Kaplan Schweser will also be present to provide candidates with information on their CFA review courses and services. Whether you are looking for a new job or just curious to explore options, don't miss this exclusive members-only (and FREE!) chance to meet and greet.

Target Audience:
Employed, unemployed, self-employed, and underemployed professionals

Event Sponsor:
eFinancialCareers

Exhibitors (as of March 15):
Aon Hewitt
Business Logic
Calamos Investments
eFinancialCareers
Geneva Investment Management of Chicago, LLC
IIT, Stuart School of Business
Morningstar, Inc.
Northern Trust
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
William Blair & Company
More to come...

Fee:*
Members - Free
Student Members - Free

Attire:
Business Casual

For Reservations:
This event is sold out.

Agenda:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm: Career Fair & Networking

Event Sponsors:
Thanks to eFinancialCareers for supporting the CFA Chicago 7th Annual Career Fair.

eFinancialCareers



Exhibitors' Background:

Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt is interested in recruiting for performance specialists, consultants, and researchers. Our firm has provided comprehensive consulting services to institutional investors since EnnisKnupp and Hewitt were founded. Over the years, we have resourced our business with specific expertise to cater to the wide range of specialized services that these funds seek. The quality and depth of our professional resources, the alignment of our interests with our clients - i.e., the lack of any conflicts of interest (perceived or real), and the depth of experience that we have developed with our clients has been recognized by the industry. Our consulting staff is a combination of the three legacy organizations: Hewitt Investment Group, Aon Investment Group, and EnnisKnupp, Inc. Hewitt EnnisKnupp, Inc. is now the largest firm of its type in the United States with combined assets under advisement of $2 trillion and over 100 senior consultants in the U.S. In addition to our U.S. presence, we have access to and support from over 25 global investment consulting offices that are part of Aon Hewitt. They will be hiring for current positions, scouting for future positions, and building awareness for the firm.

Business Logic
Business Logic will have representatives from the following departments at the fair: Product Development, Analytics and Research. Business Logic builds web solutions for the world's largest financial institutions, financial media companies, and individual investors. These solutions include: Forecasting and analyzing wealth management strategies; Automating investment advice for hundreds of thousands of investors; and Analyzing and illustrating investment performance and allocations. They will be hiring for current positions.

Calamos Investments
Calamos is interested in candidates for the following positions: Portfolio Administrator/Jr. Research Analyst; Equity Research Analysts and Summer 2012 Internships in Multiple Departments including: Accounting; Business Intelligence; Client Relationship Management; Human Resources; International Business; Institutional Services; Legal; Marketing - eBusiness & Web Team; Sales (Client Services Department); and Wealth Management. They will be hiring for current positions, scouting for future positions, and building awareness for the firm.

eFinancialCareers
eFinancialCareers.com is the leading online career site bringing together recruiters and hiring managers with top level financial markets professionals. The site provides financial markets professionals with job market news and analysis, salary surveys and career advice - all related to the financial markets industry. Recruiters and employers can target candidates using 30+ specific industry sectors on both the buy-side and sell-side such as asset management, hedge funds, equity, debt, trading and more. All jobs posted on eFinancialCareers are cross-posted on 27 finance-related partner sites including NYSSA, NASDAQ, DealBreaker, and HedgeFundDaily. They will be building awareness for the firm.

Geneva Investment Management of Chicago, LLC
Geneva Investment Management is interested in candidates for the following positions: Relationship Manager, Account Manager and Equity Stock Analyst. Geneva Investment Management of Chicago, LLC is an independent investment management firm located in Chicago. Geneva provide fee-based customized portfolio management services to individuals and institutional clients located throughout the United States. They will be scouting for future positions.

IIT, Stuart School of Business
At IIT Stuart School of Business, we accelerate careers and help professionals reinvent themselves. Our graduates acquire the knowledge and expertise to become global innovators who successfully compete in the rapidly changing worlds of business and the public sector. Our unique strategically competitive approach is transforming education and enhancing students' competitive edge in the global economy. The six dynamic components of strategic competitiveness -- creativity, entrepreneurship, incisive decision-making, innovation, leadership, and sustainability -- are integrated throughout Stuart's programs. This distinctive approach prepares our graduates to take on the challenges of the next economy in order to succeed and excel. We invite you to explore IIT Stuart School of Business-where today's students become tomorrow's global innovators. They will be building awareness for the organization.

Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar is interested in candidates for two divisions: Equity and Credit Research Division and Fund Research Division. Equity and Credit Research Division: With more than 120 equity and credit analysts, Morningstar is one of the largest independent sources for equity and credit analysis in the world, with global equity coverage of more than 1,800 companies and credit research on more than 700 firms. Our analysts evaluate companies using a consistent research methodology that identifies a company's sustainable competitive advantages and risks, and uses discounted cash flow models to arrive at fair value estimates on each firm. Morningstar's Fund Research Division: For more than 25 years, Morningstar has been a pioneer in fund research, serving investors with the independent insights and resources they need to make sound financial decisions. Our 100+ global fund analysts are responsible for providing independent and unbiased investment research on a variety of investment vehicles including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and alternatives. They will be hiring for current positions and building awareness for the firm.

Northern Trust
Northern Trust is one of the world's leading asset management, asset servicing and banking firms, serving successful individuals, families and institutions around the globe. Northern Trust Global Investments will be scouting for future openings and building awareness for the firm.

U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
At U.S. Trust, our goal is to structure a wealth management relationship that reflects the many ways in which the client's personal and financial lives intersect. The wealth advisory team may include a portfolio manager, trust officer, private client advisor, private client manager, and other advisors in the areas of credit, trusts and philanthropy. We believe that four critical components drive investment management success: vision, wisdom, conviction and flexibility. U.S. Trust portfolio managers employ a broad range of asset classes and investment styles including: proprietary managers, customized portfolios, external managers and alternative investments in an integrated, analytical approach to solving for client goals. They will be hiring for current positions, scouting for future positions, and building awareness for the firm.

William Blair & Company
William Blair & Company is interested in candidates for the following positions: Investment management, Sell side equity research, Investment banking (including debt financing). They will be hiring for current positions, scouting for future positions, and building awareness for the firm.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2011-2012. Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted (on-site only, if applicable and space available). There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins, and you are not guaranteed space at your preferred tables. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 20. If you fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event you will be charged a $10 fee.

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.