Internships & Opportunities

As part of the Center for Student Professional Development’s efforts to prepare students for the working world, guidance for identifying, procuring and preparing for internship opportunities is offered to all interested Fox School of Business students. The timeline for finding and securing an internship varies from student to student, but it is strongly recommended that all Fox students explore the many internship opportunities posted on Handshake, a career management platform. There is a wide variety of opportunities available with employers from varied industries.

Find out more about internships and school partners at Fox.


Finance majors follow a wide variety of career paths. Future professional roles may include

  • bank analyst, reviewing and overseeing loans to businesses and individuals, as well as relationship manager, dealing directly with bank customers;
  • financial analyst in a corporation dealing with activities such as merger and acquisitions, initial public offerings, capital budgeting proposals, and treasury operations;
  • program analyst with federal, state and local governments or nonprofit organizations, efficiently raising and deploying capital across a broad spectrum of projects, providing pension fund support, working with financial advisors on security issuance, and supporting day-to-day cash management; and
  • wealth and investment manager, helping large organizations and individuals effectively allocate their capital into appropriate investment vehicles.

Alumni Employers

Temple University maintains strong ties with employers, both within the city of Philadelphia and beyond, who have employed, or who currently employ, former Temple students. Graduates from the Department of Finance have gone on to work for a variety of employers, including

  • Bank of America,
  • BNY Mellon,
  • Freedom Mortgage,
  • Hamilton Lane,
  • Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies,
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.,
  • KPMG,
  • PNC Financial Services Group,
  • Prudential Financial,
  • SEI,
  • TD Bank and
  • Vanguard.

Career Services


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Finance Major may include the following examples.


Median Salary*



Budget Analysts


Computer Systems Analysts


Credit Analysts


Financial Analysts


Financial Examiners


Financial Quantitative Analysts


Personal Financial Advisors


Solar Energy Installation Managers




* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).