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Jones Thomas

  • Jones Thomas
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): National Institute of Technology Calicut; Bachelor of Technology, Major in Electronics and Communications Engineering

Experience:

  • Cornell Endowment: Summer Analyst in Enhanced Fixed Income (Summer 2017)
  • Cornell Endowment: Student Portfolio Analyst (Fall 2016 and Spring 2017)
  • Credit Suisse: Credit Risk Analyst (Aug 2015 to Aug 2016)
  • Deloitte Consulting: Consultant for automation and DevOps (Aug 2013 to Jul 2015)

Hobbies: Playing tennis, reading books about history and political economy

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

Given my background in automation and consulting, I feel I will fit right into the fast-paced and challenging industry that is, for better or worse, increasingly being automated.

What makes you unique?

I completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program while working as a consultant at Deloitte. Studying while working full time reinforced my strong work ethic and has now allowed me to be in the Financial Engineering program while simultaneously working for the Cornell Endowment.