Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program will have multiple career options and/or advancements available to them. Some graduates will return to their original positions where they will benefit in terms of enhanced career prospects. The majority of graduates are expected to move into new jobs as they become more attractive to the risk management and financial services industries. Students can join and avail themselves of all GARP benefits including use of its career job postings.

Program graduates will be well prepared for professional positions in:

  • Investment Banking
  • Commercial Banking
  • Central Banks
  • Governments
  • Asset-Liability Management
  • Risk Management & Consulting
  • Primary & Derivative Securities Valuation
  • Financial Information Systems Management
  • Securities Trading
  • Credit Modeling
  • Collateral Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Analysis
  • Index Options Analysis
  • Business Analysis

Job titles that can be pursued depending on work experience include:

  • Analyst
  • Associate, Market Risk
  • Credit Risk Senior Examiner
  • Data Analyst
  • Deputy Head of AML Compliance
  • Director Credit Risk Modeling
  • Director, Investments Credit Risk
  • Director, Operational Risk
  • Director, Portfolio Risk Management
  • Director, Risk Governance
  • Director, Risk Modeling
  • Enterprise Risk Management Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Head of Market Risk
  • Head of Research and Analytics
  • Head of Risk Strategy
  • Investment Risk Analyst
  • Managing Director–Ratings Analytical
  • Market Risk Manager–Vice President
  • Policy Advisor–Regulatory Affairs
  • Portfolio Financial Analyst
  • Quantitative Researcher
  • Risk Analyst
  • Securities Analyst
  • Senior Director of Credit Risk
  • Senior Derivatives Risk Modeling and Valuation Specialist
  • Senior Financial Engineer
  • Senior Manager, Internal Audit, Financial Markets
  • Senior Operational Risk Analyst
  • Senior Risk Analyst / Capabilities Manager
  • Senior Risk Manager
  • SVP Macro Economist
  • Technical Architect-III
  • Treasury Manager
  • Vice President, Market Risk, Portfolio Risk