CSSA Newsletter Issue 7

EventFinancial Careers Discussion with Prof. Rich Curtis
Event2013 Sino-U.S. Trade and Investment Summit
Event2013Start-Up Accelerator创业挑战赛启动
OpportunityMorgan Stanley Equity Research Full-time Opportunity
OpportunityMckinsey&Company: 2013 Insight Asia Program
OpportunityRussell Reynolds Associates Full-Time Opportunity

EventFinancial Careers Discussion with Professor Rich Curtis

Time: Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Location: Mann 102
Speaker: Professor Rich Curtis

This event “Financial Careers Discussion” is sponsored by CSSA Department of Corporate Relations, as a central part of our business educational series. We are honored to invite Professor Rich Curtis, the noted Finance professor from Dyson School of Business, to discuss issues relating to uncovering job opportunities, interview preparation, and actual interview process. We will help you demystify every single component in finance job search and exceptional platforms for you to build you careers.

Whether you have received your offer, or you are still in search for a job, as long as you have a strong motivation to go into finance industry, we highly recommend you to participate and exchange great information with other discussants. Come and enjoy the talk!

Please RSVP to this link for registration and also remember to mark  your calendar. We are looking forward to your participation.


Event2013 Sino-U.S. Trade and Investment Summit

*Cornell CSSA通过友好盟校关系获得4位珍贵的VIP名额,有兴趣的奈尔学生请通过邮件将个人信息及简历发送至cssacorporaterelation@gmail.com, 将有机会获得免费入场与嘉宾面对面交流的机会。

作为世界上最大的两个国家,中国与美国双方贸易以及投资额都到达了历史性的高度。中美两国企业之间扩展相互的投资与合作,对于两国的经济增量提高,充分就业,双方的竞争力,保持社会稳定至关重要,中美经贸关系健康稳定的发展不仅需要双方贸易量的增加,更需要消除发展道路上的障碍。而增加彼此的互信是中美经贸关系稳定健康发展的关键。如何从民间角度通过沟通增强这种信任?在中美面临着机遇与挑战的情况下,北美华人科技工商联合会将于2013年4月25日至4月26 日在美国东海岸大城市举办以“沟通、互信、双赢”为主题的美中投资与贸易峰会。 旨在通过一系列的交流会,邀请美中投资与贸易的利益攸关方,以及投资贸易对接会通过民间渠道来使中美企业家之间了解对方的投资环境,推动美中企业家之间的交流与互动。

王新志,   上海同业能源投资公司董事长
陈继国     上海同业煤化集团有限公司董事长
JUNG YUN   云基金 Chairman & CEO



ü   希望推动美国的产品或代理在中国进行市场推广的企业或个人
ü   希望掌握第一手国内各领域就业,创业信息的美洲高端人才

购票网站: http://www.csspena.com/index.php/registration

Event2013Start-Up Accelerator创业挑战赛启动

你有美国留学梦吗?你想创业吗?Career Pro USA邀请全美中国学子及全国在校大学生共同参与到关于梦想的挑战中——由Career Pro USA发起的Start-Up Accelerator创业挑战赛正式启动!CornellCSSA是Career Pro USA在康奈尔的唯一合作伙伴,Career Pro USA特别为本次参赛的Cornell选手提供参赛费折扣,Cornell学生凭学生证只需支付$20即可报名参赛。

Opportunity Morgan Stanley Equity Research Full-time Opportunity

Position Description:

Morgan Stanley has earned an enviable reputation for the originality of its research and the value it creates among investors and decision makers. Consistently ranked among the top in its field, our Equity Research team looks at economic, market, industry and company data to enhance the performance of clients’ global portfolios and to help companies set their strategic direction. We have a temp associate position open for the Greater China Healthcare team, No. 1 Asia Healthcare Team and No. 1 China Healthcare Team ranked by various polls including Institutional Investor, Greenwich, Asia Money and Wall Street Journal. This position is based in Hong Kong and duration is six months with the possibility for extension.


Report to Head of HK/China Healthcare Research team
News tracking and data collection on China macro and Healthcare industry
Run analytical/quantitative work on Bloomberg, Factset, and Reuters
Attend/organize conferences and conference materials
Respond to requests for data and information from internal and external clients
Write reports with sector focus
Other responsibilities will depend on the level of experience

RequirementsStrong analytical skills:

Excellent Mandarin language skills (verbal and writing)
First rate English language communication skills
Life science knowledge preferred
Financial modeling experience and strong writing skills
Need to be energetic, self-motivated and creative
Strong focus on teamwork

How to apply
Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume directly to Bin.Li@morganstanley.com

Opportunity McKinsey & Company: 2013 Insight Asia Program

*hiring opportunities for PhDs, Postdocs, non-MBA masters, medical students, interns, residents and fellows

Insight Asia Application Deadline: April 21, 2013
Full-time Application Deadline: July 21, 2013

Insight Asia Program:
The exciting 3-day summer program (Chicago, June 4-7, 2013) gives non-MBA advanced degree students an insider’s look into management consulting, covering a range of topics important to those who are exploring alternative career possibilities.  The program’s agenda includes an overview of management consulting, an introduction to the type of work we do, a management consulting case study, and an opportunity to network with colleagues and participate in social activities.
To learn more about eligibility, the program options, and to apply, please click on the Insight link at: http://www.mckinsey.com/Careers/Your_background/Advanced_professional_degrees
*Insight Asia Pacific is for applicants dedicated to starting a career with McKinsey in Asia-Pacific (Greater China, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam or any of our Business Technology and Operations Practices).  Applicants to Greater China should be fluent in English and Mandarin, plus Cantonese for Hong Kong office and Taiwanese for Taipei office.
The 3-day programme offers you the chance to meet consultants with diverse backgrounds from McKinsey’s Asia Pacific offices giving you the opportunity to ask all your questions in a  relaxed and informal atmosphere and to evaluate whether this is a career option for you.


公司简介:LightHouse Capital Management, LLC Shanghai is a private equity investment firm based in Shanghai with two funds under management. We partner with experienced entrepreneurs in Zhejiang Province and HK listed companies to identify visions of high potential enterprises. Founded in 2011, LightHouse Capital Management currently managesRMB 500 million in committed capital.
Degree requirement: Current graduate student
Intern period: Summer 2013 (basically 6/20-8/20)
Location: Shanghai, China
Travel: Yes, if needed
Salary: Non-paid academic intern, with housing allowance RMB 3000/month
Headcount: Maximum three Associate Summer Interns
1. Conduct business research such as analyses for macro economy, industries and companies, develop independent evaluation and provide recommendation for the investment projects
2. Collaborate with Associates on projects and analyses
3. Complete other works assigned by supervisors
1. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese, familiar with China’s national condition
2. Familiar with Excel calculation and modeling
3. Excellent writing skills and strong verbal communication skills. Familiar with PowerPoint and Word.
4. Familiar with different search engines and database websites
5. Expertise in business analysis, financial analysis or regulation analysis. Familiar with equity investment and relevant knowledge about finance and law. Understanding of modern investment theory and valuation model. Familiar with investment risk control process and practice.
6. Personal integrity. Down to earth. Good communication, collaboration and organization skills. Professional ethics. Team work spirit.
申请方式:有意者请发送简历至  lighthousecapital@cloudapply.com,经过云飞跃初步审核并推送的应聘者将获得直接面试机会。简历接收截止时间:2012年4月20日。

OpportunityRussell Reynolds Associates Full-Time Opportunity

Location: Beijing, China
An overview of the company:
Founded in 1969, Russell Reynolds Associates is a global top leadership consulting firm that delivers leadership solutions to exceptional leaders. Based in 40 wholly owned offices, our consultants work in more than 40 practice areas to provide specialized industry and functional expertise to clients in major markets around the world.
For more information go to Russell Reynolds Associates’ website: www.russellreynolds.com
Position: Knowledge Analyst
An overview of the role:
·         Sector Knowledge Analysts execute knowledge-management and insight-generation activities in support of two core objectives:  (1) business development (with an emphasis on both new-market entry and increasing market share in core segments) and (2) driving speed and quality of search execution.
·         In support of these objectives, Sector Knowledge Analysts are responsible for two core streams of activities.  First, supporting a rigorous approach to managing knowledge, with an emphasis on ensuring that market-facing teams are able to quickly find (and use) information/tools/data that prove essential for meeting their objectives.  Second, generating insight (in the form of thought-leadership deliverables) that garners market attention, conveys compelling points of view, and enriches the content of market-facing advisory work.
·         Working within a single Sector, Sector Knowledge Analysts will partner with Sector Knowledge Managers and Sector Leaders around the world to support the fulfillment of sector knowledge agendas.  To execute against these agendas, they will partner directly with Sector Leadership, researchers, and search consultants.
·         Sector Knowledge Analysts will report on a dual-line to a Sector Knowledge Manager and to a member of the leadership team of the sector which he/she supports.
·         Of note, the firm has recently created a dedicated Knowledge Management group, which is being launched as a key lever in continuing to differentiate the firm through knowledge-driven search and assessment.  Sector Knowledge Analysts will play a key role in fully establishing and embedding this group within the firm (while simultaneously executing against the demands of their day-to-day responsibilities).  Correspondingly, the role requires energetic self-starters with a demonstrated ability to drive results in demanding, entrepreneurial environments.
·         Managing Knowledge and Generating Insight to Drive Business Development and Support Go-to-Market Strategies
·         Managing Knowledge and Insight to Accelerate and Drive Quality in Project Execution
Candidate Profile
·         Bachelor’s degree from a highly-respected institution.
·         Outstanding record of academic achievement.
Required Skills
·         Outstanding problem solver; highly analytical; superior logical reasoning capabilities; excellent qualitative analysis skills; comfort with (and willingness to develop) quantitative analysis skills.
·         Ability to quickly filter and synthesize large volumes of information, identifying key points and providing relevant insights to senior leaders.
·         Excellent writing skills and presentation-development capabilities; demonstrated ability to produce succinct, relevant documentation; demonstrated ability to conceptualize and execute insight-rich reports.
·         Outstanding oral communication skills; ability to state points clearly and concisely.
·         Excellent project- and time-management skills.
·         Highly effective in working as a member of a team.
·         Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint; familiarity with statistical software packages a plus.
Personal Qualities
·         Clear fit with (and champion of) firm culture and values.
·         Substantial intellectual horsepower; notable intellectual curiosity; innovative.
·         Demonstrates above average levels of skepticism.  Willing and able challenge the status quo.
·         Maturity, gravitas and presence.
·         Drive, tenacity and resilience, with a clear desire to excel; clear orientation around results; unwavering attention to detail.
·         Self-starter with high tolerance for ambiguity.
Contact: Karen Cheng, +86-10-65351188Karen.Cheng@russellreynolds.com