Coming Soon: How to Land Your Dream Finance Internship
Take Investopedia's Financial Markets Certificate and have the opportunity to interview with the world’s most prominent financial firms and banks.

Coming Soon: How to Land Your Dream Finance Internship

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  • Total program takes 12 hours
  • Enter your email address and we'll send you a 15% discount code when this course comes online!
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  • Increase Your Odds for an Interview

    Access to recruiters at top financial firms

  • Earn a Signed Certificate

    Officially verified by Investopedia Academy to recognize your achievement & add to your resume

  • Learn Pratical, On-the-Job Skills

    Professionally developed courses by Wall Street experts

Course Description

Investopedia Academy has partnered with top financial firms to bring you the Investopedia Financial Markets Certificate Program. This curriculum provides you with a clear understanding of capital markets, giving you an edge when applying to internship programs in finance. Upon completion of the coursework, you will not only have a solid foundation in finance that will help you through the interview process, but increased exposure to recruiters at Investopedia’s partner firms.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Industry Overview: Different Career Paths in Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Valuation, Financial Statement Analysis and M&A
  • Risk Management & Brokerage Operations

At Investopedia, we know how complicated Financial Markets can be, so when creating a course to help you get a job on Wall Street, in one of the highly sought after intern spots, we decided one Instructor isn't enough!

Financial Markets Certificate

Students who successfully complete the coursework and pass the assessment receive the Investopedia Financial Markets Certificate from Investopedia Academy


Course Curriculum

Industry Overview
  • Asset Management Organizational Structure (Portfolio Management, Sales, Tech/Ops)
  • Advisory, Client Services and Relationship Management
  • Analytics and Risk
  • Corporate/Business Functions
Capital Markets
  • Key securities (debt, equity, money markets, foreign exchange, wholesale vs. retail)
  • Primary and secondary markets
  • Basics of capital structure
  • Economics & interest rates
  • Debt markets & instruments
  • Equity markets & instruments
  • Foreign exchange markets
Valuation, Financial Statement Analysis and M&A
  • Analyzing financial performance
  • Cash flow statement analysis
  • Calculating margins, growth rates, credit ratios
  • Importance of EBIT and EBITDA
  • Corporate valuation
Risk Management & Brokerage Operations
  • Understanding the components of the trade processing cycle
  • Credit management and mitigating risk
  • Credit assessments and scoring
  • Risk Management and Basel III

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