Learn about careers at Moody’s, S+P and Fitch
Areas of Study , Featured Events , Finance , Finance Society Student Organizations & Clubs | Jan 30, 2012 | Nicole Gesualdo
Had you ever considered working for one of the big three ratings agencies? Find out whether Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s or Fitch might offer the kind of career path that interests you.
The Finance Society presents this special career presentation from Professor Joseph Connolly, whose bio is below. The session is open to all Gabelli students, whether they are members of the Finance Society or not.
Here are the details:
Date: Tuesday, February 7
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: O’Hare Special Collections (4th Floor, Walsh Library)
Dress: Business casual
Registration: Log in to GSB Access using the large red button at right, and use the Events menu to locate this particular event.
Lecture title: “Ratings, Ratings Agencies and The Ratings Process: Internship and Career Opportunities at the Big Three (Moody’s S+P, Fitch)”
About our speaker:
Professor Joseph Connolly received his bachelor’s degree in government, economics and history from Cornell University in 1972 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1975. At Harvard, he conducted special studies on issues related to compliance and corporate governance, petrodollar recycling, and renewable/alternate energy sources. Professor Connolly started his career in London, England, where he went from being a senior analyst at Moody’s Investor Services to managing director in Financials and Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings. He then joined Citigroup, where he became the global head of research, and went on to UBS as the global head of wealth management investment research. In 2003, he stepped into academics as a guest lecturer at the Richmond American International University in London. He went on to become the United States’ Fulbright Commissioner to the UK and taught as the Willard Brown distinguished visiting professor of finance at the Graduate School of Management at the American University in Cairo. Professor Connolly most recently taught at the ENPC School of International Management in Paris, France, as a distinguished visiting professor of finance and management.