If you are currently browsing the Business, Finance, Sales, and Marketing Career Community, you are probably a business major or planning to be one. Either way you likely have heard of J.P. Morgan Chase and Co., a commercial and investment bank. J.P. Morgan Chase and Co is one of the top financial services firms in the world. With over 250,000 employees and $2.6 trillion in assets, J.P. Morgan serves all kinds of corporations, governments, individuals, and companies worldwide.
J.P. Morgan offers an Excel program that is completely free for students through the virtual experience platform Forage. The program is self-paced and is expected to take between 5.5-7.5 hours to complete. The J.P. Morgan Excel Skills program will help you develop essential Excel and VBA (Visual Basic Analysis) skills and simulates actual tasks that employees at J.P Morgan work on within Excel. The coolest part is, after completing each task, you can compare your work with an example from an employee to learn from them directly.
Besides the various benefits of getting real work experience, completing this program will heighten your chances of working for the company by granting you a certificate of completion associated with the company, the opportunity to share your work with the J.P. Morgan HR team, and the ability to put it on your resume or talk all about it in interviews. If you are interested in working for J.P. Morgan or even other investment banks, this would be a great experience for you.
To continue building these valuable skills, visit the Center for Career Development’s website to see more experiences tailored towards the business community here.