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Junqing Zou

Junqing Zou

Operations Research and Information Engineering
MEng
Fall
2018

Biography

MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering

Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education (previous degree): The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK); Bachelor of Science with Honors, Second Class Upper Division; Major in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science; Double Minors in Mathematics and Statistics

 

Experience:

  • Ernst & Young Advisory Services Limited: Quantitative Risk Analyst Intern in Market Risk Modeling and Analytics (Summer 2016)
  • Morningstar, Inc.: Data Analyst Intern in Global Fund Research (Summer 2015)
  • China Construction Bank: Summer Intern in Corporate Banking Department, responsible for credit analysis (Summer 2014)
  • Academic Project: Equity Research Project on 2255.HK under the supervision of Credit Suisse (Spring 2016)
  • Leadership: Team Leader of CUHK Clover Social Service (Spring 2014)

 

Hobbies: Volunteer work, reading, traveling and running

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I find it fascinating how different political, natural or social factors can affect the financial industry. By working in such a dynamic field, I hope to explore the rules and patterns of finance while utilizing my quantitative and analytical skills.

What makes you unique?

I have been doing volunteer work since high school. I learned to make plans, organize events, and most importantly, communicate with others, which helped me to be open to different perspectives and supportive of goals bigger than my own.