MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2013
Areas of Interest: Sales and Trading, Risk Management, Asset Management
Yuanqin Wei earned her Bachelor of Economics degree in Finance and Banking and Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Peking University in July, 2012.
Yuanqin has rich internship experience in corporate finance and advisory across various geographical locations. She developed a keen interest in financial market after her internship in a startup private equity firm, where she built quantitative valuation models and conducted research on China’s manufacturing industry. As corporate finance intern in PricewaterhouseCoopers, she analyzed and matched domestic sell-side firms with potential outbound buy-side companies to facilitate mergers and acquisitions. She also interned at ING Life Insurance Hong Kong to enrich her professional experience and gain exposure to asset management field.
Yuanqin hopes to enhance her analytical and computational skills through the Financial Engineering program at Cornell. With strong quantitative and communicational skills, she is eager to pursue a career in sales and trading, risk management or asset management upon graduation.
In her spare time, Yuanqin enjoys swimming, travelling and volunteer work.