Kendel Jester

Career Advisor

Kendel Jester

As a Career Advisor, Kendel supports MIT’s undergraduate and graduate students and alumni as they navigate their career journeys. Kendel also serves as a liaison to MIT’s Business, Finance, and Fintech career community, and supports underrepresented student groups including first-generation, low-income, LGBTQ+, and racial and ethnic minority students. Kendel received her B.S. in Kinesiology from UMass Amherst, an M.Ed. in Student Affairs Counseling from Bridgewater State University, and has worked in career development roles since 2014.

What has been your most interesting job? As a teen I worked as a Wheelchair Attendant for Tanglewood, an outdoor classical music venue that hosts the Boston Symphony Orchestra during the summer season. The job was incredibly physical both before and after shows, but in between we were able to sit back and listen to the music. The job exposed me to a wide variety of classical music, and I brushed shoulders with some famous musicians and actors during my time there!

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Morgan Stanley’s Student Ambassador Virtual Series

First and second year undergraduate students are invited to connect with Morgan Stanley through their upcoming “Pointers from Peers” Student Ambassador Virtual Series!

Hear from peers who recently interned with Morgan Stanley to gain insight into their Summer Analyst Programs, …

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You’re invited to apply to Jane Street’s sixth annual INSIGHT program!

This January, Jane Street is excited to host our INSIGHT program for the sixth year. We’re inviting women, transgender, and gender expansive undergraduates to spend four days in New York learning more about what we do and how we do …

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What to expect from Morgan Stanley’s psychometric tests

By Sarah Butcher

When you apply for a first job at an investment bank or finance firm now, you’re almost certainly going to have to take a psychometric test. JPMorgan uses Pymetrics games to sort through its mass of applicants. …

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Goldman Sachs: Explore Career Opportunities in Control, Finance, & Operating

Goldman Sachs invites you to attend our Exploring the Control, Finance, and Operating Functions of GS series! The goal of this series is to demystify how Control, Finance, and Operating divisions contribute to the success of Goldman Sachs as well …

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The hedge funds that hire graduates and interns

by Sarah Butcher

So you want to leave university/college and work for a hedge fund? Once, this wasn’t possible: hedge funds only hired people who’d been through banks’ sales and trading graduate programmes. Now though, they’re increasingly training up university …

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11 Great Careers for Anyone Interested in Finance

by Regina Borsellino

Many people entering the finance industry “want the big competitive investment jobs,” says Muse career coach Tara Goodfellow, a former finance professional and founder of Athena Consultants, where she coaches job seekers hoping to enter the finance …

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