Breaking into Fintech

WMU Bernhard Center, 244, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, 49009

Are you interested in joining a Fintech company? Come join us as we dive deeper on how to land a career at a Fintech company with Bloomberg LP.

Feb 3, 2023, 11:00 PM – Feb 4, 2023, 12:30 AM



Key Themes

Career Development

About this event

Welcome fellow WMU students!

Are you exploring different opportunities? Interested in joining a Fintech company? Come and join us as we provide insights on how to prepare and successfully transition into a career in the financial technology (fintech) industry with our panelist from Bloomberg LP.

Topics that will be covered:

  • The skills and qualifications needed to secure a job in fintech.
  • The various roles and career paths available in the industry.
  • Insider tips and strategies for networking and making connections in the fintech community.
  • The current job market trends and outlook for fintech careers.
  • Common mistakes and misconceptions about breaking into fintech.
  • Case studies and examples from industry professionals on their own journey into fintech.


Matthew PierceEngineering Campus Recruiter

Matt Pierce is an Engineering Campus Recruiter with Bloomberg LP in New York, NY. He has been in recruitment for the past 5 years, primarily working within the Finance and Technology sectors. Matt holds a BS in Business Management from Johnson & Wales University and an MS in Human Resource Development from Villanova University. 

Lauren Tango, Technical Sourcer

Lauren Tango is a Technical Sourcer with Bloomberg LP based in New York, NY. She has two years of experience Recruiting for the Human Services industry, and as recently as summer 2022 switched over to the Tech industry. Lauren also holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from Western Connecticut State University where she was also part of the Dance Team and Newspaper Club. In her spare time she enjoys being with her rescue Beagle and hiking. 

Hope to see you soon!



February 3 – 4, 2023
11:00 PM – 12:30 AM UTC


  • Anika Tabassum

    GDSC Lead

  • Aylin Aytemiz

    Community Communications Director

  • Cody Thornell

    Finance Director

  • Nzubechukwu Raphael Nnamani

    Communications and Internal Affairs Director

  • Georgia Hill

    Marketing Director

  • Afzal Arshad Habibullah

    Event Operations Director

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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