Reinventing Value for Investors and Job Seekers

When I go to recruit college seniors into our first year analyst program at New Island Capital, part of our pitch is “come learn the business of investing, without checking your values at the door.”  So many of these students feel pushed down a narrow path towards grad school, investment banking, or management consulting. They struggle to understand how the volunteer work, global gap years, and social change work they pursued in college can lead to a paycheck. Where do values and moral courage fit in our economy?  In the workplace?

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