When he arrived at Hamilton, Michael O’Hare ’21 had a “tough concept” that he needed to pursue finance, and now, after 4 years of finance internships and economics programs, he’s secured a job with Cain Brothers in New York Metropolis.
O’Hare will start his place as an funding banking analyst in July. A division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Cain Brothers is a healthcare financial institution that focuses on mergers and acquisitions. As an analyst, O’Hare will accumulate, set up, and current monetary information for varied offers, together with his work “altering on a regular basis” based mostly on shoppers’ wants. He stated he’s excited to affix a workforce “all the time seeking to do new issues.”
The economics main utilized to Cain due to his curiosity in healthcare-focused banking, which he grew to become conversant in throughout an funding banking internship final summer time. His expertise with the healthcare-centric agency SVB Leerink in the course of the pandemic helped information his job search and educational pursuits, main him each to put in writing his senior thesis on COVID-19 and vaccine trials’ impacts on the inventory market. After reaching out to Avery Klinger ’19, who works for Cain Brothers, O’Hare met extra members of the financial institution and additional expressed his enthusiasm for the division, finally acquiring a job provide.
“I used to be actually within the banking world simply from being at Hamilton; lots of people [here] have a tendency to enter funding banking.” Throughout his semester on the Hamilton in New York Metropolis program, he “obtained a style” for funding banking due to an internship with Cypress Associates. Beforehand he had taken summer time programs on the London Faculty of Economics and labored at a non-public fairness agency in Boston.
O’Hare stated that he’s keen to leap into his profession and appreciates the assist he has acquired from the Hamilton neighborhood. Acquainted with the difficulties of touchdown a job in the course of the pandemic, he supplied one piece of recommendation: “I believe it’s crucial that everybody understands that it may be daunting at instances looking for a job, however you simply actually should have the wherewithal to succeed in out. Use the Hamilton community — use no matter kind of community you will have.”