The master’s degree in finance of IGR-IAE ticked every criteria that I was looking for in a program: CFA preparation which was very challenging, an international program which means I was lucky to be confronted to different backgrounds, and mostly a very supportive and encouraging academic staff.
Before coming to study at IGR-IAE Rennes, I had already obtained my first master’s degree in financial and accounting management back in Morocco. Since I had always been motivated to find opportunities abroad, I started looking for programs that would help me enhance the background that I had acquired before. France was for me the best option considering that it has many partnerships with Morocco, which made it easier for me on an administrative level. Besides that, I was very fascinated by the culture and the diversity of the country, which obviously made my choice even easier.
The master’s degree in finance of IGR-IAE ticked every criteria that was looking for in a program: CFA preparation which was very challenging, an international program which means I was lucky to be confronted to different backgrounds, and mostly a very supportive and encouraging academic staff.
What I really miss about my days back in IGR-IAE is the cohesion that we shared between my classmates despite our differences on every single level.
Currently, I’m working as a treasurer in SFAM, a major actor in the insurance of mobile and multimedia field. From my side, I didn’t get any problem finding an interesting position that corresponds to my ambitions and career aspirations. Besides the hard work, and the time that I have invested in preparing for the interviews, I think that being a graduate of IGR-IAE plays a big role in choosing my profile over someone else’s. During some interviews, sometimes I would get reactions like “I had a previous student working for me from IGR-IAE, she was really brilliant and I’m sure you will be the same”.
My advice for the coming students is to give a particular attention to learning French. Indeed, being able to speak different languages creates the difference during an interview but it definitely doesn’t replace the language used the most, which is French.