Austin Herbel

Dream Job Spotlight – Austin Herbel, J.P. Morgan

Eller PDC Coordinator Student Stories

Austin Herbel is double majoring in Accounting and Entrepreneurship and is graduating in May 2018. After graduation, he is working for J.P. Morgan in their Corporate Analysts Development Program in Phoenix, AZ. 
What is the position you have accepted? 
Corporate Analyst Development Program
How did you find this position?
Actively searching job postings on Handshake and communicating career ambitions with Eller Career Coaches.
Tell us about the process of interviewing with this company.
Two in-person interviews and a conversation over the phone was the extent of the interviewing process. In terms of the interviews themselves, they were more heavily focused on analyzing the soft skills and finding well-rounded driven individuals rather than technical ability.
What previous experience have you had that you think contributed to your success securing this position? (ex. campus involvement, leadership, past internship)
Holding a previous internship at J.P. Morgan attributed to my landing the position as well as my involvement on campus serving as a peer educator in the office of Student Engagement and Career Development.
What are you most looking forward to about your position/company?
Having the opportunity to be in a two-year rotational program that will allow myself to learn and work across various lines of business at a global financial institution while giving me the skillsets and experience to jumpstart my career.
Any word of advice you could give to your fellow Eller Students?
– Experience as much as you can and challenge yourself to constantly step outside of you comfort zone.
– Learn from everyone around you and support one another’s successes.
– By being proactive and intentional early on in your time at Eller and leveraging all of the resources Eller provides, your opportunities are endless.
– Build a life, not a resume.