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Intense but Successful Program in Financial Mathematics
Graduate Student (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ON12 January 2014
worked on the theory and practice of financial mathematics, including statistical properties of financial time series, derivative pricing models in complete and incomplete markets, fixed interest rate models, and portfolio risk management.

More generally, problems from all areas of industrial mathematics were discussed. With top talented students and knowledgeable, devoted faculty prepares students who have strong quantitative background to reach their dream jobs.
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wide coverage of quantitative finance topics, knowledgeable faculty
Cons
short period, too intense
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Positive and multicultural workplace
Research Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ON14 November 2017
People around are very nice and friendly. The working environment is great. There are many opportunities to learn new technical skills and work on great, challenging research projects.
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Fun place to work and innovate
Ph.D. Researcher (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ON10 November 2017
Great place to grow in scientific research. Well-equipped with state-of-the-art instruments required to answer exciting scientific research questions. The student care for graduate students could improve especially the cashier department staff can be very rude to a needy graduate student.
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well-equipped university
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less care for graduate students
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