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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.
Pros
wide coverage of quantitative finance topics, knowledgeable faculty
Cons
short period, too intense
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Rewarding and fun experience
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ON16 April 2018
I was a teaching assistant at the university and found the experience very rewarding. It helped me develop multiple skills and grow overall as a person.
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Friendly and very nice workplace
Research Associate - Chemical Engineering (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ON10 April 2018
- Great facilities on campus (GYM, Health Care Center, Restaurant, day care for kids, ...).
- Nice people to work with.
- Awesome culture (Anti-racism)
- CUPE 3906 is here to support your right
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Great facilities on campus (GYM, Health Care Center, Restaurant, day care for kids, ...)
Cons
No Job Security
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