Beyond Wall Street: A Field Guide for Economics Students: 1:1 Alumni Chat: Jennifer Porter ‘01, Senior Special Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Alumni panelists from the Thursday evening Beyond Wall Street: A Field Guide for Economics Students will be available for informal one-on-one chats. Sign up to talk with alumni to discuss their path from Middlebury to where they are today, how they have applied what they learned in school to help them build their careers, and how students might pursue a similar path. Learn more about this alumnus in the bio below.
Resume reviews are private, one-on-one conversations that last about 20 minutes.
SIGNING UP FOR A 1:1 CHAT IS A REQUIRED TWO-STEP PROCESS:
After you attach your resume and submit your application, you will immediately receive an email from Handshake asking you to select a time. You must select a time slot in order to confirm your 1:1 alumni chat.
About Jennifer Porter '01:
Jennifer Porter is a senior special counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a federal agency responsible for overseeing the nation’s securities markets and certain primary participants, including broker-dealers, investment companies, and investment advisers. Jennifer’s office within the Division of Investment Management leads rulemaking activities and provides advice on policy initiatives affecting investment advisers and private funds.
Jennifer has contributed to the Commission in various roles since she joined the agency. She served as a senior policy advisor for two of the Division’s directors and as a senior advisor for Chair Mary Jo White. She also served as a branch chief and attorney in the Investment Adviser Regulation Office, acting branch chief in the Disclosure Review and Accounting Office, and attorney in the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs.
Prior to joining the agency, Jennifer worked as a senior associate in the Investment Management Practice Group at WilmerHale. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and Middlebury College.