New England News
6:00 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

State Street Corp and UMass Amherst Begin Career Program

A major Boston based  financial services company and  UMass  Amherst  are launching a job training program for students.  WAMC”s Paul Tuthill reports.

   State Street Corporation is creating 100 part time jobs for UMass students at a new office the financial services giant has opened  in Hadley.  The students  will be doing  the so-called back office work essential to  investment activity, such as recording securities trades and currency exchanges.  UMass officials say it provides the students with invaluable real-world experience.  The program gives State Street access to a pool of skilled young workers. State Street and UMass Boston have partnered on an internship program since 2005.