Jeff (Zijian) Liu is a candidate of the 2023 cohort for a Master of Science in Quantitative Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He graduated with an Economics major and a Business Administration minor and received a Bachelor degree of Arts from Simon Fraser University in Canada. His professional experiences include two internships: a Financial Assistant internship in the summer of 2018; a Customer Representative internship in the spring of 2022. Throughout the MQE program, Jeff will be learning technical skills including R and Python as well as advanced economic theories. He has a passion for applying his skills to solve real world problems. Upon graduation, Jeff is interested in positions like data scientist, financial analyst and investment analyst, and he is particularly interested in the financial sector and tech sector.