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Foundations will always need trained professionals to manage their endowments and other funds. Opportunities will be best at large foundations, which are often located in large cities. Overall, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that employment for financial analysts (a subcategory of investment professionals) employed in all industries will grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2018. Competition for jobs will be keen. Those with advanced degrees, certification, and strong academic and work backgrounds will have the advantage in the job market.