Become a Member

Member Selection

The Global Equity Fund will be selecting students in the Smith School’s part-time MBA and Master of Finance programs with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students are expected to make a year-long commitment if selected to be a member of the GEF. Selection is based on analytical ability, knowledge of the capital market, and a passion for finance.

Download: GEF Application Summary Letter for 2019-20 | Recruitment Presentation

Please note, the application, along with all supporting documents, are to be submitted to no later than Friday, March 24, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.

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Educational and Career Benefits


As a member of the GEF, students will have the opportunity to research the full spectrum of companies around the world, analyze industries and economies, and will be responsible for managing the allocation and risks of a real portfolio. The GEF provides students an exposure to a real-life asset management environment and an opportunity to enhance financial modeling skills, which are attractive experiences to potential employers. Allows students to be a part of a group that discusses current events on a weekly basis.

Analyst responsibilities

The analysts will evaluate and monitor sectors, track industry trends and current events, screen industry for potential buying opportunities, develop DCF and relative value models to value companies, make buy-hold-sell recommendations, and pitch investment ideas.

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