Sophomore Finance Fellows

Attention Newly Admitted & External/Internal Transfer Students: The following programs are now accepting applications for coursework beginning fall 2020 — global consulting, quantitative finance, social innovation, supply chain consulting.

Do you want:

  • A career on Wall Street, including investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, sales and trading, asset management and private banking?
  • Improve your knowledge and employment opportunities in finance and investment banking in particular?
  • Attend the Annual Finance Fellows Networking Night for one-on-one networking with dozens of industry professionals and potential mentors?
  • The goal of this program is to assist you in your internship search and give you effective skills to succeed in interviews and compete for these positions.

Watch sophomore finance fellow testimonial.

Julie Pavlovsky is the secondary faculty champion for this program.

CURRICULUM: ONE-YEAR PROGRAM

  • Pre-requisite courses: BMGT220; and BMGT231 or BMGT230
  • BMGT340F (Business Finance) — Fall of sophomore year
  • BMGT341F (Financial Markets) — Spring of sophomore year

CAREER CONNECTION

Examples of companies where Sophomore Finance fellows have interned or received full-time offers:

  • UBS
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Department of Treasury
  • General Electric
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Exelon Corporation

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Rising sophomores — freshman status at the time of application.
  • BMGT230 and BMGT220 completed or in progress at the time of application.
  • Finance majors.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA, 3.5 GPA preferred.

APPLY

Program applications are now closed for coursework beginning fall 2020.

Questions? Read our Fellows FAQs or contact smithfellows@rhsmith.umd.edu.