Other Recommended Resources
In addition to Wall Street Club, students are encouraged to get involved at ND in other ways, through clubs on campus, activities provided by colleges, and through the Career Center.
While not everything you do needs to be business-related, we have listed a few groups and clubs you can access to develop and practice your business and leadership skills.
The Career Center has many resources for you to use. Make an appointment to review your resume, make a strongprofile on GoIRISH, and keep an eye on their event calendar to see if there are any information sessions or workshops that you can attend.
Institute for Global Investing
The Institute seeks to be the preeminent university-based investment management research and education program in the world. Notre Dame is uniquely positioned to combine its faculty, investment office, global network, international proficiencies, prominent alumni and conferences to create a virtuous cycle of learning and impact.
SIBC (Finance Division)
The finance division of SIBC gives members the finance case study experience that is invaluable for standing out during interviews. Throughout the semester, you will work with companies such as Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse, qualitatively evaluating and quantitatively modeling companies in Excel. This technical experience combined with the networking experience of the final presentation to corporate offices has allowed previous members to secure internships with these and other top firms.
Alternatively, go to sibc.nd.edu/divisions/finance to see a list of projects and meeting times.
The Investment Club manages a long-only, value oriented $600,000 equity portfolio with a focus on small and mid-cap securities. Members work closely with the equity research department of R.W. Baird throughout the semester, across six industry verticals (Retail, Real Estate, Biotech, Medical Technology, Transportation and Machinery). The club seeks to educate its members on best practices in portfolio management and security analysis.
International Market Watch
International Market Watch is a debate-based club focused on developed and developing countries interntionally. Focus groups within each region present every other week on macroeconomic policies and current events. Researching the performance of major regional industries allows students to uderstand local politics and the economic affect that different policies could have in the short-run and long-run. Students analyze the job market, trade policy, government budgets, credit ratings, monetary policy, exchange rates, GDP, and demographics to make educated conclusions about the future of different countries.
Smart Woman Securities
A 501-c-3, not for profit organization whose mission is to educate undergraduate women on finance and investments. Through educational seminars, mentoring initiatives and exposure to successful professionals and businesses, SWS provides the guidance and resources upon which women can build greater knowledge of the financial industry.
Reach out to CEO Maddy McCormick (firstname.lastname@example.org) to find out how to get involved.
The Jubilee Initiative for Financial Inclusion (JIFFI) is a nonprofit community financial services provider founded by University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's students. We aim to replace predatory payday lending that perpetuates poverty in South Bend. We offer cash advances supplemented by helpful personal financial planning tools to help our clients get ahead instead of falling behind.
Unleashed Social Ventures
Unleashed is a platform for students to connect with Notre Dame and to have a greater impact investing community by serving as the leading student-run impact investing group. The aim is to create positive social change in the name of social justice, while also generating financial revenues.
Reach out to Co-President Stephanie Mellert (email@example.com) to find out how to get involved.