Private Equity Panel

Author: Connor Milligan

On Friday, April 15th, the Wall Street Club hosted its first annual Private Equity panel in the Mendoza College of Business. Nick Weido, a Notre Dame class of 2012 graduate and current associate at Genstar Capital in San Francisco, helped to organize the panel. The panel consisted of Notre Dame graduates and former Wall Street Club members who are in their first or second years as Private Equity associates. Members of the panel included: Nick Weido (Genstar Capital), John Goedert (KKR), Pat Kissling (GTCR), Sam Shanley (Adams Street Partners), Andrew Alea (Vista Equity), Michael Thomas (Madison Dearborn), and Richard Si (Madison Dearborn).…

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Wall Street Club Trip to New York

Author: Connor Milligan

On March 31st and April 1st, members of the Wall Street Club Leadership Board had the opportunity to travel to New York to visit with eight prestigious firms across the buy-side.  The trip included visits to private equity funds, asset managers, and hedge funds.  It was an incredible opportunity to learn more about the world of finance and to network with Notre Dame alumni.…

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Engineering Panel

Author: Connor Milligan

Senior STEM majors Enrique Marquex, Jack Larson, and Kent Zier led a meeting for underclassmen engineers on Tuesday, February 23rd.  The focus of the meeting was to introduce young STEM majors to possible career paths in finance and business.  The meeting started with an overview of careers on Wall Street, including Investment Banking, Sales and Trading, and Investment Management.  The meeting continued with the seniors detailing how the work in business overlaps with the skills learned as an engineer, and finished with steps STEM majors can take to prepare for an internship on Wall Street.  The seniors were really able to relay their previous experiences to the underclassmen, giving them first hand accounts for why they started a career in finance.…

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Chicago Fall Break Trip

Author: Connor Milligan

“The sheer volume of perspectives gained from visiting 15 banks was incredibly helpful in narrowing down which firms would be a great fit for me… Actually visiting the offices in Chicago and meeting so many people was an amazing opportunity.” – Joe Lanzel, Class of 2017

 

While most Notre Dame students were beginning a week of relaxation after an exciting victory over rival USC, 17 juniors started their fall breaks with a schedule that was a little less conventional: three full days of networking and learning about the investment banking industry.…

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Sales & Trading meeting

Author: Connor Milligan

On Tuesday October 27th, the Wall Street Club hosted a Sales and Trading meeting directed at freshmen, sophomore, and juniors who were interested in a career path in Sales and Trading. Wall Street Club VP Matt Castellini hosted the meeting along with several other seniors who had completed a summer internship in Sales and Trading and are returning full-time. Each senior talked about their unique experience working on a trading floor and the meeting explored some of the different products and desks that are featured at each Bulge Bracket bank. The experienced seniors gave tips on how to prepare for interviews, spoke about what their day-to-day job was like, and answered questions about their respective product group and internship experience. …

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Intro to Financial Services for STEM Majors

Author: Connor Milligan

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On Thursday September 17th, Wall Street Club hosted an event for STEM majors interested in careers in finance. Enrique Marquez and Jack Larson led the meeting, going over different finance career paths and advantages an engineering major could have. The meeting had a good balance of emphasis on engineering and finance. It served as a way for STEM majors to get exposure to financial services opportunities before the Wall Street Forum, which will be on Thursday September 24th.…

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