The Finance & Banking Practicum is designed to give interested undergraduates first-hand knowledge of positions in the following fields: business analysis, credit analysis, financial analysis, investment banking, commercial real estate, and private equity & venture capital. Students will learn about financial markets, accounting, financial software, valuation, cash flow analysis, business networking, and more. Students will have first-hand experience working at financial institutions like Merrill Lynch, Invesco, Citi, and more.
The Finance & Banking Practicum is a year-long experience, with one three credit course in the fall, and one three credit course in the spring. Students will spend 10 hours per week at their on-site experience from October to April.
The Finance practicum is open to all continuing undergraduate students who have completed at least nine hours in a social sciences discipline. *All selected students must enroll in the associated course, to be held on Thursdays from 7 to 8 pm for the Fall 2018 academic term.
Applications for the 2018 - 2019 term have now closed. Once all application materials are confirmed, students will be contacted by the program manager, Alexander Wyatt, with any interview offers. After all interviews have been completed, students will be contact by the program manager with selection decision information.
1.) Selected students must complete our Student Participant Agreement (SPA). That agreement can be accessed through Rice-Google forms by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/forms/3hweim8P1qJcmSBJ2
2.) After completing the SPA, students will receive a notification from the Gateway Office that their special registration form has been signed and is ready for pick-up from Sewall Hall 352A.
3.) Before the start of the term, students will receive by email the course syllabus and additional course resources.