The Finance & Banking Practicum provides students first-hand knowledge of 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, investments firms, and others.
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 social sciences majors. *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 2018 - 2019 have closed. Applications for 2019 - 2020 will open in Spring 2019.
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.