Finance Scholars

Composed of high-performing sophomores interested in Wall Street careers, students benefit from unique networking opportunities with top investment banking professionals, and are informed about finance career paths. Participants benefit from résumé reviews, mock interviews, networking with industry leaders and Fordham alumni in finance, and gain enhanced industry insights.

Requirements for admission include:

  • In the 2021-2022 academic year, a minimum 3.75 cumulative GPA
  • A minimum grade of A- in Financial Management if applicable
  • Track record of involvement in finance internship or extracurricular activities such as clubs
  • Résumé in PPD template

At the end of the most recent academic year, nearly all Finance Scholars reported receiving internships at major banks, including:

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investment Banking, Private Wealth Management
  • Barclays Investment Banking
  • Citigroup Sales and Trading
  • Credit Suisse Sales and Trading, Asset Management
  • Goldman Sachs Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management
  • JP Morgan Investment Banking, Corporate Banking
  • Mizuho Investment Banking
  • Morgan Stanley Sales and Trading, Investment Banking Public Finance
  • Point 72 Long/Short Research
  • RBC Investment Banking
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Investment Banking
  • UBS Investment Banking
  • Wells Fargo Investment Banking