Freshman or Sophomore student enrolled full-time at the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Minimum GPA of 3.5 with demonstrated finance experiences and a strong passion for global markets
Fall 2023 Application Timeline
Wednesday, 9/6: Application Opens
Monday, 9/11: BBA Org Fair
Tuesday & Wednesday, 9/12 + 9/13:
General School Org Fair
Wednesday, 9/13: DEI Information Session
6:00- 6:30 pm @ Grainger 5120
Wednesday, 9/13: Information Session
7:00- 8:30 pm @ Grainger 5120
Wednesday, 9/20: Application Closes at 11:59pm
Sunday, 9/24: Final Round Interview Day
Selected interviewees will be notified by 6:00pm on 9/22
Sunday, 10/8: First General Club Meeting
Who we Look For
STAM recruits highly self-motivated, creative-thinkers with an unmatched passion for analyzing Global Markets, hoping to gain a career in 1) Sales & Trading, 2) Equity or Debt Capital Markets and 3) Investment Management.
What we look for on the resume: minimum 3.5 GPA, second-semester freshman or sophomore status, diverse experiences (professional finance experience is a plus, although not necessary), creative interests, involvements in clubs or student orgs, and majors in Finance, Accounting, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering and other more quantitative fields of study.
What we look for in the interview: personal and demonstrates strong understanding of strengths and weaknesses, understanding of basic economics, asset classes, indices and markets, demonstrates a strong interest in joining STAM and intent to recruit into one of the three main career fields, and opinions on stocks / indice movements.
Application Now Closed
- Resume (see this document for tips on format)
- Unofficial transcript (go to My UW, Student Center, Academic Records)
- Cover letter responding to the following prompt (see this document for tips on format):
Why do you want to be a member of STAM, what skills do you hope to gain, what is your ideal internship or career, and what is an interesting stock or trend in the market you've been following and what did you learn?
- All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to reach out to current members to gain a better understanding of the club and the application process.
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