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Access this spreadsheet to review over 100 firms, their specialties with VAULT rankings and links to their job and internship posting sites.
This page from Management Consulted is full of tips and resources: https://managementconsulted.com/free-resources-for-schools/
Finance Recruiting at Middlebury
Those seeking Summer 2024 internships in finance should check out this Finance Recruiting 101 presentation describing what to expect.
Investment Banking Employers
Access this list of investment banks and sort by bank type; list also includes links to their web sites and career information.
Finance Reading List
Check out this Reading List for Students Interested in Careers in Financial Services and the sites below to dig deeper.
Internship and Job Search Skill Builders
Check out the Resume Writing for Finance, Consulting, and Business and Effective Networking presentations.
Mergers and Inquisitions
Mergers & Inquisitions is a blog dedicated to careers in the finance industry, with over 600 articles. After you sign up for free weekly updates, you’ll get interviews with industry insiders in investment banking, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, sales & trading, and other fields, as well as career tips, commentary on news and current events, and case studies and modeling tutorials. The site is backed by Breaking Into Wall Street for online training in interviews, networking, and financial modeling for career success (these courses are fee-based).
Middlebury Libraries Guides: Business, Investing, and Career Resources
Do industry research, explore career options, prepare for an interview, and more.
Middlebury Libraries Guide: Economics Guide (Business & Industry Section)
Browse library resources for the study of economics, investing, business and industry, banking and finance, international trade, economic development, government policy, and public opinion.
A leading source of financial content on the web.
Firsthand (formerly Vault)
https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/ >Career Center>Resources
Provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want. Use link above to access Middlebury’s subscription.
Business News Aggregators
The 3-minute daily newsletter with fresh takes on the financial news you need to start your day.
Start your day with the latest news from Wall St. to Silicon Valley.
Aggregates financial market news from all leading sources.
A platform for investment research, with broad coverage of stocks, asset classes, ETFs and investment strategy. In contrast to other equity research platforms, insight is provided by investors and industry experts rather than sell-side analysts.
Follow the stocks you care about most and get personalized news and alerts.
Harvard Business Review
The New York Times Business and Financial News
The Wall Street Journal
Middlebury Student Organizations
Middlebury Consulting Group
Provides free consulting services to businesses and nonprofits in Vermont.
Middlebury Women on Wall Street (MiddWOW)
Empowers Middlebury women to pursue fulfilling careers in the financial services industry through education and a community of mentors. Check out this site for lots of great prep tools.
SGA Finance Committee
The SGA Finance Committee is the financial arm of the student body. We are charged with allocating the Student Activities Fee (SAF) to 160+ student organizations, including MCAB, the Commons, club sports, academic/interest clubs and many more!
Student Investment Committee
The SIC provides students interested in finance with four bridges: 1. To the Board of Trustees of the college 2. Between the classroom and the club 3. Between the college and the financial markets 4. To the job market, through networking.
Research & Investment in Sustainable Equity (RISE)
RISE is a student investment group that manages a portfolio of publicly traded companies at the forefront of climate change solutions.
TAMID at Middlebury
TAMID at Middlebury offers pro-bono consulting services to international start-ups and venture capital firms. The investment arm of the club also offers students the opportunity to create stock pitches and is looking to expand to offer financial consulting services. TAMID members also have the opportunity to apply for a subsidized 8-week internship in Israel working at a consulting firm, start-up, or venture capital firm.
Academic and Professional Development Programs
Professors of the Practice Program
The Professors of the Practice Program (PoP) is a subset of a broader program in Applied Liberal Arts. It offers a wide range of Interdepartmental courses, including courses in Finance and Accounting, Business Management and Consultancy, Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship, Global Health, Design Thinking, Journalism and more.
MiddCORE is a mentor-driven, experiential-learning program that builds skills, creates opportunities, and expands networks for tomorrow’s leaders and innovators.
The Innovation Hub
Through funding, classes, workshops, and mentoring, as well as dedicated workspaces for ideation and collaboration, the Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship (also known as the Innovation Hub) guides and supports students who want to explore and expand their creative ideas.
Harvard Business School Online Credential of Readiness (CORe)
CORe consists of three courses—Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting —and a final exam. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by seasoned leaders across a variety of industries, develop business intuition through interactive learning exercises, and join a global community of peers.
Tuck Business Bridge Program
The Tuck Business Bridge Program gives liberal arts students the business knowledge, skills and experience necessary to leverage their education in the business workplace and beyond.
Accelerator-Vanderbilt Summer Business Immersion
Accelerator offers three immersion-based programs that equip undergraduate students from all majors for career success in business. Discover your potential and expand your network with a 4-week consulting immersion, 5-day finance bootcamp or 7-day global immersion focused on social enterprise.
University of Virginia McIntire Business Institute
The McIntire Business Institute’s Certificate in Business Fundamentals is an intensive, high-value program that delivers a world-class business curriculum in an abridged version designed especially for liberal arts and science students.
Resume Writing for Finance, Consulting and Business
Check out the Resume Writing for Finance, Consulting and Business presentation to learn how to focus your resume for competitive positions.
Deloitte Consulting’s Tips for a Great Resume
FirstHand Guide to the Case Interview
Log in to Handshake and this link takes you to the Resources area where Firsthand (formerly Vault) access lives. Once inside, navigate to the “guides” area where you can explore the options under Consulting.
PrepLounge is a case interview community where candidates with similar career goals get connected, practice cases and sharpen their consulting skills. It is the first of its kind in the world. Our initial focus is on management consulting, more specifically on the case interview preparation. This site charges a membership fee.
Management Consulted offers consulting case prep, resume edits, case study examples, practice cases, and more. Some of the resources on this site are provided for a fee.
Deloitte Consulting’s Interview Tips
Deloitte Consulting’s Preparing for the Case Interview
McKinsey’s Interview Tips
Oliver Wyman’s Case Simulations