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THIS WEEK Audax Group Private Equity Info Session

Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $32 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses.

With more than 300 employees and over 130 investment professionals, the firm is a leading capital partner for North American middle market companies.

Grayson Goolsby ’20 is excited to introduce you to the firm and its summer opportunities this Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Hillcrest 103. Please be sure to register for the session here:

Freddie Mac Portfolio Management and Capital Markets Analyst/Intern Info Session

Shape Your Future — Launch your career by doing more at Freddie Mac! The firm’s undergraduate analyst programs gives you the opportunity to take on a variety of challenging roles and make your mark on several projects. From day one, you’ll gain confidence, see your ideas take shape and build a network of people who are invested in your success.

Come join to hear about opportunities to work at Freddie Mac in a Portfolio Management and Capital Markets role. Analysts and Interns will have the opportunity to rotate through 10+ different desks and build a wide variety of skills in Fixed Income Valuation, Securitization, Mortgage Capital Markets and Portfolio Management.

Freddie Mac is a major player in the $13 trillion mortgage market guaranteeing over $3.3 trillion in mortgages. The Capital Markets division helps make home possible by pricing loans, managing credit and interest rate risk, and providing liquidity to the mortgage market to keep houses affordable.

September 19th at 6:00 p.m. – Virtual

Alumni Host: Parker Lotstein ’22, Portfolio Management and Capital Markets Analyst

By supporting the stability of the housing market and promoting housing affordability, everyone at Freddie Mac helps lead the industry forward. And that’s the best part of working at Freddie Mac — knowing that the work we do makes home possible for homebuyers and renters across the U.S.

How to Write a Finance Internship Resume with No Work Experience

Brian DeChesare of Mergers and Inquisitions recently published useful resume writing tips for students with little experience who seek finance internships. From where I sit, this is a MUST READ for all first year and sophomore students seeking opportunities in financial services.

Click here to get Brian’s tutorial on how to write a finance internship resume with no real work experience, including an example “resume makeover.”

We’re already hearing from banks who are prepping for Summer 2024 recruiting. Do not delay work on your resume. CCI is here to help with this process. Visit with one of our peer career advisors for a resume review and make sure to book an appointment with me via Handshake to discuss your goals.

2022/23 RBC Capital Markets Sophomore Programs (LGBT+ Insights & Women’s Advisory Program)

Applications are now live for the 2022/23 RBC Capital Markets Sophomore Programs!

Application Deadline: September 25th, 11:59pm ET

The RBCCM LBGBT+ Insights & Women’s Advisory Program are multi-month early insight and professional development programs for sophomores passionate about pursuing a career in Capital Markets. Participants benefit from educational sessions, mentorship, and the opportunity to participate in an accelerated interview process for Capital Markets summer internships.

2022/23 RBC Capital Markets LGBT+ Insights Program

Apply: 2022/23 RBC Capital Markets LGBT+ Insights Program

2022/23 RBC Capital Markets Women’s Advisory Program

Apply: 2022/23 RBC Capital Markets Women’s Advisory Program

Invitation to Apply to Attend the

2022 Women in Alternative Investment Career Forum

Friday, October 28, 2022

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED from Female Students ranging from undergraduate through 3 years post graduate school. Applications close by end of the day on Sunday, September 11. Scholars will be notified of acceptance on or before Tuesday, September 20.

The Wo

The Sixth Annual WAVE Women in Alternative Investments Career Forum is the industry leading event to recruit and source the next generation of women in finance. The objective of the Career Forum is to broaden the funnel of women into the alternatives industry and provide a setting where candidates can learn, engage, and network with industry veterans across a broad spectrum of careers. WAVE is deeply
committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the alternatives industry.

2022 FORMAT:
The 2022 Career Forum will be hosted in-person from 7:30am to 3:00pm on Friday, October 28th at the New York Hilton Midtown, in New York City. The event will include panels, roundtable discussions, expo booths and networking opportunities for all attendees.

WAVE expects 600+ attendees, approximately half of whom will be Forum Scholars, and the other half will be industry professionals. Industry professionals are from organizations within the alternative investment industry, including private equity, venture capital, real estate, credit, real assets, hedge funds and investment banks that are seeking to recruit and network with enthusiastic, qualified and highly educated

Forum Scholar applicants will have educational and professional backgrounds that range from undergraduate through 3 years post graduate school and include analysts and associates from alternative investment firms, investment banks and management consulting firms, accountants, attorneys, operators and marketing professionals. All Forum Scholars will be pre-screened through a rigorous application process. In 2021, 500+ female scholars applied to attend from over 80 universities, and submitted
resumes were included in the Career Forum Resume Book, which is shared with all Career Forum sponsors.

Thanks to sponsors, WAVE can offer reimbursements for travel costs for out of town scholars. The value of the travel stipend will range from $200-$700 based on distance of travel and need. WAVE also has a limited block of complimentary, shared rooms available on a first-come, first serve basis. In addition, even if students cannot attend the event, you’re encouraged to apply since your resume will be included in a resume book that will be sent to all participating firms.

Please check the WAVE website for event updates.

Unfortunately given the high volume of candidates that WAVE receives for this event, WAVE cannot provide feedback on submissions that were not accepted. 

100 Women In Finance: Investing in the Next Generation

100 Women in Finance is a global organization committed to gender equity in finance by promoting diversity, raising visibility, and empowering women to find their personal path to success. The organization connects women at every career stage, including pre-career, to a global network of people and resources.


Signature Pre-Career Programs

  • Sponsored Student Memberships – Free membership to 100 Women in Finance for all presently enrolled college and university students. This grants access to 100WF’s full range of benefits.
  • JumpStart – A multi-day virtual experience that provides college-age students with an introduction to the financial services industry and the opportunity to meet experienced professionals. Throughout the course of the program, participants receive career guidance, industry information, interviewing and networking tips, guidance, industry information, interviewing and networking tips, and opportunities to interact with professionals, recruiters, and fellow students from around the world.
  • LaunchMe – Creating lasting mentoring and advocacy relationships is the final and critical step to welcoming more young people from diverse backgrounds into the industry. LaunchMe is designed to facilitate such introductions and build 1:1 relationships between career- ready students and current industry leaders.

A World of Opportunity

Students who become 100WF members via this special offer will enjoy all the features of 100WF’s Global Standard membership level as well as student-specific opportunities. Benefits include:

  • The opportunity to engage with our 20,000+ registered members around the world
  • Leadership role opportunities on our Student Steering Committee
  • Invitations to attend 100WF’s global education program
  • Access to recorded content for on-demand viewing
  • Access to Early Career Group: a global peer network and programming platform for those in early-stage finance industry careers
  • Invitation to special events hosted by external organizations
  • Access to 100WF JobBoard
  • Discounts on industry education certificate program, resources, and conferences

How To Register

To access the Student Membership application please 100WF’s website. Any college or university student, regardless of gender, is invited to participate in this offer.

Contact 100 Women Investing in the Next Generation at