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Transforming the asset management industry by bringing more women into portfolio management and leadership

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Girls Who Invest is excited to announce that the application for our 2021 summer programs is now open! 

About this Experience

Girls Who Invest offers two fully-subsidized education programs in investment/asset management for sophomores:

  • Summer Intensive Program (SIP): 10-week education + paid internship
  • Self-guided Online Intensive Program (OIP)

As part of GWI’s mission to increase the number of women leaders in the asset management industry, applications from sophomore students across all majors are welcome for this year’s Summer Intensive Program and Online Intensive Programs. Learn more here.

GWI Summer Intensive Program: 4 + 6 Weeks

As part of the Summer Intensive Program, scholars complete 4 weeks of investment education followed by a 6 week, paid internship at one of GWI’s 100+ partner firms.

Learn core finance and investment principles from some of the most respected business school professors in the country. GWI’s Summer Intensive Program combines four weeks of academic instruction followed by six weeks of real-world experience through a paid internship at a leading investment firm. It is intensive, immersive and an incredible opportunity to explore a career in finance and investment as part of a supportive community.

  • The 2021 program takes place from June through August. Applicants must be in attendance for the entire length of the program in order to be considered and should not make prior commitments. Learn more about our timeline here.
  • The generosity of GWI’s financial partners enables GWI to offer free room, board and meals during any on-campus portions of the program. SIP is delivered in a live virtual format if COVID-19 restrictions persist.

GWI Online Intensive Program

The Online Intensive Program offers a more flexible alternative for students to increase their knowledge of asset management.
The GWI Online Intensive Program is a tuition-free, self-guided learning experience that allows students to learn core finance and investment concepts at their own pace. The program is structured for completion while participating in an independent internship or summer job. Students are eligible to earn a certificate of completion from Girls Who Invest, in addition to certificates from our educational partners, CFA Institute, Wall Street Prep and Wharton Online.

Application Deadlines

There are two application deadlines – Early Action (September 30, 2020) and Regular Decision (October 30, 2020)
Learn more about GWI programs and application by joining an upcoming information session.

Contact: Jim Caldarise, Director of Recruiting and Admissions
& Cindy Esparragoza, Academic Outreach and Program Manager

Learn about PhD programs at Harvard Business School

The Doctoral Programs Office at Harvard Business School invites you to join an informational webinar to learn about their fully funded PhD programs.

At these webinars, HBS will introduce prospective students to each of the seven programs of study, discuss the application process, and provide an overview of the financial aid package and resources available to students on and off campus. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

  • Accounting & Management
  • Business Economics
  • Health Policy (Management)
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
  • Technology & Operations Management

Only a Bachelor’s degree is required to apply. Students interested in attending one of the webinars can select a date and time that works best with their schedule.

Click here to RSVP and register.

Join the Student Investment Committee (SIC)

The Student Investment Committee (SIC) is preparing for the start of the new year, and would like to share two exciting ways to get involved with the organization. SIC is the largest student organization at Middlebury and is the premier investment club on campus. This year, the committee aims to create a warm and collaborative community in which students learn to become skilled personal investors and successful financial services industry professionals. SIC provides extensive technical and networking career prep to ensure you land your dream job/internship! You can learn more about SIC here:

Join the mailing list to receive weekly newsletters, career resources, meeting information, and more here: go/joinsic/

You are also invited to apply to become Industry Group Leaders for the 2020-2021 academic year here:

SIC oversees a portfolio in excess of $1 million, with Industry Group Leaders directly managing all of our holdings in their specified industry and leading a team of analysts to learn and generate potential investment ideas. All are encouraged to apply regardless of experience level. Please feel free to reach out to with any questions.

2020-2021 Industry Groups:

Consumer Retail

(Renewable) Energy


Healthcare & Life Sciences


Technology, Media, & Telecom

Wall Street Journal Memberships are Available

Middlebury College has partnered with The Wall Street Journal to provide sponsored memberships to all students, faculty and staff, and we want to ensure that you are taking advantage of the benefits and valuable career resources available to you.

Activate Membership
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The WSJ Student Hub
Along with unlimited access to, the Student Hub, featured at, is a place for students to find curated content on professional development, job prep, work/life balance and personal finance—all vital topics in this uncertain time.

The WSJ Jobs Summit
Join the WSJ on September 1 for the inaugural WSJ Jobs Summit, a new event where WSJ will provide those looking for insight on the current job market with actionable, credible guidance during these uncertain times. The event is designed specifically with students and college faculty in mind, and will cover topics ranging from how to nail the virtual interview to advice from companies in hiring mode. Register for the event here.

Citi’s Public Finance Summer Analyst positions are now posted! Apply Early

You’re the brains behind our work.

You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our programs equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career here. At Citi, we value internal mobility, and career growth is not a question of if, but when. Citi’s Institutional Clients Group is looking for Summer Analysts to join the Public Finance team in North America. ICG offers investment and corporate banking services, and products for corporations, governments, and institutions around the world. Summer Analysts join an intensive training program that includes both training sessions and real, on-the-job experience.

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

We’re committed to teaching you the ropes. The ten-week Summer Analyst Program starts in June and begins with a one-week, intensive training program. After a placement process, based on your interests and strengths, and our business needs, you’ll be assigned to a regional or product coverage group, where you’ll focus on financial analysis and business development. Public Finance professionals work hand-in-hand with city, state, and local governments and municipal authorities, providing capital formulation strategies on an array of public projects, including health care systems, utilities, highways, and schools.

Learn more and apply here before September 30th.

Impact Public Policy: Regional Economic Models is Hiring

Regional Economic Models Logo (REMI)

Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) is the leading provider of economic forecasting and policy analysis models. REMI’s analysis has guided public policy decisions on healthcare policy, national security issues and state tax legislation. Clients include government agencies, consulting firms and academic institutions. Established in 1980, we are a small firm based in Amherst, Massachusetts with extensive national and global networks.

REMI is excited to offer new remote positions for students interested in Economics, Marketing, Administration, and Software Development used to impact public policy.

REMI works with countless government agencies and consulting firms in their daily work and these positions expose employees to successful careers in public policy and software development through strong REMI leadership and focused guidance at all levels of the firm.

Deadlines are fast approaching – do not delay your application as candidates are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Deadline: August 6

Deadline: August 15

Deadline: August 17

Deadline: August 20

Deadline: September 6

Deadline: September 14

Deadline: September 20