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Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program

The Fisher College of Business Office of Career Management has developed Fisher Futures, a unique and innovative program to aid you as a top finance student at Fisher in attaining experience in the investment banking industry. While the application process is lengthy and selective, we invite you to apply to become a member of the distinguished Fisher Futures program.

Once selected to join Fisher Futures, you will receive individual coaching preparing you to compete for a summer internship and thus be well positioned to secure a full-time career position in the investment banking industry upon graduation.

Requirements:
  • You must be admitted as a Business Major with a Specialization in Finance and/or Accounting by Fall 2015
  • You must have at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA
  • You must be available for a summer internship in 2016 (May - August)
  • You must be planning to graduate by May 2017
If you are accepted into Fisher Futures, you will:
  • Compete for a Summer 2016 internship in the investment banking industry
  • Participate in two seven week classes, one in spring and one in fall, to prepare for interviews in investment banking as well as to gain an understanding of the industry
  • Train in financial modeling with Wall Street Prep
  • Take part in trips to New York City and Chicago to visit investment banks and network with Fisher alumni in the industry.
  • Be featured on the Career Management Web site, including your resume, bio and photo
Questions?

You can attend an information session in Suite 150 Gerlach Hall, Room 155:

  • Wednesday, January 14th @ 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, January 15th @ 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday, January 20th @ 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 21st @ 5:30 pm
  • Friday, January 23rd @ 12:00 pm

Please note: If you cannot attend the information sessions, please feel free to contact Chris Buehler with any questions you might have.  All application information is provided online as well as profiles and resumes of former Fisher Futures.

Application Process

1 Phase 1
Turn in all of the following by February 3rd, 2015 at 5 pm to the Office of Career Management in 150 Gerlach Hall:

  • Completed application form
  • A copy of your resume
  • A copy of your advising report, (unofficial copy of your transcript) 
  • Respond to two essay questions incorporating what you learned from the readings (specific directions on application). 

2 Phase 2
Based on Applications received in Phase 1, several students will be invited to participate in Phase 2, and will be provided further instructions. A summary of the requirements follows:

  • Complete an essay regarding a recent news event in the field of finance or economics
  • Participate in a panel interview focusing on your background and interest in investment banking

3 Phase 3
For those students who participate in Phase 2, several students will be invited to participate in Phase 3. After being selected to move into Phase 3 you are temporarily selected as a member of the Fisher Futures program at which time you will be enrolled in the Spring Semester of the class. You will be officially accepted into the program and enrolled in the fall portion of the class pending your successful completion of the summer development program and effective engagement during the spring session.

  • Participate in a summer development program to help prepare for a career in investment banking
  • Participate in a panel interview to finalize your acceptance into Fisher Futures at the beginning of fall quarter
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