If you are interested in pursuing a career in investment banking, asset management, or financial advising, the Auburn Student Investment Fund (ASIF) is the best organization to join. The financial services industry is extremely competitive, and employers are looking for students who not only excel in the classroom, but are fluent in company analysis, current market trends, and professional writing. The goal of ASIF is to take the theories you learn in the classroom and put it into practice so that you can land your dream job in finance.
Next fall we will be investing a portion of Auburn’s endowment. That means as part of ASIF, you will have the opportunity to test your theories with real money! You will receive hands-on training in the full investment process. No other organization offers this kind of experience.
We are looking for motivated students interested in finance and investing to join the Auburn Student Investment Fund next fall. All majors and years are encouraged to apply!
Below are descriptions of each position and their prerequisites:
Senior Analyst: Responsible for developing the investment thesis by completing financial analysis and various models, conducting research, and building pitches under the guidance of their portfolio manager. Senior analysts implement the investment process and must have prerequisite experience. These should include strong financial analysis and written communication skills. Wall Street Prep is recommended.
Junior Analyst: Responsible for learning from their senior analyst and portfolio manager. Can assist with qualitative analysis. No previous experience is required; however, a strong interest in finance and a drive to learn are emphasized. No quantitative knowledge required.
Suggested Summer Reading for ALL Applicants:
- Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions (Joshua Rosenbaum)
- Intelligent Investor (Benjamin Graham)
- Irrational Exuberance (Robert Shiller)
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out. We will keep you updated on important dates in the fall. We look forward to your application!
President – Zach Spencer: email@example.com