Application timeline

The Fall 2021 Recruitment Process is now closed.

The Wisconsin Investment Banking Club has two recruiting cycles throughout the year. We only accept applicants from sophomores in September and from both freshmen and sophomores in February. Applications consist of a resume, cover letter, and transcript. Please submit materials by email to in PDF format titled "LastName_FirstName_Resume"

Applications are accepted and encouraged from students representing all academic backgrounds and prior professional experiences. All applicants should have a foundational knowledge of the role of investment banks prior to applying.

Please direct any further recruiting questions to Emma Preda at

Recommended Online Resources

Recommended Reading list

 Investment Banking

Too Big to Fail, Andrew Ross Sorkin
Monkey Business, Rolfe and Troob
The Accidental Investment Banker, Knee
The Partnership, Charles D. Ellis
Liars Poker, Lewis
Barbarians at the Gate, Burroughs and Helyar
The Predator’s Ball, Bruck
Bonfire of the Vanities, Wolfe
Big Deal, Wasserstein



Networking Is a Contact Sport, Joe Sweeney
Built to Last, Collins and Porras
Den of Thieves, Stewart
A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Malkiel
Inventing Money, Nicholas Dunbar
When Genius Fails, Roger Lowenstein



Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Lefevre
The New Market Wizards, Schwager
Come into My Trading Room: A Complete Guide to Trading, Elder
Inside the Yield Book, Homer and Leibowitz



Dangerous Markets, Barton, Newell, and Wilson
20/20 Foresight: Crafting Strategy in an Uncertain World, Courtney
Aligning the Stars, Tierney and Lorsch
The Accelerating Organization, Maira and Scott-Morgan
The Art of Warfare, Sun-Tzu