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Fall 2019 Recruitment timeline

Sophomore Recruitment has ended for the Fall 2019 semester. We will host another round of recruitment in early Spring 2019. 

If you wish to be notified of the upcoming recruiting events or have any questions, email Lauren Schneiderman at laschneiderm@wisc.edu.

 

Application Instructions

 

 

The application consists of 3 parts: a resume, a cover letter, and an unofficial transcript.
Your application will not be considered if any of 3 parts are missing. Please email your application to wisconsinibc@gmail.com


Please indicate your expected graduation date on your resume.

Your cover letter should address your primary career objectives and why you should be admitted into the club.  Please limit your cover letter to one page, double-spaced.

Unofficial transcripts are available via the “Request My Student Record” link under the Academics tab of Student Center in MyUW.


Please title every file in your application with your last name, first name and which part of the application it is; e.g. (Schneiderman,Lauren_Resume).

 

Fall 2019 Recruitment Timeline (Sophomore Applicants Only) 

  • Information Session & Networking Event - Tuesday, September 24th at 7pm

    • ​Locations: Grainger Hall Room 3070 & State Street Brats

  • ​Application Deadline - Thursday, September 26th DUE BY 11:59pm

  • Interviews - Sunday, September 29th between 9am - 5pm (invite only) 

    • Grainger interview suites

Please direct any further recruitment questions to Lauren Schneiderman at laschneiderm@wisc.edu.

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

 

Business

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

 

Trading

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

 

Consulting

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