Application timeline

The application for the Spring 2022 Recruitment Process will open on February 7th.

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 to this form in PDF format titled "Last Name_First Name_Resume", etc.

Important Dates:

February 7th: IBC Diversity Session

Session starts at 7:00 pm in Grainger Hall room 4151

February 7th: Information Session

Session starts at 7:30 pm in Grainger Hall room 4151

February 8-11th: Coffee Chats

Coffee Chats will be held from 1:00-4:00 pm in Grainger Café

February 12th: Applications Due

All applications are due at 12:00 pm

February 15th, 16th: First Round Interviews

February 20th: Superday Interviews 

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 Megan McLenighan at


The Investment Banking Club is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the financial services industry. The club is actively seeking individuals from underrepresented communities. By joining our organization, diverse candidates benefit from unique opportunities and early access programs to break into a career in investment banking. 

Diverse candidates include students who identify as: Female, Black, Hispanic/LatinX, Native American, LGBTQ+, and more

For more information, please contact Brianna Sypolt 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