Fellows Program Resources
Fellows Programs Open to all BMGT Majors
Fellows Program for BMGT Freshmen
Accelerated Finance Fellows
Fellows attend Berkshire Hathaway shareholders' meeting
Starting 2013, Accelerated Finance Fellows will be replaced by Sophomore Wall Street Fellows. We will not be accepting applications for Accelerated Finance Fellows.
The Accelerated Finance Fellows program is designed for first or second-year students with 30 credits or more who are sure they want to pursue a finance career. These students are interested in accelerating their finance coursework and in taking additional finance courses-beyond what the major requires. These students have the potential to become "star" finance majors, courted by top finance recruiters. The emphasis of this program is on preparing students for a high profile career in finance. In addition to traditional courses taken by all finance majors, students in the Accelerated Finance Fellows Program will enroll in a dedicated section of Business Finance, BMGT 340, and then will be given preferred admission to the junior-level Finance Fellows programs in their third year.
Dr. David Kass is the Faculty Champion for this program.
Curriculum: To complete this program, students must fulfill all requirements in Part I & II:
BMGT 220 & BMGT 221 (Principles of Accounting I and II): Must be taken prior to spring of sophomore year.
BMGT 230 (Business Statistics): Must be taken prior to spring of sophomore year.
BMGT 340F (Business Finance): Spring, sophomore year - Dedicated Fellows section
Accelerated Finance Fellows must declare their finance major by the end of the first semester, sophomore year. All Accelerated Finance Fellows then will apply for preferred admission to one (or more) of the following Finance Fellows programs in spring of their sophomore year and will be admitted based on GPA: Emerging CFOs, Financial Services Fellows, or Quantitative Finance Fellows-to be completed during their junior year. Students are then encouraged (but not required) to apply for the Senbet Fund or Private Equity Fund in their senior year.
- Finance Fellows Speaker Series
- Mentoring program with corporate sponsors in their company's finance function
- Targeted activities with Smith Office of Career Services
- Optional non-credit trips
NOTE: Fellows are required to attend 2 events per semester. The speaker series also requires writing a 1/2 to 1 page reflection paper following each event.