Frequently Asked Questions | Students

How will PARTICIPANTS PREPARE the cases?

Participants will receive a competition case packet at least a month before the competition, and teams will have access to market data to test their algorithms.

Which schools will attend?

The FM program will work with sponsoring firms to target top-tier schools from every part of the country. As a reminder, the competition is open to undergraduate students only. In the past, teams represented have included: Amherst, Baruch, CalTech, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Rutgers, the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, and Washington University.

What opportunities will participants have to interact with sponsoring firms and learn about careers in trading?

Participants will have several opportunities to interact with sponsoring firms. Participants will take-part in educational and networking events on Friday afternoon. In addition, participants will have direct opportunities to meet firm representatives and recruiters during virtual coffee chats and a virtual careeer fair. Each sponsoring firm and a company summary will be included in the case packet for your review.

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