TRIP Application Instructions

Howdy! Welcome to the TRIP Application web site. The Trading, Risks and Investments Program is open to undergraduate sophomores and juniors.

Let’s get started! Please review the step-by-step instructions below for submitting your Electronic Application by October 9, 2016.

Application Review:

Applications are due October 9, 2016.

Complete applications will be reviewed by Advisory Board members. Advisory Board members will interview candidates November 17 and will consist of a half day of “speed interviews”.

TRIP applicants can find valuable help by taking advantage of the following resources:

Writing Center (for non-Mays & Mays students) ALL LOCATIONS and the

Career Center, for essays and resume.  (Suite 340 Wehner for Mays Students; 209 Koldus for non-Mays students)

Be sure to check the TRIP Listserv and Facebook page for future dates to have your application reviewed by current TRIP Students.

Important Dates

October 9, 2016 – Application Deadline.

TRIP informational schedule

After applications are received, there well be the internal department screening & external Board Member review.

Interview Notifications will be sent via e-mail, approximately 2-3 weeks after submission deadline.

Pre-Interview Information Meeting will be the day before the speed interviews (date TBA).

The speed interviews will be held November 17.

For application questions, please contact Lois Carter at or call 979-862-2313, or stop by her office in Wehner, 351F (down the hall from Dr. Hallermann).