High-Impact Opportunities

Dealmakers in M&A is an exclusive professionally-led program offered to high-performing Mays Business School students who have strong interest in investment banking, private equity, corporate M&A, transaction consulting or other M&A and transaction-related professional services fields. Selected students from May’s BBA, MS and MBA programs learn the real world dynamics of corporate and financial mergers and acquisitions from experienced and currently active M&A professionals through a combination of lecture and actual deal cases.  Real world cases are assessed and presented by student teams and coached by prominent leaders in M&A brought in from around the country on a biweekly basis.

Aggies on Wall Street is a high-impact learning opportunity in the Department of Finance. The intent is to identify a small group of bright, highly-motivated students and prepare them to succeed in investment banking. Those admitted to this highly competitive program will take a battery of relevant and rigorous classes and encounter a variety of experiential learning opportunities.

The Department of Finance provides sponsorships for four upper-level Finance students to attend the annual Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Conference in New York City. This conference provides an in-depth, three-day experience for an international group of students and faculty. Participants have a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders and learn best practices in investment management.

The Commercial Banking Program (CBP) prepares students for a career in the commercial banking industry and includes an internship experience.

Titans of Investing is an exclusive program, which is offered to select high-performing and high-potential students, provides a broad perspective on financial markets and global developments by focusing on the long-term context and current market conditions. The cohort for this program is limited to 12-15 students.

The Trading, Risk & Investments Program (TRIP) prepares students in the fields of trading, investments and risk management by combining exceptional class instruction with hands-on, internship-based experience.

The Maroon Fund enables students to manage a live angel capital fund with the guidance of Research Valley Funds Portfolio Manager, James Lancaster. The Maroon Fund encompasses three teams, all of which are a vital piece of the puzzle in terms of the overall success of the fund. The three teams of the Maroon Fund include Investor Relations, Deal Research, and Technology/Intellectual Property.

Students who are selected for the Tanner Fund manage direct investments for this real-money, 100-percent equity portfolio. Students who participate in the Tanner Fund program also earn course credit.

The Supply Chain Consortium provides support to students, faculty and companies that are involved in supply chain management. The consortium focuses on equipping students with the skills, knowledge and experiences they need to pursue satisfying careers in supply chain management. Our student organization hosts many of the events and activities for our students and consortium partners.

The Center for the Management of Information Systems supports a number of program where students can interact with members of the corporate advisory board in formal and informal settings.

Students who earn a BBA in Marketing have multiple opportunities to gain valuable experience outside the classroom while earning their degree.

BBA-Management majors have a wide range of options both inside and outside the classroom to apply what they’re learning while building a resume of transferable skills highly valued by employers and graduate schools alike.

The Center for Retailing Studies (CRS) is a renowned source of industry knowledge and a pipeline for developing leaders in the retail sector. We provide an excellent repertoire of coursework, internship, and leadership opportunities for students interested in all facets of the retail experience.