Workshops, Events, and Competitions

  • 2015 How I Became A Quant Event

Sept- April:  Weekly Career Development Workshop for 1st yr. students

October 6:  CME University Trading Challenge Begins

Mid-October: Trip to New York City - National Financial Mathematics Career Fair & alumni/current student dinner for 2nd year students

Early November – MinneAnalytics Fall Student Data Science Challenge

Mid-October  Quantitative Finance and Statistics Graduate Student Career Event  for all MFM, FQF, Statistics grad students and some undergrads

Late November Chicago Trek - Students visit 3 firms where our alumni work and attend an alumni/current student dinner- for 1st and 2nd year students.

Early December - Introduction to Bloomberg Workshop

Early January – MFM Winter Modeling Workshop – This 10-day intensive workshop is one of the premier MFM/FQF events that provide students deep real-world experience in small project teams guided by senior quant mentors

Feb-April – Student Competitions – IAQF Academic Paper Competition, Rotman International Trading Competition

April  - How I Became a Quant  Panel