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APMP Accepting Applications for 2024-25

Our Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP) is now accepting applications for the 2024-25 Academic Year–DUE Mon, MARCH 11.   

Program participation, if accepted, begins in Summer 2024 with FIN4801 enrollment and continues through Spring 2025.

Go to the APMP website to download the application if you want to manage over $2 million in the stock market next year. 

This opportunity is open to ALL students regardless of major.

COB Golf Etiquette Outing (Sun, Sept 24)

We are excited to announce an upcoming event that will provide an excellent opportunity for both beginner golfers and those interested in learning about golf etiquette. Don’t worry if you’re new to golf; this outing is designed to be inclusive and educational for all skill levels. 

  • Event Details: Date: Sunday, September 24th 
  • Golfers will be placed on tee times from 3-5pm 
  • Location: Portage Lake Golf Course

During this outing, you will have the chance to:

Learn Golf Etiquette: Our experienced “mentors” will provide insights into golf etiquette, rules, and the dos and don’ts on the golf course, making it an ideal event for beginners. Network and Socialize: Golf is not just a sport; it’s a valuable tool for building relationships, both personally and professionally. You’ll have the chance to connect with fellow students who share your interest in golf and business.

Practice Your Swing: For those who are new to golf or looking to improve their game, there will be opportunities to practice your swing and get out on the course! 

To sign up for the outing, please fill out the Google Form linked below: 

https://forms.gle/soCWRxNDMTNqji866

Space is limited, so make sure to secure your spot by registering early. We look forward to seeing you on September 24th for a day of learning, networking, and, of course, golf! If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to contact Roger Woods (rhwoods@mtu.edu) or Madison Mattila (mnmattil@mtu.edu). Thank you, and we can’t wait to tee off with you!  

Madison Mattila

3rd Year Undergraduate Student

Finding an Internship or Full time employment

As we approach the next recruitment season for internships, co-ops and full time employment here are some ways to help you create a successful search.

  • Update your profile in Handshake-this allows employers to find you and you to find employers. Jobs are posted year-round.
  • Attend Career Fair (Spring 2022 Virtual on Wed, Feb 16, 10 am-7 pm; register and schedule for employer meetings prior to event)
  • Attend CareerFEST (Spring 2022 In-Person from 11 am-2 pm Jan 31, Feb 1, Feb 7; register and schedule to meet with potential employers prior to the event)
  • Get involved with a College of Business club/organization. Many attend conferences with job fairs, go on industry trips and more. This is an excellent way to network on multiple levels.
  • Talk with your faculty; employers sometimes seek students to hire by contacting faculty
  • Watch for emails from business@mtu.edu or your academic advisor for employment opportunities
  • Apply and search for positions in STEM fields in Michigan with STEM Forward
  • Meet with Career Services staff or a Career Coach for one on one advisement

APMP Applications due March 19 (extended deadline)

High-Tech, Hands-On

Ready to hit the trading room floor to buy, sell, and trade? Michigan Tech’s Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP) is for you.

As a member of the APMP team, you will:

  • Begin working on day one to create a new investment management firm.
  • Access live-streamed financial market reports and price data.
  • Use cutting-edge investment software in Michigan Tech’s LGSI Trading Lab.
  • Compete in the GAME International Investment Challenge—Michigan Tech students won three times in the past nine years, and even had the opportunity to open the New York Stock Exchange!
  • Gain support and information from alumni and advisory board members in high-visibility business positions.