The SIF 2023 Program is no longer accepting applications.
All applicants must submit the online application. In order for your application to be considered complete, it must contain all of the following:
Upon receiving applications, the Selection Committee reviews the applications and makes recommendations for first-round interviews. These 30-minute Round I interviews are conducted by the current SIF managers. In this interview, all applicants will be asked to give a 5-minute “pitch” of an investment idea. During this interview, you will have the opportunity to present your own 5-minute investment proposal – a stock or bond pitch, or other investment idea that you find intriguing.This usually focuses on a single stock, but applicants can also pitch a bond, an ETF, or any other investible idea. The second and final round interviews are conducted by SIF faculty in consultation with an ad hoc faculty committee. The final admission decisions will be rendered by early February.
The number of students allowed to enroll in this two-semester program is limited to 20 so that (a) each student may have direct experience in managing one of five portfolios and (b) the class as a group can visit with a variety of money managers. They are selected based on their genuine interest in pursuing a career in the investment management field.
Incoming SIF Student Managers are expected to attend special classes and fund meetings during the transition period from February to the end of March. SIF 2023 will assume fund responsibility April 1st, 2022.
Becoming a manager of the Marshall MBA Student Investment Fund represents a major commitment of time and requires a high level of personal responsibility. All students who wish to become members of the SIF must agree to the following (Note: this is in addition to all the normal responsibilities that are associated with an MBA course load):