Mihaylo College’s Applied Securities Analysis Program (ASAP) hosted its second Student Investment Conference in October, which provided interactive workshops, networking and competitions judged by financial industry professionals.
Mihaylo College’s innovative ASAP program hosted the TCM Student Investment Conference, which aims to connect finance students with opportunities for professional development and future careers in asset management. ASAP students manage more than $1.3 million for the CSUF Philanthropic Foundation, with investment proceeds partially funding student-based college services, such as the Mihaylo Tutoring Center.
The two-day event featured 53 student attendees and 20 industry professionals engaging in interactive workshops and investment competitions.
“The mission of the conference was to connect students aspiring to careers in finance with local firms seeking high-potential new graduates for entry-level positions,” says Marcia Clark, director of Bond ASAP. “The workshop formats provided a comfortable atmosphere for business managers and students to discuss the day-to-day experience of their investment practice. This understanding is essential for students to better align their skills and aspirations with the needs of various types of investment firms.” Continue reading