Parker Center for Investing Research – Overview
Through the Parker Center, students receive instruction and training in the latest analytical tools used by Wall Street professionals in preparation for careers in the investment research and asset management industry. The $1 million Cayuga MBA Fund allows students to manage real money as part of a formal class in investments. Exposure to the latest thought leadership in equity valuation and capital markets gives students a unique educational experience in asset management. Flagship MBA events, involving participation from top peer schools and corporate sponsors, including the MBA Stock Pitch Challenge, the pioneering Women in Investing (WIN) conference, and the Undergraduate Stock Pitch Challenge, provide valuable networking and recruiting opportunities to students. Time and again, MBA candidates point to the Parker Center's performance learning curriculum and signature events as critical to securing internships and landing coveted jobs at top investment firms.