Manage a real mutual fund and grow your expertise
Graduate Student Core Fund at the 2016 Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Forum
Graduate Student Value Fund at the 2009 R.I.S.E IX
When I told my friends that you can actually run a real fund here, they couldn’t believe it. They had never had that opportunity themselves. It’s a really attractive part of the program and gives you experience in investments that a book can’t teach you.Yifei Li, MSF’19
360 Huntington Fund offers an amazing opportunity for our graduate students at Northeastern—it’s the chance to join the management team of a real mutual fund in Northeastern’s endowment. No matter what your experience level with managing stocks, you’ll learn invaluable skills in an environment that no simulated fund exercise can match.
As a team member, you’ll be part of a diverse group of students who research, recommend, and choose the stocks that make up the fund. You can participate in two ways:
- For credit, if your program allows. (Scroll down for a list of eligible programs.) Apply for a management position or join as an entry-level analyst; you’ll be responsible for at least one stock pitch per semester.
- As a non-credit club member. Attend meetings, ask questions, and absorb all of the day-to-day intricacies of managing investments.
Managing the 360 Huntington Fund is a great way to explore your interests in finance, network with like-minded peers, and cultivate skills that can carry you far in your career.
- Learn how to analyze the finances of a company and write original research reports about potential investments
- Hold a position on the management team and learn the responsibilities involved in running a real mutual fund—or work your way to a leadership position through active participation over several semesters
- Present investment recommendations to a panel of your peers
- Participate in lively debate on the merits of each presentation
- Make investment decisions with real-world implications
The 360 Huntington Fund is a dynamic environment where you can make your own way. If you come in with some investment finance or accounting experience you can start at the management level; if you have no experience at all, you can grow into a management role by showing initiative.Connor Smith-Subecz, MBA’21, 360 Huntington Fund Student Managing Director 2020-21
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