Weiss Asset Management
An elite hedge fund based in Boston, Massachusetts with $2.7 billion under management
A pre-recruitment program for exceptional high school students interested in a career in finance.
You will be part of an exceptional cohort of top high school students all around the world partaking in an educational and competitive work experience program. You will have the potential to be directly recruited by an top Hedge Fund straight out of high school.
Learn Research and Portfolio Management
Conduct research and financial analysis on securities to learn how to trade and monitor these assets under a team portfolio.
What you will be doing...
You will need to continuously stay up to date on a wide variety of macroeconomic trends, market forecasts and financial news - this allows you to identify attractive investment opportunities. Once an opportunity is identified, you form an investment thesis and conduct thorough qualitative and quantitative research to evaluate the potential of the investment.
You will use various financial analysis methods to uncover the company's actual value. You will then visualise these findings and data to inform better investment decisions. The financial analysis techniques will cover both fundamental and technical Analysis.
Deliver recommendation and monitor portfolio
Based on the equity research and financial analysis on the investment opportunity, you will pitch a recommendation on the company. After appropriate evaluation, this will be included in your team portfolio. You will then monitor the performance of your team's portfolio and share any findings and indicators to potentially update the course of action of the firm.
Hedge Fund Career Snapshot
Avg. Starting Salary
Generate ideas and actually capitalise on them
Career Pathway in Finance
Get introduced to the program, your mentors, your team and Weiss. You will learn what it's like to work at a hedge fund and begin preliminary research on the program project with you team
You are now equipped with the adequate skillset to complete the program. Applying your knowledge onto the project in the context of Weiss and working as a team is the focus of this week.
You will obtain all the required skills to complete the project. Through a series of skills lectures you will get a fully immersive learning experience and all the adequate skills.
Pitch Night and Pre-recruitment
For the final night you will pitch your project and findings to Weiss representatives and upon completion, receive a referral letter. Top performers will have the opportunity for recruitment into the firm.
Gaining Practical skills in Finance, Economics and Data
Ranked score in final presentation to Weiss representatives
Potential recruitment into summer/winter analyst positions
Gaining a referral letter signed by Weiss Asset Management
20th Aug -
Commitment per week