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Global Market Investments Club (GMIC) Leadership and Events

Leaning upon its mission of "developing members' investment knowledge and skill," GMIC offers opportunities for students to do just that. For first year members, the Global Markets Investment Club (GMIC) helps students gain first-hand investment and market knowledge. For students with more experience, participation offers a hands-on opportunity to apply information and concepts covered in classes. Participation in GMIC offers application from the following courses:

  • Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Security Analysis
  • Financial Modeling

The group holds weekly meetings to discuss market news, past and present investments, and asset allocation strategy. Members are grouped into teams to present weekly evaluative investments. Under the GMIC portfolio, the club manages over $85,000 AUM.


Impact Investment Challenge


Projects

Some of the projects that GMIC is involved in throughout the academic year include:

  • Annual Brandeis IBS Stock Pitch Challenge
  • Annual Impact Investing Challenge
  • "Day on the Job" trips to local financial institutions
  • Financial Modeling workshops
  • Guest speaker events featuring employees of local and international financial institutions
  • Independent management of a small portion of the business school's endowment through an investment portfolio
  • Networking night with alumni, local Boston professionals, and current GMIC members
  • Mock interviews; conducted by members, for members
  • Portfolio presentations

GMIC Alumni

GMIC Alumni currently work with companies in China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Russia, the United States and more. Participation in the club can lead to networking and professional opportunities. GMIC members and alumni have participated in internships and gone on to find careers with the following organizations and companies:

  • Ernst & Young 
  • KPMG 
  • Clear Water Capital Partners
  • BNY Mellon 
  • Morgan Stanley  
  • The Brandeis Endowment
  • Bellmark Partners
  • Black Rock
  • Deloitte
  • Highfields
  • JP Morgan
  • Merrill Lynch
  • National Grid
  • Shasta Partners
  • Soros Fund Management
  • State Street Corporation
  • Ventas