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Finance Academy - Current 2014/2015

A three-week program to enhance the professional and real-world experience of finance students

June 8-25, 2015

Finance Academy provides finance students the opportunity to work alongside experienced finance executives in a small group setting. Over the three-week program, students expand their skill set by working on real-world finance projects with corporate executives. Students also will participate in industry and professional development workshops that are crucial in the job search. For more information, visit the Graduate Programs Office in 203 Alfiero Center or contact us by email at mgt-financeacademy@buffalo.edu.

Only Finance Academy participants will obtain Bloomberg Certification

Check back frequently as we are currently updating our 2015 companies.

Learn From Executives

  • Network with experienced finance executives
  • Tackle real-time finance projects
  • Gain an understanding of U.S. business practices
  • Engage with finance industry coaches

Professional Development Workshops

  • Presentation skills
  • Résumé writing
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Communication skills

Upcoming 2015 Companies

2014 Keynote Speakers

Gaurav Patankar
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager-Emerging Markets and Alternatives
The Boston Company, BNY Mellon Asset Management
(Formerly of) Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company

 The Boston Company

Mike Coyler
VP Global Strategic Sourcing
VWR International

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Gregg Fisher
Founder and CIO
Gerstein Fisher

Gerstein Fisher

2014 Companies

2013 Companies

Application Information


  • Early Bird Registration -
    Dec. 5, 2014
  • Priority Date -
    Dec. 06, 2014
  • Late Registration (if space is available)
    Mar. 11, 2015

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Contact Us

Finance Academy

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010
Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341