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Summer Finance Institute

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

June 2 - 26, 2014

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

*SFI participants will now obtain Bloomberg Certification
(Only for 2014 SFI participants)*

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

Confirmed Companies

Pending Companies

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

Application Information


  • Priority Date -
    February 10, 2014
  • Preferred Date -
    March 10, 2014
  • Late Registration (if space is available) - April 28, 2014

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Contact Us

Summer Finance Institute

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010
Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341
Email: mgt-sfi@buffalo.edu