INVESTMENT BANKING AT UNC KENAN-FLAGLER

The Investment Banking Club at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is dedicated to helping MBA students prepare for a career in investment banking.

 

We are focused on three primary objectives:

  • Providing thorough training and recruiting support for MBA investment banking candidates

  • Enhancing relationships with recruiting firms and corporate partners

  • Attracting top-tier investment banking talent to the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA program

If you are a prospective student or firm interested in recruiting our candidates, please visit our 'Contact' page - a member of our leadership team will be happy to assist.

 
  • On-campus company presentations and networking events
  • Coffee chats with 2nd year students

  • Career Treks to New York City and Charlotte

  • Interview preparation

INFORMATIONAL PHASE
(SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER)
NETWORKING PHASE
(OCTOBER - NOVEMBER)
  • Student-directed networking
  • Coffee chats and phone calls with bankers

  • Interview preparation

  • Interview preparation
  • Live interviews
  • Offers extended
INTERVIEW PHASE
(NOVEMBER - FEBRUARY)
DIVERSITY AND SUMMER RECRUITING

If you are a diversity candidate interested in recruiting for investment banking, there are a number of unique opportunities, including the ability to recruit early during the summer before you matriculate. Please contact our VP of Diversity & Inclusion, Vasundhara Jain, for additional information.
CLUB ACTIVITIES AND
RESOURCES

  • Coordination of on-campus recruiting and networking activities

  • Planning and leading of the Career Treks to New York City and Charlotte

  • Extensive behavioral and technical interview preparation

  • Resume review and editing

  • Dedicated Second Year student Career Mentor assigned to each candidate

  • Training the Street financial modeling and valuation courses provided by the school

  • Investment Banking course, taught by Scott Rostan, founder of Training the Street, designed to prepare students for summer internships and full-time investment banking careers

  • Investment banking case competitions hosted by corporate sponsors

  • Club Happy Hours and other social events

​INVESTMENT BANKING RECRUITING PROCESS

The Investment Banking Club at UNC Kenan-Flagler is primarily concerned with helping full-time MBA candidates prepare and recruit successfully for investment banking.

This page provides an overview of the timeline for key recruiting activities, as well as the resources available through the Investment Banking Club to help candidates through each step of the process.

RECRUITING FIRMS

Candidates at UNC Kenan-Flagler who are interested in investment banking will have an opportunity to recruit with the most reputable firms in the industry. Below is a representative list of banks that recruit our MBAs:

  • Bank of America Securities

  • Barclays

  • Bank of Montreal

  • BlackArch Partners

  • Citi

  • Credit Suisse

  • Deloitte Corporate Finance

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Evercore

  • Goldman Sachs

  • Guggenheim

  • Harris Williams

  • Houlihan Lokey

  • Jefferies

  • J.P. Morgan

  • Lazard

  • Moelis & Co.

  • Morgan Stanley

  • Piper Sandler

  • PJT Partners

  • Royal Bank of Canada

  • Truist Financial

  • Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

  • Wells Fargo

A special thank you to our 2020-2021 corporate sponsors:

 

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CURRICULUM: The Corporate Finance concentration is most common for students pursuing investment banking careers. Many courses feature professors who have previously served as executives and professionals at global investment banks. Notable electives include Mergers & Acquisitions (MBA 789) and Investment Banking (MBA 793), an exclusive course offered in Mod IV of first-year that is taught by Training The Street Founder and CEO Scott Rostan.

FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (FDP): UNC Kenan-Flagler makes a significant investment in programs that give students the requisite skill-set to lead successful investment banking careers. We are proud to have the largest contract with Training The Street out of any business school in the country. Through the FDP, UNC offers courses in financial modeling, valuation, deal structures, interview prep, and many other topics related to investment banking. These courses are offered at no additional charge and are exclusively for UNC Kenan-Flagler students.

SECOND YEAR CAREER MENTOR: We provide a robust Career Mentor program that pairs each incoming student with a second year classmate. You will have the opportunity to choose from a selective group of second year students that are specifically trained to work closely with you during your career search. Career Mentors help you manage the recruiting process, providing guidance on various banks, networking etiquette, resume and cover letter reviews, interview preparation, and offer evaluation.

 

CAREER & LEADERSHIP (C&L): C&L serves as a valuable resource for students during the recruiting process. Full-time C&L Coaches work with students individually through the recruitment process to help them develop a personalized plan of action and to prepare them for success in the recruiting process. C&L Coaches are always available for individual counseling and can help you decide which career path best fits your preferences and skills.

PROSPECTIVE

STUDENTS

If you are interested in pursuing investment banking at UNC Kenan-Flagler, there are a number of resources that you can leverage to make this decision.

Please see descriptions of and links to a representative list of resources available to MBA students, and please visit our 'Contact' page to get in touch with a member of our Investment Banking Club leadership.

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LEADERSHIP

HALEY PARRIN
PRESIDENT

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PAUL ROTHFELD
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

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JOHN KIRKLAND
VP OF OPERATIONS

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MIKE SOUMEKH
VP OF FINANCE

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VASUNDHARA JAIN
VP OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

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ALEX KNIGHT
VP OF LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

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CONNOR MONAGHAN
VP OF COMMUNICATIONS

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JOE SCALZO
VP OF REAL ESTATE IB

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CONTACT

INFORMATION

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Investment Banking Club

Address: McColl Building, 300 Kenan Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Email: investmentbankingclub@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Please feel free to email us directly, or use the contact form below:

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