Published: July 30, 2011


September 20–23, 2011

The Trek brings exceptional students from the Leeds School’s Finance and Quantitative Finance programs and Investment Banking Seminar to New York for a week to explore career opportunities, expand their network, and gain valuable industry and career perspectives.

Applications are due Wednesday, August 31, via email to

Barclays Capital … Goldman Sachs … Millennium … Stifel Nicolaus … Markit on Demand ... Franklin Templeton ... NYSE tour ... and more!

The Leeds School of Business Wall Street Trek celebrates its fifth anniversary of making invaluable connections between Wall Street and Boulder.

Activities and events will include a young alumni panel, alumni executive mentor dinners, investment firm visits, an executive hedge fund/private equity panel, an alumni networking reception, and other experiences from the Street. Come join your peers, faculty, staff, alumni, and corporate partners for this memorable Leeds School of Business tradition!


Arrive no later than 3:30pm on Tuesday in NYC at the hotel. Events will be scheduled from Tuesday evening through Friday morning. It’s recommended to hold Friday afternoon open for possible interviews and networking time on your own, fly back on your own when you are ready!

Estimated Expenses

$1,500: Includes air, hotel, and some food. Book your own air travel by September 7th; hotel reservations will be made for you. If you require financial assistance, please submit a letter detailing your need with your application.

Application Requirements

Applications are due Wednesday, August 31, via email, with "Wall Street Trek" in the subject line.

  • Must be a currently enrolled Leeds undergraduate.
  • Statement of interest in the Trek: Why should you be selected? (no more than 300 words)
  • Resume submission—in Microsoft Word format—please meet with a career advisor prior to submission.
  • Unofficial transcript

Application Deadline

Please submit an application by August 31.

Questions? Email or stop by Career Connections in Koelbel 227.

Decision Notification

We will notify you on Tuesday, September 6, so be ready to book your flight on Wednesday, September 7.

Save the Dates

You will be required to attend:

  • Wall Street “Unplugged” (and Pizza)
    With alumni Luke Duster & Nate Hukill (Capital Royalty)
    September 7
    Room 308
  • Wall Street Prep, with Alfredo Jollon (formerly with Janus)
    September 14
    Room 308