Wall Street 101 is held at Bentley University’s world-class academic Trading Room in Waltham, MA. This 5-day non-residential program provides a fun and interactive opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors to learn about the global financial markets.
This prestigious day camp program provides students the opportunity to engage with financial markets executives in order to learn first-hand about the intricacies of working in financial services. If you are considering a business major in college, Wall Street 101 delivers an overview of the finance field to help you prepare for college studies. Through simulated trading exercises, equity valuation classes, industry analysis, portfolio construction and engagement with senior level executives from the financial services industry, students are introduced to the fascinating world of global finance and investing.
During Wall Street 101, students will attend college-level lectures, interact with senior college admissions officers, enhance their personal portfolios through executive engagement, and elevate their professional portfolios with new investment ideas, presentation skills and business strategies. In addition, Wall Street 101 participants will connect with fellow high school students from across the globe, providing opportunities to gain strong global perspectives and life-long friends.
How will I apply my knowledge?
Students will work in small teams to utilize the financial technology of the Bentley Trading Room to construct a diversified portfolio of equity securities. Each team member will be responsible for analyzing different sectors of the market. With the help of a group leader, students will develop a formal presentation that explains the reasons for investment selections, including a detailed financial analysis of at least one company.