Student Finance Organizations
Student Finance Organizations provide Babson College students interested in Finance with the opportunity to expand and deepen their knowledge of the finance world. These organizations often host speaker visits, workshops, and conferences.
Babson Investment Management Association
The Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA) provides educational and networking opportunities for Babson students interested in pursuing careers in the investment industry. BIMA offers periodic educational seminars conducted by professors, alumni, and professionals working in the investment community.
Babson Investment Banking Association
The Babson Investment Banking Association’s (BIBA) mission is to enhance the position of Babson as a top business school for investment banking by increasing the interest of students in this field, supporting students in their preparation for the recruiting process, and improving relations with firms through the Babson Alumni Network. The association hosts educational events, workshops, a peer mentoring program, and social networking events. BIBA also hosts an investment banking conference; former speakers have included Brian Moynihan, chairman and CEO of Bank of America and Lloyd Blankfein, former chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs.
Babson Investment Club
The Babson Investment Club (BIC) is an undergraduate organization devoted to teaching its members about different investment tools and finance career paths. The club organizes regular panels and guest speakers to highlight different finance careers and to connect our students with Babson’s large alumni base in the financial industry. The club also runs the Babson Analyst Initiative (BAI) targeted towards Freshman and Sophomore students. The program is highly selective and is meant to initiate students to the investment industry with regular pitches made to professionals in the investment community and faculty. The Faculty advisor to the club is Professor Jerome Taillard.
Babson Real Estate Association
The Babson Real Estate Association (BREA) works to create a strong network of individuals who are passionate about real estate investment, and to support students interested in pursuing real estate as a career. The association hosts forums, case competitions, mock interviews, company and industry information sessions, lectures, and alumni networking events.
Babson Graduate Finance Club
The Babson Graduate Finance Club (BGFC) is the Graduate organization devoted to promote the field of finance at the Graduate level. The club organizes regular panels and guest speakers to highlight different finance careers and to connect our students with Babson’s large alumni base in the financial industry. It also houses the Babson Venture Capital and Private Equity (VCPE) initiative (formerly VCPE Club). The goal of the club is to be the “hub” for all finance-related events on campus for Graduate students. Depending on the academic year, it might also run portfolio competitions and other simulation games. The Faculty advisor to the club is Professor Jerome Taillard.