Carrying out Columbia's Passion for Investing
CSIMA is one of the largest clubs at CBS and offers members many opportunities to further their interest and skills in the investment management industry:
Tailored Job Postings: CSIMA members receive access to select job postings from employers interested in meeting club members.
Guest Speakers: CSIMA, in connection with CBS staff and faculty, works to create a regular flow of guest speakers, directly from the investment industry. Recent speakers have included Howard Marks, Leon Cooperman, Bill Ackman, and Mick Mcguire.
Recruiting Trips: CSIMA organizes group recruiting trips to visit the headquarters of leading investment firms. Recent CSIMA trips have covered Boston, Southern California, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
Interaction with professional investors: Each year CSIMA members are exposed to numerous opportunities to meet with investors including recruiting trips, regular guest speakers, firm luncheons, the CSIMA Conference, the Graham and Doddsville Newsletter process, and an annual trip to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting,
Investment Ideas Club and Dinners: CSIMA organizes monthly dinners and meetings in order to allow members to discuss investment ideas. Club members are able to pitch their ideas to portfolio managers and analysts, who are invited to receive the pitches and offer constructive questions and commentary.
Volunteer Opportunities: CSIMA maintains a close relationship with CBS's investing faculty and staff, including the Heilbrunn Center for Graham and Dodd Investing. CSIMA members are provided unique opportunities to volunteer at Heilbrunn Center events.
Educational Opportunities: CSIMA, as well as other campus clubs, will host educational events such as excel workshops, stock pitch workshops, bond indenture information sessions, and more.