The International Finance Student Association
The International Finance Student Association (IFSA) is a global network of finance student associations around the world. Our mission is to empower our members and help them acquire the skills they need to have a successful finance career. We do this through a wide range of events, including conferences, workshops, and case competitions. But we’re more than just a series of events – we’re a community that’s dedicated to networking, sharing knowledge, and building connections that can help you succeed in the finance industry.
Our guiding values include leadership, professionalism, excellence, networking, and diversity. We believe that these values are essential for success in the finance industry, and we work hard to instill them in our members.
The Global Case Competition at Harvard
The annual case competition is designed to push participants to their limits by challenging them to analyze and propose solutions for a real-world business case. Not only do participants develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and presentation skills, but they also have the chance to network with industry professionals and other students from around the world.
The IFSA Traders’ Cup
The Trader’s Cup is an international trading challenge that is open to all individuals studying at a recognized university. The competition focuses on securities trading and aims to provide students with an opportunity to distinguish themselves from the competition while also developing their trading skills.
The IFSA Talks is a speaker series organized by the International Finance Student Association (IFSA) that features talks from leading professionals in the finance industry. The series covers a wide range of topics, including investment banking, asset management, and financial consulting.
The internships program provides students with access to top-tier internships in the finance industry. The program partners with leading financial firms to offer students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in investment banking, asset management, and financial consulting. It is highly competitive and provide students with the opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in finance.
Our mission is to connect, educate and empower the financial leaders of tomorrow.
The IFSA Network is the world’s largest finance student run organisation connecting the planet’s most prestigious universities and finance’s actors worldwide.