Month: August 2016

Offseason Opportunities: Alex Gustafson

Alex Gustafson, Education and Training Intern at Belvedere Trading
Gustafson, on the brink of his senior year, is in his second year of work at Belvedere Trading.
“This summer, I am working as the Education and Training Intern at Belvedere Trading. I worked for Belvedere last summer and had a truly great experience, so I decided I wanted to come back and do it all over again.”
But there are still plenty of new things for Gustafson to learn this time around.
“I’m definitely looking forward to having a new role in the same company. I think it will hopefully help broaden my experience, while still enjoying the culture I already know I love, here at Belvedere.”

Offseason Opportunities: Tyler Howard

Tyler Howard, Investment Banking Summer Analyst with Stout Risius Ross

Howard, now a senior, is doing some investment banking this summer.

“This summer, I’m working as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst for Stout Risius Ross (SRR). Last summer I applied and got accepted into a three-day finance program at SRR. I was then offered an internship for summer 2016.”

So why did Howard want to get into investment banking in specific?

“I chose to get into investment banking because I wanted to try something new and challenging.”

And what is he most excited about, regarding this opportunity?

“During my time at SRR this summer, I look most forward to learning more about a wide range of different industries, as well as getting a hands on experience with several projects.”

Offseason Opportunities: Blaine Crawford

Blaine Crawford,  Summer Project Assistant at Sidley Austin LLP

Crawford, a returning senior, is doing work with a law firm this summer.

“I am working as a Summer Project Assistant at the law firm Sidley Austin LLP.  I chose this particular internship because I was interested in getting experience working in a law firm as well as insight into litigation, establishing connections in the field, and working with legal practitioners first hand.”

How did Crawford get this opportunity? And what is he most excited about?

“I was able to secure this great opportunity through networking. In terms of what I’m looking forward to most, I would say just learning from everyone around me, along with working on projects that I can see the outcomes in (ex. actual court cases). I was interested in getting a close look at the intersection between law, corporations, and politics and I feel that Sidley is one of the best places to do just that.”