Want to start Finance/Consulting club

Hi folks,

I want to open a finance/consulting related club in my college. The college where I study strangely doesn't have any business clubs, the only clubs are politics, volunteering related. Beside having a legitimate reason showing my interest in finance and consulting, I just to open this club. Need advice regarding how a club should be structured, what type of a club should it be. What types of activities each finance, consulting related club usually conduct? What type of business clubs are out there, in general?

Appreciate any kind of help.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 10:44am

Start with it being an "investment group" or "investment club" so that people interested in the stock market will join (that usually how these clubs start). Then look up "[inset any big name university] investment club" and reach out to their president about structuring it. You'll also need a faculty advisor and should keep that in mind

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Jun 17, 2021 - 1:01pm

This is a great opportunity to be a founder of a club and put that on your resume. 

I was in a finance and investment club in college and we had an advisor on faculty who helped us fly to NYC and stay for free and we met with various alumni in NYC - it was a great trip. 

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Jun 17, 2021 - 1:11pm

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Appreciate your output to most of my posts. Can you please elaborate what type of activities was there in the club?

We just talked about business and finance. This was pre WSO, so a lot of the banter on this site was similar to our discussions. You could probably structure meetings with a certain topic and then an open discussion, possibly followed by a social with beers. 

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Jun 17, 2021 - 2:26pm

I agree with the poster above saying to model your club after somewhat notable organizations at other schools. My university did that and it worked better than forming something from scratch. I would say that you need to have a decent vision about what you want the club to be beforehand though. For example, do you want the club to be more of a student investment org or a society that prepares kids for banking?

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Jun 17, 2021 - 2:31pm

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