- Candidates must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
- Candidates must be current sophomores, juniors or seniors are enrolled at Temple University and who will continue to be enrolled with at least one more semester of full-time study after the semester in which they apply.
- Candidates must have an intent to work in the financial services industry following graduation. This would include but is not limited to employment at financial services organizations which are the primary target of Fischer-Shain relationship outreach. FSC target outreach organizations include commercial banks, savings and loans, credit unions, and financial regulatory entities.
- A minimum grade point average of 2.90 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) overall is required.
How to apply:
Submit a cover letter with a statement of interest, an essay detailing your interest in a career in financial services and resume to the [click-for-email] detailing your interest in a career in financial services. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year.
Students can demonstrate their intent to work financial services through a variety of means beyond their essay including:
- Enrollment in and completion of financial services aligned coursework in the Fox School of Business such as Fin3515 Financial Markets and Institutions, Fin 3526 Commercial Credit Essentials or Commercial Credit Risk Analysis (former name), Fin3505 Bank Enterprise Risk Management, etc.
- Prior employment in a financial services firm including completion of an internship at a firm or organization in the financial services arena.
- Membership in professional or student organizations in the financial services arena such as the Risk Management Association.
Students who have been awarded scholarships are eligible for additional awards in subsequent semesters pending progress and continued commitment to a career in financial services. Progress and continued commitment should take the form of additional coursework; continued employment or internship progression; documented active participation in professional or student organizations with an emphasis on careers in financial services, etc.