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UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab

Learn the fundamentals of financial research & analysis.

Welcome

Welcome to the UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab, a state of the art experiential learning centre for financial education and research at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The Lab provides a hands-on learning experience for students interested in finance and its real-world applications, while supporting the research needs of the UTSC faculty.

Our staff is available Monday - Friday, 9 am - 6 pm to support students and faculty with financial research and analysis tools. 

Click here to meet our team. 

We're Hiring!

Title: Student Finance Lab Assistant
# of Vacancies: 3
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: Aug 4, 2017
Hours Per Week: 8
Minimum Degree: Bachelor in progress

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

  • Must be enrolled at the University of Toronto Scarborough

  • Completion of the following UTSC course: MGFB10

  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills; must take initiative; must demonstrate superior commitment to service excellence and ability to problem solve; must demonstrate reliability. 

  • Must demonstrate an interest in financial markets.

  • Must demonstrate high proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

RECOMMENDED:

  • Completion of or enrollment in the following UTSC courses: MGFC10, MGFC30

  • Proficiency in financial applications, such as Bloomberg, Capital IQ, FactSet, including certificates of completion of the Bloomberg Essentials Online Training/Bloomberg Market Concepts and FactSet Knowledge Base.

  • Experience using VBA.

  • Experience working in the field of finance and customer service.


DUTIES

  • Student lab assistants will work to achieve the mandate of the UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab by participating in the following duties:

  • Assisting with the day-to-day operations of the lab

  • Developing expertise in and assisting students with the use of financial programs and software such as, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, FactSet, Rotman Interactive Trader, Rotman Portfolio Manager, ThomsonOne (equity research) and research databases.

  • Enforcing the rules and policies of the lab.

  • Assisting with the planning, organizing and execution of special events, including workshops and speaker series.

  • Maintaining and updating accurate statistics.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab is a state of the art experiential learning centre for financial education and research at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The Lab provides a hands-on learning experience for students interested in finance and its real-world applications, while supporting the research needs of the UTSC faculty.

HOW TO APPLY

You must submit your application following these instructions:

Please send letters of application, resume and the name & contact information of three references in a single electronic file (pdf or MS Word) with the filename convention:  LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME – FINANCELAB to financelab@utsc.utoronto.ca. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017 17:00 PM
 

Current Events

Meet our team

Mujtaba Abidi

Mujtaba is a third-year Management Co-op student specializing in Finance. He completed his recent co-op term at Citco Fund Services as a hedge fund accountant. He's also part of UTSC's Student Managed Fund as the Portfolio Manager of the financial sector and enjoys trading and playing sports in his spare time.
mujtaba.abidi@mail.utoronto.ca


Peter Kavouris

Peter is a third year co-op manangement student at UTSC specializing in finance.  He recently completed his work term at OTPP. Peter is currently a Portfolio Manager at the UTSC Student Managed Fund.  In his spare time Peter enjoys playing sports and spending time with friends.
peter.kavouris@mail.utoronto.ca


Roy Li

Roy is a third year statistics student specializing in Quantitative Finance Stream. He is passionate about Automobile industry and derivative market. As a statistic student he is learning to apply statistics methods on financial analysis. 
haoyang.li@mail.utoronto.ca


Jelani Smith

Jelani Smith, a third-year Management & Finance student at UTSC. He recently finished a work term at BMO Financial Group in Commercial Banking. Jelani maintains an active portfolio and is the founder of Bay Street Blog. In his spare time, he enjoys to cook and play beach volleyball.
jelani.smith@mail.utoronto.ca


 

Ken Zhang

Ken Zhang is a third-year Co-op Management student specializing in Finance. He just completed his last Co-op term in Teachers' Private Capital (TPC) as an Portfolio Management Analyst . He also had experience working as Business Analyst in McKinsey & Company and Project Control Coordinator in CIBC. In his spare time, he enjoys trading and sports.

kaixiang.zhang@mail.utoronto.ca