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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: 2
Start Date: Jan 5, 2018
End Date: Apr 26, 2018
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: Dec 15, 2017 23:59 PM
 

Current Events

Meet our team

Rohan Shah

Rohan is a fourth-year Management student specializing in Finance. He practices his enthusiasm for capital markets by managing virtual portfolios, participating in competitions, and keeping up with latest news. Rohan is also involved in various clubs around campus and is currently the Director of Financial Operations for both UNITY and MEIO. In his spare time, Rohan enjoys following and playing ice-hockey & basketball, travelling, and spending time with his friends & family.

​​rohan.shah@mail.utoronto.ca


Mounir El-Sayed 

Mounir El-Sayed is a third-year Management student specializing in Finance. He is involved in many initiatives around campus and is currently with the Association of Accountancy as Vice-President of Professional Development. Mounir is passionate about the technology industry as well as the automotive industry. He enjoys keeping up with the constantly innovating trends in these sectors. He also enjoys learning how to code. In his spare time, he enjoys casual hiking and biking.
mounir.el.sayed@mail.utoronto.ca


Omar Syed Shah

Omar is a second-year Management Co-op student specializing in Accounting and Finance. Omar is part of the Management & Economics Students’ Association and the UTSC Student Managed Fund as an Equity Analyst covering the Energy sector. Omar is also an avid participant in business case competitions. In his spare time, Omar loves going on bike rides, trying out new foods and meeting with new people.
omar.syedshah@mail.utoronto.ca


Sabeeh Zia

Sabeeh is a third year Management specializing in Finance. Along with completing a work term with D+H Financial Technologies (now Finastra), Sabeeh likes to expand his breadth of knowledge and experience in Finance by joining the Student Managed Fund as an Analyst and taking part in the Investment Society. Beyond his academic and professional life, Sabeeh enjoys reading the WSJ, writing articles, participating in charitable events and reading non-fiction books. 

sabeeh.zia@mail.utoronto.ca


Siddharth Kurian

Siddharth is a second-year student studying economics at UTSC. His current interests lie in the financial realms of venture capital and stock trading, however none with his personal capital just yet. In his spare time, he enjoys trying new food or a quick workout at Pan Am.

siddharth.kurian@mail.utoronto.ca