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Nicholas Wilk

  • Nicholas Wilk
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): Lehman College; Bachelor of Arts, Major in Economics and Mathematics

Experience:

  • Dimensional Fund Advisors: Portfolio Management Summer Analyst (Summer 2017)
  • JP Morgan: Private Wealth Management Case Competition Winner (Spring 2017)
  • Academic Research Project: Multifractal Model of Asset Returns Volatility Modeling (Spring 2017)
  • Pol-Tel: Account Manager responsible for boosting sales and implementing policies that resulted in cost savings within the business process (Spring 2014 – Fall 2016)

Hobbies: Weightlifting, snowboarding, and tennis

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

 I greatly enjoy being in a constantly and rapidly evolving industry that consistently forces me to adapt and increase my mathematical and programming aptitude.

What makes you unique?

I founded the College Federal Reserve Challenge club at Lehman College and was captain of the team that won the College Fed Challenge: Maiden Lane Division, which gave us the opportunity to meet Janet Yellen at the Board of Governors building in Washington DC.