Apr 12, 2019

Mentorship in Finance with Stern School of Business Mentor, New York University

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Skill Building Other Crimson Student - Only



[Crimson Students Only]

This is an exciting New York-based investment banking mentorship opportunity, well-suited for a student interested in finance. Selected students have the chance to receive mentorship and guidance on the basics of investment banking by an individual who is currently pursuing a finance degree at one of the leading business schools in the world, the Stern School of Business at New York University.


With experiences at world-renowned companies including Goldman Sachs, Soul Capital, and BNP Paribas, the mentor will provide excellent insights into the business world, not just in the United States, but from a global perspective. At the end of this experience, the mentee will finish the course with a basic understanding of what investment bankers do and how to get their foot in the door as well. 

Hours and duration are subject to discussions between the mentor and applicant. However, this will entail approximately 10 hours of work completing a value-add project at the mentor’s request.


Learning Points

Skills students will learn:
- Basic investment banking know-how (key formulae and concepts) three financial statements and how to attack questions they may be asked in an IB interview 
- conceptual understanding of key valuation models such as DCF and LBO (perhaps some light modeling)
- understanding comparable companies valuation (trading and transaction comparable)
Areas students may work in:
- markets 
- current M&A activity 
- research as needed 
Task examples:
- find 5 comparable companies to X and explain your rationale 
- research C company. What are the historic trends in key metric such as EV/EBITDA and revenue? Explain what this means for the company 
- analyze the company’s financial statements. Write a 2 page report about what this shows about the company’s health and explain your rationale. 

Type of Opportunity

Crimson Students Only Opportunity

Age Range

15-18 years.


4/5 Selection based on academic achievement and interview.

Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

3/5 Applicants will want to have an interest in the area.

Time Commitment

2/5 Low time commitment.

Application Process Includes

Apply online.