School Of Business - Virtual Summer Research Experience For High School Students

Virtual Summer Research Experience at Stevens Institute of Technology's Quantitative Finance Discovery Lab

Join us for an immersive six-week virtual summer research program focused on quantitative finance, where students delve into the fascinating world of financial analysis and data-driven decision-making. This program is designed for high school students with an interest in finance, aiming to equip them with essential skills and certifications highly valued in the industry.

Program Highlights:

  • Hands-on Learning: Participants will engage in interactive lectures, practical exercises, and real-world case studies, gaining a deep understanding of quantitative finance concepts.

  • Bloomberg Certification: Students will have the opportunity to earn a Bloomberg certification, providing them with valuable expertise in utilizing Bloomberg Terminal for financial analysis and market research.

  • Capital IQ Certification: Through guided tutorials and practical sessions, students will also earn a Capital IQ certification, mastering the use of this powerful financial database for investment research and analysis.

  • Coding Skills Development: While some familiarity with coding is required, the program will further enhance students' coding skills, particularly in languages like Python and R, essential for quantitative analysis in finance.

Don't miss this opportunity to kickstart your journey into the exciting field of quantitative finance and gain valuable certifications to bolster your academic and professional profile. Join us for an unforgettable summer of learning, exploration, and growth!


  • High school students

  • Familiarity with coding in any programming language

  • Familiarity with MS Excel

  • Must have completed Algebra 1

Program Details

  • Duration: July 1st, 2024 – August 5th, 2024

  • Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

  • Format: Virtual, with live interactive sessions, and self-paced learning modules

  • Tuition: $1500.00 with an additional $500.00 nonrefundable deposit

Application Requirements

  • Unofficial copy of your transcript

  • Describe the extent of your familiarity with computer coding

  • Describe the extent of your familiarity with MS Excel

  • Essay: (in 300 words or less) "Why are you interested in the world of finance?"