The 2019 program, for 100 selected women, includes: 

What does the program include?

The 2019 program, for 100 selected eligible women, includes:

1. Boot camp

  • A four weeks intensive boot camp starting in May 2019 (Final dates to be announced).
  • 2 batches of 50 women each.
  • Includes free food and lodging for the duration of the boot camp.
  • Boot camp location will be assigned, candidates will not get to choose the cities.
  • Mix of core finance and business skills related topics to be covered.
  • Venue: In-residence program in Bengaluru and Mumbai.

2. Internship

  • Each participant in the boot camp will be offered a paid internship (for a period of 3 to 6 months) at a reputed financial institution. Subject to background verification.
  • Internship will pay a monthly stipend of Rs. 20,000; all other expenses such as food, stay, travel, etc. during the internship period would be the candidate’s responsibility.
  • Financial institutions offering internships include Edelweiss, Morningstar, SBI Mutual Fund, State Street, and many more.
  • Internship across various cities in India.
  • Internships are assigned, and candidates will not get to choose the firm or location.

3. Community

  • All participants who complete the boot camp and the internship will build lifelong relationships.

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What is covered in the boot camp?

Investment management
industry concepts

Business skills
  1. Investment industry overview
  2. Ethics, and how it relates to professionalism
  3. Regulations and regulators
  4. Microeconomics
  5. Macroeconomics
  6. Financial statements
  7. Quantitative concepts
  8. Securities
  9. Alternative investments
  10. Investment industry participants and structures
  11. Efficient financial markets
  12. Risk management and mitigation
  13. FinTech
  14. Financial modelling
  1. Workshop: Speaking best practices 
  2. Workshop: Presentation best practices
  3. Workshop: Writing best practices
  4. Business etiquette
  5. Workshop: Building careers
  6. Art of networking
  7. Ethics workshop: Dealing with ambiguity in a business environment
  8. Team building exercises
  9. Individual and group presentations (almost every day)


Applications open 30th Jan 2019

Applications close* 31st Mar 2019

Last date for all offers** 20th April 2019

Boot camp start date mid-May 2019

Internship start date On or after 1st July 2019

* Offers will be made on a rolling basis.

** Date of acceptance of offers will be within 2 weeks of receipt.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Women only.

  • Minimum final year undergraduate students.

  • Open to candidates pursuing ANY educational discipline (arts, sciences, commerce, engineering, etc.).

  • Indian citizens ONLY.

What is the commitment from candidates?

We ask that you, if selected, commit to the full program – 4 weeks of boot camp, and 3 to 6 months of internship – for you to derive the full benefits and for us to achieve the objectives of this initiative.

Please ONLY apply if you can commit to the entirety of the program – starting from the boot camp from mid-May 2019 to the end of the internships (internship end date would vary between end-September 2019 to end-January 2020).