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Wolverine Venture Fund - Student Participation

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MBA students on the Fund's Student Advisory Board conduct the Wolverine Venture Fund's deal evaluation, due diligence, and portfolio tracking. The Fund meets weekly to review and discuss investment opportunities and have educational sessions. Students conduct outside research and due diligence, and meet with the Advisory Board of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs on a semi-annual basis.

First-year MBA participants are selected in September by existing student members of the Fund and the managing director. The application process consists of a personal written statement and resume followed by interviews. The Fund encourages male and female students with diverse backgrounds to apply, including those with technical, marketing, science, legal, or start-up experience. Individuals who are selected and successfully complete the course receive a grade and course credit.

Application Process

The Wolverine Venture Fund is seeking approximately 15-20 first year MBAs to serve on the Fund's Student Advisory Board for 2012-2014. The application includes a resume and a 1-3 page personal statement that addresses the questions found on the application (PDF). Please follow the process as outlined.

Application Schedule
Fall 2013

September 3 & 4
Information sessions offered on Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30 a.m. R1220 and on Wednesday, September 4 at 5:30 p.m. R1220.
September 10
Application materials must be submitted by 8 a.m. Tuesday, September 10 via email to
Interviews will be conducted in late September.
Weekly meetings for ES 701 are held Tuesdays, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
The Fall Advisory Board meeting with advisors will be Friday, November 8, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attendance is mandatory.

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