SIF at a Glance


  • The SIF was established in 1997
  • The fund currently manages approximately $3,500,000 in assets
  • The purpose is to provide students with an opportunity to obtain real-world experience in managing investment portfolios
  • Students apply financial theories and models in making real investment decisions and manage a real portfolio of financial assets

Class Structure

  • Membership-only class
    • Comprised of 15-20 students
    • Next class selected by exisiting members
    • Membership application available online
    • A hands-on approach to money management
      • Security selection and analyses
      • Industry analyses
      • Asset allocation
      • Risk management
      • Exposure to investment professionals

      Benefits of SIF Membership

      • Taking part in one of the most unique and innovative classes at TU
      • Real world investment experience
      • Hands-on learning experience
      • Interaction with a diverse student body
      • Project management experience
      • Resume builder
      • Networking opportunities

      Application Guidelines

      • Application must be completed
      • Pre-requisties must be met

      Message from previous SIF students

      • "I have made my way to a hedge fund/investment banking boutique in New York.  Having the SIF experience on my resume was very helpful, thank you for the experience."
      • "I was promoted to our Aerospace site in Tucson due to my experiences in SIF; Tucson is an incredible city, and the weather is spectacular. Best of luck to the incoming classes - SIF is where it's at!"