BASIS students visited 11 companies in the financial services industry in New York City in September. The companies included Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citibank, and RBC Capital Markets. The program was initiated by finance professor George Morgan and arranged by BASIS student Patrick Marcinko. Christine Smith (FIN ’16), of RBC Capital Markets, organized the reception.

BASIS (Bond And Securities Investing by Students) is a student-managed bond fund that invests $5 million of the Virginia Tech endowment. It provides a learning experience for its members while generating competitive returns for the Virginia Tech Foundation.