Application Deadline: Women’s Association of Venture & Equity (WAVE) 5th Virtual Annual Career Forum


Friday, September 10, 2021, 11:45pm



Date & Time: October 14-15, 2021

"The headlines and studies are pervasive on the gap in women in alternatives despite the proven value to diversity. The goal of the Career Forum is to broaden the funnel of women into the alternatives industry and provide a setting where candidates can learn, engage, and network with industry veterans across the spectrum of careers. This will be the fifth time that the Women’s Association of Venture & Equity (WAVE) has hosted the event. Companies in attendance are expected to include private equity and venture capital firms, hedge funds, limited partners, investment banks, placement agents, and other firms within the alternatives industry.


Application Criteria: Female students currently in undergraduate or graduate programs or those that have graduated in prior 3 years (in or after 2019) are welcome to apply.


Fee: There is no charge to participate.


Key Application Dates and Process:

• August 9, 2021 – Application period will open for students. Application link

• September 10, 2021 – Application period closes at 11:45p ET

• September 17, 2021 – Applicants will be notified no later than 11:59p ET on this date if accepted

Please check the WAVE website for event updates.


Unfortunately given the high volume of candidates that WAVE receives for this event, WAVE cannot provide feedback on submissions that were not accepted. Candidates that are unavailable to attend the event are still encouraged to apply and submit their resume as all resumes will be included in a resume book provided to sponsors.


WAVE Career Forum Event Co-Chairs

Chrissie Pariso:

Shannon Zoller:

Anna Marie Curran:

Kirsty McGuire:

Danielle Fraser:"


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