Tackle Real-World Investing in the Atkins Investment Group

Three students chat in Paul College's bloomberg terminal room.

Imagine managing nearly half a million dollars in assets while still in college.

That's the opportunity offered to UNH finance majors through the student-run Atkins Investment Group.

What makes this program so unique?

Hands-On Learning

At UNH, we believe in learning that's rooted in practical experiences. As part of the Atkins Investment Group, you'll analyze macroeconomic trends, study industry dynamics, practice active investing strategies, and make decisions that impact a substantial $440,000+ portfolio of stocks and bonds.

State-of-the-Art Tools

Ever heard of Bloomberg Terminals? They're the gold standard in the finance world, and you'll have access to several right here at Paul College. Mastering these powerful tools will give you a serious edge in your future career.

Collaborative Environment

Each week, you'll work alongside peers to research companies, analyze financials, prepare stock presentations, and vote on investment decisions as a group. Plus, you'll be part of a team managing investments across various sectors – from tech to healthcare to energy.  That all cultivates teamwork, healthy debate, leadership abilities and personal growth.

Industry Connections

Curious what it's really like in finance? The group brings in guest speakers from the field to share insights and perspectives from the front lines. Great networking opportunities too!

Proven Track Record

The Atkins Investment Group was founded in 1995 thanks to generous alumni support. Over 25+ years, students have gained experience managing a substantial portfolio with the goal of outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark.

Student-Led, Professor-Guided

While professors provide guidance, this two-credit course is primarily run by a student executive board. It's your chance to develop leadership skills alongside your financial expertise.

For aspiring finance majors, the Atkins Investment Group offers an unparalleled opportunity to gain hands-on experience, build a professional network, and discover your potential in the world of finance. It's more than just a college investment club – it's a launchpad into the real world of portfolio management and financial careers.

Remember, at the University of New Hampshire, we're all about providing the support and encouragement you need for self-discovery and growth. The Atkins Investment Group is just one of the many ways we help you turn your passion for finance into practical skills that will serve you for a lifetime.

Want to learn more? Visit the Atkins Investment Group's student-run website and start imagining your future in finance at UNH.