Why Join the Oxford Alpha Fund?

We offer you an unparalleled opportunity to engage in challenging yet rewarding work regardless of your entry point. There is no other student society in Oxford which has our reputation for rigorous training, talent development and industry-respected research.

By understanding industries and covering companies and eventually pitching your work to world-class investors and industry professionals, you will develop the ability to critically assess companies and research reports, build financial models, and present and defend your investment theses.

We are also a community of keen student investors. You will gain exposure to individuals from truly diverse backgrounds. All our team members - from first-year Historians to MBAs with years of industry experience - are passionate about investing and committed to growing, together. We have a strong culture of mentorship, and believe heavily in investing in our team members in order to build our intellectual capital.


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Bootcamp trainee

Our inaugural bootcamp was held in Michaelmas 2018. 30 highly interested and committed candidates were given a six-week long crash course in foundational modelling and financial analysis by experienced portfolio managers within the fund, in conjunction with our research partners. This culminated in a team case competition. 15 of the initial 30 bootcamp participants graduated into analyst positions within the fund.

Applications for the TT’19 bootcamp are now open!

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Analysts will work with portfolio managers to meet weekly and build investment pitches. We are looking for analysts with internship or finance experience who are interested to participate and join the fund to contribute to team-based pitches . Intensive commitment and some modelling or pitching experience is required for this role.

Applications for Analyst positions are closed and will reopen in Michaelmas 2019.

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portfolio manager

Portfolio managers will lead a team of analysts and guide them to build an industry-wide long-short pitch over the course of 10 weeks. We are looking for highly experienced individuals with relevant internship and finance experience and -crucially- an investor’s mindset. This role requires more in-depth modelling and pitching experience.

Applications for Portfolio Manager positions are closed and will reopen in Michaelmas 2019.

Applications close on midnight on Wednesday, 15 May 2019. Interviews will be conducted shortly after.