UFA|UMCG connects Cal Berkeley students with consulting and financial services professionals. We hold a number of signature annual events that are highly useful for both companies and students at the Haas School of Business and a variety of other venues.

Upcoming Events

Meet The Finance Clubs, will take place Wednesday, 8/30 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Chou Hall N470.
Zoom: tinyurl.com/hbsa-mtfc

Annual Events

Investment Banking Forum, founded by UFA|UMCG, we organize and host this major forum annually with the Berkeley Career Center. Utilizing our existing relationships and alumni, UFA|UMCG invites banks to attend and markets the event on campus in partnership with the Career Center. Last year, we surpassed expectations by hosting over 20 firms and approximately 550 student attendees. Here are some of the companies that attended the 2022 Investment Banking Forum.
Citi Investment Banking
DC Advisory
Deutsche Bank
Goldman Sachs
Houlihan Lokey
Jefferies, LLC
Macquarie Capital
MHT Partners
Mizuho Securities LLC
Perella Weinberg Partners
Piper Jaffray
PJT Partners
Raymond James Financial
RBC Capital Markets
Shea & Company
The Raine Group
William Blair
Management Consulting Forum, in partnership with the Career Center, we host this annual forum allowing students to network with consulting representatives ahead of full-time recruiting. Here are some of the companies that attended the 2021 Management Consulting Forum.
Altman Vilandrie & Co.
Alvarez & Marsal, LLC
Analysis Group, Inc.
Beghou Consulting
BluePrint Research Group
Capgemini America Inc.
Charles River Associates
ClearView Health Partners
CMA Strategy Consulting
Compass Lexecon
Cornerstone Research
Crowe LLP
Edgeworth Economics
FTI Consulting
Grant Thornton
Health Advances, LLC
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
Integration Management Consulting
LEK Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting
Ocean Tomo, LLC
Oliver Wyman
Pace Harmon, LLC
Point B
Putnam Associates
Redstone Strategy Group
Simon-Kucher & Partners
The Brattle Group
TM Financial Forensics
Transom Consulting Group
Triage Consulting Group
Triangle Insights Group, LLC
Willis Towers Watson
ZS Associates

Past Events

Summer in Investment Banking/Consulting Panel, we hosted an interactive panel discussion featuring senior students from prestigious firms including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Evercore, Bain & Co., and Simon-Kucher and Partners.
BAML Investment Banking Case Competition, we sponsored the 1st annual BAML case competition in partnership with the bulge bracket bank. The case offered students the opportunity to analyze the OpenTable IPO and present their findings.
Investment Banking Q&A Panel, representatives of Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Jeffries answered student questions related to investment banking and recruiting.
Real Estate Banking Panel with Morgan Stanley, MS professionals offered their thoughts on the real estate industry and the impact of the financial crisis.
Resume & Interview Workshop with Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, lead Merrill Lynch recruiter answered questions and presented techniques on how best to approach networking, resumes, and interviews.
Investment Banking vs. Consulting, professionals from both industries presented the unique aspects of both and offered advice on how students should approach networking and choosing a career in or the other.
Myth busters: Investment Banking Edition, Deutsche Bank professionals dispelled some of the commonly held misconceptions about the investment banking industry, spent time networking with students, and answered questions on culture and recruiting.