Wall Street Stock Market Investment Experience 7 Days 13
New York City, USA

Wall Street Investment Program - Manhattan

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age icon 15-18 years old

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book icon Weekly hours: 20

Step into the heart of the financial world with an exclusive program at the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF).

  • Set against the backdrop of bustling New York City, this program is a haven for high school students passionate about diving deep into the realms of trading, wealth management, venture capital, hedge funds, private equity, and the burgeoning fields of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
  • At NYIF, you'll be mentored by instructors who are not just experts but passionate professionals, keen to impart their knowledge to the next generation of financial industry leaders.
  • Our program combines engaging sessions and collaborative projects, all while soaking in the vibrant energy of New York City.
  • Participants will emerge not only with lifelong friendships and fond memories but also with practical insights and a clearer understanding of the diverse career paths in finance.

Join us for an unparalleled financial educational experience in the heart of New York, where learning meets inspiration!

NOTE: This summer program for high school students is independent and not affiliated with NYIF. Participants use NYIF facilities, but the program is managed separately and is not a NYIF-offered program.

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The program will be held at the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF).

Accommodation will be at M Social Hotel Times Square located in the heart of Manhattan. This modern hotel is a private oasis above the electricity of Times Square and within walking distance to many NYC highlights.

What's Included

  • Application and campus ID fees

  • Stay in the M Social Hotel Times Square and enjoy the comfortable hotel accommodation in New York.

  • Wi-Fi in hotel

  • Day excursions

  • Financial District Guided Tour

  • Network with prominent guest speakers and gain industry insights.

  • Live in-person training delivered by senior Wall Street financial experts and practitioners.

  • Certificate of Completion from the New York Institute of Finance.

  • Reference letters available upon request.

  • Daily breakfast and dinner included, with a variety of local restaurant options.

  • Accommodations available for most dietary preferences and allergies.

  • Airport transfers within set times


Best Eats in these Famous Neighborhoods:

  • Chinatown: Discover a variety of Chinese delicacies, including Dim Sum, specialty soups, and dumplings, amidst cultural richness.
  • Chelsea: A transformed art district, featuring the gourmet Chelsea Market and sports/entertainment at Chelsea Piers.
  • Times Square and Midtown West: The heart of business and culture in the U.S., with Broadway, Times Warner Center, Museum of Modern Art, Bryant Park, and Madison Square Garden.
  • Greenwich Village: A historic, trendy district centered around Washington Square Park, popular with NYU students.
  • SoHo: Known for art galleries, exclusive shops, chic hotels, and stylish eateries; a retail therapy haven.
  • Brooklyn: A major urban area featuring the Brooklyn Bridge, Prospect Park's Botanic Garden, flea markets, historical sites, and Coney Island.
  • Little Italy: A neighborhood celebrating family, tradition, community, and culinary delights in Manhattan.

*Specific program highlights differ between departure dates.


  • Stay in the M Social Hotel Times Square and enjoy the comfortable hotel accommodation in New York.

  • Wi-Fi in hotel

  • Highly praised for food quality, quantity, and choice.

  • Enjoy a healthy selection of hot and cold breakfast options.

  • Dine in smaller groups at local cafés and restaurants for lunch.

  • Group meals or smaller gatherings at various restaurants with diverse cuisines at dinner.

  • Cater to vegetarian, food allergies, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, and kosher-style diets.

  • Pack only one week's worth of clothing as per the provided packing list.

  • Option to use local wash and fold services for easy laundry care (approximately $10 per week). Drop off laundry and pick it up clean, folded, and ready to use.


  • The High Line: Elevated park on Manhattan's West Side with Hudson River views, art, cafés, and unique gardens.
  • Financial District Tour: Visits to New York Stock Exchange, Charging Bull, Federal Reserve, and major banks.
  • Central Park (only for 14-day program): Stroll through the most visited park in the U.S., known for its appearances in film.
  • Times Square: Experience the vibrant "Crossroads of the World," famous for street performers and iconic studios.
  • Top of the Rock: 70-floor observation decks at Rockefeller Center offering 360-degree views of NYC.
  • Harbor Boat Ride on the BEAST (only for 14-day program): High-speed boat ride on the Hudson, close to the Statue of Liberty.
  • The National September 11 Memorial: Visit the poignant Ground Zero site, a tribute to hope and history.
  • South Street Seaport (only for 14-day program): A historic waterfront area with entertainment, shopping, dining, and cultural activities.
  • Smorgasburg & Brooklyn Flea Market (only for 14-day program): Popular food and flea market in Brooklyn, featuring over 100 vendors.

*Specific program highlights differ between departure dates.


  • We transfer you to the accommodations with no added fee as long as you arrive in our designated times.

  • Flight to New York: Participants can fly to New York City, receive a complimentary transfer during designated times from the airport to our hotel, or opt for assistance with flight arrangements. Alternatively, direct drop-off at our hotel is available.

  • Return Flight Home from New York: For designated return flights, we offer airport transfer, check-in assistance, and staff support at the airport until departure.

  • Staff provide airport check-in help and social introductions

  • Receive trip details in advance, and look for name sign upon arrival

  • Coordinate with program for connecting flight arrangements

  • Book your own flights within the set times after confirming with program

Lesson Plan

Wall Street Program Overview:

Facilitated by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, 7-day program is the first or second week of the 2-week immersive program that equips high school students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a degree in business or finance. 

The 2-week program covers a comprehensive range of finance-related topics, including the global financial system, private equity, commercial banking, ethics, sustainable finance, fintech, and wealth management. Students engage in group projects, weekly competitions, and develop communication skills specific to the financial industry.

Key Topics 1st week:

  • What is Wall Street?
  • Developing a “Financial Quotient (FQ)”
  • Introduction to the Global Financial System
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Commercial Banking and Credit
  • Ethics in Business and Finance
  • Sustainable Finance and ESG and Impact Investing
  • Exploring Internships & Job Search Strategies in the Financial Industry

Key Topics 2nd week:

  • Wall Street Overview
  • Fintech and Digital Assets (Cryptocurrency/Blockchain)
  • Wealth Management & Building a Portfolio
  • Key Concepts of Financial Statements & DCF Modelling
  • Communication Skills Workshop for Financial Industry Careers
  • Investment and Hedge Funds
  • Portfolio Diversification
  • Career Paths in the Financial Industry

Competitions: Each week features a group project competition judged by industry experts.

  • Week 1 – Sustainable Business Development & Funding Competition: Students will be grouped into small teams and meet with NYIF mentors to create a "pitch" presentation to raise money from a Venture Capital Fund. Each team will:
    • Generate ideas for a sustainable business.
    • Formulate a business plan highlighting sustainable business practices.
    • Present to an expert panel to access funding needs for your business.
  • Week 2 – Fund Manager Competition: The second week involves a fund manager competition, where students act as equity analysts to develop a winning stock portfolio and present their recommendations. Each team will:
    • Pre-screen around 10 companies’ stocks.
    • Evaluate each company in detail.
    • Develop a portfolio of up to 3 stocks.
    • Present findings and recommendations as a portfolio pitch to NYIF experts and the group.

Weekday Schedule:

  • 8:00 AM Wake Up
  • **8:30 AM ** Breakfast
  • **9:30 AM - 12:00 PM **Morning Finance Module
  • **12:00 PM - 2:00 PM **Lunch
  • **2:00 PM - 4:30 PM **Group Project Competition, Guest Speaker or Finance Module
  • **4:30 PM - 6:30 PM **New York City Highlight
  • **7:00 PM - 9:00 PM **Dinner Out in One of NYC’s Most Famous Neighborhoods
  • **9:00 PM - 11:00 PM **Evening Activity

Career Insights and Preparation:

As part of this program’s curriculum, each week includes a session dedicated specifically to providing students with tips and insights that will help them reach their career goals.

Week 1: Jobs, Internships, & Recruitment Insights: Participate in a moderated panel discussion with an HR representative from a large organization, covering the following topics:

  • Skills required for 21st-century career climbers.
  • Hard and Soft Skills company recruiters seek
  • Top Interview Techniques
  • Group Exercise: Integrating Empathy, Collaboration, and Communication Skills
  • Personal Branding, LinkedIn, and Social Media Considerations

Week 2: Career Paths in Finance Industry: Led by NYIF instructors, this session’s lecture will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of all financial industry related professions
  • Skills and knowledge requirements for the main types of finance jobs
  • Academic preparation vs. experience buildup
  • Case study: Take a look at the several famous leader’s career paths starting as financial professionals

Additional Program Benefits:

Upon completion of the program additional benefits include:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Induction into the NYIF Alumni group, a global network of over 250,000 professionals who have committed to lifelong learning and development, plus access to a variety of alumni benefits. 
  • Exclusive invitations to participate in NYIF’s Global Youth Competitions throughout the year and join events organized by NYIF and other international organizations such as UN agencies, multilateral institutions, chambers of commerce, foreign consulates, and educational institutions. 
  • Pre-admission and exclusive offers to NYIF’s Young Finance Scholar (YFS) International program a pre-college enrichment program designed for talented high school students interested in expanding their knowledge and skillset in business and finance while strengthening their research capabilities and extracurricular profiles. 
  • Complimentary access to some of NYIF’s webinars offered to YFS graduates as continuing education and prospective YFS students.
  • Reference letters available upon request.

Sample Tutors

  • Gain industry insights and inspirations by meeting with a wealth manager, trader, venture capitalist, financial advisor or performance coach.

Jack Farmer - NYIF Academic Director:

  • Jack brings extensive experience in portfolio risk management, trading, and financial analysis.

  • His career includes roles as a senior consultant at Accenture, a trader and chief strategist at Bank of America, and a quantitative finance educator at the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Since 1997, Jack has been a prominent consultant in New York, London, and Chicago, focusing on quantitative trading and training, and advising global investment funds.

Due to the nature of the changing schedules of our industry guest speakers, all speaker commitments are subject to change.


  • Pocket Money Advice: approximately $440 per 14 days (Lunches, snacks, personal spending money for souvenirs, laundry $10 per week etc.) Spending money should be by Credit or Debit card. Lunch costs vary by program type, length, and destination.

  • Transportation to and from the program

  • Program-specific spending advice provided in spring.

  • We also make available optional travel insurance that is not included, but highly recommended.

  • Medical Insurance: Travelers must have adequate medical insurance for the trip. Verify your policy covers international travel. Our insurance packages can cover deductibles, but we're not responsible for the uninsured.


There are no prerequisites required to join! This introductory level program is for students of all levels interested in learning more about business and capital markets.

Prior to your arrival, you will be granted complimentary access to 2 on-demand lessons hosted on the NYIF learning portal. These two 2-hour lessons are not mandatory but highly recommended for students who are new to finance and want to enhance their summer learning experience.

Pre-Learning modules include:

  • Basic Concepts of the Macro Economy

  • Basic Concepts of the Micro Economy


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