The Alternative Investments Initiative connects Wharton students with a global network of corporate leaders and scholars conducting the newest research.

The Initiative offers students opportunities to develop real-world skills, work with leading faculty, and make alumni or corporate connections. Our research and curriculum provides deep learning opportunities for students with an interest in alternative investments management.

Student Clubs

Interested in joining a group working on alternative investments at Wharton? Want to discuss the latest in investing theory? Curious about careers in finance? Please visit the Club sites:

The Private Equity &
Venture Capital Club

Wharton students working with the Initiative to make Wharton the thought leader in alternative investments.

Wharton Hedge Fund Club
A hub for learning more about hedge funds.

Wharton Restructuring & Distressed Investment Club
Watch this space for photos and a wrapup from their 13th annual conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on February 24, 2017.

Wharton Investment Management Club View the speaker lineup for the Club’s 18th Annual Conference at the Union League, Philadelphia, on November 4, 2016