Our mission


Our mission is to elevate Stern as a preeminent target school in the private investment community, by providing club members with the platform and resources to learn more about the private equity and venture capital industries, and the foundation to build meaningful relationships with industry professionals for important career opportunities.

SPEC in numbers:
12 Years of Community
12 Annual Conferences
425 Current Members
1,300 Alumni

We work closely with the administration and the Career Management office to develop initiatives within the School and to promote Stern as a recruiting destination within the industry.

Why join SPEC?

  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the industry ranging from leveraged buyouts, growth capital, middle-market and distressed investing
  • To secure attractive career opportunities for our membership through working with the office of career development (OCD) and direct job postings through the club
  • To gather tips on how to interview, network, build the perfect resume, and learn specifics about the companies you are pursuing
  • To network and work closely with second-year students, outstanding professors and influential alumni