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Who We Are
The Nittany Lion Fund (NLF) is a student managed investment fund (SMIF) in Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, where each semester, 40 undergraduate students manage an equity portfolio of over $10 MM AUM for accredited investors. In conjunction, students participate in an educational curriculum about stock valuation and portfolio management, attend presentations from industry professionals about financial topics and career insights, and enter various stock pitch competitions. Since its inception in 2005, the Nittany Lion Fund has been an invaluable experience for students at Penn State.
Penn State Investment Association
The Penn State Investment Association (PSIA) is the feeder organization for the Nittany Lion Fund, where over 200 students meet to learn fundamental financial concepts.
Wall Street Job Placement
We have placed over 350 NLF alumni into prestigious financial institutions across the world since our inception in 2005.
Penn State students are welcome to learn about NLF news, events, and opportunities.
Meet the team
The Nittany Lion Fund consists of over 50 Penn State students that manage our portfolio that covers all 11 sectors of the S&P 500 and serve in other leadership roles.
Check out our reports
Our monthly and annual reports include information about our current holdings, alumni updates, commentary on in-class visits, PSIA and Nittany Lion Fund updates, and more.
Nittany Lion Fund Initial Full-time Placements
Let’s get in touch
We welcome inquiries from students, recruiters, and the general public