Alpha Academy FAQs

The SEO Alternative Investments Alpha Academy is designed to prepare professionals, including those who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, or Native American, for investment roles in the hedge fund industry.
  • What is the purpose of Alpha Academy?

    The SEO Alternative Investments Alpha Academy was built on the success of the Alternative Investments Fellowship Program (AFIP), with the goal of SEO Alternative Investments creating a pipeline of outstanding young professionals in the financial community to educate them about entering the hedge fund industry as investment professionals.

  • What can I expect from the Alpha Academy?

    The will be a series of events designed to create awareness and educate you about the hedge fund industry. You’ll hear from partner firms about their culture, interview process, etc., attend panels with professionals working in the industry, have access to networking opportunities, gain resources for education, and more.

  • Is there a deadline to apply?

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

  • Who should apply?

    All who meet you meet the participant criteria are encouraged to apply, however, as the program evolves, there may be changes to the requirements.

    If you meet some but not all requirements, we encourage you to apply for consideration and we’ll reach out with any follow-up questions. The events that are educational will be open to all to create more awareness of the industry.