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Sprott: You belong here.

Business is personal at Sprott. Here, you’ll belong to a spirited and connected student community that offers endless opportunities to explore your interests and grow your networks, while gaining resumé-building skills and experiences. Known for outstanding student support, a tight-knit student community, close ties to alumni and employers, Sprott offers a rich student experience that enables our students to graduate into successful careers.

Sprott Competes

Sprott students have proven they are among the best in the world, earning top place finishes at major national and international business case competitions. In case competitions, teams must apply all of the knowledge gained through their courses to prepare and present a solution to a real-life business problem, in just a few hours.

Through Sprott Competes, our case training program, you will develop skills that are highly valued by employers, such as integrative thinking, decision making, communication, public speaking, the ability to work under pressure, and teamwork. Students are exposed to a variety of real-life business scenarios and feedback from industry professionals, giving them a real-world perspective that is typically gained through on-the-job experience.

Sprott Student Investment Fund

Students who dream of careers on Bay Street and Wall Street have the ultimate opportunity to gain real money-management experience and learn investment strategies through the Sprott Student Investment Fund (SSIF).

Managed by a team of top finance students, SSIF is an investment portfolio valued at close to $900,000. All member of the fund contribute to the analysis process, helping to assemble the ideal portfolio that safely and wisely grows the fund’s capital.

Student Clubs

Sprott students are known for their passion and entrepreneurial spirit. There are 10 student-run organizations at Sprott that offer students opportunities to make new friends, build leadership skills and network with industry professionals, all while exploring their interests.

All students automatically belong to the Sprott Business Students’ Society (SBSS). SBSS puts on a number of events throughout the year, including the annual Business Banquet, 5 Days for the Homeless campaign, case competitions, sports tournaments and social events.

International Opportunities

Sprott students have many opportunities to gain international experiences, including studying broad through an international exchange, international case competitions, class trips and opportunities like Carleton’s Alternative Spring Break program.

Check out our International Opportunities page to learn more!

Left: Sarah McRae, BIB/15, and Nathan Randall, BIB/15, were selected from hundreds of applicants as recipients of the International Youth Fellowship from Aga Khan Foundation of Canada (AKFC). Sarah worked in a microfinance role in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar for eight months.