About us

Old Ezra is the leading finance club on campus

oldest and Largest professional Club at johnson


Comprised of over 200 members of both the first and second year classes, Old Ezra is one of the leading clubs on campus. It is student-run with a strong alumni base and is a fantastic resource for MBA candidates pursuing careers in finance. We facilitate access to alumni and firms, along with guidance throughout the recruiting process. Throughout the club’s history, we have fostered a community of mentorship that maximizes network development and interview preparation.

The Finance Club, named after Ezra Cornell, the founder of this renowned Ivy League University, is the oldest and largest club at Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The club is committed to enhancing Johnson’s presence in the finance industry and providing its members the tools necessary for successful recruiting and exceptional workplace performance.

Members leverage the Club’s extensive network and resources in pursuit of rewarding internship and full-time opportunities within Investment Banking Advisory Services, Corporate Finance, Private Wealth Management, Research, and Sales & Trading among others.



1st-Year members are coached throughout recruitment in a coordinated approach by the following programs and efforts:

  • •  Johnson Immersion Learning: Investment Banking, Investment Research & Asset Management, and Corporate Finance. A semester long, practical application of finance in the spring of 1st year, tailored to prepare students for summer internships
  • •  Johnson Career Work Groups: weekly roundtable discussions led by 2nd-Years in 6-10 person groups
  • •  JPrep Sessions: weekly seminars led by practitioners on the workplace application of finance
  • •  Old Ezra Meetings: weekly general and career-tailored sessions, designed to educate incoming members and enhance the collaborative recruiting experience
  • Johnson Finance Immersion: Immersions in finance include Investment Banking (IBI) Investment Research & Asset Management (IRAM), and Corporate Finance (CFI). These semester long immersions provide practical application of finance in the spring of 1st year, tailored to prepare students for summer internships