Interdisciplinary & Global Studies Division

Wall Street, NY/London B2012

Term B 2012

Project Opportunities MQPs many majors (CS, ECE, MG/MGE/IE,


Housing Shared student apartments

Preparation 1/6 unit preparation course in A term 2012

Application Deadline November 3, 2011 (before 1:00 pm)



Wall Street Project Center students are assigned to one of two locations – New York and London.  Both of these cities are high-powered centers of global financial activity, vibrant art and entertainment scenes, and world-class multi-cultural cuisine.



The Wall Street Project Center presents opportunities for MQP projects and possible future employment with some of the best firms in the world, such as Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, and BNP Paribas.  Each of the project sponsors has needs for young, bright persons, with interests in technology and investments. 


 “As a result of my MQP on Wall Street, I was offered a job at Bank of America where I am now working.  It was my MQP on Wall Street that allowed me achieve my goals.”

Jason Tondreau, WPI, Class of 2006.


Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses*

London Amount

NY Amount

NOTE:  In calculating the extra expense to participate in an off-campus project experience compare this figure to expenses incurred while living on campus (groceries or meal plan, entertainment expenses, transportation, etc.)

Travel to site (RT airfare)

$   700

$   200

Local Transportation from airport to residence

$     75

$    75

Groceries and dining out

$ 1,350

$ 1,350

On site commuting costs

$    290

$   290

Weekend tourist activities & incidentals

$ 1,000

$   500

Estimated total out-of-pocket expenses

$ 3,415

$ 2,415


Expenses included on your WPI bill*




Housing and program expenses

$ 3,700

$ 3,700


Estimated total expenses

$ 7,115

$ 6,115

Tuition and on-campus housing not included.

*Subject to change due to fluctuations in exchange rate














Travel Dates (NY & London)

Arrive Site:  Saturday, October 20, 2012
Depart Site:  Friday, December 14, 2012


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