Junwen Qu

Position title: 2022 Cohort

Email: qu48@wisc.edu

What is your educational background? I graduated from the University of Connecticut.

Why did you choose this program? UW-Madison is a world-renowned university. It’s a place where I can interact with many remarkable and talented people, receive cutting-edge-level education and broaden the horizons of my life. I choose the MSFE program because finance and economics are the two fields that match both my interest and my pursuit of a future career.

What has been your favorite thing to do in Madison or what is your favorite part about living in Madison? My favorite thing to do in Madison is to explore the landscapes of the city.

What has been your favorite class or what are you most looking forward to taking? As for now, my favorite class is Derivative Security Analysis. Professor Eraker has a really interesting style of teaching, and the course contents are very diversified and up to date. I think the whole class was powered by Professor Eraker’s unique vibe.

What are your career aspirations? I haven’t decided which specific field I want to get involved in, but it would be related to equity investment.