THIS PROGRAM IS ON HOLD IN THE 2022-23 YEAR AS WE EVALUATE NEXT STEPS. CHECK BACK IN 2023-24 FOR UPDATES.
Travel to Omaha for Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting
Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is highly regarded and recognized for his investing insights and expertise. Subsequently, this meeting has become a highly anticipated event by many professionals in numerous industry sectors. Carleton secures admission for students to attend the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting in late April in Omaha, Nebraska. The meeting hosts upwards of 40,000 attendees every year who come to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss their investment decisions in a question and answer format.
Meetings with Carleton alumni during this visit have included:
- Drew Weitz ’02, Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Weitz Investments, a firm established by Wally Weitz ’70, P ’96, ’99, ’02, and Carleton Board of Trustees Chair. * Career path, Weitz Investments overview
- Bill Buffett ’55, Independent Writing and Editing Professional * Reflections: Carleton past and present
- Leigh Prescott ’82, Director of Budgets, Administration and Quality, Union Pacific Corporation
- Tom Senne ’78, Co-Founder and President, WLA Consulting, Inc.
Application Process and Participation Requirement:
APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED IN 2022-23. CHECK BACK IN 2024.
Carleton students of any class year are eligible to participate, and the college covers travel, lodging and some meal expenses. To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter outlining your interest in participating in this event. In particular, please address your interest, experience, and career goals relating to business.
Questions about this opportunity or application process can be directed to Jamila Siddiqui (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Career Center.