Volunteers are essential to the success of the Research Challenge. Please consider one of these roles:
Faculty Advisor: Typically employed by the team's university, a faculty advisor provides guidance and direction to the team throughout all levels of competition.
Industry Mentor: These industry professionals, preferably CFA charterholders, are assigned to the team by the local host to review the team’s written report and provide critique of their presentation.
Grader: Selected by the local host, report graders evaluate the team’s written reports.
Judge: Selected by the competition host, judges evaluate the presentations (ten-minute oral and visual presentations prepared by the team).