After interviewing and securing a spot as a lead analyst responsibilities heighten dramatically. Each week the lead analysts' are expected to write bi-weekly reports covering how their assigned products have been trading as well as general economic reports explaining how the macro economy have been transpiring and how these events have been affecting markets. On top of reports, the lead analysts' are expected to create trade pitches and pitch votes for the paper portfolio run by the directors and head of risk.
Lead associates are the direct head of the lead analysts. It is their job to make sure that every lead analyst in their sector is both doing the assigned work to the best of their ability, but they are also their to make sure that each lead analyst is keeping the sector analyst class up to date with their product market.
As a director for Penn State Asset Management group, responsibilities for the operational side of the organization increase. Director positons include: finance, technology, operations, outreach, PSDA educations, and member development. While everyone in PSAMG is considered a mentor to younger students, at director level all are expected to give insights into recruiting processes, professional advice, and general member development.
The executive board members are students who showed outstanding qualities and are integral to the function of the organization. The executive board positions consist of: President, Vice-President, Chief Investment Officer, Director of Economic Analysis, and President of PSDA Education. Each member of the executive board has a main function of being a mentor for all other members inside PSAMG.