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Banks who recruit late

I started pursuing internships a bit too late - I'm a junior and wasn't totally sure what I wanted to do.

Either way, I'm doing everything I can to try and land a summer analyst internship but a good amount of firms I've been able to get in touch with have come back saying they're done recruiting for the summer. Does anyone know of firms who specifically recruit late? Trying to streamline my efforts on banks who are actually still recruiting rather than pursuing closed doors. Thanks

Admitted to HBS, not sure if I should go. What would I do with it?

Hi there, o primate council!

So as the title suggests, I've been admitted to the holiest of holy. But now as I'm thinking and reading more about it, I'm more and more disillusioned with the idea of getting an MBA at all.

I work for an MBB consulting firm in a developing country (not India/China). At matriculation I'd have 2 years of this experience + a couple other big name internships during college. I majored in CS and can code, but I was never good at it and this is not something I'm interested in doing. I don't want to work in consulting anymore either, cause to be frank my experience was disappointing, even though I was/am top ranked the whole time. The disappointment is due to the fact that I didn't feel any of my cases really created value for the client. Mostly it was all fluff, fancy decks and bullshitting with elaborate models. I did develop advanced soft skills and learned a lot about how NOT to do business in many different industries though. I do kinda enjoy the lifestyle too, flying business and eating steak dinners and all. But being a professional bullshitter, eventually progressing to the bullshitter overlord/snake oil salesman role, is a deal breaker.

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Stay positive
Post By @underdogforlife

I would like to share my story and encourage those who feel beaten up by the recruiting season. I was born and raised in a very under-developed city in China. I hope that my story is helpful to anyone who comes from a less favorable background.

Thinking of going into audit when graduating? Do Comp Sci

Hey all.

I was initially asked to do a webinar about this, but since WSO focussed away from my field, it would be morally wrong for me not to share this with you.

I'm working at one of the big 4 (doesnt matter which as all are doing it, just we're ahead - shots fired).

2015 Investment Banking Interview Prep Pack PLUS ...New updated version just released!

We are excited to announce a brand new new and improved 2015 investment banking interview Prep Pack, just in time for recruiting season!

As always, we keep improving our resources at least once a year to make sure we are staying on top of current trends. This version includes countless more investment banking related webinars in the WSO Video Library and thousands of more interview insights in the WSO Company Database...curious what's included in our new full "PLUS" package that can give you an edge?

LEARN MORE always, if you are a previous customer, to get the new version free all you have to do is e-mail and she'll send it your way :-)

Good luck this recruiting season!
Patrick Curtis
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INTRODUCING: The WSO Applicant Database. Take 5 minutes on WSO to Reach Hundreds of Finance Recruiters and Finance Companies

Given that we have built up relationships with hundreds of companies and finance recruiters, we thought instead of just a simple job board (which you can find right here), we would also create a WSO Applicant Database.

This vision for the database is to allow all WSO users to create a detailed "Applicant Profile" that can be used by recruiters and companies to find great talent. It is similar to an online resume you see on LinkedIn, but with a lot more detail around actual skills relevant to financial positions, scores and certifications so that recruiters can use it to filter through candidates that are a great match for their spots.

Public Finance Analyst - What do you do on the Job?

Hey Guys,

I am curious as to what to expect from a public finance interview. Additionally, I am curious to learn how PF is as a career as I come from an M&A boutique and am curious to learn more about what PF is all about.

I have read the PF MI stuff but are you primarily working in DBC and doing analysis on entities structures through there or what does a PF analyst do --- I am curious and look forward to hearing back from WSO, you guys are very helpful.

I went> B4 Audit> B4 CF > IB: Ask me anything

As a lot of people ask about these things then I thought I'd make an AMA:

I work in London and I made that much sought after career jump that started in Big Four audit and ended up in IB (Debt Capital Markets) at a boutique with a stopover at Big Four CF in between.

If you have any questions about this, I'm very happy to answer them.

Harvard vs Oxford (Undergrad) Would love to hear your advice!

I was accepted by both the University of Oxford and Harvard University (Restrictive Early-Action) recently. And I would love to hear your advice on which institution to choose from.

* Harvard costs $65,000 a year + four years = $260,000 (No Financial Aid)
* Oxford costs $50,000 a year + three years = $150,000

Winner = Oxford (Parents' income above financial aid status but below $300k)

* Harvard requires you to take core course classes that I have no interest in + constant assessments. The benefit is I get a well-rounded education and can switch majors if I somehow switch career interests out of banking/politics. Far less intense and massive grade inflation.

Any advice for if you dont get promoted to associate?

So my friend started looking for a PE gig at end of her 2nd year (July 2015), but since then she's had a lot of interviews but hasn't landed anything. She's had so many interviews, that most people in her team have realised she's interviewing.

She's due for the associate promotion this July, but given her team already has a lot of associates, and there are 4 analysts up for promotion, she's think its likely someone might not get promoted - and thinks its most likely to be her. She's not enjoying the job, but she doesn't want to lose it either.

So what do you think she should do:

The Types of Monkeys in The Trading Jungle

Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 1/23/14. To see all of our top content from the past, click here.

The investment banking side of the business is pretty well-known - you have the overworked analysts, the jaded associates, the pushy VPs, and the directors/MDs at the top. However, all these guys are the same species - they are all bankers, and while they have very different roles, they ultimately are all investment bankers at the end of the day.

The trading floor is different - you have the alpha-male trader banging his phone down on one side, the over-eager sales guy shmoozing with clients hungover but desperate to move an axed trade, and the quiet research analyst hunched over reading a 10-k from 2004 in between. Yes, the trading floor has many different types of monkeys wandering about, and its fun to see where traders, salespeople, and research analysts all fit within the beautiful ecosystem known as a trading floor. Lets take a look at each of these roles, how they fit in, and what the future holds for young monkeys of each of these unique specimens.

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