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If you're not serious about breaking into Wall Street, you should honestly not waste your time reading any further. If you are serious, then you probably already know how competitive it is to land a job in finance and that every part of your application needs to shine. This starts with your resume.

The WSO Finance Resume Review service is an investment that will help you make that important first step to land the most coveted jobs on Wall Street. Our track record is flawless and we promise to give you a tailored experience in order to help you craft the best possible application.

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Paid Position: WSO Contributing Blogger (Remote)

Do you love to write? Do you have wit reeking out of your pores? Are you smarter than everyone else and need an outlet to prove it? We are on the lookout for one-two PAID bloggers for the site. We want the best of the best and we're willing to pay a fair price for all-star talent.

So as to not waste your time nor ours, you must meet the following criteria:

1) You currently work in finance (or have in the past)
2) Your prose is top notch and you know how to draw readers in and write to the modern internet audience
3) Most importantly: your writing is witty, accurate, humorous, relevant, interesting, versatile and catches fire with the audience
4) You can commit to at least 2 posts per month (500 word minimum)

If you have any questions about the position, email me Andy at

See inside the post for more info >>>

Monday @Mentions July 20, 2015

Upcoming webinars:

-Applying IBD/PE Experience to Start-up Management/Leadership -- 630pm ET, 7/21/15
-Hedge Fund Analyst: Week in the Life -- 830pm ET, 7/22/15
-Consulting Case Presentation -- 830pm ET, 7/23/15
-BB TMT Associate - Week in the Life -- 7pm ET, 7/26/15

Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours):
-Growth Equity as an asset class / Growth Equity Careers, 7/20/2015
-Consulting Case Discussion, 7/21/2015
-Public Finance from an Analyst's Perspective, 7/22/2015
-What Makes FIG Different?, 7/23/2015
-Canadian/Toronto IB Recruitment, 7/24/2015

Post of the Week:

Exiting Big Four (Audit) after 5 years and entering FP&A - Ask me anything, by@CPA85" 7 silver bananas

Discussion Topics of the Week:

2016 Full-time IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread by @23mishima. 68 comments and counting. Thanks for posting this up!

New WSO Blogging Internship!

We are looking for several talented student writers / young professionals to contribute posts to WSO with the goal of raising the level of quality of content in our forums and on the frontpage.

Internship title: Finance / Wall Street Blogger Intern

Timeline We ask that you commit to post either 20 shorter discussion style posts or 10 blog style posts (or a combination of the two) over a period of 10-14 weeks.

How this differs from our Contributing Blogger Program: This internship is geared more towards students and recent grads. Obviously you have less experience than professionals to draw on for your posts so we're looking for more of a discussion starter style of post. More specifically we want you to research and post up a hot topic relevant to WSO's audience, summarize and/or quote your source, briefly state your opinion, and then open it up for discussion. You will go through the same training that the bloggers go through (instruction doc, videos, short quiz, test post and then afterwards we will set up a phone call to discuss the internship more in detail.

What you will write on:: Hot topics in the financial/business/Wall Street news and other topics relevant to WSO. There is a list of suggested topics you can choose from but if there is a topic of interest you would prefer to write on we are open to hearing your ideas.

Click inside the post for more information, examples, testimonials, and to formally apply.

WSO Caption Contest - July 15th... Collect Silver Bananas and Win a Free WSO T-Shirt

WSO Caption Contests are back! You guys know the drill, all you have to do is leave a comment in this post with a caption you think is most fitting for the cartoon posted below. The winner will be determined by the community based on the number of Silver Bananas awarded to each comment. In the event of a tie, the admins of the site will decide the winner or send out multiple free shirts if we can't decide. Wall Street jokes welcomed and encouraged!

Wall Street Oasis Social Media Intern Needed (Remote)

I'm looking for one dedicated intern to assist me with managing our social media efforts.

Can you write a clever headline? Are you internet marketing savvy? Do you know what gets clicks? Are you on twitter and reddit every day? Have you managed social media accounts for a business before? Do you have an interest in finance and stay on top of the latest news and trends? Do you love WSO? If so, this internship is perfect for you.

I currently have interns helping with social media tasks but I want ONE experienced and talented person to person to help me manage all of our social media channels. Currently we're involved with: Facebook / Twitter / Linkedin / Youtube / Reddit / Google+ and we may consider expanding to other mediums if it is worth the effort and a good fit for us.

This is a serious internship. Previous experience managing the social media channels for a company/brand/organization is required. See inside the post for more info >>>

The Best Success Stories on WSO

Patrick and I (among others) LOVE hearing your guys' success stories, so we said "hey why not make a post of the top ranked (most silver bananas) stories?!" Well... thanks to my whiz kid content intern @Lucas_M, here they are! Click here to post your own success story, we'd love to hear it! (Make sure to post in the "Success Story" Forum).

1. How I got into Banking
posted by @CompBanker

Try to get relevant work experience. As a Computer major, I had a number of internship in "computer" roles, but nothing in finance. I found a boutique bank that was willing to take me onboard part time during the semester. Not many people are willing to work during a semester for free. I set up my work hours around my classes and agreed to come in on the weekends as well. All in all my internship eats about 40ish hours a week.

I think this internship was really the thing that made it possible for me to secure interviews. By working the equivalent of a 9 - 5, while simultaneously taking a full course load, I was able to prove to banks that I could handle the hours. Not to mention I proved to myself that I was capable.

- silver bananas: a lot

2. Finally an offer! A story of persistence
posted by @brutalglide