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WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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Consulting Resume Review - M7 Pre-MBAFriends, I'm looking for a little resume guidance. I'm applying to a few pre-MBA programs and can't utilize career services at my MBA program yet. I don't want to hand in a piece of cr*p that comes back to bite me in recruiting season. A few things I left off: My undergrad was my second universi...
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Canadian banking resume ripe for obliterationHi I am a sophomore, about to submit my application for some boutique firms for summer internship. This is my first time making a banking resume so it will probably be gross lol RIP AWAY!!!!! ...
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Abbreviating Numbers in a ResumeI've been working the last few weeks on trimming a two page academic CV down to a one page resume. I've cut most of the fat and have made enough progress to reach a pretty concise one page. However, for some bullets I've had to reduce numbers less than 10 to numerals in order to prevent any one bull...
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Corliss Online Financial Mag: Japan, Australia May Join China-Led BankJapan signaled that it could join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) after all if certain conditions were met satisfactorily. This is despite the United States already expressing concerns regarding AIIB and its capability to pass social and environmental standards and China's already g...
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Non-target with IB experiencePlease provide criticism or advice. Am I using the banking lingo correctly? Thanks! ...
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Resume for Trading need some advice please!Hello everyone, I'm a second year student at a top university in Italy. I'm looking for my first summer internship in trading and I was wondering if you guys could give me some advice regarding my resume. I'm mostly concerned about the "independent investing" section, especially because I've read co...
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Advice Needed! Non-Target with IB ExperienceA little background: I am a Sophomore at a State School (non-target, local target). Last summer I interned at a local IB boutique and was offered (and accepted) to keep interning throughout the school year, where I have mostly been working in M&A. This summer I am aiming towards an IB internship...
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Desperately seeking resume critique - Corporate Finance/Business AnalystI graduated college in May 2013 and was lucky enough to grab a job as a Mortgage Analyst at a Credit Union. I am applying for entry level Business Analyst jobs at any company I can find on Indeed, Craigslist, or linkedin. I am shooting for larger corporations as I have experience working in large co...
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Interest section on resume adviceHello Wall Street Oasis, I'm looking for advice on how to word the interests section of my resume. I currently have it listed as: Interests: Taekwondo black belt who placed third at nationals; explored Machu Picchu and Amazon rainforest I did all this in high school, but is this how you're suppose t...
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I'll work at Abercrombie & Fitch this summerI already have investment banking experience to add in my CV, but it was just 6 months as an intern. That's all my work experience and I couldn't get any offer related to finance for this summer... Should I also add in my CV that I'll work as a shop assistant in an A&F store? If so, how would yo...
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Intern Analyst or Part-time Analyst?Hello, I am currently a Sophomore who has been working as an intern at an IB Boutique during the regular school year. My question is: how should I label this on my resume? I've had "Investment Banking Analyst" for a while, but now I'm having second thoughts as it might come across as somewhat dishon...
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Boutique buy-side firm to...IB? PE? another HF?I have a hybrid role at a boutique (~$1 B) hedge fund/Asset Management firm. I spend most of my time doing quantitative analysis and quant risk work for the portfolio managers and investment team. The remainder of my time is spent doing business development and investor relations. Any advice you guy...
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Help resume for a french applicant (english grammar)Hello everybody! I am new on this awesome forum that I discovered a few weeks ago. I am French, working as a credit analyst and I am currently applying to work in London. I know that my english is not perfect, along with my resume.. I would be very grateful if you could help me to use to right verbs...
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Resume Critique- I'm looking to move into REPEAll advice, comments, and questions are appreciated. I tried to go through the Wharton and Harvard MBA RE resume books to get a feel for formatting and good points to illustrate, but there is always room for improvement. ...
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Big four auditor looking to jump to asset managementHi Guys: I am located in Singapore and currently has two years of audit experience, I would really like to move into Asset Management and am actively looking for opportunities in Singapore/Hong Kong. Some facts about me: -graduated from Singapore local university in 2013 -passed CFA 1 and 2, sitting...
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Freshman Resume, looking for PWM summer position *Updated*As my first semester of college has come to an end and getting ready to send out my resume to the few contacts I've made over the course of the semester. I do not have the best gpa at a 3.5 but next semester should help me bring it up. here is my resume guys, as stated in the title I am a freshman, ...
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Metals trader CVHi I'm due to graduate in May, and I am interested in a career in commodities trading - with a preference for metals. I am currently completing a joint major in Economics and Archaeology, and I also have two years of previous education where I completed classes in Computer Science equivalent to a mi...
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Applying for F500 corporate finance (FPA most likely) as an analyst or seniorPlease read and give gut reactions. After a few days and responses, I'll post a backstory and see if that changes your recommendations. THANKS. 1. Which parts impressed you? 2. Which parts should be cut out (either you weren't impressed or you didn't immediately understand)? ...
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Tear apart final resume draft for IBD Analyst positions!!!!! Will award SB for any help!! Thanks.Hi, I'm a Semi-Target graduate applying for first year Analyst roles in IBD (London). I have received great advice on here previously and hope to gain critical feedback on my final draft for any final improvements. Cheers all! ...
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Big 4 Audit to Big 4 Transaction Services, now pursuing IB - Resume advice neededHello all - attached a copy of my resume and looking for suggestions to help improve it. I am going to start pursuing an analyst position with midwestern mid-market banks (Lincoln, Baird, William Blair, etc) within the next couple of months and want to see what the community here thought of its curr...
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After several edits, could someone please help review the final draft of my Analyst IB resume??? Hello all, I'm a Semi-Target graduate from the UK applying for first year Analyst roles in IBD (London). I have received great advice on here previously and hope to gain critical feedback on my final draft for any final improvements. I have an additional internship at a FTSE 100 firm in a corporate...
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List a Master degree you haven't started?Hey guys, Quick question: I will start my Master in October, which should highly strengthen my CV for some internship applications. Do you think I can just put it on my resume (just showing the years as dates - 2015-2016) before starting it? Has anyone done that before? Thanks for your answer. ...
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Public Accounting to Banking ResumeTLDR: Auditor to IB. 1.5 years out of school. Still okay to heavily reference "quality" school leadership experiences on my resume? UPDATED: Attached resume Im in the process of updating my resume which i'll be using as i network my way to an IB analyst position. Upon graduating in 2013 i entered pu...
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