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WallStreetOasis.com
102 months 1 week ago
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Engineering after finance?I am about to begin my first year at NYU Stern, and I was curious if I could go for a masters in mechanical engineering with a bachelors degree in finance and statistics. Is it possible? I also know that Stanford Business School, provided I can get in, which is, from what I see, REALLY hard, offers ...
Asiannerdygeek
19 min 38 sec ago
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I'm not sure where to proceed from hereHi guys, I am 26 years old, recently graduated from a top engineering school. I was employed at Bloomberg LP for over a year, as a financial software engineer before I left. It was a really tough decision, I was getting paid pretty well, and I could see myself enjoying it. But I wasn't sure what I w...
telenoobies
03 hours 2 min ago
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Acrocorp Internship or Northwestern Mutual Internship?Hello everyone! I am a junior studying Economics, and I have gotten internship offers for summer 2016 at Acrocorp and Northwestern Mutual. I am having difficulties on which one to decline and which one to accept. Could anyone comment on their experience/advice for my decision? Thank you! ...
econmajor2017
43 hours 31 min ago
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Coming upto a year since I finished business school, No job! Finished Business School school last July, have done now close to 80 decent applications, with no avail. I haven't had much success in getting into IB/Asset Management/ and I've pretty much saturated the current grad job market with my applications. I have been applying to both grad and intern leve...
sam619
14 hours 4 min ago
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Accrued expenses go up, how is the Income Statement impactedHow will an increase in Accrued expenses impact Net Income etc? Prepping for an interview at a big-name Mutual Fund..saw something contradictory in the prep guide i am using so wanted to get some advice? ...
eric.sears.1985
64 hours 8 min ago
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Recruitment Manager Advice - MM M&ASo I have been looking to lateral to a middle market bank in the Chicago area for a few months. One networking call ended with my resume being forwarded to the recruitment manager by a VP in the group that was hiring. I had a very positive call with the recruitment manager in which she suggested tha...
MidwestMonkey1
06 hours 9 min ago
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IB Background Checks I am an analyst at a bulge bracket ibank. However, I decided to lateral to a middle market bank. I signed the offer letter and everything. I'm not worried about the drug test / background check. However, the background check includes a credit score check. My credit score is pretty bad. I'm not sure ...
yelloweat
77 hours 17 min ago
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Is there anything I can do to get a summer internship this late?Long story short I'm rising sophomore and also a dumbass that apparently didn't get the memo that recruiting started in January and now am sitting here with my balls in my hands trying to cold email an internship opportunity at small private wealth management firms in the tristate area. Is there sti...
pramodhj
08 hours 55 min ago
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REPE vs. PE CompensationHello WSO, I'm currently a first year MBA student at a top 5 school, and trying to figure out the best industry for me to transition into after graduation. By means of background, I started off post-undergrad in Big 4 audit (2.5 years) before moving into their CMBS due diligence practice. Considerin...
Slanverse
09 hours 22 min ago
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What to do?would local boutique private wealth management, intership look good on IB CV ? ...
CanadianWIB
111 hours 40 min ago
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Why ECM over DCM?What is more attractive about working in Equity Capital Markets over Debt Capital Markets? ...
blackberry
112 hours 3 min ago
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INTRODUCING: The WSO Applicant Database. Take 5 minutes on WSO to Reach Hundreds of Finance Recruiters and Finance CompaniesGiven 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 "Appl...
WallStreetOasis.com
8713 hours 41 min ago
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How do I pass UK graduate job interviews?How do I pass UK graduate job interviews? I've probably taken part in about 30 processes for internships and graduate roles since 2013 and failed all of them (though I have passed individual phone interviews). Almost all questions are basic questions about the company or competency questions. I know...
Redroadmarking
016 hours 46 min ago
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Boutique IB or regional bank non IBHi, I have 2 summer internship offers, one at a large regional Asian bank for non IBD sales role and another for a advisory intern in a boutique small investment bank. Classic dilemma of size over relevance, which internship would be more impressive when I recruit for BB IBD SA next year? ...
perjunsun
419 hours 6 min ago
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Graduated college with a biology degree and 2.1 GPA, is a career on Wall Street out of the question for good?I am a 25 year old guy who due to a lot of bad circumstances in his college years, graduated with a 2.1 GPA. Always fighting with parents, depressed, and I did not want to major in Biology but I was pushed into it hard by parents who used threats and other means to get me to try and be a doctor. Imm...
Postgradwonderer
71 day 2 hours ago
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Next Moves: BB Risk Vertical vs. CB LateralSpent the last nine months at a boutique debt shop in IB (Structured Products) - got laid off ~ 2 mos. ago, currently navigating two offers: 1) Market Risk Associate at foreign BB (think chocolate, cheese, watches) covering ABS/RMBS/CMBS repo and longer-term structured financing (mostly Total Return...
Benjamin-Loya
01 day 2 hours ago
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Hedge fund to less stressful role - long only? other ideas?I've been in the L/S fundamental equity hedge fund world for the last 7 years. I'm a senior analyst with a small team under me at a large, well-known hedge fund. I am often recruited by other funds and/or headhunters to either run a book at a platform shop or lateral over as a senior analyst / secto...
jgdp
21 day 3 hours ago
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Do employers (especially those on the west coast) know that UPenn is a prestigious school?Do you think any employers will not know what Penn is or confuse it with Penn State? I would also love to hear feedback from current students and alumni. ...
jsmith627
41 day 9 hours ago
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Dress Code for Bridgewater InterviewSeems like the dress code at bwater is pretty casual(based on the culture videos I was made to watch....). Is suiting up too much for a managment/investment associate interview? Should I dress business casual? Anyone have firsthand experience with this? ...
wherethefisdonny
21 day 12 hours ago
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Commercial Credit EXIT OPPS?Background: - 10 months as a credit analyst at a large auto finance company (think finance subsidiary for Ford/BMW/Toyota, etc.) - Promoted to Commercial Credit Underwriter, currently 3 months into the role (I pretty much assess the risk of extending lines of credit and/or providing real estate fina...
newschool332
22 days 2 hours ago
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Mathematics or Economics major? I come from a top target school, and I'm deciding between Applied Math or Economics as a major. I am slightly worried that my GPA will be a bit lower with an Applied Math major vs. Economics (say, a 3.5 vs a 3.7). Does it look more interesting to have an applied math major, or should I stick to obta...
stanfordfinance
22 days 4 hours ago
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Firefighter wants a FerrariGreetings WSO, its been a long time since I've been here. I'm a new firefighter with a large department in Los Angeles. I tried for 7 years to get this job and I finally got it. I love my job. I love my life. I'm happy. I left a career in finance around 8 years ago to pursue something complete...
bna858
12 days 6 hours ago
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Career Advice - Back Office EmployeeHi all, I have been working as a back office employee for two years now as confirmations analyst and asettlements analyst and wish to make a career move inside the bank. Ideally I would like to get into the revenue generating side of the business, but I know this move is near impossible to make so I...
havila22
122 days 14 hours ago
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Operations or Investment Valuation Side for PE Internship?Hey fellow monkeys! I just received an offer from an alumnus that I could either help him in operations for the acquired firm or that he could refer me to similar firms that would want investment valuation (deal sourcing, valuation) help. I assume an investment valuation role would be more applicabl...
Entrepreneur100
32 days 16 hours ago
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What jobs or careers should I look for as person with no work experience?Hey guys, I have been admitted to University of Warwick's Diploma + MSc Economics program starting this Fall, and I am really glad about this but I don't have any work experience nor do I have any internships under the belt. So, I would like to know what internships or jobs are feasible for me to ...
Name Of Profit
02 days 18 hours ago
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The Stranger
23 days 7 hours ago
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What will happen to the Mutual Fund Wholesaler role as we know it?i have been hearing that the industry is changing rapidly and that the pay will be nowhere near where it is/was in the coming years. thoughts? and while on that topic, how great a job is being an internal/external? ...
bernie madoff
13 days 9 hours ago
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How old is too old to start on the Internal Wholesaler path?buddy of mine is considering it but he is 30 now and thinks it's too late. ...
bernie madoff
33 days 9 hours ago
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Looking for a job in equity research(Full disclosure: This is my first post so please pardon any breaking of unwritten WSO rules) Personal background: I graduated from a top (not quite elite) university with solid (not outstanding) grades last May. I've interned at Guggenheim Partners and a Priv. Eq. firm. In college, I did an equity...
ejkline93
03 days 10 hours ago
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Advice needed - career optionsHello everyone, I am currently a Junior at a non-target in California. I'll be graduating Spring 2017. I was wondering what are some good career options in Finance besides IB? The likelihood of me breaking into WS is pretty slim. I also need advice with sprucing up my resume. I haven't had much expe...
JFKLA
53 days 11 hours ago
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HELP!! BNP Paribas IB Internship (Singapore) VS Ohana IB Internship (Paris)Hi guys, I got 2 offers and I don't know which one I should accept, here's my indecision: I am from Paris, about to finish an internship in Audit in EY in few weeks, and I have to begin the next one in one month. First offer is from this Boutique IB Ohana here in paris, not so big and specialized in...
TheVocalist
53 days 17 hours ago
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Navigating UBS Risk Management OfferGot an offer from UBS, upward move but previous role was in capital markets at Mitsubishi UFJ, got laid off and applied like hell. Originally they said they were considering more experienced candidates but I guess their first choice traded away. My title would be "Authorized Officer", but the Job Po...
Benjamin-Loya
34 days 2 hours ago
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Help figuring out finance pathI am a recent graduate that studied economics with an emphasis in accounting. Later after taking courses in accounting, I realized it wasn't what I wanted to do long term and when I took a finance course in the last year, it sparked an interest for me to explore the field more, but I didn't have any...
tw11
04 days 2 hours ago
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Sophomore - Commercial Banking Internship?I am a sophomore at a Canadian target trying to decide whether to accept a Commercial Banking summer internship offer at a megacap bank regional office. It pays well, but it mainly encompasses working as an Associate Commercial Account Manager with limited analytical work. Should I be going for unpa...
paradox9
14 days 8 hours ago
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Advice on speaking with HR I have gone through the final round of interviews for an FP&A role at a Fortune 100 company. About one week after the final interview, the HR lady contacted me and said that I was still in consideration for the role, and to reach out to her if I hadn't heard anything within the next week. A wee...
gri5
14 days 8 hours ago
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Typo on resume. 1st round interview scheduled. Contact recruiter?I've received a 1st round interview offer for a credit analyst position, and I've recently noticed a small typo on my resume. Should I contact the recruiter and send him an updated resume. The typo is on one of my work experiences and the interview is scheduled for next week. ...
prospectivebanker223
04 days 9 hours ago
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Entry Level Offer HelpSo I have an offer with my "2nd choice" and have been told that I will most likely get an offer from my "1st choice". My 2nd choice needs an answer tomorrow but my 1st choice still hasn't given me a guaranteed confirmation. Is it a bad idea to accept the offer from my 2nd choice with an intention o...
CP31
44 days 10 hours ago
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Hedge Fund SA- How to recruit for FT?Hi Monkeys, I will be a SA at a top 50 hedge fund in NYC this year. I am a rising senior, and everyone I have talked to (mostly hedge fund alumni) has highly encouraged me to get my first job at a bank to build broader experience. Last fall I recruited for banking/ S&T SA and did not get any in...
arbjunkie
34 days 12 hours ago
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Advice needed: UK regional Big 4 Audit, London-based commercial credit brokerage, or something else?TL;DR: Want to (eventually) do PE. Choice of UK regional Big Four Audit, compliance/sales stuff for boutique commercial credit brokerage, Big Four M&A type stuff in London (been "talent pooled", may not come off), or sack it off and go travelling for a year and try again in 2016/17? What would y...
Jumped-up country boy
24 days 13 hours ago
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Exit Ops for Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) Jobs At each BB bank, there seems to be a ton of roles in CCAR. What are the exit opportunities for people that work in CCAR? Do you gain any transferrable skills? How well do these jobs pay? What areas are these jobs most analogous to . . . operations? compliance? reporting? valuations? financial ...
kwp005
14 days 15 hours ago
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No experience, Economics degree, graduating in May3.5 from semi-target, and haven't done shit in college except party and travel. I know it's an uphill battle but what would you do in my situation? Just look through the Jobs section and apply to everything? I don't really have a love for finance, but it seems interesting (I've enjoyed all the finan...
scotshy
104 days 18 hours ago
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First phone interviewHello, I have a phone interview scheduled with a recruiter from GS. It is for an analyst position within the Global Compliance Division (Bank Holding Group). My background is as an criminal attorney, so I have limited financial experience/knowledge. Can anyone offer advice on interview prep and w...
[email protected]
34 days 19 hours ago
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Acing the investment banking analyst interviewMod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted 9/27/13 Been a while since I posted so I thought I'd write in especially since we're in the midst of investment banking interview season. I was in your shoes about 5-6 years ago, worked as an investment banking analyst at a Moelis/Houl...
frgna
1254 days 20 hours ago
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Cold Email - How to reply?Redacted removed no ...
perjunsun
34 days 22 hours ago
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Newbie here...Hello everyone, My name is Maurice. I am new to this board. Very much excited to learn a thing or two from you guys here. Cheers, Maurice Althens ...
MauriceAlthens
04 days 23 hours ago
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RSM Norge søker etter Revisor i OsloRSM ER det mellomstore revisjonsselskapet i Norge. Alt vi gjor, gjor vi for a skape gode kundeopplevelser. Maten vi gjor det pa er blant annet gjennom a tiltrekke og beholde bunnsolide medarbeidere. Det som kjennetegner oss er hyppige klapp pa skulderen, og et fravaer av spisse albuer. Vi har stor t...
Mary-Johnson
05 days 1 hour ago
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BDT Capital Partners EmailDoes anyone have the email format for BDT Capital partners? ...
BankingBananas
15 days 4 hours ago
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Big 4 Corporate Valuation or Real Estate Investment Management?Hi all, So currently, I have two job offers outstanding: A) Big 4 CPA firm (business valuation) B) Globally renowned insurance firm (real estate investment management) Both are obviously fantastic opportunities coming straight out of college, but I'm having a hard time making a decision between the ...
namamuru951
25 days 10 hours ago
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Cognizant equity researchHas anyone had any experience with them or any information to share? Are certain IB roles outsourced to them and you do it, in some cases you work at the IB with the team, would this be worth persueing? ...
TryingToLateral
55 days 16 hours ago
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Laid off..now whatMy accounting firm just lost its biggest client and I, being the youngest most recent hire was let go. In some regards this may be a blessing, because I don't really want to be an auditor anymore any way. I'm looking to break into investment research. I'm already making lists of alumni to contact an...
Stichomythia
46 days 5 hours ago
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Follow up after phone interview - Associate position I had a phone interview for an associate position with a BB over a week ago and I haven't heard back yet. I am wondering whether I should follow up yet or not. I want to be fresh on their minds but also don't want to tick them off by appearing to be pushy. What would be the best way to go about this...
nirvana
116 days 10 hours ago
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Happy Minds-Selfie Video Resume appVideo resume is an important element in HappyMinds as it provides an edge to job seekers in the market. So to have an edge, your video resume should be compiled efficiently with good ambience and setup. By understanding the importance, Happyminds provides a feature to job seekers to shoot a trial vi...
ArchanReddy
06 days 20 hours ago
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International Applicants for Entry Level PositionsHi Wall Street Oasis, first time poster here and was looking for insight on European companies hiring international applicants for entry level jobs. People who have experience with European companies, I was wondering if they are generally opposed to hiring applicants who require sponsorship for a w...
Hesman
01 week 2 hours ago
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How to leverage a professor who is a GS Partner?OK, I have a professor who is a GS partner and one of the heads in the country. How would it be the best to approach him if I am not interested in his area and I want to work in different location (London)? ...
JeremyLinMVP
111 week 18 hours ago
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apuk
21 week 21 hours ago
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Advice for a Data ScientistI am a data scientist (Grad Degree and a couple of years of work experience) but I want to switch to a more business/operations role. My day to day involves working with clients and developing and leading analysis. Job is pretty customer facing. The reason that I am thinking about switching careers...
dataisthenewbacon
01 week 1 day ago
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Islamic Bond Analyst - Viable Career?Hey guys. I'm a senior graduating magna cum laude from a respectable but unknown state school this year. I recently was accepted into a masters program at the same university. I am taking Arabic classes and I'm doing well in them. Talking to one of my professors, he told me about analyzing Islam...
TDiam
11 week 1 day ago
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Mentioning interest in another position during interview - is it a faux pas?Contact who is very high up in a big commercial bank forwarded my resume to HR after I expressed interest in two positions there. HR reached out to me and set up an interview for one of the positions, but I'm really far more interested in the other one, and I believe my background is better suited f...
interviewquestion
11 week 1 day ago
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Gr8Dane
01 week 1 day ago
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Need Some Solid RV AdviceHey, first post on the site. I'm a hedge analyst at a value fund located abroad and have been giving some thought about moving back to the US (US Citizen, left at age 15). Since my professional and academic backgrounds are not comparable to what to most of what I have seen on WSO and other forums, i...
DeepFisher
01 week 1 day ago
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Cold email to head of dept after applicationHey guys I need some advice. I applied for a position I am really keen on recently. HR emailed me last week to say they are still dealing with applications but will reach out soon. I was thinking of emailing HR to push home my hunger for the role, but have got hold of the head traders email and wond...
Concave2Convex
11 week 1 day ago
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Accounting & Finance graduate looking for career suggestionsHello! I'm having a hard time deciding which path to take going forward. A little background info on me: - 23 years old - Have a Bsc (Hons) in Accounting & Finance from a mid table university in the UK - Moved to Canada after graduation (duel citizen) and have worked as an accountant for a small...
Fanciulli
21 week 2 days ago
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Deutsche Bank Rise into Success Event I was recently selected to attend the Deutsche Bank Rise into Success Event. I can't post a link to the event, but if you google "Deutsche Bank Rise into Success" it is the first link that comes up. Can anyone who has gone to this program or something similar offer me any advice on how to maximize m...
amaranthine
01 week 2 days ago
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Fidelity vs Putnam Investments InternshipHi everyone - I was recently offered two internships that I need to decide on relatively quickly. I am a rising senior graduating with a Bachelor's in Business Admin, Concentration in Econ & Finance in May 2017. I'm interested in portfolio management - but keeping my options open for any investm...
ollarat
51 week 2 days ago
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Anyone familiar with AnEx ProgramI am a Chinese candidate for AnEx ( Analyst Exchange) Program. I know this program is not the only way to learn financial modeling and the internship firm is not very reputable. The attractiveness is the opportunity to work in a English speaking and international environment. Does anyone have expe...
lingsha9
31 week 2 days ago
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Trustworthy ConsultancyHi..Am new to this forum.. Can anyone tell me some trustworthy consultancy names for Job Searching... Regards..QTP Training in Chennai ...
Yasmin-Priya
11 week 2 days ago
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The Wells Fargo Teller job parlay into IB...Can it be done? Allow me to explain. My job search over the last SEVEN months has been utterly fruitless. I live in a non-financial hub and it seems as though the only jobs in finance are "Financial Representative" jobs and staff accounting positions. I want to start my foray into finance and wi...
bna858
361 week 3 days ago
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Business Cards for Students | Thoughts?I'm wondering what people think/what protocols are for students making business cards - my assessment of two opposing opinions below: 1. On one hand this is sort of useless - during interviews for most jobs no one really expects a business card from students or those who don't already have a positi...
nulliusinverba
71 week 3 days ago
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Entry Level Finance Opportunities Hello Wall Street Oasis community! This is my first post on here so go easy on me! Anyways, I am wondering about potential opportunities for a young professional. I am looking for a competitive entry level position in equity research, private equity, Asset Management, and I am open to investment ba...
MKEfinance028
11 week 3 days ago
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Been trying to jump ship for a year. No luck! :(I have been on the job hunt for nearly a year (though I'm currently employed). I always seem to make it to the final round, but then through a series of events, I never end up getting the offer. I never used to have any issues getting interviews before, but now it seems like converting to an offer ...
futureceo
21 week 3 days ago
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Citi Banking 101 Foundational Program Summer AnalystHi WSO, i'm new here but have come across many useful topics, hence it would be a great help if some one can answer my questions. I just got an invite to the first round interview for the program stated, and I'm wondering if anyone went through similar programs before with Citi. If so, what are they...
hswc
21 week 3 days ago
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Emerald Group Publishing is recruiting a Financial Accountant - M&A & Commercial Exposure in Bingley, UKAbout Our Client Michael Page are working in partnership with Emerald Global Publishing Group who are a diversified academic publisher. Headquartered in Bingley, UK, the Group has a global footprint with representation in over 20 countries. Turnover in 2014 was in excess of PS39 million and the Grou...
Mary-Johnson
01 week 3 days ago
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Accounting internship internship to FT IBFirst post- so forgive me if I am out of style. This summer I have an internship with big 4 accounting in NYC, but I really want to switch to IB for full time (ideally in a FIG, but would be stoked for any role). My background: "public ivy," average gpa (3.3-3.4), non-bsba but heavy quant majors, s...
stevo155221
21 week 4 days ago
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Reconnect with former interviewers / informational interviewersI hope someone can give me an advice, I am currently job-hunting. I started my current job in January 2015 after many many interviews (I am a career changer). At that time (2014) I had some very nice interviews (others were not so). Most of the time, I felt that the "career change" thing and the lac...
DXBE2016
11 week 4 days ago
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rorror45
01 week 4 days ago
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Hedge Fund to Prop Trading Hey guys, I currently work at one of the worlds largest commodity funds as a trader/analyst. I've developed a couple of quant strategies that have really impressive back testing results as well as some outstanding YTD results that have been been invested with >$10m of capital. One particular stra...
TradingTheHouseDown
01 week 4 days ago
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Selby JenningsDoes anybody have experience with this company? Is it reputable? I don't want my CV spread out all over different networks... ...
NuevoBanker
171 week 5 days ago
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rorror45
01 week 5 days ago
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Finding an Apartment in NYC - Starting new analyst position Long time reader, first time poster, Basically, I am starting a new analyst position (middle office) at Goldman's 200 West offices mid-February and I was looking for some advice on how I should approach looking for an apartment. I live about 3 and half hours outside the city (in rural PA) and gettin...
JKing77
91 week 5 days ago
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Thoughts on HF Treasury vs. Boutique IB Internship (Sophomore Year)Hi all, Just a bit of background: I'm a finance major, finishing my sophomore year at a non-target university. I worked as a data analyst intern at financial data analytics firm my freshman year/summer and just finished up working as a tax intern at a top VC firm. I've accepted an offer to work on t...
Vish24
31 week 5 days ago
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Internal Wholesaler exit opportunitiesDoes anyone have any knowledge or experience as an internal wholesaler? It seems easy to get into without much relative work experience and I'm doing well in the current interview process I'm in. I planned on starting here to get experience while I work on my CFA, I'm taking level 1 this June. I hav...
value15
01 week 5 days ago
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Factset Research Systems: Is it possible to transition from sales here to another sales role within a Bulge Bracket?Furthermore, is there any upside to going from sales at Factset to an institutional sales type role at something like Goldman Sachs? I'm assuming that Factset sales prepare you more for a tech-oriented sales role at places like Google or Microsoft. But since much of their work involves interfacing w...
jobseeker1
01 week 5 days ago
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Quantitative finance questionsI am a current student and just got accepted to Columbia's undergraduate program for Operations Research. Eventually, I plan to pursue their Advanced Track (basically harder classes) and Financial Engineering concentration at the same time. I want to give myself solid background in finance, math, st...
rorror45
01 week 5 days ago
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Anyone familiar with quantitative finance?I am a current student and just got accepted to Columbia's undergraduate program for Operations Research. Eventually, I plan to pursue their Advanced Track (basically harder classes) and Financial Engineering concentration at the same time. I want to give myself solid background in finance, math, st...
rorror45
11 week 5 days ago
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Can I work as an Inten after graduating without looking like an idiot?I am currently currently a senior graduating in May from a non-target school (Econ/Finance Double Major GPA: 3.1). Initially, being a finance major, I wanted to get into IB. Over the summer of my junior year I landed a SA offer with a small regional boutique investment bank of which I did not receiv...
Longshot300
11 week 6 days ago
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What does "reconciling mark-to-market positions of OTC derivative transactions against market participants" mean?A position that I have applied for has scheduled me for an interview, but I am not sure what some of the major responsibilities within the role are. One key accountability is, "reconciling mark-to-market positions of OTC derivative transactions against market participants". I am not entirely sure wh...
jeppdaone
01 week 6 days ago
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Questions regarding Quant FinanceI am a current student and just got accepted to Columbia's undergraduate program for Operations Research. Eventually, I plan to pursue their Advanced Track (basically harder classes) and Financial Engineering concentration at the same time. I want to give myself solid background in finance, math, st...
rorror45
01 week 6 days ago
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Breaking into Equity Research - Looking for advice to get into ER Hi everyone! I'm new to this forum, I hope I'm not stepping on anyone's toes. I'm looking for advice on how I could break into equity research? - 3.4 GPA from a non target school, in Economics - Got a perfect score on the GRE, spent 1 year at MIT in a PhD program in political science, lost interest ...
BeetJuice
51 week 6 days ago
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Brazil or Mexico for IB - Need some advice/opinions Hey guys, need some advice/opinions regarding future career prospects and, being a long time creeper, I trust your judgment! I am from LatAM but about to finish my Master in Finance at a top 3 School in Europe and I am considering moving to either Mexico or Brazil to pursue a career in IB (want to d...
jamieoliver
21 week 6 days ago
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Career path - Accountant at Johnson and Johnson Hello monkeys! Could I get an advice for my future career path? I've just started working as an accountant in Johnson & Jonhson, pretty young (just turned 21) But I really want to get into area of investment banking. Should I get a CFA or MSF? Cheers:) ...
boredaccountant
91 week 6 days ago
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Why YOU should take the CFA - What it takes There is a lot of discussion out there as to why you should take the CFA, why it is shi.t, why it is a waste of time, why it is great, etc... Now I will try to explain why (IMO) you should take it: I. What it takes to pass your CFA: 1) You need to have been relatively good at University, and you can...
Disjoint
881 week 6 days ago
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STARCHITECT
71 week 6 days ago
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Off-Cycle Internship ViabilityI'm a junior from a non-target with a good GPA, in my investment club, etc. So far, I have been unsuccessful in securing a summer internship. At this point, should I still be looking and hope I contact a firm that had an intern renege on their offer, or is off-cycle fall recruitment a viable choice?...
StudentLoanDefaultSwaps
11 week 6 days ago
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Life Goes On...Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted 9/19/11 In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on. -Robert Frost From the outside, my life right now looks great. I graduated with high honors from one of the world's best universities, completed ...
KeepingitPrivate
1052 weeks 2 hours ago
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How to become MD?I'm only 18 and will be attending Duke in the fall. My goal is to become the MD of a respectable firm and ultimately make ridiculous amounts of money (ie 25+mil/yr). Basically I want to take advantage of the fact that I am still relatively young by getting ahead. What should I do starting now and d...
thriving
292 weeks 3 hours ago
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front office / buyside recruiting firmsHi, does anyone know any firms like Nextgen or Pin-point for buyside recruiting efforts? Would appreciate any lists that you can provide. Thanks. ...
inspiring_banker
22 weeks 3 hours ago
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Wanna Jump Straight to the Buy Side?Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 10/17/12. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. Most of my friends are going into banking. Not because pitch books and road shows are their thing, of course, but it opens a lot of doors. 100 hour work weeks...
WhiteHat
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Boutique Firms - Wondering if anyone had a general idea G'day everybody, long time lurker, first post. I was wondering if anyone had a general idea of when boutique firms let out decisions on their summer analyst positions. Specifically in the nyc area. I'm not too sure if they follow the same schedules as BB or not. Most of them just say "spring" as whe...
conyak
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