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WSO Resume Review: get ready!Please check out our new Resume Review service to get your resume ready for recruiting season: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/page/wso-resume-review ...
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Message Board Rules and NetiquetteAs the community continues to grow and evolve, let's try to keep it at least somewhat civil, useful and entertaining. Please read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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Am I the only dumb ass victim of the China Internship Scam?Anyone else dumb like me to believe that you can get a $60,000 job with a MNC or Fortune 500 job in China just by buying a $3,700 summer internship with G*2c who claims to be their exclusive "corporate registrar"? By the time i left China, I had spent over $7,500 in costs they never told me about a...
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Why are top colleges not offering more business oriented classes?For instance, at one Ivy, all they offer are financial accounting, corporate finance, and investments. Is it because the colleges think these courses are enough to get their students to the best consulting and finance firms, or is it despite their lack of business courses, that the college brand nam...
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Is it ok to do multiple internships at different accounting firms?I have received multiple offers from 3 different firms for fall, spring, and summer. I would love to try them all. Is this frowned upon? Has anyone done this? ...
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Networking: who to talk to FIRST at your target firm: senior people (VP/MD) or junior/mid-level (Analyst/Associate)Some might say that one must be properly armed not only with the technical knowledge but also the firm-specific knowledge for meetings with senior people in order for them to back you up for a position. Hence, one should meet with junior/midlevel people first. Thoughts? Does the answer change if the...
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Alternatives to IB with more life-work balanceHello, I was interested in knowing about other jobs similar to IB, with more or less the same pay but less weekly hours(around 60 weekly hours), so that I would be able to have a healthy life and a bit of social life. I have heard that PE and some Hedge Funds provide this kind of jobs. Now don't get...
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Preparing the perfect investment banking resume and cover letterHello, Glad to be a part of this community, I am looking to break into the Investment Banking world in Dubai. I have 4 years of Corporate Banking experience and have worked on over 12 different types of transactions in more than 11 different industries. After those 4 years I completed a one-year MBA...
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Citi June-December LATM Internship or Boutique Summer InternshipHello, Before I present my conundrum, I'll present a little info about myself. I am a rising senior at a top target and, prior to today, had been planning to spend my summer interning at a boutique investment bank/equity research shop in New York. However, I just found out today that I have been a...
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wholesale to institutional salesI am graduating in a few weeks, and have been interviewing with many firms (mostly mutual funds) for internal wholesaler positions. My end goal would be to assume a external wholesaler role in a few years, but I was curious if it is possible/at all common for wholesalers to move into institutional s...
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Political Science major and science/finance minorHey guys, I have a question: I am currently a political science major who was doing premed but I got really interested in finance and business in general (poli sci because I love international affairs, foreign relations and people said I could major in anything and still go to med school). Anyway,...
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Disadvantages of starting in a non-financial hub?Offer on the table to work as a BO analyst with a BB in its Southeast (USA) office. Apparently, this specific office that I would be working in is pretty fucking horrible in terms of quality of employees and work. I'm not intentionally putting down the employees (I graduated from a non-target with a...
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NeXT Career Consulting Group, Asia: Giving BackFounder Paul Heng is a firm believer of “giving back to society”. He consciously allocates a portion of his time to humanitarian organizations. He is currently an active Rotarian and a fund-raiser/supporter of the Care Corner Orphanage in Chiangmai, Thailand. He recently took a back seat at “M...
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Knowing a Managing DirectorI was wondering how powerful it is, to know a managing director that works for a large Canadian Bank (Think Big 5). In terms of getting you an internship in their group or getting you into the capital markets division... what is the likelihood considering you are not some dumb ass. TLDR: How much p...
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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 m...
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First job at a bank tips?Ok as I had said in my first post I currently have 2 years of college done at a university w/ a 3.7 cumulative. Lately I have been applying to seemingly every bank teller or personal banker job in town (10-12 give or take). Unfortunately, I haven't got any interviews despite having connections and r...
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Insight on Family Offices Can anyone expound more about family offices? Day in the life of an analyst? What do they look for in candidates? Exit opps? Comp? ...
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Interview question: Are you interviewing for any other positions internally, or applying externallyHas anyone ever been asked this before? What's the reasoning for this question? ...
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Pls provide some color about SantanderHi guys, could you give me any color about Santander's Frankfurt based capital markets (origination) operations (e.g. reputation, working hours, people, how are they regarded by corporate Germany etc.)? If your knowledge is not about their Frankfurt office but other European operations that would al...
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Committed to Unpaid Internship ?Hey guys, Just graduated and I am in a bit of a tough spot and would sincerely appreciate any advice here. I accepted a unpaid internship in equity research 2 weeks ago in downtown NYC that could lead to full time placement upon 4-6 months (or at the very least experience to put on my resume) that w...
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Currently a Corp Dev Associate, in my situation, would you go to bschool (PT)?I worked at a boutique for 2 years and currently work at a $3B subsidiary of a F50 company on their corp strat/dev team. Atm, all the associates have MBAs, and I was hired in with an MS. Although they say I don't NEED an MBA to advance, I have considered potentially doing an evening program. The...
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Currently a Corp Dev Associate, in my situation, would you go to bschool (PT)?I worked at a boutique for 2 years and currently work at a $3B subsidiary of a F50 company on their corp strat/dev team. Atm, all the associates have MBAs, and I was hired in with an MS. Although they say I don't NEED an MBA to advance, I have considered potentially doing an evening program. The...
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