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WSO Resume ReviewPlease 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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Is a boutique banking internship in Asia as a junior summer internship experience a minus factor?I got a boutique internship in Asia. Works that I will do as an intern are very rich. I will be working on a deal and will have modeling experiences. But I was worried that no name value will rather hurt me. How would the US IBs view this? I know this is never as good as any US experience and I just...
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What are my chances of getting into a BB internship abroad from India? And is it too late?Hello everyone, I'm in my final year of bachelors (engineering) at one of the most respected universities in India. I'm looking to land an internship at a BB abroad. I've a 3.5 GPA, was the President of the Enactus chapter of my college, designed components for an actual satellite at the satellite b...
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Transferring back to NY from London (BB)I am an Ivy League graduate ('13)/American citizen who got an internship at a bulge bracket investment bank for the summer in London. However, I want to transfer back to NY asap. What's the best way to go about this? Obviously, I would have to get a return offer first. (Right?) Since I'm already pas...
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JP Morgan Securities - AM interviewThe only REAL upcoming interview I landed- JP Morgan Securities Asset Management division as an Investment Analyst 1. Has anyone worked as an IA with JP Morgan Asset management? 2. What is the interview process? 3. Is a lateral move from the AM to IB possible? Also, after busting my a$$ networking I...
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How to Improve Chances of Getting InternshipI'm a senior graduating January 2016 and I have no internship experience yet. I have managed to get a few interviews so far and even made it to second rounds but unfortunately I have not made the cut so far. I feel like I have derived as much experience as I can short of interning (Two student leade...
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Navigating the Scam Minefielfd For China Job Applicants & Expat Foreign TeachersI clipped this from my CFTU newsletter and although they talk primarily about how teachers are recruited in China, the due diligence advice here is ideal for any career position being sought in China... QUOTE: Indeed China is still offering scores of high-paying career opportunities. But finding a ...
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Safest Place To Find A China Investment Banking Job?Hong Kong or Shanghai? Which is better and why? I read so many horror stories about employment fraud. Any suggestions from someone who made the journey already? ...
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Avoiding Identity Theft Scams = Avoiding China Job Recruiters & Visa AgentsThinking about working in China? Try doing it without a visa! Impossible. But if you take the lazy route and let a China visa agent process your visa application, you have a 30% chance of becoming an identity theft victim according to China Scam Patrol which tracks 37 scams, frauds, and schemes tha...
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Networking as a PE associate - what do I do?Hey guys, I am an associate in a reasonably solid and reputable PE fund in London but I don't like sector we are focusing onat all. I want to switch and I have short list of firms I want to (try to) work for. I want to try cold linkedin mailing etc. but I don't want to be awkward and miserable. I me...
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How to politely renege an internship offerAs the title states, I need help formatting an e-mail to renege my SA offer. I have accepted another offer with a different company and I need y'alls help on what exactly to write in my e-mail and what not to. What should my title be? How do I go about formatting my e-mail? ...
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Lied on Resume about GPA for Summer Internship - What to do?Hello, As you can see, I've been a bit dishonest about my on my resume. I'd heard that most firms don't check it or, if they do, request an unofficial copy. However, this firm is asking that I waive my rights and let a third-party background checker do the job. This means that they can access my...
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Oil & Gas / Utility Operations to ER, Project Finance, or IBD???Good Afternoon, I studied as a Finance major at a non-target, had few decent job prospects upon graduation, and unconventionally proceeded to become a Power Engineer / Field Operator in the Oil & Gas and Utilities sectors. I expect to be a 2nd Class Power Engineer with the operational responsibi...
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Non-target school in the south, no junior year summer internship: what to do?I go to a non-target school in the south, finance, junior, sitting at 3.36. I have bad test anxiety, and I get nervous and f-up exams, reason to why my GPA is low. I'm seeking help and working on it. I have one finance related internship over the school year for about 6 months that proves some VBA, ...
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Ranking & Salary Elite Boutiques LondonI would like to know how you would rank the following boutiques in London: Evercore Partners, Perella Weinberg Partners, Centerview, Rothschild, Lazard, Greenhill, Blackstone, Moelis, Guggenheim Partners. Jefferies. What salary (ink. bonus) can be expected at those firms. How do they rank against th...
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Is Late April/Early May too late for an Internship?Hello fellow monkeys, Is it too late for a freshman summer internship? Would I still be able to get an internship at a PWM firm or a small boutique bank? I know it is my freshman summer, but I really want to be competitive and have some work experience to talk about for future interviews. Thank you...
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How to apply interests in your careerAs a freshman, I am trying to figure out more and more everyday about myself. Most recently, I discovered that one of the main drivers behind my enjoyment of work is information brokering. I know at the md level this what investment bankers do, but are there any entry level roles that will enable me...
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BB Internal Networking I am currently in credit risk for a BB in a regional office and will be in NYC this summer for formal training. During my time there, I'd like to take full advantage of the networking opportunities with other divisions in the firm, specifically for FO roles as I anticipate to want to transition into...
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Serious talk: Last summer before graduating & still no work experience. Advice?No work experience as a finance & econ double major applying for jobs. For some reason the fact that I am a finance/Econ major puts people off in non-finance related fields. I don't get call backs from my resume. When I do it is usually for "Oh your a Finance/Economics major, why do you want to...
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The Koyal Group Private Training Services: Bli en PrivatdetektivIntroduktion Du kan börjat på en ny karriär, eller du kan överväga ett byte av anställning, eller faktiskt vara ute efter för att starta ett företag i undersökningen. Förhoppningsvis kommer kommer svaren på de frågor du måste fråga att finnas i denna artikel. Startar i Undersökningen ...
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How To Avoid China Internships & Other Expensive "Legal Scams"Don't laugh. I know its hard, but the Chinese actually call these job frauds "Legal Scams" because legally they do not violate any Chinese laws. So even though hundreds of people get cheated every day with blind online job ads abroad (they send payments to China so the business is not "transacted"...
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Does GS EHRT Data Collection mean possible offer?I've completed all interviews and HCM told me feedback was positive, now they want me to fill out an EHRT Data Collection form (prior compensation, etc.) for later background check purpose. Does this mean an offer is coming? ...
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Advice for transition from military to finance.Hi everyone, I'm currently in the process of getting out of the military and hoping to land a job in finance. I would love to get into investment banking, but I know I'm not the conventional candidate for the job. Here's a quick bio: Currently a Captain in the AF, graduated from the Air Force Acad...
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Advice for transitioning out of military to financeHi everyone, I'm currently in the process of getting out of the military and hoping to land a job in finance. I would love to get into investment banking, but I know I'm not the conventional candidate for the job. Here's a quick bio: Currently a Captain in the AF, graduated from the Air Force Acad...
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