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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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2016 Full-time IB Recruiting Timeline MegathreadIt's that time of year again, folks. Time to polish those resumes, fire up the LinkedIn and WSO search functions, and bug the hell out of the career advisers at your schools. It's recruiting time! We are all looking for information on timelines and deadlines for every bank possible. If you or your ...
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2016 Full-time IB Recruiting Timeline MegathreadIt's that time of year again, folks. Time to polish those resumes, fire up the LinkedIn and WSO search functions, and bug the hell out of the career advisers at your schools. It's recruiting time! We are all looking for information on timelines and deadlines for every bank possible. If you or your ...
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Filtering resumes - what I looked for when screening 200+ resumesMod Note (Andy): This was originally posted 12/30/14 and is a great read for those getting prepared for Summer Analyst recruiting We're preparing for our OCR interview day for summer interns from one of our target schools and our team received 200+ resumes from HR. Thinking "I can make a WSO thread...
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Filtering resumes - what I looked for when screening 200+ resumesMod Note (Andy): This was originally posted 12/30/14 and is a great read for those getting prepared for Summer Analyst recruiting We're preparing for our OCR interview day for summer interns from one of our target schools and our team received 200+ resumes from HR. Thinking "I can make a WSO thread...
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Majors - Easiest and HardestWhat do you think are the hardest and easiest majors? Personally, Hardest: Math or some type of engineering Easiest: Women's Studies...there's only so much you can study in a kitchen ...
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Wall Street Oasis' Opinion on the New York School of FinanceHey, I was browsing around this site in my spare time when an add for the New York School of Finance popper up. I'm taking a year off before university and haven't had much luck with cold emailing - no shit I'm 18. Anyway, I'm wondering what you all make of this 'school'. I believe it was formerly ...
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Do you need an MBA to prosper in Wall Street?Suppose you are working as an analyst right out of college in an investment bank firm in London or NYC and you are doing pretty well; MD's know that you exist and VP's asign you some work. Do you need an MBA to prosper in the industry/become an associate? If yes, does this also apply to hedge funds ...
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Do you need an MBA to prosper in Wall Street?Suppose you are working as an analyst right out of college in an investment bank firm in London or NYC and you are doing pretty well; MD's know that you exist and VP's asign you some work. Do you need an MBA to prosper in the industry/become an associate? If yes, does this also apply to hedge funds ...
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IB Networking HelpHi all, I understand this topic has been discussed about a million times on this website, but I would appreciate specific advice for my situation. I am a rising senior at a target university studying Economics with a Minor in Business and, like many of you, am attempting to land a FT IB offer from a...
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Is International Finance Institute a scam?Is International Finance Institute- IFI (financeinstitute dot com) a scam? How is the program? Has IFI successfully help students in non finance and banking background switch into a IB job after the program? Thanks. ...
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*Networking Gods* I request your assistanceBackground: My university does not have OCR, and I leveraged a contact in my alumni network who agreed to arrange some Superdays for me in Toronto in 6 weeks (he is an MD, and head of fixed income at a BB, and well connected with other BBs). Moreover he said his bank would take care of my accommoda...
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(X-post) US target school summer analyst looking to move to London for FTHello all! Post written in sections for ease of reading. Thanks in advance! Background- I'm doing my undergraduate studies in the US at an ivy target. Currently I'm working as a summer analyst at a well-known middle-market firm (M&A), and I've had 2 other IB internships (one at a bulge bracket)....
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Networking into PEJust curious: When potentially moving into Private Equity into the future how much weight would it hold if my sophmore year of college I had an internship with a corporate company that was owned by the prospective PE firm I would like to move into? ...
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Macquarie Principal Investments InterviewI have an interview coming up with the Principal Investments Group for Macquarie. I am struggling to find out what this group actually does due to the lack of information out there, and was hoping someone could share a bit more info. In terms of technical preparation is there anything I should focus...
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How to switch from medicine to finance/PE?Hello all, been lurking this forum for a while now and decided I would post my question here. Im a current MD/MBA student at Penn who is currently unhappy with the MD portion of my life. Coming from a poor immigrant family, I thought medicine was the way to a secure future. I still think it is some...
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How to switch from medicine to finance/PE?Hello all, been lurking this forum for a while now and decided I would post my question here. Im a current MD/MBA student at Penn who is currently unhappy with the MD portion of my life. Coming from a poor immigrant family, I thought medicine was the way to a secure future. I still think it is some...
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What do you guys think of this plan to break into IB?I'm a rising senior at a top liberal arts school (though basically a non-target for IB), with a GPA that rounds up to 3.5, with no finance internship experience, and wish to get into IB. I didn't decide on IB until the end of junior year and hence missed out on junior year recruiting. So I've consi...
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What do you guys think of this plan to break into IB?I'm a rising senior at a top liberal arts school (though basically a non-target for IB), with a GPA that rounds up to 3.5, with no finance internship experience, and wish to get into IB. I didn't decide on IB until the end of junior year and hence missed out on junior year recruiting. So I've consi...
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Networking events in the Bay AreaDoes anyone know of any good networking events in San Francisco? I just started a job a few months ago, but I'd like to meet more people in finance. ...
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I'm lost and need serious adviceHi guys. This thread is coming up as a result of a lot of frustration, fear, and lack of direction. I am 24 years old and I have no ib/pe/fin experience. I worked with new york life for a little back in 2011/2012. I graduated with my finance degree from st. John's university with a 3.0. I have a ver...
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I'm lost and need serious adviceHi guys. This thread is coming up as a result of a lot of frustration, fear, and lack of direction. I am 24 years old and I have no ib/pe/fin experience. I worked with new york life for a little back in 2011/2012. I graduated with my finance degree from st. John's university with a 3.0. I have a ver...
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GS Summer Coffee ChatsDoes anyone know if participating in the Goldman Sachs Summer Coffee Chats will help in applying to be a Summer Analyst? ...
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