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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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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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CFA Prep OverloadI'm sure this topic has been beaten to death but I am starting to prep for the December CFA Level I. There's like 10 different companies that offer 5 levels of study courses and I don't know what the fuck each proprietary name for each service offered means. I am looking for: 1. Something cheap (u...
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Common Pitfalls of Early Analyst Life & UnemploymentI wanted to share some insight on what it’s like having been through a few things after graduating from college. For reference, I graduated from a non-target school and got my first job within 2 months of graduation. It was a long-term temp.-to-perm. at a BB doing MO work. At the end of the stint ...
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JPMorgan Corporate Analyst Development Program summer InternshipHas anyone who has completed this summer program know what the work hours and work environment is like? Also, does the full time CADP program only pay $53,500 plus bonuses or is it $70,000 like IB? ...
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How important is networking prior to S&T summer analyst placement day?Is it recommended to network heavily before placement day to ensure you get on a desk you want? I get to pick 3 rotations but haven't networked much. Am I screwed for summer placement? ...
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Listing self-investment portfolio on applications and resume?First and foremost, I would like to apologize for my ignorance as I am a newbie here. Over past 2 years, I have invested my life savings and bought equities (15-20%) in one start-up company and 2 restaurants. They all have been doing okay and I don't plan on exiting any of them anytime soon. Is it ...
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Excellent Solutions and Suggestions for Selecting The Best Movers & Packers Agencies for The Simplest Moving packers and movers Roorkee packers and movers Haldwani packers and movers Rudrapur http://www.shiftingsolutions.in/ Removed are usually nights where move ended up being considered to be probably the most difficult, challenging, time-consuming as well as stressful functions regarding living. Now-a...
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Series 6 RetakeI passed my Series 63 using STC's book, and will retake the Series 6 using STC(again) in early June. I just wanted to see if anyone had any advice about retaking the Series 6? How much will the retake differ from the first one, and is STC a good source of the info on its own or should it be suppleme...
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VC or Corporate financeHey guys I'm a junior with a past IB internship at a local boutique on my resume and I also have a 3.90 as my GPA at a semi-target business school (a lot of people put it as a target school in their lists). I currently have 2 offers on my plate: a corporate finance internship with a large firm (the...
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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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Exit opps for Wall Street temps?. Recently got an offer from a BB in their NYC office for a temp analyst role in its IBD. It would be a 6-month contract with the opportunity for a FT offer contingent upon performance. I was wondering how common it is for temps to receive a FT and how temp roles are viewed by other BBs. I feel like...
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Why do People Major in Engineering when you Can Make more in Finance?I mean, isn't it obvious that you will have an easier time with a finance major but you can make more money than engineering? Besides those who are actually passionate about it, it doesn't make sense why people would choose engineering. ...
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Final Stage of interviewsCurrently interviewing for an AVP position at a major Asset Management firm. The interview process is a bit abnormal compared to what I've gone through in the past. I've had 4 phone interviews (2 with managers in NYC and another 2 with managers at near shored locations). I've made it past all 4 and ...
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Physics PhD candidate trying to get into finance industryHello everyone, I just found out about this website. I am currently a physics PhD candidate from Rice university doing theoretical physics (mostly modeling). As you all know, getting into academia is like needle in a haystack. I am planning to break into finance industry (either investment...
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Senior Still Looking Hi, I am a senior at Providence College and I am extremely passionate about a career in investment research. I have been on the job search for months now with seemingly no luck. I have tried emailing analysts (got emails through FactSet or company sites), sending my resume in the mail to HR or Mana...
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No Sophomore Internship Yet - Any options left?So I'm a current sophomore at a target school, but unfortunately haven't been able to lock down anything for the summer. I tried to get positions through OCR in Jan/Feb but didn't end up getting any interviews, and then in March I cold emailed probably ~75+ firms, focusing on contacting alumni if po...
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Leveraging candidacy in other interviews to secure offer?Hey all, In a scenario where you've just completed the final round for both a position you know you want, and a solid alternative position, would it be taking it too far to email the interviewer and hint that you are interviewing with others, to speed up any potential offers? Also how would I say it...
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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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PhD student questions Hello guys, I used to come around here a few years ago and just joined again! So, I'm an econ phd student at a good university (think harvard/MIT) doing finance related stuff. I realized I don't want to be in academia much longer, I have a good undergrad background (turned down an offer from GS/JPM/...
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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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asset based lendingWhat do people think of Asset Based Lending? I recently received a job offer from a BB in NY in an ABL product group. Any information about a typical ABL group analyst exit opportunities, placements into B-school out of similar groups, bonus, and lifestyle would be helpful. Thanks. ...
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University Endowment AnalystHey Guys, I've done some research on this site on university endowment analysts but couldn't find any resounding results so... Thoughts on working full time right after graduation? For clarification purposes I'll be working at one of the top 5 largest university endowments. Will mostly be working on...
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Q: Are China MNC Internships With Gi2c A Scam Or For Real?When I saw the below ads put out by Gi2c it is what got me interested in China and Gi2c. I just want to know if anyone here EVER got a MNC internship through Gi2c or if you can identify anyone who did? In China I am told they have no laws against false advertising but if these MNC internships are ...
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