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WallStreetOasis.com
103 months 1 week ago
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Transitioning from Big 4 internship to IB internshipI've recently completed an internship at a Big 4 firm. I've always been torn between accounting and finance and after completing my internship I realized I really want to try my luck at investment banking somewhere. Wondering what advice you may have, how I should market myself, and anything else I ...
bizmack12
12 min 32 sec ago
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Almost six months in and I still can't find a job.I majored in finance and graduated from a regionally good non target business school. I'm in a metropolitan area where there are major offices for banks. In my junior year I sent out 60+ applications for internships and it went no where. e. I tried again in my senior year, was involved in case compe...
wsonewb
1612 min 56 sec ago
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Wanting to begin my FT career in Dallas while a SA in NYTo start, a brief background on myself: [ Grew up in the mid-west/south Senior at non-target school in the SEC, graduating May 2017, GPA: 3.9+, good amount of involvement/leadership roles/jobs on campus Most relevant work experience includes:corporate finance (FLDP) internship prior to my junior yea...
spananas
126 min 8 sec ago
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Offer rescinded less than 1 week into internship, they said "it isn't working out" and no longer need me. What do I do now?Today was my last day. It was with a small but dominant real estate agency. Like a lot of you here, I'm a hardworking, driven junior finance major from a Big Ten university with a 3.9 GPA and plenty of ECs. I was looking to really throw myself into this internship, learn the industry, produce qualit...
JYF
132 hours 7 min ago
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Offer rescinded 1 week into junior internship, they said they no longer need me. How do I explain my situation moving forward?(First and foremost, I recognize that WSO is getting hammered with "I didn't get an internship, help!"-sort of posts at this point in the season, and apologize if I'm contributing to that clogging, but I do believe my situation is different enough to justify its own post.) In short, I'm in a bad sit...
JYF
14 hours 10 min ago
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Possible Freshman Summer InternshipHello all, I'm currently a freshman at a semi-target. My goal is to ultimately do investment banking post graduation, and get an internship at a BB during the summer of my junior year. I wanted to get your opinions on a possible internship that I may pursue for this summer. I have the opportunity to...
Ash_96gcw
07 hours 39 min ago
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Starting to get worried...Hey guys, thanks for taking the time to read this, here's my dilemma. I'm currently a junior at a semi-target school, studying financial math and minoring in econ. I want to pursue consulting for full-time,but do not have anything lined up for this summer. I have a 3.7, worked at corporate finance a...
goblue987654321
620 hours 12 min ago
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BB Lateral Decision TimelineI had a superday roughly two weeks ago for an analyst/associate position at a BB, and still haven't received a response. One of the interviewers responded to my follow up last week saying they were still discussing and asked me to be patient. Nothing from HR. Am I dinged and is there anything else I...
maggieQuigley
11 day 6 hours ago
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Accepted Offer, Received another shortly after paying $7k moreHi, I received an accepted an offer from a small firm that helps advise other firms in capital structure. My job is going to be doing modelling, but also working with the clients in regards to advising on debt/equity issuance. Sounded good so I accepted it. I received an interview with an aerospace...
mr.mojo_rising
32 days 8 hours ago
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Living on the east coast, apply to west coast firms, relocation?I'm currently living on the east coast but I and not tied this area. I have lots of friends and family on the west coast, In specific SF & SD. I have heard back from a few companies saying something along the lines of me being qualified, but they aren't paying for relocation so they've decided t...
Ryanjosepht5
52 days 11 hours ago
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I went> B4 Audit> B4 CF > IB: Ask me anythingAs a lot of people ask about these things then I thought I'd make an AMA: I work in London and I made that much sought after career jump that started in Big Four audit and ended up in IB (Debt Capital Markets) at a boutique with a stopover at Big Four CF in between. If you have any questions about...
williamthesnake
502 days 12 hours ago
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Listed informal business I created as work experience. Will I be dinged on background check?I created a small "business" in college to donate money to kids at my high school. This was just a small, informal service. There was no actual business name other than a generic service name, and it was more of something I did to raise money for people in need. I did not keep any of the proceeds or...
newschool332
02 days 12 hours ago
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Vague HR situationI am about to finish my PhD and now going through a grueling interviewing process for a middle office associate job with a BB bank: 2.5 months ago phone interview with vp 2 weeks later interview with 5 team memebers (analysts to EDs) 3 weeks later interview with 7 team members (associates to EDs) 2 ...
NOOBB
22 days 17 hours ago
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Tips for LinkedIn networkingHello, I'm looking for a new job and looking for tips on how to network using LinkedIn. I'm on a budget so I don't want to buy a premium membership (which I think is necessary to send messages to people you don't know). Do you guys have any tips? What worked well in your job search? Thanks! ...
N0DuckingWay
32 days 21 hours ago
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Background Check/GPAStart date for SA program at BB is imminent. Third party service for background check JUST sent me an email today specifically asking for my GPA. I transferred schools after freshman year (from respectable non-target to target school). I listed the first year of college at previous school on the for...
30xLeveraged
12 days 22 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
92 days 23 hours ago
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How To Get A Job On Wall Street (When You Don't Know Anybody)Mod Note: This was originally posted 12/2013 Hey monkeys, I'm on a plane from CLT to PHX, and I have wifi, and I'm not in the mood to work on my book. I like giving you guys some of my more thoughtful newsletter articles every once in a while, but I've never directly contributed to the forum. I ha...
Jared Dillian
843 days 10 min ago
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Accenture Corp Dev Analyst- (Any input welcome!)Hi everyone, I recently was just informed that I've made it to the second round (in-person) interviews for the Accenture Corporate Development and Transaction Services Analyst position at Accenture. To that end, I have 2 questions: 1) I was told that the interview does have some excel and modeling i...
OttoReadmore
33 days 2 hours ago
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To take...or not to take?I'm a recent finance grad from a semi-target school in Canada and am in a bit of a pickle. I have been applying for jobs for nearly 3 months ( I know that's nothing, but just putting it out there) and have just recently been offered a 2 year contract position with an investment bank (Top 5 IB's), bu...
Lucida
13 days 6 hours ago
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Internships without pay in HF/PE/VCGood day WSO! I just got accepted to the Msc in Financial Management program at University of Edinburgh Business School. Seeing that I am a Norwegian citizen I will have to pay the overseas fee, instead of the EU-fee. However, there is a loophole that says that I can, in theory, call myself an EU-ci...
Sal-ty
03 days 7 hours ago
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High Paying BO Positions/AdviceHello, I currently work for a retail brokerage firm in its BO. I've been with the company for a year and a half and in my current position about 10 months, so looking to apply for a new position soon. I'll likely be looking elsewhere as my firm pays below industry average for most positions. To gi...
startac22
13 days 10 hours ago
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Junior Partner compensation in early-stage life science VC firmWhat level of compensation (base, bonus, carry) is a junior partner or a principal paid in an early-stage mid-size life science VC fund? For a new fund that has $200M, 1 founding partner, 1 partners, 1 junior partner, 3 junior people, what kind of compensation can a junior partner expect? ...
sharktank
03 days 17 hours ago
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Rejection coming my way?Hi, I had a final interview with the department head last Wednesday and he said I would hear back next week (which is this week) because he was gonna interview the last candidate on Monday. Two days ago I got a call from the partner recruiter saying the HR would be in contact with me shortly. She is...
drawar
03 days 19 hours ago
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First year Business student seeking adviceHello, firstly i'd like to introduce myself to the forum as an eager university student looking to make it in the banking and finance sector. Currently i am doing business degree at a Russell group university in England and achieved A* A* A at A-level. What can i do to further my chances in the fin...
EnglishEagle
13 days 19 hours ago
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Applying in person at a wirehouse?I have an account with Fidelity and when discussing my background with one of the employees she was a bit pushy about suggesting that I should apply. I thought about it for a bit and decided I should consider it. I am thinking of applying in person at local branches where they all have posted openin...
Snoops
34 days 5 hours ago
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Job Dilemma regarding internshipsHey guys, I have a pretty big issue regarding my job opportunities this summer. I'm a rising junior at a non target school in the midwest that sends a decent amount of kids to FO jobs. I took an offer earlier this year for a major company in the f100 doing internal strategy and development. I recent...
laxplayer24
14 days 19 hours ago
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Advice for a 19 year old CSOM studentHi there Oasis, My name is Andrew and I am currently living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I moved here 17 months ago after graduating a semester early from high school. I spent all of 2015 earning study abroad credits for the UMN. I'm currently live with my dad, also a finance major from Carlson, but ...
Andrew-Lambrecht
24 days 19 hours ago
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Senior Auditor to staff FP&A?I have been with big 4 as an auditor for 3 years. Being a senior audit now, I'm seriously considering going to the industry, as I don't plan to stay in public accounting in the long run. I'm particularly interested in corporate FP&A roles and applied for a few positions. Ideally, i would like a ...
rainbow828
14 days 20 hours ago
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Better First JobI need some help deciding between two job offers, as a recent college grad Offer 1- JP Morgan Chase Operations Analyst Development Program I will be working in "Mortgage Banking Operations" in the Consumer and Community Bank. Not sure what all it entails, but do know that operations is obviously ba...
dawgofwallst
24 days 20 hours ago
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How to transition to FP&A from Corporate AccountingAfter months of trying to transition, i came with no success in trying to transition to FP&A from accounting. Most of the headhunters i talked to seem to answer their questions the same way by "Our clients are only looking for min. 2 years experience in FP&A. However, I do have couple Senior...
smokay72
64 days 21 hours ago
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Please help! Is this a waste of my time?I am a junior in college looking to go into Investment Banking. I have a 4.0 GPA and also speak 4 languages. I don't believe my resume so far is the strongest, but here's the experience I have so far: -summer internship at small accounting firm -Internship (6 months) at mid-sized financial firm - M...
csilmsunny
04 days 21 hours ago
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Would a double major in finance and computer science be worth it?I go to the University of Virginia and I currently have the option to double major in computer science and the McIntire School of Commerce. Would doing both actually help me start a career in the business world (considering I would became a quantitative analyst or otherwise)? Or should I focus on on...
poundcake
14 days 23 hours ago
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I Quit.This most likely isn't the best introduction to WSO, but I have been a reader for some time and am looking for advice going forward. So here is the situation... I began an unpaid internship toward the end of March at a boiler room--- I mean a boutique Asset Management firm. Under the guise that I wo...
ER159
75 days 3 hours ago
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IB vs. Corp DevRecent college grad, took a job at a boutique IB firm and been here for almost a year. Recently got a job offer in corp dev/M&A at a fortune 50 company. For those of you with more experience, which is a better path to go down: "tier 3" IB or big time corp dev? Better meaning long term career ...
Hoosiers2015
05 days 5 hours ago
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Mentoring: How does one go about finding a mentor?I guess the title explains my question. How does one seek highly-placed and influential mentors in IBD/finance? How do you start requesting somebody to provide you help time and again? This might be similar to many threads surrounding networking, but I feel that these two might be different. Network...
Jamie_Demon
05 days 9 hours ago
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Is the Management Consulted Black Belt Program worth it?Hi everyone! I'm new to WSO and this is my first post. So, my apologies if this topic has already been addressed elsewhere. I'm a 2nd year MBA candidate who is attempting to transition into the management consulting field. I've read books such as Case Interview Secrets by Victor Cheng and Case in Po...
careerswitcher
15 days 10 hours ago
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Solid advice needed - how to get back in financeGuys, hello! So, I've had personal circumstances (dad was super-ill, I took care if him for 3 years), before that got Econ degree from top UK Uni and did some internships. During the past 3 yrds I've been doing internships with second tier small consulting firms, but knowing my potential and my stre...
BrainsAndLegs
65 days 16 hours ago
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DO i even stand a chance given my past criminal record and job history??So I am 25 years old turning 26 in December. I am thinking about going to college for a finance degree. First off, I would start a a community college I have 12 credits already and am in the honors society. No big deal, but I can manage good grades. However, 3 years ago spread out plus or minus a ye...
russianvor90
05 days 21 hours ago
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Is Atlas Capital Markets legit?I received emails from a guy at Atlas. I only know it is a prop shop. When I google it, the only website I can find with the exact name is this.(http://www.atlascapitalmarketsllc.com/, ATLAS CAPITAL MARKETS LLC Sorry for the inconvenience. ATLAS CAPITAL MARKETS is under maintenance. We will be back ...
gemen2008
135 days 23 hours ago
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Pinpoint Partners: more info, stories?Does anyone know anything about Pinpoint Partners? They're headhunters based in the UK. Anyone with any stories of using them or success? ...
Bob Loblaw
66 days 9 hours ago
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Finance Director is sought for Ramsden International in Grimsby, UKReporting into the CEO, the Finance Director/Chief Finance Officer will be a highly commercial and strategic team player, with an appetite to work as part of an ambitious and autonomous executive team. With a robust three year operating plan in place, the Finance Director/Chief Finance Officer will ...
Mellsom
06 days 10 hours ago
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Criminal Record - Internship Advice NeededHello all, I need some pretty good advice regarding my criminal record and undergrad internship search. I've read the other forums but my situation is pretty unique. I just finished my sophomore year of undergrad. My freshman year, I was caught stealing a textbook and was charged with retail theft. ...
rickf39
06 days 17 hours ago
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Freshman summer intern- E&Y or startup?Hey, I am a freshman at a target, hoping to find a IB job my junior year or so. Currently I have two options for summer: work at a startup that focuses on teaching millennials about personal finance (small startup, I will help them with designing the product & content and helping the company co...
Sophie-Li1
16 days 20 hours ago
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Career AdviseI am a graduating student of Marketing from New Zealand and I did a semester of exchange program in a well known business school in Montreal. For my exchange semester, I did my final 2 papers for my Marketing Degree and extra 2 papers of Finance. I probably am on the wrong field, but I really want t...
kbnz
06 days 23 hours ago
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Looking for Some Career Advice - VC RelatedHi Guys, Feeling a little distraught concerning my career lately and was hoping for some help and direction. A little background on myself, I graduated from a decent school, went and did a MSF at one of the best programs graduating 2 years ago, and basically struck out during ib interviews and ended...
jss09
31 week 1 hour ago
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List of Major Finance ForumsOutside of WSO here and Mergers and Inqusitions, what would people say are the other major finance/online forums that are most active? Is there a list of this? ...
nulliusinverba
11 week 3 hours ago
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Moving Cities Without a JobJust curious on people's thoughts on moving to a new city without having a job lined up. Say you have some money saved up and a place to stay for a while rent free. Would you make the jump and how long would you prepare in advance? Thanks in advance! ...
SMDRNB
41 week 4 hours ago
+74
Life Goes On...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 my banking stint in a top tier group and am now happily working at a "very pres...
KeepingitPrivate
1131 week 11 hours ago
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Hiring Manager replied back to thank you email. Bad Sign?I had a final interview with the hiring manager earlier this week and sent him a thank you email. I felt the interview went well for the most part. He said that he hopes the job is of interest to me. And he asked that I interview with a few of his team members (unscheduled) and I felt the meeting wi...
Claudia-Muller
21 week 13 hours ago
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How can I move from London to the US?Hi Guys, I am a Brit based in London doing equity sales at a US BB but from speaking with colleagues, it is very very hard to transfer to the US offices. Does anyone know if there are companies/roles that hire straight from the UK? I have only done a year in equity sales but wondering if having the ...
pursuitoffulfilment
02 weeks 2 days ago
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CPA & CFA - best career path?I have a BS/MSA in accounting, a CPA, and am a level 3 candidate for the CFA(hopefully passed come August) stuck in a big 4 accounting firm. I currently have two years of experience auditing large hedge funds, and am trying to figure out the most lucrative/best long term prospects job path at this j...
Slowcheetah433
51 week 16 hours ago
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Biology Degree into business??Came to wall street oasis to look for some advice on possibly entering the field of business from a biological sciences degree. Currently a junior in college at a state school starting to have second thoughts on the biology - med school track and looking into business. I've been able to maintain a 3...
Roy Macks
721 week 19 hours ago
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Does anyone have a list of boutique banks in NYC hiring part time interns?I want to apply for part-time Fall IBD, PE, HF internships? Does anyone have a list of banks in NYC area that have programs for or are willing to hire part-time undergrad interns (unpaid)? Thanks ...
anon012
211 week 1 day ago
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What jobs are there in finance for a high school student who just wants to learn?Hello all, I will be 16 this comming summer. During my time off from school, I want to work or be in some sort of environment that will help me to possibly learn about the financial industry. Any ideas on what I can do as a high school student? I just want to learn. I live in Philadelphia if that he...
tevye122-.
31 week 1 day ago
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KPMG EVS or S&P Credit Rating Intern?Hi everyone, I am a junior in west coast and currently very frustrated in choosing my. My two options are Economic Valuation Services in west coast office and S&P Credit Rating in NYC headquarter. As for me, I would definitely love financial industry and maybe IB as my ultimate goal.(well actua...
misakimei9
21 week 1 day ago
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Any NYC firms that hire fall interns?I will be attending a school in NYC. Just curious if there are any big firms (like JPM, SG, BNP, BlackRock etc.) that hire fall interns? ...
FSAQFI
81 week 2 days ago
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List of FT Financial Leadership Development Programs, and other such thingsHey everyone, In thanks for all of the valuable info and advice I've gotten from WSO over the last couple years, I thought I'd 'pay it forward' and share the list I made of FT FLDP-type programs that I applied to (or seriously thought about applying to) during my senior year. I know several people i...
dublin
171 week 2 days ago
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Background check with undisclosed DUI at Goldman SachsHi there!I got interviewed for a position at Goldman Sachs during the first week of September. I had to take a drug test and go through a background check. Last Tuesday, after more or less two months, someone from Goldman Sachs called and told me that she was working on my background check. She aske...
mastergnyc
21 week 2 days ago
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Bad grade, internship this summer - should I be worried?.................................................................................................... ...
equiTee
01 week 2 days ago
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Citi Private Bank InformationI have been trying to research Citi Private Bank, but there really isn't a lot of information online. I have an offer from Citi Private Bank and was looking to hear what people had to say about them. I was wondering if anyone had any experience/insight on Citi Private Bank - would really appreciate ...
lmkenny14
51 week 2 days ago
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Transition Trading / ManagementHi All, I'm looking to get onto a desk that involves transition management, optimal execution of equity trades for multi-managers. Hoping someone can give me interview advice, as well as possible resources I can look at to improve my knowledge of the equities space (I currently work in FICC) and exe...
wanderer01
01 week 2 days ago
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3.2 GPA rising sophomoreI'm a rising sophomore with a 3.2 GPA at a semi-target. I'm doing an online internship this summer for a boutique investment management firm, and I have leadership positions in a few big clubs on campus (non-finance related), but otherwise nothing. How screwed am I for recruiting next summer? Should...
wafers
21 week 2 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
891 week 3 days ago
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Repo/Funding DeskI work for a hedge fund, trading repo on their funding desk. My key objective is to lend bonds out to maintain an efficient leverage profile for the firm. I guess you could call it a treasury function. I've been looking to move on to another firm but can't seem to find anything out there similar ...
jhandler28
01 week 3 days ago
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Am I Well Positioned for a Credit Rating Agency Associate Job?Hi Everyone, I am currently coming to the end of my first year as an audit associate at a Big 4 firm. I work in Banking Audit. I'll have the CPA in a few weeks (just waiting for the one year of work experience to kick in), and I will be taking CFA Level 2 on June 4th (don't worry, I am going back to...
big4poormonkey
11 week 3 days ago
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Shanghai InternshipSome background information about me, I'm an international freshman from Australia studying in the U.S. at a semi-target school. I found an internship opportunity in Shanghai for Commonwealth Bank in private wealth management/retail banking this summer. I'm looking to pursue a career in investment b...
coffeewithmilk
21 week 3 days ago
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Interviewer gave me contact info of analyst in the role?Delete this please. Delete this please. Delete this please. Delete this please. Delete this please. Delete this please. ...
newschool332
41 week 3 days ago
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What is "operations" exactly?Hello, I am a recent college grad (top 25 Public school so not exactly target but not bad either) and I have a job offer to work for JP Morgan Chase in Mortgage Banking Operations. I previously interned with JPMC in Investment Banking Operations and I wasn't a huge fan, but this offer is for the Con...
dawgofwallst
41 week 3 days ago
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Can a Mortgage Advisor transition to Wealth ManagementCurrently working as a Mortgage Advisor, doing well so far bringing in the business. I wanted to make the leap to Wealth Management in two years time. Wanted to know if this was possible for a MA to do that. ...
jdn1983
21 week 3 days ago
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Sales and Trading Summer Analyst to Investment banking FT Analyst Looking for honest advice on tips to make the jump including switching banks, preparation, networking, and the overall possibility of receiving an offer for a full-time analyst role after a sales and trading internship. Given coming from a target school (Harvard/Wharton/Princeton), have sights set o...
juliana71
01 week 3 days ago
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Networking/Grabbing Coffee in NYCHey all, In a few weeks I will be starting my summer analyst stint at a BB in NYC. My connections/alumni have basically told me that trying to network outside the bank is a bad idea this summer since I should be trying to focus all efforts on getting a FT offer. As such, I will be in NYC a few days ...
stormy54
01 week 4 days ago
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Autumn Recruitment - Can I put my graduate job on my CV?Hi guys, Mid-Late September I will be starting my graduate job on a business management graduate programme at a bank. However I intend on applying for other graduate positions elsewhere since, whilst I do think it's a decent graduate job, it's not what I was looking for. Most companies open their re...
Whyphy
01 week 4 days 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
81 week 4 days ago
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Land a consulting job with a biological sciences degree non target no business experience?Graduated from a mid tier state school with a 3.8 cum gpa in biological sciences. Majored in Biosci because I wanted to go to medical school, but realized I don't want to dedicate the time/money and while I a was genuinely interested in the sciences I want to start a career in business (management c...
Roy Macks
11 week 4 days ago
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GPA - Why list only one decimal place?I've seen several threads where people say you should round your GPA to one decimal place. But why would you do that? If you have a 3.54, why would you round down to 3.5? Besides, if you choose to use only one decimal, 3.45 and 3.54 would both become a 3.5. Surely you would want to list the higher ...
Beretta
211 week 4 days ago
+18
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
881 week 5 days ago
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Please help me to improve my projectHi there. I have a hobby project called Job Ninja. It is intended to help any job seeker in managing the application process. It is in deep beta state but I want some active users to try it out. And I would welcome any feedback first of all to find out if the idea is viable or not. So please give it...
Nailgun
01 week 5 days ago
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Additional information follow-up (not thank you note)Hi, I recently had an interview with a BB regarding an FT opportunity. The interview went pretty well, and the guys I met said they liked me, that I understood what they were looking for. I have sent a thank you letter, and a colleague of mine who worked with the BB for 16 years has recommended me t...
PolarMonkey
01 week 5 days ago
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Risk management interview? Help.I'm a recent graduate who landed a FT at a well known Asset Management firm in ER, despite this I've been looking at every IBD opening I can find since that is where I really want to be. Along the way I've been offered an interview for credit risk at a very well known boutique that has average salar...
FinanceBrah
51 week 5 days ago
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Choices: Finance + Stats or Comp Sci?Hey everyone, I'm currently an undergrad at a Canadian target. My long term goal career goal is hedge funds although I'm not ruling out any other finance career, especially for the first few years (ER, S&T or IB). I want to graduate with some quantitative knowledge in order to be able to work i...
mrsteez
81 week 5 days ago
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BlackRock Advisory & Strategy: Is this a front office?Does anyone know if BlackRock's Advisory & Strategy is their front office? The name of the business group does indeed sound like a front office... but here is an internship opportunity in their Financial Markets Advisory group, which is a part of their Advisory & Strategy group: -----------...
FSAQFI
21 week 5 days ago
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Should I transfer from Brown to UPenn Wharton?I'll be starting undergrad at Brown and I've already been considering transferring to Wharton after freshman year, even though freshman year hasn't started yet. Would that be wise, or no? Since the end of application season in the fall, where I regrettably didn't apply to Wharton, I've given it a lo...
lailahsh
71 week 5 days ago
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2016 High School Graduate looking for Summer Job in FinanceI will be graduating high school in June 2016 and I am looking for an internship/job in Finance/Banking for over the summer. I don't really mind if I will be paid or not. I'm interested in gaining experience and an insight on what it's like. I will be attending Northeastern University in the fall, ...
Ashi11
11 week 5 days ago
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Late Start for Trust Fund Baby in Mid-20s -- What are my options?............................................................................................................................................................................ ...
notamonkey
01 week 6 days ago
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Perfect scores and lostI am a incoming senior at a non-target school, 4.0 GPA, and an officer in one organization. However, Its difficult to find a job, even with these credentials. This summer I am looking to work 2 internships. One at Northwestern Mutual, and one at a private wealth advisory practice. I am not huge into...
xgozax
01 week 6 days ago
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Low GPA with 2 InternshipsSummary of my Resume: - 3.63 GPA for Finance Curriculum (excluding Engineering classes I took Freshman year) / 3.2 Cumulative GPA - Internship last summer working directly with clients and money coming in to fund 401k/403b plans and resolving errors - Internship this summer on an Internal Audit team...
mattj10581
02 weeks 1 day ago
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KPMG Corporate Finance Interview QuestionHello All, After having looked through the forums and used the search function, I am hoping one of you can potentially shed some light on my inquiry. I was recently advised that I was selected for a first round interview at KPMG for an Associate position as part of their corporate finance team. As p...
Canadian Primate
72 weeks 2 days ago
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Liberal Arts Student (Middlebury), Standing out for Sophomore Summer internshipI am a rising sophomore at Middlebury and trying to get an internship at a IB next summer. As a student coming from a liberal arts college and having not taken any finance classes, what can I do this summer to stand out and learn more about finance to prepare for interviews? I was thinking of taki...
Nyquist
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Non-Target Undergrad to Non-Target Grad to Asset ManagementFellow Monkeys, I recently accepted an offer as a quantitative equity analyst for a large Asset Management firm. My story of getting there is probably a bit unique as the odds were stacked against me on paper and had some major ups and downs. Hopefully my advice will help those who feel the same uph...
GoldenEagle2009
52 weeks 2 days ago
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Aircraft Finance or Investor Relations...Hello Folks, I was wondering if someone had words of advice on breaking into the aircraft finance (and/or leasing industry). Would Investor Relations (in aerospace) be an option for someone of my background? if so... where? My background: - 5 Years of experience at Boeing doing engineering design wo...
mtoure80
212 weeks 2 days ago
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Fiedelity Brokerage Trainee?Hey Everyone! I applied to The Brokerage Trainee position at Fidelity, which states to provide motivated individuals with an opportunity to join the Operations and Services Group (OSG) within Fidelity Investments. The Questions I have that I need help with are the following: - Is this program one in...
ryanurv24
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Learning How to Forecast Balance Sheet AccountsHi, I was wondering if anyone knows any reading material that would be good for learning how to forecast current asset, current liabilities, and PP&E type of accounts when creating DCF models. I feel as though I am starting to get a good sense for how to build revenue models and whatnot, but I'm...
Accrual Dictator
232 weeks 2 days ago
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Big 4 FS Audit to Portfolio AnalystConsidering that most opportunities in the market are internal audit, senior accountant, SEC Reporting, etc. would this be considered a decent move? Esp if it's a very reputable hedge fund? ...
Uncle_Price
82 weeks 2 days ago
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Which investment banks have strong expertise in insurance and pension fields?Which investment banks have strong expertise in insurance and pension fields? ...
rorror45
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Comprehensive List of Target SchoolsHi, I'm going to be applying to college this fall, and I've already done quite a bit of research on where I want to go, but I was wondering if there was a general consensus list of target schools that Investment Banks recruit from? I know that I want to go into Investment Banking, so if there was a...
kn1234
2182 weeks 2 days ago
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JP Morgan Chase Commercial Bank Risk - Chase Business Credit Interview?Has anyone interviewed for this role before? Should I expect any technicals? Here is the job description: Job Description Chase Business Credit (CBC) is a leading national provider of highly structured asset-based financing to Commercial Bank clients. CBC is a full service provider with dedicated fi...
newschool332
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Summer Internship at investment Planning or college courses?Wrapping up my sophomore year, I received an offer to be a summer intern at a small investment planning/advising firm in Tucson, AZ. During my interview, I was told that the job would consist almost entirely of cold calling potential clients, and that I would receive commission depending on the weal...
SavvySavant
22 weeks 3 days ago
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Connect on LinkedIn after Employer rejects you (internship)?Would it be okay to follow up via LinkedIn and connect with employees who you met through the recruiting process at a place that rejected you? Of course I would wait about a month or so. At some places, these people would be the higher ups and at others, the people I would connect with would just be...
orangebull
52 weeks 3 days ago

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