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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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Sales Assistant-where will it take me?Start out as a sales assistant, then get the series 7 and 63. Start working as a junior broker. Other than staying with that firm, what are the other logical progressions from this? ...
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When does recruiting start for AM/ER for undergrads class of 2016?Also, what companies have strong roots in northeast for ER and AM? I have looked into Fidelity and PNC to name a few. I am non-target finance major from NY for what it's worth. thanks ...
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What is Linkedin good for?Is it reasonable to contact a recruiter through the network? ...
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How to break into the valuation industry (Duff&phelps, Big 4, etc.) from Ivy league rising senior??Hi guys, Background: School: Ivy League Major: Math-Finance GPA: 3.81 I'm a rising senior who's had past experiences in equity research and asset management. I met someone at Duff&Phelps in the Valuation Advisory Services, and I was extremely interested (learning about purchase price allocation...
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How to break into the valuation industry (Duff&phelps, Big 4, etc.) from Ivy league rising senior??Hi guys, Background: School: Ivy League Major: Math-Finance GPA: 3.81 I'm a rising senior who's had past experiences in equity research and asset management. I met someone at Duff&Phelps in the Valuation Advisory Services, and I was extremely interested (learning about purchase price allocation...
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Can you get en entry-level job at an investment banking firm (small or large) with a 3.0 GPA?Hello, I am a rising senior at top 50 liberal arts schools majoring in Economics. My GPA is a 3.0 unfortunately and I was just wondering how hard it will be to get an entry-level position at an investment banking firm. I am not interested in the tops firms-more small boutique firms. Thanks ...
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Canadian Looking for Career AdviceRecently attained Finance undergrad from non-target school in Atlantic Canada. Looking for advice on what to do for 2 years while completing CFA. Completed CSC and CPH. Currently have three offers that I consider far away from IB land. Citco Op Analyst(fancy term for back office peasant) $40k plus C...
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Canadian Looking for Career AdviceRecently attained Finance undergrad from non-target school in Atlantic Canada. Looking for advice on what to do for 2 years while completing CFA. Completed CSC and CPH. Currently have three offers that I consider far away from IB land. Citco Op Analyst(fancy term for back office peasant) $40k plus C...
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what would you do? 23, no bachelorhi guys, i'm almost 23 and i'm from france. i made some cash playing poker (a decent amount), and i drop out of university after the 1st year because the money was too good. i had a solid money managment and things were going well, then i had the crazy idea to boost my bankroll: i was aiming to 1mil...
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How to ask a GS partner for a referral?Hello, I am good family friends with two global head Goldman Sachs partners and was wondering: (1) how should I go about asking for a referral so I come across as respectful and not entitled? (2) should I take a 1st year job at a boutique and ask for the referral next year? (my school and gpa would ...
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Is it possible to find a job in USA for accounting professional with over 6 years of experience with work permit sponsored? I work for california(US) based mnc here in India since 5 years into accounting. Will I be able to get any chance to work in USA with proven experience? ...
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Want to work two internships at onceI currently work at a bulge bracket bank in their retail segment as an intern. I was recently offered a position at a boutique IB specializing in M&A, and would like to have the M&A experience while remaining at the bank I am currently at as I see future opportunities moving up. Has anyone h...
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Positioning Myself (hopefully) CPA + CFA = Corp Finance?Okay so with my background. I graduated from the 2nd smallest Division 1AA school in the country (obviously non-target school) in 2011 with a SH!T gpa. I attribute it to being immature and just overloading my schedule. I was an Accounting, Finance, and Management major. I also played football and...
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Jobless grad with no relevant experience. What can I do ?Just graduated from a top 20 school in the UK (not of LSE or Imperial caliber, think king's college london caliber) with a degree in economics and 2:1 degree classification (around 3.5 GPA if i'm not mistaken). I also passed Level I of the CFA programme. I am trying to break into PE, HF, AM, or any...
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Making it to Wall Street I was wondering, is it possible to land a job on Wall Street if you're from Canada? ...
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Calling vs. emailing?I hadn't seen many threads about calling vs. emailing when it comes to initially starting conversations w/ firms about career opportunities and potential fits within ANY division. I don't have a personal question, but this thread is for a discussion about the pro's and con's of each, in which situat...
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Easy InternshipsIm a rising sophomore at a non target with no finance experience and a 3.5 gpa. Are there any specific divisions of banks, where they consider candidates like this for summer internships. I know I-banking is out of the question but I just really want to get my foot in the door. Thanks in advance ...
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Easy InternshipsIm a rising sophomore at a non target with no finance experience and a 3.5 gpa. Are there any specific divisions of banks, where they consider candidates like this for summer internships. I know I-banking is out of the question but I just really want to get my foot in the door. Thanks in advance ...
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What are the chancesHi all, Recent graduate Washington State University with a middle of the road GPA but experience as an equity portfolio analyst and later in my senior year a PM seeking entry level opportunities at an investment bank. I'm looking for some advice on where to begin. Is it worth the effort for me to ap...
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Info on EuroconsultHey guys, By chance does anyone have any info on Euroconsult. I have access to company reviews and have used the search tool, neither gave much info. Looking for info on Comp, Hours, and percentage of SA's that get hired. Thanks ...
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