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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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Are you still qualified for summer analyst positions/internships after junior year summer?I seriously am haunted by the fact that I've been ignorant so long about my industry. I would literally go and search up "Finance Internships" back in the day, and always spend time applying to any job posting with a remotely business related title. As of now, I'm going into my senior year. I did ab...
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Are you still qualified for summer analyst positions/internships after junior year summer?I seriously am haunted by the fact that I've been ignorant so long about my industry. I would literally go and search up "Finance Internships" back in the day, and always spend time applying to any job posting with a remotely business related title. As of now, I'm going into my senior year. I did ab...
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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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Fund Accountant or OperationsHi everyone! I'm about to be offered a fund accountant role in BB bank's service centre in Poland. I'm from CIS (ex-USSR), work in Big 4 firm as second year associate and trying to get an exposure to large main markets in the EU (UK, Germany, France). My aim is to transfer to FO role eventually and...
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Try unconventional ways to get a job?So i'm currently studying finance at a university in Sweden. With my first year finished i'm looking to get a part time job for some valuable work experience as well as networking opportunities. However, I have absolutely no prior work experience in the field of bank or support which makes me somewh...
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Try unconventional ways to get a job?So i'm currently studying finance at a university in Sweden. With my first year finished i'm looking to get a part time job for some valuable work experience as well as networking opportunities. However, I have absolutely no prior work experience in the field of bank or support which makes me somewh...
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Boutique PE vs VC vs Valuation InternshipsHey guys, So cold emailing has finally gotten me some interview for part-time internships and I was wondering which one would give me the best experience. The PE are boutiques and acquire from 5-50mil in revenue . Will mainly be looking for deals and then following up and performing due diligence an...
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From Buy-Side Internship to IBD Full-time? Good Day WSO users, With full-time recruiting just around the corner, I'm very lost as to which field of career I should pursue. If anyone could share their similar experience or advice it would be very much appreciated! I was recruiting for investment banking internship but ended up with a positio...
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Real Estate Finance - Investment Banking CareerHello, I'm a new graduate student from NYU majoring in Master of Science in Real Estate. I'm trying to break into the Real Estate Investment Banking industry, or any area related to real estate finance and investment. Because I'm still confused about which areas and positions I should learn, would ...
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No Experience to IBD SA?I'm going to be a junior going through SA recruiting this upcoming year at a target. Unfortunately, despite my best efforts, some things fell through and I didn't really end up with a legit IB/PWM/etc internship this summer. I have managed to get an internship, but I'm doing it remotely (office is i...
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Going from successful tech startup to IB/VC?Hello guys, I've co-founded a startup that ended up becoming somewhat successful. We've raised U$1M+ and considerably expanded into our industry. Working as the CEO/CFO/not-techie/hustler since sophomore year, I decided not to dropout and, with the company growing, I left in my senior year. I've ha...
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Going from successful tech startup to IB/VC?Hello guys, I've co-founded a startup that ended up becoming somewhat successful. We've raised U$1M+ and considerably expanded into our industry. Working as the CEO/CFO/not-techie/hustler since sophomore year, I decided not to dropout and, with the company growing, I left in my senior year. I've ha...
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Quant jobs in bay areaI am a quant working in a reasonably big and stable HFT: both option pricing and automated algorithms. Soon I may need to move to the bay area, most likely San Francisco. I did not here much about HFT companies there, so what would be your advise to focus on for quant positions? I heard some at Mood...
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Transferred non-target to non-target ---- first school GPA higher, what to do?Hey everyone, So I've done a bit of research into the whole transfer GPA topic on your resume, but I feel a little unsure about what to do in my case. Background: Transferred essentially from one non-target to another, primarily for personal reasons. GPA at first school for freshman year was 3.8. GP...
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Non-Target School with 3.1 GPAHello all, I'm new to this forum and getting used to this site but I wanted some feedback. I'm currently going into my third year of college with a 3.1 GPA and 3.73 Major GPA, I go to a non-target state school. Freshman year my grades, which caused a dent in my GPA, were not too great because I wen...
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IB vs quant equity?Guys, first post here (hi all). I'm turning to WSO because I'm at a cross road. I've spent ~3 years in IB but have since left for quant equity funds as a research analyst because of the crazy personalities and insane hours. I've been here for almost 2 years now and the work/life balance is terrific....
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How to best get your resume noticedWhat do you guys think is the best was to get your resume out to banks without it being thrown in the pile with thousands of other applicants? ...
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Any IT geeks make the switch?And how old is too old to make the switch? My degree is a bs in econ, but I've been doing IT work for the last 15 years. 41 now. Did some dev work for a hedge fund way back when (too long ago to be relevant today alas). Any realistic chances of breaking into the industry, or is this a young man's...
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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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