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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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MSF and MAcc for career-changers?Hello. First post. I graduated with a BA in humanity last year. I have since been taking a year off to do some service projects and have fun. I initially was intent upon going to law school, until I spent a significant amount of time working for a lawyer and researching the field and discovering...
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Law student wants $$$$I am a first year associate at a V20 law firm (I'm a niche litigator who knows nothing about finance/securities/M&A). I graduated from one of Penn/UVA/Duke at around top 25%. I make 160k, but fucking hate law. I only went into law school because I wanted to make money (I didn't grow up with mean...
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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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Teacher to BCGHi Guys, Currently filling out app for BCG. Was wondering, should I apply for a summer internship or straight up associate's job? Currently working as a TFA Chemistry/Physics Teacher. 2070 SAT/3.65 GPA/non-target state school. Fulbright Scholar Recipient. Cum Laude. Biology major (GO SCIENCE). ...
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What is the best transition to enhance entrepreneurial skills?Hey all, currently working in Big 4 Audit, engaged on a Fortune 25 client, just finishing my first year. I initially chose accounting and Big 4 audit because I thought it would enhance my business acumen with the end goal of becoming a skilled entrepreneur, but I'm finding it to be dry and not nearl...
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How to respond to email introduction?A good friend's family member offered an introduction to someone in the industry i'm looking to find a job in. He later forwarded a message from the introduction who said he'd be happy to give advice. How should I go about this? Is there anything I should or shouldn't do? Should I assume he's wil...
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Eagle Seven InterviewI have an interview Tuesday at Eagle Seven with some traders, and I was told there would be two math tests. Has anyone interviewed there before? If so, is it the typical sequence, and math test? Just want to be prepared. Any info would be great. Thanks ...
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Choose direction. IB FO intern / MO FT / prop FT ?Hi all, I just finished a physics PhD and want to do something more sociable, with more external pressure and a no-work-outside-the-office attitude. I don't mind working hard or long and I really like meeting people. I have good maths generally but zero stochastics/finance and no previous industry e...
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Warning for Non-EU Interns in LondonPosting from a throwaway. You're not getting an offer in London. Today was the last day of my internship at a top 10 BB, and none of the non-EU interns got job offers due to the fact that there was a new law passed that makes it very hard to hire non-EU interns (I'm Chinese); there's a chance of get...
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Product Control so badI searched the site for product control and came to the conclusion that it is a pretty bad place to be. So if offered a job in product control definitely don't accept unless you want to be in the back office forever? ...
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Applying again with new emailI recently applied for a FT position in IBD (solid boutique). I know quite a few people in the firm and wrote a strong app. Unfortunately I didn't pass one of the online tests (due to poor testing conditions but i thought i could do it anyway) and so all this effort/connections went to waste. Should...
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infrastructure fund or management consulting firm?Hey, I got an offer on an Infra fund (direct invest) and in the top 3 management consulting companies. I am a bit confused about what to choose? ...
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Business operations at a startup What does business ops generally consist of at a startup? Is it more customer service oriented or what? ...
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Goldman Sachs Background Check in London: how detailed/extensive?Sorry I know this has been posted about before but most of the stuff on the search is kind a vague so I was hoping to get a fresh perspective. So I have an offer from Goldman in compliance in London and they mentioned a background check. I was wondering what this consists of and how extensive/exhaus...
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Ranking & Salary Elite Boutiques LondonI would like to know how you would rank the following boutiques in London:Evercore Partners, Perella Weinberg Partners, Centerview, Rothschild, Lazard, Greenhill, Blackstone, Moelis, Guggenheim Partners. Jefferies. What salary (ink. bonus) can be expected at those firms. How do they rank against the...
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When do I start contacting?Soon to be sophomore at a non-target, I've been searching for a while and have a decent list of 35 - 40 local PWM firms that would be good options for an internship the summer after this coming year. None of the firms on the list have formal applications for intern positions, it would all be cold em...
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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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Can a junior apply for internships during winter break?Hey guys, I'm new to this thread, but if you could help me out here it would be much appreciated! So I'm a rising junior in an ivy league school majoring in econ who is kinda screwed. I've had one leadership internship that is unrelated to finance and my ECs are decent, although this upcoming semest...
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Reapply for a JobI am hoping I can get some advice on this topic. I recently interviewed with KPMG for their advisory department a few weeks back. I thought the interview went very very well. A few days after the interview, I found out they passed on me. My question is, I see the position re posted again. Would it ...
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Prop trading graduate schemes londonAnyone know which shops recruit out of undergrad for training schemes? London only please! ...
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Securities Lending/Equity SalestradingHi all, I have rotated through both of the desks in a top bb and got return offer from both desks in the Sales and Trading division. Would really appreciate your advise on the internal/external exit opportunities for both desks and some pros and cons for them. Thank you so much! ...
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Advice on breaking into the industry?I graduated with a BA from Pepperdine with just under a 3.0 GPA. I have about 3 years of work experience in an unrelated field and am looking to break into the industry. I have experience trading, a good understanding of the capital markets, and a basic understanding of corporate finance. Ideally...
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