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Financial Services Industry JobsWhat month of 2007 will most companies hire? Most places are heading up to the Xmas/ New Year slow down period. Would they actively look again around February? Any tips, pointers or potential job leads you may care to share? ...
Anonymous_fella
09 years 5 months ago
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New Jobshey guys...just got a bunch of new Jobs up in the Jobs section. If you are interested just click on the job and post your resume...and if you know anybody that would be interested you can point them here to browse: http://www.ibankingoasis.com/jobs If you want to post a position from your workplace...
nychimp
39 years 5 months ago
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GPA/SAT on ResumeI was requested to include my cumulative GPA and SAT breakdown when I submit my resume to a specific bank. I haven't seen many companies ask for the SAT, so I'm wondering what typical range they look for in IB. Is anyone familiar with this? I did pretty shitty on the SAT, so I'm worried I'm gonna...
MetalJack
59 years 5 months ago
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Need advice and info please!I am invited to an interview with Lehman Brothers tomorrow. The position i am interviewing for is (Senior Relationship Management)Team does anyone have any information on this Team or group. If you can, can you tell me what do they do? Are they part of the front office or back office? Somehow i ...
crzyhr
29 years 5 months ago
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Macquarie - Experience with interviews? Does anybody have experience with Macquarie interviews? I had the phone interview today and got invited for the in-person session. Also, if you have an idea on comp for analysts with this firm that would be great. Any insight would be helpful. Thanks in advance. ...
LUPitcher32
149 years 5 months ago
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I can help sending out Doostang inviteIt's one of the better networking/job websites I've seen recently, and like a couple others in this website I can help invite people. Let me know. ...
Positive FCF
39 years 5 months ago
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Hiring Manager - sex ambiguousI have the name of a hiring manager who my cover letter needs to be addressed to, but based on the name I don't know whether it should be addressed to "Mr." or "Ms." Also, there is no phone number for me to call in order to try and determine which would be the most appropriate. Any suggestions? ...
randomwalk
49 years 5 months ago
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Move to ibanking from Risk ManagementSo as of right now, my plan to accept an offer with a major credit card company to be a risk management analyst. This job is heavy on quant skills (model building, forecasting, data analysis, etc...). They have a program for continuing education and a deal with a top 5 Business school. So I plan to ...
bryoves27
09 years 5 months ago
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Who to address cover letter toWhen sending a cover letter in with an application/resume to a big company where you don't know anyone, who do you address the cover letter to? "to whom.." or "hiring committee" or what ...
datdude
39 years 5 months ago
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possible to get into IBhi, i was hoping to maybe get some advice on how to make a transition into ib. i currently trade at a hedge fund, and it SUX. i've been looking around, but im not really sure how i should approach the whole process. any suggestions? word of advice for anyone wanting to go to a fund: ask as many peop...
greenwhite
09 years 5 months ago
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3rd year law student - analyst positionHey EveryBody, I am a 28 year old 3rd year law student in NY. I am applying for several jobs in the IB space. I have an interview coming up with Citi in Capital Markets (structuring/origination) at the end of November. I worked at Moody's Investor Service during my law school summers. I have lim...
Woody
159 years 5 months ago
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Broking?How do IBs view stockbroking experience in their graduate applicants? ...
advdvnvp
29 years 5 months ago
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speed up interview process?I've already received an offer, but it is only second choice. What do you guys recommend? Should I call my preferred bank (us IB in London) and ask HR to speed up the interview process? I ...
Gordon_Gekko
149 years 5 months ago
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posting my resumeIs there somewhere I can post my resume to get some contstructive feedback? ...
devilindisguise
59 years 5 months ago
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West Coast Connections???I am currently a senior at a smaller private institution in FL. I will be graduating in December with a BA in Econ. Luckily, I have worked hard and maintained a 3.9 cumulative, but the curriculum does not require finance classes (in the major). Upon graduating, I am moving to the Southern Califor...
LUPitcher32
69 years 5 months ago
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Cover Letter - What does it cover? Can anyone explain to me what exactly a cover letter is and what it covers...basically how should it be made..like format and stuff....Help will be highly appreciated.. ...
mass_banker
99 years 5 months ago
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What are you feelings regarding locations outside of NYCAre there any benefits to working at a bank outside of NYC??? ...
Bracketracer
19 years 5 months ago
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Lehman CDO pricing hub interviewHi guys, I just got shortliseted t be interviewed for the Lehman brothers mumbai- CDO pricing hub. I was hoping if somebody could tell what kinda preparation will help me and the type of questions i should be expecting. ...
ypchoudary
49 years 5 months ago
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No offer... What next?I am a senior from one of top liberal arts colleges. I didn't get a offer in this recruiting campaign despite my good GPA and interesting background history. The main reason is my college is far away from metropolitan area, and hence very under recruited and also because I didn't have an internship ...
bacticu
109 years 6 months ago
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Advice for a third year undergradI'm a third year Applied Mathematics Specialist (concentration in Finance & Economics) and I'm doing a minor in Political science (for whatever it's worth) at the University of Toronto. I'm also the VP of the Students' Union at the university (which is the second largest in North America) and ha...
abmohan
69 years 6 months ago
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Advice Needed - Computer engineering major at a 2nd tier college Ok guys, I would really appreciate your opinion on this. I am a computer engineering major at a 2nd tier college with a 3.9 GPA and as you would guess, trying to get into IB. I have held a few leadership position on campus and I currently intern in a BB(goldman, lehman, MS, Citi, Merrill) in the App...
naija
69 years 6 months ago
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Best companies for Middle-Office PositionsI know that this is primarily and IB site, but, there are other avenues of moving into an IB or Asset Mgmt positions that are non-traditional in nature. My question is this: What are the best companies with Middle-Office positions that pay well, have the best possibility of moving into an IB or AM p...
khalestine
39 years 6 months ago
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Age range for associates?I have a graduate degree and have been in consulting for 6 years since graduation. I am 38. Is this too old to join an I-bank as an associate? Or, could I get hired at a higher level? ...
Frank77
289 years 6 months ago
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quant questionHey I am a college junior and I missed the chance to apply for an internship, so I am looking to get a master in financial math, and I was wondering what are the job prospects for that? my gpa is a 3.4 coming for a lib arts school where I major in art history and economics, but I have taken more tha...
Falcon2006
59 years 6 months ago
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desperate job seeker as an engineering studentThis is my final year in MEng program. I have studied engineering for 6 years. But I am planning to establish my career in IB. So far, I have applied tens of IB, from BB to boutique, mostly focusing on back office such as operation or IT. Most of the replies are rejection. My confidence is on the ve...
pid
69 years 6 months ago
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I-banking after Big4??I am currently attending B School for my MSA. As I am graduating in August 2007, I am trying to figure out where I want to go after school. I know I am interested in auditing and more of the strategic activites in accounting/finance such as m&a. I'm thinking I should start at one of the Big4...
jls944
39 years 6 months ago
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What should my CV cover ?I am currently in my second year of my 3 year courses atuniversity. I would like to apply for Ibanks in the coming summer for internship ? Until now , I still got no idea what does it mean by a successful CV ( that can draw firms attention ) ...Can anyone help? What should my CV cover , and how to m...
jamestong208
29 years 6 months ago
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Can this transition be done?I am in the process of starting my career (currently finishing my MSA and MBA) at either a big4 or regional accounting firm. Is it difficult to transition to a bb from either the big4 or regional or would i have a better chance of going to a boutique or PE shop? What would you recommend if I wante...
jls944
19 years 6 months ago
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Doostang inviteI can also help out inviting people. Let me know. ...
Positive FCF
109 years 6 months ago
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Do certifications help??Do certifications like CPA CCM CFA CFM CFP ACCA ACA etc.. help in any way in landing a job in a top ibank?? or just A bachelors degree work?? ...
badawais
39 years 6 months ago
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Macquarie, Houlihan LokeyHi, Houlihan Lokey is flying me to London, so if anyone interviewed with them, please list some questions you received. Also if you have any special notes, or suggestions, please help. Also I have an in-person interview coming up in NY with Macquarie group, and wanted to ask if any of you have exper...
gszabo1
29 years 6 months ago
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Need Advice - Currently a junior majoring in accounting Hey guys i need some advice on what should i do if i want to get into the IBanking industry. I am currently a junior majoring in accounting in Baruch College-Cuny with a 3.2 GPA; for extracurricular I am part of NAASA(National Asian American Society of Accountants)and Investment banking club. I also...
crzyhr
109 years 6 months ago
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UConn any street cred?I am graduating from the University of Connecticut in May 2007 and looking to pursue investment banking as an analyst. Can anyone clue me in to any sentiment that exists towards UConn or public schools in general? I have 3.73 GPA, 1430 SAT, extensive extra curriculars and internships with GE and Pra...
consultantguy12
79 years 6 months ago
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Experienced I-Banker Seeking a Position in PEHello: I am an experienced (VP-level) i-banker with over 8 years of experience in domestic and cross-border middle-market M&A, corporate finance and corporate restructuring. I don't have an MBA, but have a strong legal background. I would like to make a move into private equity, preferably somew...
Lodo
79 years 6 months ago
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ACCAWill ACCA help me in pursuing a career in IBanking.. will it help impress the Ibanks?? also, is ACCA better or CFA in ibanking?? ...
badawais
19 years 6 months ago
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Any advice for recent grad from a not-so-top-flight institution?I'm about to finish undergrad from UC Davis. Yes, UC Davis. We're ranked 48th on that US News survey for 2006. Anyway, is there anyway of getting past the fact that my school isn't Berkeley, Stanford, UCLA, or USC? We don't get any recruiters like those schools do and I'm having no success of Craigs...
Ratgoo
269 years 6 months ago
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Summer 07 InternshipI am seeing if anyone can help me out with my summer internship goal? I am currently an Economics student at the University of Utah. I completed an internship in NYC with a boutique investment bank. My roles were: -Creating buyer/contact lists for potential strategic or PE/VC buyers. -Reached out ...
rosshill22
09 years 6 months ago
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Is it possible to break a contractHey guys I need help. Had an intern in good Ibank, got an offer and signed, not much time to speculate. however been called to top place firm, which I want more, what if I get this job, can you break the already signed contract, how do you go about this ? Do you know anyone who experienced the same,...
Carlsen
39 years 6 months ago
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Law School to Banking? - Went to a non-target undergrad I know this has somewhat been addressed on this forum, but my question is a little different in that I am still in school. I attend Seton Hall Law and went to a non-target undergrad, also in NJ. I majored in finance and went straight to law school, so the only work experience I've got is summer in...
Rusty4
09 years 6 months ago
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When to apply as a recent graduateHello. I was a recent graduate in June 2006. I spent my summer (and part of my fall) traveling / doing community service, and working a part-time job (just to bring in extra cash). I was a competitive student athlete (division 1 level) and an economics major, however I knew I wanted to break into th...
BigMonkey
19 years 6 months ago
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Cold Calling???Hope you guys can help. I'm looking to get into IB in trading or as a financial analyst. Is it effective to send resumes via internet or mail? I'm a 3rd year Duke transfer to a non-target southern school with a 3.9 GPA. What is the most effective way to get recongized? ...
miller44
109 years 6 months ago
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Where are the best opportunities for an older, non-finance background job-seeker?I'm 26, working in private equity fund formation at a top law firm, have a BA in English from a top college, and looking to break into finance. Obviously I'm a little old, and don't have an ideal background ... that being said, what might be some of the most fruitful areas to explore: trading? anal...
PolarBear
29 years 6 months ago
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Finance is my CALLING! HELP!!Hello all, Well to give a little background, I graduated California State University, East Bay (state school near Oakland) with a Marketing major and a less than desirable (by IB recruiter standards) GPA (3.0, upper division, 2.7 cumulative)this past June. In midst of this educational feat (if you ...
NorCaSpinna
109 years 7 months ago
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S&T InterviewsHello all, I am a student from Stern-NYU. I interned with Deutsche Bank- Investment Banking in London over the summer. It was while I was at the internship that I found out all about Trading and even managed to speak to a few traders. After talking to these people, I just do not see why people choos...
dc1368
99 years 7 months ago
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CV LengthHey all, I'm submitting my CV to a few banks in the next couple weeks, I was wondering how long would you recommend it be? Clearly, there can be quite a bit of variance but a general idea would help me exclude any non vital information. Thank you ...
ydarb
99 years 7 months ago
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Resume QuestionWhat is the minimum SAT score that should be included on the resume? Maybe nothing below 1300? ...
irrationalexuberance
209 years 7 months ago
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Structuring: skills needed? - S&T opportunities Wht kinda skills are sought for in Structuring. I am a so-so in quant (definitely above avg). Should I rather look in for Sales and Trading opportunities ...
alok_iitr
19 years 7 months ago
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Bloomberg/ReutersI've heard that it is possible to search a job database with Bloomberg software. I wasn't aware they had such a thing. Do they? And if so, what would be the search code for it? Does Reuters has the same thing, again if so, how would i go about finding it? Thx ...
Amsterdam
29 years 7 months ago
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Non-Target - Completed summer internship with a M&A bank in Manhattan I sttend the U of Utah and have just completed a summer internship with a M&A bank in Manhattan. I want to land another internship this upcoming summer. Coming from the school that I do I feel like I have to start this process early. Any suggestions/advice? Or even better internship ins? ...
rosshill22
09 years 7 months ago
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Iam 21Iam 21yo male living in Qatar I am studying Business Management - Accounting from CNA Q. its my first year. Do I have a chance of building a carrer in IBanking. If yes what route should I take. Should I join a university and get a Bachelors degree in Finance after completing CNA. or should I quit CN...
badawais
29 years 7 months ago
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Boutique Investing to BB IB/investingI currently work for a boutique doing private commercial real estate investing (hotels, retail, etc...). I'm an associate now, which is a post-MBA role. Have stock and limited leveraged co-invest options. I was promoted from analyst, based on my performance, without having an MBA. I'm going to push ...
relinquo
39 years 7 months ago
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Got an offer - what are the chances of receiving other offersDuring my internship in Corporate Finance I've got an offer (in Amsterdam) from this leading Benelux ibank. In fact they've offered to pay for my Masters as well... What are my chances in landing other offers in London (possibly New York)? thanks ...
kniaz ua
59 years 7 months ago
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Full class for 2007 Analyst Class?Question. I was recently speaking to a recruiter at a top bank, and she mentioned to me that they already filled their 2007 analyst class with the summer interns for Sales and Trading. Is this possible, and if so, why is this bank continuing to recruit on my campus? They already opened for resume su...
HerSerendipity
159 years 7 months ago
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Prospects - Undergrad degree in finance Hello everybody. First off just fishing for some advice or guidance. Im British, have just finished a 4 year undergrad Degree in Business Finance (1st Class). Have also studied for my Investment management certificate and im 23 years old. Im not sure how you calculate GPA as we dont work on the same...
Pickels
59 years 7 months ago
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aspiringmonkey
89 years 7 months ago
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Free Financial Modeling Training SessionTheAnalystExchange is offering free financial modeling training sessions for the first 20 recipients. Reply here or at www.theanalystexchange.com/register (select "free lecture" and type "iBO" in comments box) ...
JTJ103
109 years 7 months ago
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Bankers with CPAs & Law Degrees?I am 26 years old. I graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a GPA of 3.6 with a major in Business Economic - Emphasis in Accounting. After college, I went to work for Deloitte & Touche (Big 4 Accounting Firm) in San Francisco for almost 3 years. I am a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). After Delo...
ronaldinho
49 years 7 months ago
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Third InterviewI am just getting into IB and applying for a positon as an analyst for a small boutique firm. A firm has sent me about 50 pages of reading material along with a script to read to their clients. I have my third interview this friday, and i'm trying to understand where I stand in the interview proce...
Poseidon
29 years 7 months ago
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Investment Banking Experienced Hire QualificationsLooking for some insight regarding placement into the IB field with a background in Accounting. I will have my CPA as well as a year under my belt soon at a Big 4 Acct Firm in the Financial Services practice with both tax and audit experience. Have always aspired for a career on Wall Street, but nee...
runyerd1012
59 years 7 months ago
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jwizard
39 years 7 months ago
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sh1ngz
49 years 7 months ago
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I think I have an interview?I received an e-mail from a recruiter from a boutique in Chicago asking me a few questions, and when I could make it out to Chicago for an interview for an analyst position. After a few e-mails we both agreed on next Thursday, but did not specify a time. I sent an e-mail asking what time the inter...
tk00
29 years 8 months ago
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Acquiring an analyst positionGuys, How do the larger, more reputable banks look upon a recent graduate applying for an analyst position? I have a very solid GPA from an excellent school and good experience. After considerable, thought, I've decided I'd like to pursue a stint in banking. Any thoughts are welcome. Cheers ...
Foxy
99 years 8 months ago
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Banking to consultingHas anyone thought about, or done this? ...
tze
19 years 8 months ago
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ms operations analystdoes anyone have any info on this position? thanks! ...
dra
19 years 8 months ago
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internship from small collegeI returned home from Iraq a few months ago and am now going to a two year college. I, so far, have A's in all my classes. Is it possible to get a good internship while attending a 2 year college or would I have to wait until I tranfer into a better school? ...
titanboxer
39 years 8 months ago
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Summer Associate InternshipsI spent the past 6 yrs at a large hedge fund (operations dept). I just left for a top 5 mba program. I am looking for a summer assoc internship (corp fin). However, since I started in the evening mba program while working, I'm not eligible for on-campus internship recruiting. As a result, I have...
rt21
19 years 8 months ago
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aspiringmonkey
99 years 8 months ago
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Is it appropriate to ask a recruiter if..I was referred to a recruiter at a BB by someone else at the firm. The recruiter requested my resume and more information, which I then provided. The subsequent recommendation was that I should apply to the summer internship program. My question is whether it is professional to inquire of my likelih...
irrationalexuberance
79 years 8 months ago
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Trading jobAfter graduating I didnt get a grad job, so worked at a prop house for six months, then operations for months. After that I got a job as a market risk analyst for about 1 year. Went travelling, worked as a teaders assistant for another 3 months. Before going on holiday I secured a grad job. i start ...
jk125
09 years 8 months ago
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getting into trading - Didn't get a grad job After graduating I didnt get a grad job, so worked at a prop house for six months, then operations for months. After that I got a job as a market risk analyst for about 1 year. Went travelling, worked as a teaders assistant for another 3 months. Before going on holiday I secured a grad job. i start ...
jk125
09 years 8 months ago
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Recruiter or HeadhunterHas anyone had any luck using a recruiter or headhunter to land any IBank Interviews? If so, would you share who you used, a little about the experience, and would you recommend them to others? Thanks ...
alanc7
109 years 8 months ago
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From Sales Assistant to Sales RepHi All, I want to get your opinion on my current dilemma. I'm a Sales Assistant within HY debt group. I am coming to the end of my analyst program & the thing is that I really want to make a move to be a Sales Rep. Currently their are no opportunity to move onto the desk I support. The th...
wahoowa05
09 years 8 months ago
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Getting an interviewHow have people who did not attend a targeted school land a job in Investment Banking? What tactics did you use to get on their radar? Were you able to leverage Alumni or family relations? Any ideas and stories would be appreciated. My story - Graduated in 2002 B.S. in Finance from small private...
alanc7
49 years 9 months ago
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Chances after not receiving an offer on summer analyst stintI did a summer analyst stint in Capital Markets at a third tier bank (think Barclays, Bear, Wachovia) and I was not extended an offer. What are my chances at landing a position at another investment bank that is at least 3rd tier? I am also very open to MM, Boutique shops. I have solid grades (3....
Ron Burgundy
89 years 9 months ago
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Internship at branch office?Is it possible that local branch offices of Morgan Stanley, UBS, etc. offer internships/part time jobs for college students during the year? Has anyone done something like that before? Thanks. ...
09 years 9 months ago
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KeyBankAll - I have a phone screen with KeyBank, HQ'd in OH,USA for their IB Analayst position. Can someone provide more information as to how marketable one can be if he wants to move to a BB in 1-2 years? Any information and brainstorming is appreciated thedesi ...
thedesi
09 years 9 months ago
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Advice to Use ConnectionsI have a question. I go to Princeton, and I see there is lots of room for networking. I can pull the grades, but can anyone give me advice on selling myself? I have a relative who works at Lehman Brothers in NY. Any suggestions on approaching him (I haven't met him, but I know pretty much his wh...
pro.gatsby
19 years 11 months ago

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