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SPOTLIGHT: I-Banking Bullpen Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis' I-Banking Bullpen is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in investment banking, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we've created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in genera...
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Delaying graduation by 2 years... Feasible?I only realized what finance is about recently, and I would not accept myself later on down the road if I didn't at least get a shot at getting into banking, which is only achievable through SA. If I graduate on time in May 2016 (actually ahead in credits), I would probably be stuck in Mcdonalds due...
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Importance of Pre-MBA experience in Post-MBA associate recruitingI missed the boat on banking out of undergrad and joined an FLDP program and now work in FP&A at a Fortune 100. I'll be applying to MBA programs this year, and I'm interested in associate positions post-MBA. How hard is it to get into a good firm from a Top 15 (but probably not Top 5) MBA witho...
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Do I need to network for diversity programs?Some diversity programs such as Barclays Generation Next and Citi SOARS. Do I need to network with alumni before applying to these programs? Or I can directly apply? Who is evaluating my application, banking analysts or HR department? ...
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Non-target SA recruiting logisticsFor those non-targets who successfully landed SA positions at BUlge Brackets and Elite Boutiques, were the steps in the recruiting process for you the following? 1: Apply online (company website, NOT OCR) 2: First round phone interview 3: superday Is there something I'm missing here? Obviously you N...
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Goldman Sachs Securities Insight DayHas anyone applied? Any idea on when we will be getting back from them? ...
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Which offer? Prestige vs experience? The following are for part-time positions during the semester. 50hrs/week each, so not unsubstantial experience (I am taking a very light courseload) Choice 1: -Lazard/Evercore-type firm with amazing brand -Unpaid -It was made very clear to me that I would pretty much be doing bitchwork (research, p...
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Offer decision - Lazard Asia/Hong Kong/BeijingReceived an offer from Lazard in their Asia office. I am a lateral hire and eventually want to be placed into a mega PE fund. Any thoughts or advice would appreciated. Thanks. ...
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Structured Products Career Mobility/Exit OptionsHey all, I recently received an offer to be an analyst for a structured products group (ABS, CLO's, etc.) upon undergrad graduation. I interned with them this past summer and found the work really interesting and that I jived well with the team's personalities. My one concern/question is the career ...
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Big4 salaries (Advisory/TS) in CanadaHi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone had info on this ? Say what would be your post mba salary at a Big4 in the canadian market (with a canadian mba of course) I've read this article : http://managementconsulted.com/consulting-salaries... but it seems to be focused on the US market and more...
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What makes a deal interesting in your opinion?This is following the "If you could have worked on any deal of the last few years, which would it be?" (no links allowed as new on the website) topic Hello everyone, this is my first post here. Did a quick search and did not find anything related but the question seems relevant - and I don't have an...
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What makes a deal interesting in your opinion?This is following the "If you could have worked on any deal of the last few years, which would it be?" (no links allowed as new on the website) topic Hello everyone, this is my first post here. Did a quick search and did not find anything related but the question seems relevant - and I don't have an...
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Wall Street Training Bundle on StackSocial for $99Has anyone purchased this? Not sure if it's actually a real sale or just a watered down version of the real thing. Wall Street Training seems to have a good reputation.https://stacksocial.com/sales/fundamentals-of-wall... ...
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AMA Boutique Investment Banking AnalystI'm currently an analyst at an industry focused boutique located in the NY area(throwaway account to protect identity). At the risk of being screamed at for having no prestige, I'd like to answer people's questions on life at a leading boutique covering a specific industry. There is a ton of info o...
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Working on a deal in which client is familyQuick question here. Are there any laws or regulations prohibiting a banker from working with a client that has a family member of said banker on the management team? It sounds like something that might not be allowed, but when thinking about it, I can't come up with any reasons why it would cause i...
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Which one: UBS or BCG?Hi guys, need some opinions over here. I am a fresh graduate, have recently received two full-time job offers from BCG and UBS, both in Kuala Lumpur. UBS offers me an IB analyst role, while BCG offers me their analyst role. I am trying to gauge general opinion from you guys on the reasons why choosi...
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UG Recruiting Part I: How a resume becomes an interviewMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this is the 2011 Finance-forum post of the year (from Jan 28, 2011). Thanks @Marcus_Halberstram for a great post! Since it is recruiting season, Im posting a multi-part series on how the whole process works to help the prospective monkeys better navigate t...
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Club Sports in CollegeHello Everyone, I will be starting soon as a freshman at one of the (semi-target) NESCAC schools. I am looking into the possibility of playing a sport, and I was hoping I could get some advice from this forum. I have managed to finagle invitations to join the Sailing, Rowing and Rugby teams at my sc...
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SF Housing- Looking for roommateHi fellas, I recently accepted a IB job in San Francisco, and will be moving in mid-September. I just started looking for housing, so if anyone is also looking or knows anyone interested in roommates, please let me know! Cheers! ...
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DB Oil & Gas - HoustonThoughts on Deutsche's O&G investment banking in Houston? Exit Ops? Would it be easy to transition from there to a different coverage group in NY?. ...
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Toughest interview question ever hit with at a BB first round???Monkeys, I am interested here as I want to be prepared for anything. Please give me your insights, questions and hopefully the answers (if good ones). Thanks $$$ ...
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Lifetime earnings in IBHow much on average should the person expect to earn in IB over a whole career and how does it compare to different industries inside finance? ...
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Views on Lincoln InternationalMost of the threads on Lincoln are older, anyone have any updated views on reputation/culture/salary/exits? Also any info on the interview process? ...
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2016 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Timeline MegathreadMod Note (Andy): Make sure to bookmark this page as this will be the cumulative thread for 2016 SA IBD info and added to the frontpage each week to help collect more info As banks recruit earlier and earlier, I thought it would be good to have a dedicated thread for recruiting this fall. I know from...
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Boutiques and Small PE shops in ChicagoDoes anyone know what good boutique investment banks or respected small private equity firms in Chicago take sophomores as interns? I go to a target and I'm looking to get some experience working in investment banking or PE in prep for applying to BBs in my junior year. Chicago is a convenient place...
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