I'm mostly interested in portfolio management / research type careers. Unfortunately, I think my background is not really hitting the right chords with the recruiters. In hindsight, maybe I should have went for a MA Econ or MS Finance. I don't want to go back to school (b-school), but is it a must?

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masters recruiting for front office finance jobs(ST, PM, IB, Research) is pretty lacking even for the masters in econ, math, finance guys

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It feels like my resume gets tossed right into the trash can once they see that my educational background is in Engineering

If I had done Finance or Econ or Acct, maybe I would get more interviews


Where did you do your masters at?


Not really- just spend a few years in industry and get an MBA.


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