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I was arrested in 2008 for poss. of marijuana and should be able to get it off my record in 2013 (5 years after conviction) if I don't get in trouble again (don't you worry about that). I'll be applying for internships before then. Do any of you guys know if banks keep records from applicants? Sorry if it's a stupid question but I don't know how banks work... If so, would you recommend applying to boutiques instead of BBs (obviously, because one would want a FT offer there in the future) for internships until it is off my record?

Thanks in advance.

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Comments (12)

  • jxduong's picture

    No.. I think it would only be an issue if they conduct a criminal check on you.

  • wolverine19x89's picture

    Banking... duhhhh

    Tis just a little bit of green.

    Actually, that's all I got that potential employers wouldn't like. Just a guy who enjoyed a little bit of green and needles in me.

    So they would conduct a criminal check on me after I got the internship right? So that charge would probably be stuck under my name if I interned at, lets say, CS?

    If your dreams don't scare you, then they are not big enough.

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  • drexelalum11's picture

    Honestly, I would be hesitant to hire someone with a possession of marijuana charge, because you have to be seriously retarded to get to one of those. You basically have to walk up to a cop, ask him if he is a cop, and when he says yes, pull out an O. At least half the guys I know smoke weed, and I know only one person who has gotten a possession charge, and that was because he was pulled over with half a pound doing 90 in a 50 while drunk when he was 17.

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    YourWorstEnemy's picture

    drexelalum11 wrote:
    Honestly, I would be hesitant to hire someone with a possession of marijuana charge, because you have to be seriously retarded to get to one of those. You basically have to walk up to a cop, ask him if he is a cop, and when he says yes, pull out an O. At least half the guys I know smoke weed, and I know only one person who has gotten a possession charge, and that was because he was pulled over with half a pound doing 90 in a 50 while drunk when he was 17.

    What an arrogant know it all piece of shit. Maybe he comes from somewhere where cops patrol hard. Step out of your little bubble and walk into the real world USE YOUR BRAIN MORAN.

  • In reply to YourWorstEnemy
    bfin's picture

    YourWorstEnemy wrote:
    drexelalum11 wrote:
    Honestly, I would be hesitant to hire someone with a possession of marijuana charge, because you have to be seriously retarded to get to one of those. You basically have to walk up to a cop, ask him if he is a cop, and when he says yes, pull out an O. At least half the guys I know smoke weed, and I know only one person who has gotten a possession charge, and that was because he was pulled over with half a pound doing 90 in a 50 while drunk when he was 17.

    What an arrogant know it all piece of shit. Maybe he comes from somewhere where cops patrol hard. Step out of your little bubble and walk into the real world USE YOUR BRAIN MORAN.

    Oh the irony... what is a moran? Moron.

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    drexelalum11's picture

    YourWorstEnemy wrote:
    drexelalum11 wrote:
    Honestly, I would be hesitant to hire someone with a possession of marijuana charge, because you have to be seriously retarded to get to one of those. You basically have to walk up to a cop, ask him if he is a cop, and when he says yes, pull out an O. At least half the guys I know smoke weed, and I know only one person who has gotten a possession charge, and that was because he was pulled over with half a pound doing 90 in a 50 while drunk when he was 17.

    What an arrogant know it all piece of shit. Maybe he comes from somewhere where cops patrol hard. Step out of your little bubble and walk into the real world USE YOUR BRAIN MORAN.

    Doesn't change the fact that you have to be retarded to get busted for possession of weed. Maybe it's a normal charge in the "real world," but I've got news for you, buddy, Wall St ain't the real world, it's full of rich privileged white schmucks whose daddy shielded them from ever getting in trouble, and are smart enough to get high in private. It doesn't matter how you think the real world works, because this ain't it.

    Also, moron is spelled with an "o." Or do they spell it differently in the real world?

  • wolverine19x89's picture

    You know there's these things called drug dogs right? Yeah, they just bring em around the car and if the dog even looks at it, they just say that the dog hit on the car and they search it.

    Marijuana is extremely potent too... it's not like getting caught with prescription pills. If anything, getting caught with weed is probably the easiest drug to get caught with cause it takes up way more space than other drugs and is stinky.

    Oh and I got pulled over for my turn signal turning off (I was in a turn around and it automatically turned off >:O) even though if I were to go straight I would have ran right into a building and if I would have went to the right I would have went into oncoming traffic. Whatever. Lesson learned. It'll be off of my record soon enough.

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  • wolverine19x89's picture

    If your dreams don't scare you, then they are not big enough.

    "There are two types of people in this world: People who say they pee in the shower, and dirty fucking liars."-Louis C.K.

  • In reply to whateverittakes
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