Hi. I'm a new member to this site, but have been looking around for awhile. I was hoping you guys in the industry could give me some advice. First off, I am a graduate with a degree in Finance from a Non-Target (still a major university though). I completed an internship at a small brokerage firm my junior year, and am hoping to someday get into Institutional Sales, preferably Equities. However, with my lack experience, nontarget status, and aaround 3.2, I know the chances of even landing an interview are slim to none. But right now that is fine (looking long term here).
What I would like to know is, how does a Licensed Financial Representative job atInvestments look on a resume, say if I worked there for 3-5 years? I am about to have a phone interview with a recruiter at , and would like to know if this is actually something worth pursuing, or if it is a resume killer. Pretty much the job description has it that I would be executing trades for individual investors, discussing the markets with them, and educating them on 's online tools.
I know its not the glitz and glamor of being a S&T guy on the Street, but in this job market, with my background, is this a decent start to my career? And could I ever leverage it into a job on a Sales desk at a bank? Also, any input on how it would look for Business school would be much appreciated.
Thanks everyone. I look forward to hearing back, and contributing to the site.