1/3/13

Do most get their first choice? Second? Third?

How often do you get put into a group that you didn't want to be in at all?

Is it a factor of how well you do in training (I know networking with current group members is the biggest factor)?

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1/3/13

For SA or FT? Pretty sure that your group placement is determined well in advance of training...

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1/3/13

Proportion of students who network aggressively and intelligently and get the group they want: 80-90%

Proportion of students who don't network well and get the group they want: 20-30%

Obviously made up numbers, but you get what I'm trying to say.

In reply to asiamoney
1/3/13

asiamoney:
For SA or FT? Pretty sure that your group placement is determined well in advance of training...

FT and no, you get your group at the end of training.

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In reply to Will Hunting
1/3/13

Will Hunting:
asiamoney:
For SA or FT? Pretty sure that your group placement is determined well in advance of training...

FT and no, you get your group at the end of training.

A few banks do this (definitely not the norm but it happens, know BarCap did it)

In reply to ricottacheese
1/4/13

ricottacheese:
Will Hunting:
asiamoney:
For SA or FT? Pretty sure that your group placement is determined well in advance of training...

FT and no, you get your group at the end of training.

A few banks do this (definitely not the norm but it happens, know BarCap did it)


Citi does this too for FT if you didn't intern there the summer before
1/4/13

Yeah we don't find out who's joining the team until part way through the final week of training. If you've interned in the team previously you clearly stand a good chance but make sure you keep in contact with them - coffees and drinks etc. and let them know you are putting that team as your top choice.

And if you say that make sure you do - we find out where you actually placed us so if you've lied to keep a couple of teams sweet we won't want you. My personal view anyway

6/14/13

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