I have an interview for an operations position at a buy side investment management shop that is pretty large. Due to a lack of experience I am hoping to get my foot in the door by getting this operations spot that backs up the portfolio management and research groups. I know a lot of people say that this is a wrong way to try and do it but at this point I feel good about it because I met a few examples of people who have made the jump from ops to a different front office spot.
So, how do I ace this interview. I know about some operational stuff from a previous internship, but what sort of questions do I ask? How do I sound excited about the job and what how do I approach this? Not sure how to handle a different type of position interview when all I have ever been passionate about is equity/fixed income research which is where I hope this position leads me.
Thanks in advance!