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Hey everyone,

I am currently a sophomore and received an offer at a BB for Sales and trading and one or i-banking. I'm still not sure which one I would rather do but I guess I'm leaning more towards trading.

However I was wondering which one would be better for a sophomore internship. Because hopefully I will get the chance to intern at the other one the following summer.

So I guess which would be better to do first and then leave the other one for second. Cause would doing trading before IBD be better, or IBD before trading.

Thanks

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Comments (15)

  • xxix's picture

    If you're doing both then why does it matter which one you do first? just do whatever you like first.

    right foot first or left foot first? hmmm...i dunno.

    Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor. -Dr. Alexis Carrel

  • harvardbanker11's picture

    I'm not necessarily doing both, I just wanted to know more of which is a better and makes more sense in terms of steps.

    IBD => Trading

    or

    Trading => IBD

  • runthetown's picture
  • revoad's picture

    I would say IBD first. S&T hiring tends to be more limited by the number of seats, so it might be tougher to switch from IBD -> S&T after your junior summer.

  • Maximus Decimus Meridius's picture

    They are both very different. The question you need to answer is what would you rather do when you finish university, trading or ibd?

  • In reply to Maximus Decimus Meridius
    kyp's picture

    Maximus Decimus Meridius:
    They are both very different. The question you need to answer is what would you rather do when you finish university, trading or ibd?

    Isn't the whole point of the internships to figure out which one (s)he likes best?

    Just live your life.

  • In reply to Maximus Decimus Meridius
    kyp's picture

    Maximus Decimus Meridius:
    They are both very different. The question you need to answer is what would you rather do when you finish university, trading or ibd?

    Isn't the whole point of the internships to figure out which one (s)he likes best?

    Just live your life.

  • In reply to kyp
    brianklk's picture

    kyp:
    Maximus Decimus Meridius:
    They are both very different. The question you need to answer is what would you rather do when you finish university, trading or ibd?

    Isn't the whole point of the internships to figure out which one (s)he likes best?

    Used to be. Not anymore.
    It's to get your foot in the door and get the FT offer so you don't end up unemployed.

    Born in hell, forged from suffering, hardened by pain.

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