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  • pcubed's picture

    @Mr.Saxman: I'm a current freshman who landed an internship at Wells Fargo this past summer :)

    "You see that building? I bought that building ten years ago. My first real estate deal. Sold it two years later, made an $800,000 profit. It was better than sex. At the time I thought that was all the money in the world. Now it's a day's pay."

  • Black Jack's picture

    At a certain point (and I'm sure some of you will try to argue with this) experience doesn't mean anything. It can get you in the door to an interview, but someone who interns at WF summer after sophomore year isn't going to be brought down by their experience compared to someone who does 3 finance internships starting as a high school senior. You are 17 or 18 years old - have fun and do something non-finance related. If you can't talk about how you are interesting and unique in an interview you aren't going to get an IBD offer anyways. Too many kids on here are too focused on doing everything and anything to learn about and have as much finance experience as possible, and then when it comes down to an interview they bomb it because they have no personality and nothing to speak to except their supposed financial expertise (which is going to be very little regardless of how many internships you have).

  • HF-MFE's picture

    Couldn't agree more with Black Jack. This summer do something fun. After my senior year in HS and freshman year in college I went to the cape with my friends, rented a house for the summer got menial jobs and had a blast. You have plenty of time to figure out your life. After this year try and get a few buddies of yours to rent a house on the cape or MV or some beach where ever you live, drunk off corona and chase local poon. There s no better feeling in the world than just relaxing on the beach all summer doing menial jobs. It won't boost your resume but it'll give you some amazing stories and shit to talk about besides finance when you're stuck in the office until 3am. Enjoy your last summer before shit gets real, have FUN, get drunk and laid.

  • pcubed's picture

    ...

    "You see that building? I bought that building ten years ago. My first real estate deal. Sold it two years later, made an $800,000 profit. It was better than sex. At the time I thought that was all the money in the world. Now it's a day's pay."

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