Currently I am an analyst for a finance related company and graduated this past December. I have been working the job for about 5 months now getting the absolute basic experience (excel, Bloomberg, factset, etc.), but don't want to persue a long term position within the company. I've seen a few entry level analyst openings at a couple IBs lately and was wondering if I should start applying now or tuff it out for atleast a year? (my ultimate goal is to work in ib)

What do you think?

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In reply to workerbee

short answer. yes.

realize that he didnt ask a yes or no question.

In reply to leveRAGE.

short answer. yes.

realize that he didnt ask a yes or no question.


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I'll take that as two for apply and 0 for stay put. Please keep it coming id like to have more opinions. Thanks to those who answered.


Apply. The networking effort / recruiting cycles will take longer than you think. Before you know it you'll have been there near a year anyway.

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