A distant (but not too distant) relative of mine is a partner at one of the Big Four accounting firms. I'm supposed to send him my resume and state which division I'd be interested in. Are there any finance related jobs I can do at a Big Four that would improve my odds of breaking into ER or a HF?
I'm currently interning at a prop shop doing ER. It's pretty much an SEO job under the title of "Junior Equity Research Analyst." It's not the best internship in the world but at least I get a published portfolio of work to show and I get to write ER internship on my resume. I'm thinking this and obtaining CFA level 1 before I graduate would make me a half decent candidate for a more legit ER internship.
My goals are pretty similar to a lot of other people on this website. ER---->run money at a HF--->start my own HF---->take over the world.
So basically my options are:
1) Stick with current internship. Study for level 1. Cold call/email the shit out of analysts until I get what I really want.
2) Take a Big Four internship in pretty much any division I want. This division looks somewhat relevant to what I wanna do.