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  1. What Do I Do Now?- Advice?

    Can someone please give me some advice? I applied for IBD roles across all BB 's, elite boutiques, MM firms, Big4 etc- no luck (well- 1 top 3 BB IBD interview- dinged after round 2). ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:35pm -

  2. SA 2013

          So monkeys, The most painful season of IB recruiting has arrived for fellow juniors. I was wondering how many of you have actually received any offers from BB 's for an SA position, particularly on the west coast. Just wondering ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2013 - 7:25pm -

  3. How to nail an interview

          You have networked like a ninja. You've tapped all connections available. (Or you go to a target school or something of that nature.) You've read through WSO, M&I, WSJ, DealBook, and all relevant literature. Through pers ...

    15 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 10 2013 - 9:45pm -

  4. Resume Review- Looking over resume for IB

          Hello, Long time reader, but first time poster. Would anyone be willing to look over my resume for IB summer analyst positions? Let me know, and I will PM you. Thanks to everyone for sharing all their insight and advice on this site. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2016 - 9:44pm -

  5. Junior SA Resume Review- Junior looking to apply for IB

          Hello, I am a Junior looking to apply for investment banking summer analyst positions. I was hoping to get some feedback before I submit my resume. Let me know if you would be willing to help, and I will PM you my resume. Thanks in ad ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 9:00am -

  6. Where would you go?

    Let's assume IBD. Of these 'question mark' firms, where would you go for a SA spot. Rank the order in terms of current reputation, job security (or lack thereof), etc. KBW- recently sold to Stifel Miller Buckfire- also sold to Stifel Gleach ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2013 - 9:45pm -

  7. Rothschild vs Houlihan Lokey vs Deutsche Bank

          Hi, Looking for input on these options, one of which I have an offer, the others which I believe I have an excellent chance. Rothschild and Houlihan would be for their restructuring groups. DB is not group specific. I am interested in ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2013 - 4:08am -

  8. Future SA who hasn't taken corp fin or accounting. How fucked am I?

          Somehow I got an SA position at a great bank in NYC, but I'm not taking either of the mentioned courses until next year (didn't realize importance until it was too late). Is the learning curve going to be impossibly steep? O ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2013 - 8:35pm -

  9. Duff and Phelps IB Chicago M&A summer analyst phone interview

          Phone interview on monday. came out of nowhere, was not expecting this. non-target, 3.8, no IB experience. I have two internships in finance on my resume, one in PWM and one in investment operations, however not many transferable skil ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2013 - 8:52pm -

  10. Top Global Macro HF or MM IB for SA

    Hi guys- I have been following the site since the fall, but wanted to wait to post a thread until I actually got offers. Quick background- I am from a non-target, but strong LAC school. I am studying abroad in Italy for 3 months starting in mid-February u ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2013 - 11:15am -

  11. IBD SA Decision DB/JPM/BARCAP

          DB (accept by 3/1) waiting on JPM alternate waiting on Barclays alternate Trying to hold out for as long as I can to see if jpm/barcap contact me. JPM is clearly #1, but I see db v. barcap as a toss-up. I like db's product groups ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2013 - 2:00pm -

  12. fortress SA return offer

          does anyone know if Fortress converts their summer analysts to full time? any help would be greatly appreciated as i am trying to figure out what the hell to do for the summer! Thanks! 2013 summer analyst ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2013 - 6:14pm -

  13. Summer Housing FiDi

          Anybody know about summer housing in the financial district... In particular, any word on:-EHS 55 John Street?-New School summer housing?-NYU Lafayette?-Other options? I am working near WTC and looking for housing close to there. Some ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2013 - 4:45pm -

  14. SA Barclays IBD London vs. SA JP Morgan IBD London

    Hi guys, I've got an offer for SA Barclays IBD London and for SA JPM IBD London. What are your thoughts about these banks? What about industry trends, offer rates, shape of the IBD at both banks? I've got a special interest for Financial Institu ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2012 - 6:01pm -

  15. any info on top la firms

         .. exit opportunities Los Angeles 2013 summer analyst ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  16. Fellow Monkeys... Is There Any Hope For Me For SA?

    My situation: I'm a junior transfer at a non-target with a 4.0 GPA, 3.5 if you combine my pre-transfer GPA with my transfer GPA. I knew I was really interested in IB during the summer but I didn't know much about how to break in until I joined a ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2013 - 9:08pm -

  17. SA networking trip in Mid-January

          From a non target- Already went once in the summer and once in the fall. I'm really trying to do as much as I can to land a 1st round interview. I know some of the 1st round interviews and even superdays will have passed by the m ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2012 - 7:49pm -

  18. From Farm Town Originally, Need Résumé Advice (Summer Analyst Internship)

    Hi, thanks in advance for your help. I have some basic resume-related questions that pertain to obtaining a summer analyst internship in I-banking (at least semi-prestigious) or consulting (MBBB). I'm open to any country/city, but I'm only fluen ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2012 - 3:31am -

  19. When should I apply for SA positions given my situation?

          I know my GPA will drop from a 3.59 to around a 3.53 after this semester. All the SA IBD positions are up online on OCR, so should I apply right now with a resume that has a higher gpa or wait till it gets closer to the deadline with ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2012 - 9:01pm -

  20. Best personal computers for a SA?

          Have been using a macbook pro in college which I am about ready to ditch, especially given how useless mac's are for anything finance related. I will be an IB SA this summer- should all SA's have PC's as their personal ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2013 - 12:27pm -

  21. Bank of America GWIM US Trust Summer Analyst

          So I got an offer for a summer analyst position with US Trust, BofA GWIM for this summer and was wondering if anyone had any information about the experience. It's in Boston and in the High Net Worth Group within GWIM. Thanks. Ba ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 9:56pm -

  22. SA Start Dates?

          Anyone know when the BB SA start dates are this year? Contract says June but doesn't specify the date. I'm trying to plan a trip before starting. Thanks guys! 2013 summer analyst ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2013 - 5:15am -

  23. Haven't got any first round...

          applied for ~15 HK IBD SA positions and no first round... my friends have been interviewed by Citi, Nomura, Barcap and HSBC... so sad... good luck to myself.. 2013 summer analyst ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2012 - 7:52pm -

  24. GS Los Angeles

          Anyone hear back yet from Goldman LA for summer analyst? It seems odd I heard back from many of the banks but haven't heard yet from these guys.. Investment Banking Goldman Sachs summer analyst 2013 summer analyst ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2013 - 5:06am -

  25. Background?

          I've got a summer analyst offer for a BB in London. Background check is coming soon, just got a few questions! In England, we do GCSE exams when we are 16, and A-levels when 18. On my application and CV, I misstated my GCSE resul ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2013 - 10:35am -

  26. Non Target Summer Analyst Resume

          Hi Guys, I am hoping I can get some good feedback on my resume. I will be graduating from a absolute non-target school in 2014. Not sure what my chances are but I really want to try to get a summer analyst position for the coming summ ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2012 - 11:01pm -

  27. Miller Buckfire- Summer analysts

          Hi Monkeys, Question about Miller Buckfire: Since they were acquired by Stifel, would they still take their own summer analysts? And what happens to kids who might have had offers or interviews before the acquisition? Thanks, TS Mille ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 6:08pm -

  28. Preparing For A Summer Internship

          There are a lot of threads about how to get into FO roles, networking, interview questions/practice and so on. What if you have landed a role for the summer for a top tech firm (think: Microsoft/Google/Apple as a financial analyst)? H ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2013 - 9:46am -

  29. ER SA First Round with Piper Jaffray

          Hi all, I have a call for a 10-15 min interview with a recruiter at Piper Jaffray for their equity research summer analyst position. Since the call is with a recruiter and she mentioned it would be a get to know you type of interview, ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2013 - 12:42am -

  30. Forgot to put the Job Code when applying

          I just realized that I was supposed to put a job code for on campus recruiting, but I forgot to put it when applying through the company website. I just submitted my resume through the resume drop But, will this screw me over, because ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2012 - 8:31pm -

  31. Internship for seniors

          Hey guys, do you know if any BB or boutique banks hire seniors for the summer classes? I have a twin brother who is not having any luck landing a full-time. What would be the best strategy? And We are both on OPT. Thanks alot. Any inp ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2012 - 12:23am -

  32. taking lesser offer vs. waiting

    non-target finance & econ undergrad, straight to (current) ms in financial econ non-target. 3.9, no past finance internships, one that was highly analytical with a fair amount of quant work. due to graduate in dec '13. i'm waiting to hear fr ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2013 - 11:57am -

  33. BB SA Online Deadlines

    I'd like to wait another week or two to get final grades in (very confident that my GPA is going to rise from this semester's results), but I obviously know that some deadlines are approaching for online applications. I already applied online fo ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2012 - 12:25am -

  34. Not Sure if this generica Cover Letter will cut it!?

          Hi, below you will find my cover letter for an IB summer internship position: http://chvw.de/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Screen-S... AM.png the thing is I am not sure if it is any good of if this generic approach will be sufficient. th ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2012 - 4:58am -

  35. Just started an RA in consulting...include on resume?

    So...I'm currently on a leave of absence from school and plan to return this January, and am currently turning in applications to the Asia-Pacific (HK, Sing, etc.) for IBD. Long story short, I did what I had to do during my leave and had a couple of ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2012 - 10:44am -

  36. NYC Summer Intern Facebook Group

    If you are looking for housing suggestions / roommates / have questions about the summer in NYC, join the FB group. It's pretty helpful The group is called "NYC Summer 2015 Interns" 2013 summer analyst ...

    0 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 10:42am -

  37. Optimal time to submit applications?

    Hi Monkeys, This might sound stupid, but I have been wondering about it for a while: do you think there would be an "optimal" time to send in my applications for BB SA internships? Most of my deadlines are around mid-January For those of you who ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2012 - 12:42pm -

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