- 2015 Analyst Salary Bump Megathread
Let's try to keep a running list going as people go through full-time recruiting and even starting for internships next year. The following list is just from people I know personally. Feel free to expand in the comments. Confirmed pay jump: Goldman ...
Forum topic - user39 - Oct 13 2014 - 2:57am - 250 comments
- Bad form in finding freshman summer internship?
Whats up WSO, I'm currently a freshman at a semi target university looking for an internship this summer. I'm going to tap current connections as well as try out traditional networking (i.e.- cold email-> call/informational interview-> ...
Forum topic - ballhard223 - Nov 15 2014 - 12:56am - 5 comments
- Networking with Others
Hi, I wanted to hear your opinions on networking with people you absolutely do not know. Should I attempt it? To illustrate a bit- finding somebody at a BB or MM on LinkedIn, connecting with them and then try to get them on the phone/in person meet. What ...
Forum topic - Jbutts9 - Sep 21 2014 - 1:17pm - 10 comments
- Please give me your thoughts- I am looking for guidance from Wall Streets brightest minds.
Good afternoon WallStreetOasis. This is my first post but I have been reading these forums for the better part of three years and I simply can't believe the level of "talent" that contributes to this community. My situation seems to be very ...
Forum topic - JackBBBB1223 - Aug 25 2014 - 1:37pm - 13 comments
- Lateraling/Interviewing for same group a year later?
Interviewed at a top BB in a top group, and it got dinged at the superday last April. They were looking for an experienced analyst at the time, and I was in school with no FT experience. Everyone who I was interviewing against was already FT with at least ...
Forum topic - enti98 - Nov 13 2014 - 9:05am - 2 comments
- CFA1 for prospective IB analyst, Non-Econ Major?
Hi all, a bit about my background: *May 2015 non-econ graduate from top 5 school (ivy) *Neuroscience & Behavior major without any undergrad econ courses *Non IB Summer 2014 internship, in financial services executive recruitment, still currently there ...
Forum topic - iggs - Sep 3 2014 - 11:33am - 7 comments
- Getting ripped off in NYC
Fellow Monkeys, I've never been to NYC (besides interviews) and I'm having a hard time trying to find apartments for my upcoming FT IBD gig. I understand brokers are the best way to go, but I'm afraid of getting ripped off (considering I ...
Forum topic - Analyst_2014 - Mar 23 2014 - 3:00am - 39 comments
- WSO: What Not To Do
Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursdays- this post originally went up May 2008, enjoy Some advice for all the prospective monkeys out there... #1- For those of you on this forum and looking for a job... you are entitled to nothing. No one on here owes you ...
Forum topic - Marcus_Halberstram - Mar 13 2014 - 4:00pm - 74 comments
- Webinar Rewind- Building a Resilient Career + Q&A
In case you missed our August 25th webinar entitled Building a Resilient Career, have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free until Saturday morning when it goes into our video library). SIGN UP FOR A 1-HOUR MENTOR SESSION WITH ...
Blog entry - wsomentors - Sep 17 2014 - 10:02am - 1 comment
- Out of Work two months, One year out of 'Target'
Reposting my resume edited for privacy. I've been out of undergrad one year now and have worked on two contracts with a development finance institution. I'm trying to move into an Analyst role dealing with emerging markets, preferably focused on ...
Forum topic - DistrictofSuburbia - Aug 9 2014 - 8:25pm - 7 comments