- Either an acceptance or a rejection after the final round interview
Last Thursday, I was interviewed for the final round by the head of equity research at a second tier equity house. Today, I got the call from HR, saying that for some reasons (instruction from regional office), they won't be able to proceed the hiring ...
Forum topic - harrygo - Sep 15 2014 - 8:10am - 4 comments
- Interview for an Internship I'm probably not qualified for
Today I submitted my resume for an equity research internship at a boutique investment management firm, not actually thinking anything would come of it. To my surprise though, I've been contacted for an interview. The problem is I don't know much ...
Forum topic - Jacob939 - Sep 11 2014 - 9:34am - 2 comments
- Can anyone help out on my equity valuation?
I'm currently working on an equity research report for a tech company (think auction site) for a possible job interview, and I've hit a roadblock in the valuation. I have the three major financial statements in Excel, and plan on using DCF as my ...
Forum topic - krazyk - Sep 4 2014 - 12:19pm - 5 comments
- Taking the Bull by the Horns...Excelling at BB Banks
All-- I am finally moving from a tiny little boutique to the big leagues, a bulge bracket bank, within the next two weeks! The interview process was long but not as hard as I was expecting and it's a huge step in the right direction for me. I am, ...
Forum topic - fluff head - Sep 3 2014 - 5:39pm - 3 comments
- Medical degree to ER?
Recent graduate of state medical school, unsatisfied with patient care and thinking of alternative careers. Is there a need for Doctors in equity research? I can honestly say that analyzing data has way more appeal than draining another purulent abscess. ...
Forum topic - mrs028 - Aug 25 2014 - 11:19am - 5 comments
- AMA: I am an Equity Research Associate
Bio: tl;dr version: non-target, non-major, also had a sub average GPA in undergrad but compensated with a higher grad GPA and work experience. I went to a non-target, east coast, liberal arts college and graduated with a biology major. Originally, I ...
Forum topic - derpherpderp4760 - Aug 6 2014 - 8:49am - 73 comments
- Overly cautious networking?
Hi guys Before I begin I'll give a brief background of myself; non target grad entering the second year of his role in Credit Risk MO at BB. I want to make the move to Equity Research and have been sourcing a contact list over the past couple months ...
Forum topic - Oscar_chow - Aug 18 2014 - 3:04am - 9 comments
- Big 4 Audit to Equity Research Transition- Non-Target Resume Critique
Hi All, As the rest go, please be brutally honest- I've revised this format pretty significantly from previous resumes. I recognize that B4 Audit doesn't transfer directly to ER- besides knowing financial statements and notes/disclosures ...
Forum topic - enterprisingER - Aug 20 2014 - 9:21am - 4 comments
- Guggenheim Partners Equity Research
Anyone have any information regarding analyst positions in equity research at Guggenheim? Exit opps, base/bonus, hours, culture in general? Would especially appreciate info on exit opps and comp. ...
Forum topic - J-Man - Aug 29 2014 - 5:12pm - 1 comment
- Associate Research Report/Interview- What to do?
Hi All, Quick background- I'm a third year auditor at a big 4 in the Northeast. I went to a midwest state school w/ little/no finance (ER /IB) recruiting out of undergrad (much more out of MBA) but tons of accounting, hence the choice. I'll try ...
Forum topic - enterprisingER - Aug 21 2014 - 6:40pm