- Breaking Into ER: Good GPA, Poopy Internships
I’m graduating May of 2015 as a finance major from a non-target/top tier state school. My grades are good enough with a 3.5 cumulative GPA and a 3.6 major GPA, but my only internship is a ER internship at a bogus firm where I learned no real skills. ...
Forum topic - Pokemon Master - Aug 23 2014 - 8:40pm - 8 comments
- capital IQ vs FactSheet vs bloomberg for ER and AM
first of all sorry if this is the wrong section but it was the least "wrong" in my perspective. basically i'd like to know which are the mostly used platforms in ER (buy and sell side) and AM (which i know are a bit different as for the ...
Forum topic - kent02 - Aug 13 2014 - 2:11pm - 9 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
- 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
- Can you apply to IBD, ER, etc. for one company?
I've tried to search this with no avail.. Basically I'm wanting to know through everyone's experience if you can apply to different internships within one company. So for example, could I apply to investment banking, equity research, and ...
Forum topic - samtyler94cc - Jul 31 2014 - 8:57am - 10 comments
- Transition from MBB to ER or AM
During my research on MBB, I have read about opportunities to exit from MBB consulting into Asset Management or equity research (on several websites). However, I have never seen such a transition and did not find a post regarding this topic on wso. Is it ...
Forum topic - investorsmind - Jul 31 2014 - 1:39pm - 4 comments
- Public Finance IB vs. Equity Research
Trying to decide between the two of these. Doing a public finance internship for a top 10 muni underwriter this upcoming semester. Next summer (upcoming senior) I'm trying to decide if I should apply for public finance internships or equity research. ...
Forum topic - samtyler94cc - Aug 1 2014 - 1:11pm - 3 comments
- Equity Research to PWM
Hi all Buy side ER w/ ~4 years of experience + CFA. Looking to possibly switch in to PWM as the client interaction + skills learned in person finance attracts me (vs. digging through company financials). I know this may be a 'step down' in terms ...
Forum topic - iregula - Jul 19 2014 - 9:23pm - 3 comments
- AMA: Non-Target/Non-Major/No Fin Experience to FT MM ER
First of all, like much of the people on here, I aspired to work on Wall Street...but not from the very beginning... ...
Forum topic - derpherpderp4760 - Jun 4 2014 - 12:36pm - 7 comments
- 5 things to think about during an ER interview to make it sound like you know what you are talking about
I noticed there wasn't a lot of interview advice particularly geared towards ER so I'm just writing down a few things to say during an interview that will definitely make you stand out. 1) If you get the question who is the most important client ...
Blog entry - bearing - Apr 27 2014 - 5:00pm - 20 comments