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0Brick wall?Cliffs: -Networked pretty well with an MD (ER) at a large MM bank (Jefferies/RBC/Blair) over the summer -Follow up with him earlier in October, he offers to give my resume to their DOR for a SA position -Hear back today -MD sent it to the DOR who forwarded it to their recruiting staff -Recru...62 years 11 months ago
0Leadership- Prerequisite for B-SchoolOf all things business school related most topics have been covered well: experience, how to crank for the GMATs, UG school/GPA, EC's, etc. However, there is a lack of discussion that highlights what is constituted as leadership and how much it moves the needle on a b-school application. Some th...152 years 11 months ago
0Finding ER job as an undergraduate?Hi, I am an undergrad senior looking for fulltime I am greatly interested in equity research and I have realized that I have two very big problems. One I am an undergrad student and two, I am not fabulous, which makes it worse. What I realized is that it is EXTREMELY hard to find an equity resear...42 years 11 months ago
0AGC Partners Anyone can comment on these guys? Specifically looking for some ex-analysts and what they are doing now. I'm looking to stay in banking and would like to move to BB technology banking after the 2 years. Thoughts on this? ...02 years 11 months ago
0Company Interview: Honeywell02 years 11 months ago
0Anyone know about Flowtraders ?I received offer from them as a Junior trader, but seriously cannot find anything about this firm. I know they are prop trading house, doing mostly arbitrage trading. it seems that they did quite well last year in Europe. Just a little bit worry about their culture ( seems that they are small, ...42 years 11 months ago
0SEC to Allow Crowdfunding Stock Offerings Does anyone else see this move opening the door to thousands of small time fraudsters?...52 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Rothschild02 years 11 months ago
0FT Associate BB - signing bonus?Just received a verbal FT associate offer from a mid-low BB for IBD. What is the expected signing bonus? I won't see my package until next week....202 years 11 months ago
0Goldman Sach's Secret RapperA fun little article in the Financial Times about a former trader at Goldman Sachs with a passion for rap/hip hop. Goldman Sachs’ secret rapper By Emma Jacobs Banker’s got a brand new bag: Jihan Bowes-Little first riffed on his Goldman-branded rucksack It was the paean to his backpack t...22 years 11 months ago
0Jobs For Somewhat Unrelated Major?I'm in the University of Western Ontario (Toronto, Canada) and for the first two years I'm in the International Relations major, and the other two years I'm part of the Ivey School of Business (I have AEO/pre-acceptance). What summer internships jobs in finance would I be able to get assuming my...02 years 11 months ago
0University Resume ReviewI know the resume is two pages and I have no idea which work experience I should remove. Any help is appreciated....82 years 11 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Citigroup02 years 11 months ago
0The Frugal InternI am sure we have all been an intern and a commuter during school. Does anyone have tips for keeping the food costs down when in school? Between rushing from the internship to school to the library can create a large food bill. Any Tips? Thanks...142 years 11 months ago
0Appropriate for 'Interests' on resume?I'm applying to various analyst positions/programs in the US and overseas (I'm American, female), globally-focused relationship-oriented and IB roles. I feel like many of my interests are related or refer back to other resume content... Travel, international relations - relates to foreign langua...72 years 11 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Putnam Investments02 years 11 months ago
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0Citadel vs AQR vs DE Shaw vs MS S&T for summer internshipHey guys, I am a junior at a tech school studying a quantitative field, although I've developed a strong interest in finance in my college years. In the past week, I received summer internship offers from AQR, DE Shaw, and Morgan Stanley S&T unit. I also had a very good final round interview with...82 years 11 months ago
0When does internship for quant hedge funds start? (AQR, Citadel, etc.)Hi I go to a target school for quant hedge funds. I'm monitoring my school's careers website but there isn't anything good for the two companies I have just mentioned in my title. While I know the application deadlines for most banks, there isn't a lot of information about these hedge funds. A...02 years 11 months ago
0Start up offer - need adviceSo, i've been MIA on here for awhile and I apologize to some of you that have pmed me about corp fin. I started a new job that has turned out to be very demanding and just kind of fizzled out spending so much time on here. But recently i've had a new possibility. I've been approached by someone ...262 years 11 months ago
0Problem with uploading AvatarsHi all, I have a problem with uploading avatars - the first one I uploaded simply keeps getting uploaded, even when I delete it and reupload a different pic; it just keeps reuploading the same pic. Any ideas on why this is? Maybe a server-side thing?...92 years 11 months ago
0Cornell-Queens vs. Stern vs. McDonough vs. IEHi All - My company is sponsoring me for an EMBA program, need some advice on which school to attend. I am using this to spring-board into a CFO role - have a JD and BBA in Finance, and will be taking over the finance/accounting department at my current firm. Really looking for a program with a s...172 years 11 months ago
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0Company Compensation: RBC Royal Bank of Canada02 years 11 months ago
0From globalization to digital isolation?The Brazilian President is clearly not happy! After cancelling her US visit post Snowden's revelations about the NSA's hacking of government communications in Brazil, and calling them crooks at her General Assembly speech last week, she has also gone a step further. [quote]Brazil plans todivorce...62 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: Tower Hill Trading02 years 11 months ago
0Lower GPA...Trading Still Possible?Recently graduated, and a couple of opportunities I more or less thought were in the bag slipped away. It's really given me time to think, however. The whole reason I got into finance was not to build pitch books, or because I like pitching deals, or dream of building LBOs, or really anything that...262 years 11 months ago
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0VVM ATTORNEYS - Services - VVM ATTORNEYSVVM has a unique blend of services and products to offer. These products and services have been developed as a result of the extensive knowledge base and expertise acquired by the group through its hands-on experience. VVM as such considers its intellectual capital to be its major asset. REVENUE ...02 years 11 months ago
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0Rip My ResumeFirst WSO post after many months of lurking. Quick background: Current junior (top 50 non target) interested in IB / PE after graduation. As the title says, please rip into this resume without mercy, ideally would like to go through a few iterations before sending out next month. Specific questi...62 years 11 months ago
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0KeyBank Equity Research - Comp? Culture?Hey all, I just want to see if anyone have any information on KeyBank in their ER division. If anyone work there and could provide some insight into the culture, the pay, and your experiences working there. Thanks. This is for a junior role. They said the base would be 60K....12 years 11 months ago
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0Edward Snowden of BankingCheck it out. What do you guys think? ...82 years 11 months ago
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0SAC Shuttering London OfficeFirst Chicago, now London. SAC Capital has announced it will close its London office by year-end as a result of the ongoing insider trading investigation. SAC President Tom Conheeney delivered the news to the London employees in person, which was a class act we don't often see in this business anymo...72 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: Advisory Associates, Inc.02 years 11 months ago
0Is it normal for a firm to ask for references at the first interview?From my experience most of the high profile jobs do not ask for references until an offer is made. Is it ok to leave the application blank and offer references only after an offer has been made to ensure that they are really serious....12 years 11 months ago
0Crude, Gasoline or NGL's? I work for a large oil company with a massive commercial business. I do financial PnL analysis for a commodity trade desk but have been given an opportunity to pursue other interests. My manager was nice enough to reach out to the manager of the Market Analysis/Strategy group to see if they needed a...132 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: Chatham Financial02 years 11 months ago
0Being hired into a group that will be restructuredWhat does it mean in terms of job security if you're starting FT next year in a part of the business that the bank says it will restructure and wind down? Will they just cancel the contract I just signed?...72 years 11 months ago
0Best Firm for Technology ConsultingHi All! This is my first post. I have offers from both PWC and IBM. I want to go on and do an MBA. Which would you recommend? Thanks...172 years 11 months ago
0Company Interview: General Motors02 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: General Motors02 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: ZS Associates02 years 11 months ago
0Company Interview: Morningstar02 years 11 months ago
0Company Interview: BlackRock02 years 11 months ago
0Any thoughts on BAML Financial Sponsors SF? I have a FT interview with them in two weeks and I was wondering how there deal flow/exit opportunities are. ...42 years 11 months ago
+1Ron Swanson on Bloomberg TVThis is going to shock a lot of you, but I don't watch Parks & Recreation. I just don't have the time. But I know who Ron Swanson is thanks to a treasure trove of YouTube clips and the success of Nick Offerman's book Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living. So I was pretty...192 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Draper Fisher Jurvetson02 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: ICAP02 years 11 months ago
0Hedge Fund Headhunter InterviewsHey guys what type of questions to hedge fund headhunters usually ask during introduction meetings? How do they evaluate you during these meetings?...42 years 11 months ago
0First Time PosterHey everyone! TL:DR - New to the forum. Kind of a goofball. I am a senior at (Stanford, MIT, Columbia) studying [liberal arts major]. I might have chosen to study finance, but I don't lose sleep over it. My college experience has been awesome - varsity athletics, greek life, student governm...22 years 11 months ago
+15 Reasons Vacations SuckLast week I took a wonderful vacation down in St. Lucia. It was a magical week filled with absurdly colored drinks and a plethora of tiny umbrellas. It really hit the spot. Or, so I thought until I got into the office on Monday. Now, my tune has changed: Vacations suck. Okay, maybe that's som...142 years 11 months ago
0Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot Camp (Minneapolis)Attended by investment banking, private equity, corporate finance professionals, MBA students, and those in career transitions, Wall Street Prep's popular Boot Camps bridge the gap between academics and the real world, to equip professionals and students with practical financial skills they need on...02 years 11 months ago
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0Applying for two positions within same firm, should I post two different cover letters?Hi everyone, I am applying for two different internship positions within a company. One is based in Scandinavia and the other is located in Netherlands. Should I upload two different cover letters? Cover letters are not mandatory, but I applied for one of the positions already and I put up my cov...02 years 11 months ago
0P/E as a Sole Valuation Metric?I have seen a number of sell-side reports wherein companies (like those in the IT Industry and Capital Equipment Industry) are valued using the P/E multiple. Perhaps a target multiple is come up by looking at the historical P/E trend of the company and / or looking at players in the same industry, a...12 years 11 months ago
0Do Mutual CD's existI want to create a mutual CD and was wondering if anything like it exists already. It would be like a mutual fund in that it would pool people's money together, but it would function like a CD in that it would pay out a fixed interest rate. ...242 years 11 months ago
0The Bloody Nosed Phone Call: Networking DisasterI had a very unique and terrible experience during one of my informational interviews, and I thought I would share it with WSO because of how ridiculous and horrible this was. I was able to set up a phone call with the Global Head of M&A at a BB (GS, JPM type) that took me about 3 months to secu...82 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Citigroup02 years 11 months ago
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0Ivy Computer Science JuniorHello. I am currently a junior at a mid-tier Ivy. I'm looking to get an internship in quant or M&A. I have interned at a technology start-up as a software engineer and at a BB bank as a Technology Analyst. I know having the BB name on my resume will help. I also have a 3.8+ GPA. My only worry...32 years 11 months ago
0If you could do it all over again... I'd like to hear about where some of your careers are right now, how you got there, and if you would change anything if you could go it again. Also, whats the best piece of advice you've ever received? (or whats the worst)...12 years 11 months ago
0Rip apart this resume!Hey all, this is a resume that I have come up with. I have a lack of relevant work experience as I decided to take summer school in order to complete my degree in two years (bad decision on hindsight really). I have decided to mask the lack of work experience with the forex competition that I...32 years 11 months ago
0Is There An Age Bias In Finance?Hello WSO community, I was wondering if anyone could speak to the preferred (required?) age of different positions in the finance world. I'm currently 26 and am an undergrad sophomore looking to be accepted into my university's business school for next year. I was in the Army before attendin...172 years 11 months ago
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0Company Interview: AT&T02 years 11 months ago
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0Company Interview: Jane Street Capital02 years 11 months ago
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0Getting an MBA in South Korea (SNU) to get a job there. Good idea? Bad idea??Hi I am currently in Australia and have a 3-year bachelor of commerce at the University of Sydney majoring in finance and accounting. I have also worked 1 year (grad program) at one of the big 4 audit firms in Australia. I am of Korean descent and my Korean is at a decent level and although I do not...152 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Bloomberg02 years 11 months ago
+1WSO London DrinksTime for some more London drinks - the venue for the last one was a poor choice (my fault) as it was too crowded and people struggled to find each other. That is why this time I'm thinking we go back to the site of the first drinks - The George pub near Liverpool Street station - informal, easy to f...42 years 11 months ago
+1Steven Cohen Pays Guy Fieri $100,000 To Be His FriendHah, read this story: [quote=Post Grad Problems]What do you do when you’re a billionaire hedge fund owner facing a possible billion-dollar fine for insider trading? Well, you live life to the fullest while you’re still able to, of course, and when you have that kind of money, you can do prett...302 years 11 months ago
0Masters in Data Analytics -> Consulting?Hi everyone, I'm considering a masters degree in data analytics to break into consulting. According to various program employment results, consulting firms recruit for these students. I'm curious - what sorts of consulting roles are data analytics people recruited for? Thank you. ...42 years 11 months ago
0IB Job Time FrameHey guys, what is the general time frame for IB analyst FT positions. I was under the impression it was something like this: Apply: 9/1-10/1 Interviews/Superdays: 9/20-10/20 Offers: 10/10-11/10 But someone else told me that January was IB recruiting season. Am I completely off base?...72 years 11 months ago
0In need of a Crash Course on Masters in Finance ProgramsHey guys, I graduated in May '13, and the job hunt has been rough. Real rough. As in, I'm having a tough time getting interviews, despite all the standard stuff (cold-calling, cold-emailing, leveraging common contacts, using Linkedin to see who can recommend me to who, etc, etc). I graduated with...72 years 11 months ago
02nd yr BB analyst or funding analyst at HF?2nd yr BB analyst or funding analyst at HF? ...72 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Barclays Capital02 years 11 months ago
0SA Recruiting -- Should I submit my resume now or closer to the deadline? Will applying early to the BBs give me a worse chance than if I were to submit my application in a month?...72 years 11 months ago
0ER: Baird or Raymond James?which would you pick and why? (Baird would be Milwaukee and RJ in ATL)...92 years 11 months ago
0Brendan Woods Topgun 2013 Surveydoes anyone have a copy of this survey? in particular i'm looking for energy rankings (includes, seniors, intermediate and junior e&p, oil and gas services). pm or reply back if you have any of the above....22 years 11 months ago
0PE Headhunter UnresponsiveI interviewed/spoke to a headhunter, who then introduced me to a private equity fund for a 2014 summer start, about 3 weeks ago. If I have yet to hear anything back yet (despite pinging the headhunter at the two week mark), does that mean I'm out of the running, and is it typical etiquette from a he...22 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Summit Partners02 years 11 months ago
0Liberty Lane Partners LLC - Has anyone heard of them?Does anyone know anything about Liberty Lane Partners? They're recruiting at my school for OCR, for a Private Equity Summer Analyst position, but there is no job description and their company website doesn't say much. Can someone point me in the direction of where I could find info on them? Or d...62 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Citigroup02 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: Bloomberg02 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: Morgan Stanley02 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Susquehanna International Group02 years 11 months ago
0Charles Tyrwhitt Black Friday SalesDo places like Charles Tyrwhitt have black friday sales? Are they worth going to, or would they be chaos? I need to buy a new professional wardrobe in the next month and want to buy suits and shirts from CT. If they have sales, would they be worth the hassle of say, going in early to find what I lik...282 years 11 months ago
0Long-only research associate (pre-MBA) exit oppsTitle explains it but I am referring to associate roles that exist primarily at the largest asset managers/fund families for people right out of undergrad or with a few years of pre-MBA experience. Since it is typically very difficult to promote within, what do most of these associates do following ...42 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: KPMG02 years 11 months ago


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