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Company Review: State Street Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
MSF resume reviewAnyone have any comments on the attached? Looking for tips on both content and formatting if necessary. Thanks everyone... 21 year 10 months ago
big 4 summer interndunno what i wanna do for full time.. maybe sign back with big 4. but regardless i'd like some opinions on my resume. thx... 51 year 10 months ago
FLDP to MBBCurrent senior that will be graduating from a non-target in a few weeks. Received a couple of offers for lower tier consulting firms but ultimately decided to go to an A&D FLDP so as to look better for top business school. My ultimate goal is to break into MBB. Is it possible to leverage my FLDP ... 61 year 10 months ago
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Company Interview: Goldman Sachs 01 year 10 months ago
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JD at top 6 law school -> MBB without prior finance experienceI'm a chem major going to a top 6 law school. I have 1 year WE in a biotech company (lab work) but have no finance background Is it still possible to break into MBB? I know its INCREDIBLY difficult to get recruited with a JD even with a good background but is it possible without a finance backgr... 41 year 10 months ago
Best way to secure a non traditional internshipHey guys I have some work experience under my belt but I dont have any IB experience. Im a bit older, turning 27 soon, and I am planning to go into a MSF program in Sept 2014 hopefully. I wanted to get some IB experience so when OCR comes around I have an advantage. Should I start by cold ema... 31 year 10 months ago
Referral from compliance to asset management departmentFellow monkeys, Just heard about a very distant cousin who works in the compliance department at Deutsche Bank on the street. I haven't even talked to this person and just got the contact info from another cousin of mine. My plans are to get into investment analysis and portfolio management as my... 11 year 10 months ago
Telsey Advisory GroupDoes anyone have info on this firm in regards to analyst rankings, presence on the Street, compensation, exit opps etc... 21 year 10 months ago
Wanting to desperately move out of Accounting & into FinanceHey everyone, I'm relatively new to the site as I've viewed from afar for the past few months. That being said, I'm currently a CPA in the Southeast and have zero desire to continue this career path. I've been out of grad school now for a little over 3 years and have been stuck in this line of wor... 31 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Hewlett Packard 01 year 10 months ago
Would this be a very bad idea? --... 21 year 10 months ago
Ex-Wall Street Banker Suicide In Courtroom After 'Guilty' Verdict For Arson- Former Wall Street trader - Yale alumnus - Climbed the Mt-Everest ''Michael Marin, 53, had just been found guilty of arson in Maricopa County Superior Court, a crime that could have put him away for nearly 16 years, the Arizona Republic reported. About five minutes after learning his fate, a... 301 year 10 months ago
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Would it be a good idea if I...apply to full time jobs at other BBs now while still having a summer internship at a BB? I am not sure whether I will get a return offer when my internship ends so I want to start applying to full time jobs now. However, since I will be putting down my current manager's contact info on my apps, I re... 41 year 10 months ago
What to say in follow ups? Do I keep those I contacted updated on my internship offers? How often should I shoot them an email to keep in touch? ... 61 year 10 months ago
USF MSFA MS Financial AnalysisI am thinking of going to the University of San Francisco Masters in Financial Analysis MSFA program. http://www.usfca.edu/msfa/ I would be doing the one year full time program. I graduated from UG with economics in December and have had little success finding even entry level clerical type job... 31 year 10 months ago
Hooking up with a Co-WorkerAnyone ever witness it or be a part of it?... 101 year 10 months ago
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Investment Banking and Poker?I was wondering how many people here who are interested in IB are also interested/play poker? And what are your thoughts on the game... 461 year 10 months ago
Non-Elite Boutique Full Time HiringIt seems like these banks have the least structured recruiting process. I know a lot are never actively looking but do take rolling applications year round. Is it worth trying to go at these places for FT like I would a BB/MM/Elite in the summer/fall? Do most even have "analyst classes" ever sum... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Chrysler Group LLC 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Chrysler Group LLC 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Chrysler Group LLC 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PNC Financial Services 01 year 10 months ago
Chrysler Group LLC 01 year 10 months ago
When to cold email? I'm looking to start networking for investment banking recruiting. I'm a rising junior at a target school (lower level target) with a 3.6 GPA but I don't know any IB contacts personally. My question is when is the best time to start cold-emailing alumni...would it be better to wait to cold-email ... 121 year 10 months ago
Recent Grad Sues College for TuitionThis is priceless. Trina Thompson, a recent graduate of Monroe College in the Bronx, is suing the school for the $70,000 she paid in tuition because she hasn't found a job yet (she graduated in April) and "the school hasn't done enough to help." Absolutely classic: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/ne... 351 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
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IB Resume: Please Destroy!Ello gents, first time poster here I am a MA-Econ student at a semi-target hoping to break into IB. I have attached my resume, so please destroy it! Reaching for IB, good fit for commercial banking, will "settle" for corp fin. Please and thank you!... 61 year 10 months ago
Intimidated by attractive female co-workers/clients edit: see my comments below before commenting, i've clarified things a bit In our business I regularly meet with women clients. The more attractive they are (combined with intelligence), naturally the more nervous I get, and the harder it is for me to negotiate and work with them. Ugly Be... 301 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Microsoft 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Sagent Advisors 01 year 10 months ago
Networking with LinkedIn and company applications I've been trying to break into investment banking or private equity and its been really stressful. I'm not from an Ivy league school but I have a 3.6 GPA (so im not too much of a bookworm) and I've got one internship with a boutique investment bank, and besides that I've been working at Apple reta... 21 year 10 months ago
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The "Perfect Pre-Law " who Jumped Ship. Is it too late? I just graduated from an ivy (with a top ugrad business program..) in History (with distinction/honors). My GPA is a 3.94. The only courses I took that are in any way business related are Calc II, microeconomics and macroeconomics which I received As in. I did a significant amount of research ... 101 year 10 months ago
Question on Post-MBA Management Consulting Recruiting/HiringDo MBA students interview for a specific service within a consulting firm? That is, do they interview for a position in one of the firms services, such as human capital, energy, supply chain, etc? If so, do some services have less competition than others? If no, are candidates asked about whi... 31 year 10 months ago
T Rowe Price: private investing?I saw that T Rowe Price invested in Apptio, a private technology company. How active is T Rowe in private investing? Is it only limited to technology? Is there a dedicated group for privates? Any information would be helpful.... 01 year 10 months ago
Oil Trading vs. Metal, Minerals and Bulk (Trafigura Graduate)Trafigura has started hiring for its 2013 graduate vacancies, and I am am already slightly stuck, as I am unsure whether to apply to the "Oil and Derivatives" scheme, or the "Metals, Minerals and Bulk" scheme, as I am unaware of the advantages/disadvantages diffences between the two areas. If any... 61 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: National Bank Financial Group 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: State Street Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: ZS Associates 01 year 10 months ago
Never even considered Business until now-senior in collegeHiya, I go to a top 25 private school majoring in Poli Sci. Until now, I wanted to join the foreign service or go to law school and have adjusted my courses to that track...however I think I would hate a career in biglaw after meeting people first hand who suffer in it. With only a poli sci ma... 91 year 10 months ago
Adderall.. how prevalent?I guess I'm asking for IBD. Are there a lot of bankers who take adderall (or similar drugs) even when they dont have ADD to get them through the workweek? ... 211 year 10 months ago
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Anyone work in healthcare high finance?I'm the administrator for the Healthcare group here on WSO and have some group members interested in breaking into healthcare focused IB, PE, VC, or asset management shops. I come from a consulting and industry background, however, so I don't have much to contribute in this regard. Anyone in hea... 71 year 10 months ago
Resume Review for FT Canadian IBI'm looking to land a full time gig at big 5 Canadian bank. Struck out for SAs, working at a pesnion fund this summer and go to a "target" Canadian school. Rough draft of my resume but please shred it. I know I need to add more under my current job, just thinking of what else I can put. Thanks in... 41 year 10 months ago
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NOTRE DAME: Are Transfers discriminated against?I was accepted to Notre Dame early action, but decided it may be worthwhile to stay a couple years at a local college, and then transfer. Are transfers discriminated against, though?... 281 year 10 months ago
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Help! Need interview advice for a global hedge fund/PE firm FT interview?I've been networking my ass off for a FT offer and leveraging contacts from my previous internships. I have an interview for OPs at a massive fund. I never had ops interviews and am not entirely sure what to expect. If you are willing to help, I will PM you more information. Due to the nature of the... 21 year 10 months ago
HELP! I've been applying with no success. And not getting any informational interviews. I've been trying to break into investment banking or private equity and its been really stressful. I'm not from an Ivy league school but I have a 3.6 GPA (so im not too much of a bookworm) and I've got one internship with a boutique investment bank, and besides that I've been working at Apple retail... 01 year 10 months ago
sales generalistdid a search and couldnt really find any specifics on a sales generalist. curious about hours, comp, and best preparation for interview etc or point me somewhere i can find out some more information regarding the type of role?... 01 year 10 months ago
Books a Freshman/Sophomore should read to prepare for interviews/recruitingHey fellas, Just wondering if a couple of you seasoned vets could provide some examples of books on finance (anything from S&T to IBD to AM) that helped you hold a decent conversation in your undergrad interviews. Everyone's got a favorite. What's yours and why?... 41 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Intel 01 year 10 months ago
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Can't get a straight answer to these questionsWith young people these days, you can't get a straight answer to very simple questions. Like these questions: 1. What happens if you remove the wall from Wall Street ? 2. What would happen if Morgan Stanley dropped the ball on GS and why ? 3. If you were a song, which song would you be ? (A... 61 year 10 months ago
Spring and Summer Internships London 2014Hey, I am a student at a french school and depending if i take a gap year or not i will graduate in 2015 or 2016. Is it allowed to apply to both spring and summer internships ? Will it look bad on my application ? Also if anybody has tips on how to make an application stand out, it would ver... 01 year 10 months ago
Please Review my Resume - 2nd year StudentCurrently a 2nd year student in Canada. Thinking about shooting for IB / S&T next summer... 41 year 10 months ago
Forex Crisis, QE, Bitcoin and a single global currency...... A history of moneyI came across an interesting infographic recently that I wanted to share here. Starting with a history of currency crises over the last two decades and ending with an analysis of a global currency future.... Here's the link to the infographic if you are not able to view the image http://dzdl6pubc... 101 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs 01 year 10 months ago
Investing in HealthcareI just got accepted to my school's student-run investment fund to cover healthcare stocks, everything from pharma to med tech to hospitals etc. I am actually interested in healthcare in the long term as well, and wanted to know if anyone had tips or resources for how to invest in this industry. I... 61 year 10 months ago
Caffeine Side Effects I have noticed since I started mega dosing on caffeine that red/purplish circulars have started to appear under my eyes just as when I am not sleeping well. Lately I have been sleeping about 8 hours per night. I have seen a more exaggerated form of this happen in caffeine addicts. Is there anythi... 141 year 10 months ago
Boring LivesNot that serious of a thought, but I'm curious if any of you have a fear of leading a boring life by going into investment banking / finance. Doing this type of work for 80+ hours a week isn't exactly exciting, and probably doesn't change too much in terms of excitement on the buyside. This is... 511 year 10 months ago
Got Citi, but DB gave offer todayI signed with Citi already, thinking I was done. What do I do? renege? I know the DB MDs better than the Citi ones though. Some people say Citi will come out of this as one of the stronger banks, but I'm not sure about that argument. Will Citi be around IF I get a FT offer? Should I go with DB... 591 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 01 year 10 months ago
Purchase price allocation/Goodwill Impairment work?Anyone have experience doing ppa and goodwill type work for financial reporting? Any insight is welcome Do you like the work? How does it compare to traditional valuation work? Since it is compliance work does it constantly get bid down? Are they difficult to learn or are they easy once you ... 31 year 10 months ago

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