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All pitching, no live deals; how to describe in...Did an investment banking internship at a medium-sized universal bank. All I did (I was there for 8 weeks) was work on pitch books (mainly updating, some creating my own slides) and trading comps (only updating). I also worked on some internal memo-type stuff (i.e. outlining prospective... 1 year 9 months
Interviews after rejecting offer?If you reject an SA offer at, say, a top BB, how likely would it be for you to get future interviews with them (e.g. FT recruiting, associate recruiting)? (I know that BBs often don't recruit FT, but sometimes they have one or two spots open. How likely would it be that I would be granted an... 2 years 4 months
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Should you thank first-round interviewers for...If I get second-rounds/final-rounds, I usually email my first-round interviewers (if they're bankers and not HR) informing them I've progressed, and ask their advice for final rounds. Should I also put a line in the email thanking them for recommending me for the next round in the first place?... 2 years 5 months
Should I ask for a hotel?I have a superday coming up soon. I need to be at the bank's office in New York at 8:00am, so I guess I'd want to reach the airport in NY by about 6:00am. I'll be leaving from Chicago, so it's a 2-hour flight. HR offered to help me book the flight and hotel if necessary. Does this situation... 2 years 5 months
Asset Management Institutional Sales Analyst -...What does an institutional sales analyst in AM do? I know analysts in equity sales call up the buy-side and try to sell them stocks all day; I imagine it's different in AM (are they calling pension funds all day trying to get them to pump more into the AM's fund?). Or is it more of a relationship... 2 years 5 months
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What entry-level roles are available in AM?Are entry-level roles in the Asset Management divisions of BBs (e.g. JP, GS) split into "research" (analyzing investments the AM division might make) and "sales" (selling the division's services to institutions) roles? 2 years 6 months
Language Requirements for Banking in Singapore?From reading various threads, it seems that a job in Investment Banking in Hong Kong requires fluent (preferably native) Mandarin. This may be slightly relaxed if you are not in country coverage, but less-than-fluent means you get to work on no China-related deals, which makes up most of what BBs... 2 years 7 months
Ideal Networking Timeline?How should one build a traditional networking relationship? This is for an undergrad junior, looking for roles in IB Should it be something like the following? 1) Email Alum asking if you can chat on phone 2) Receive positive reply in ~3 days 3) Reply immediately and set up chat for next... 2 years 9 months


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UK students taking a US Summer Trading Analyst...How about in the other direction? I'm in the US, interested in working in London full-time. If I apply to UK graduate positions in the latter half of this year, will my application simply be tossed out? Or do I have a shot? 2 years 2 months
1st Year Analysts: Take Home After TaxesGreat stuff, please keep it coming guys. Really helpful for those of us considering banking FT. 2 years 2 months
Where to buy Shirts? Charles Tyrwhitt is too big...[quote=MrReagan8]Pretty sure the OP meant too slim for him. I order the slim fit (5'10" 170) and it doesn't require extra tailoring. Try regular slim from CT.[/quote] Except for the thread title: "...Charles Tyrwhitt is too big for me" 2 years 3 months
Keybanc vs. COF finance internshipKeyBanc is actual banking, so I'd go with that. 2 years 4 months
EY vs ACNIf you were placed in management consulting then definitely Accenture; otherwise, not sure 2 years 4 months
.Yup UVA 2 years 4 months
--[quote=rogersterling59][quote=stackerquad][quote=rogersterling59][quote=f4tality]Mmh if the boutique is really small (eg. the typical BB recruiter would not know it) I would take ER at Nomura, it will give you solid skills and the name is well-known. I wouldn't touch JPM PBS if your goal is IBD.[/... 2 years 4 months
Private Investment Asset Management Role HelpUnlike the poster above, I don't have any experience. Just from reading the description though, it sounds like MO because you're not doing investment analysis. 2 years 4 months
A.If it was North America I'd say RBC, if it was Australia, I'd say Macquarie. For London, I think RBC - it's done better in the global league tables than Macquarie for a few years, and is on the rise, while Macquarie's trending the other way. 2 years 4 months
--[quote=rogersterling59][quote=f4tality]Mmh if the boutique is really small (eg. the typical BB recruiter would not know it) I would take ER at Nomura, it will give you solid skills and the name is well-known. I wouldn't touch JPM PBS if your goal is IBD.[/quote] Ehhh I'd say it would be a toss... 2 years 4 months