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No break pantsI recently bought a new suit and got the pants with no break. I wanted to get other people's opinion on no break, especially when interviewing for finance internships (I'm currently in undergrad). They seemed fine at the store, but now I am wondering if they are too short and not conservative... 1 year 11 months
Freshman internship at a F500I am a freshman at a semi-target in the Midwest. I've been looking for an internship for about 6 weeks now by cold calling and cold emailing a bunch of PWM offices of large banks as well as small firms in my hometown area (Greater NY). I now have my resume in a lot of peoples' hands and am hoping... 2 years 6 months
BlackRock freshman internshipDoes anyone know if BlackRock takes freshmen for any internships? 2 years 7 months
Mistake applying for internshipsI am a freshman at a semi-target in the Midwest looking for a wealth management internship in my area for this summer. I was just cold-emailing a bunch of different firms, and for one BB firm I just sent the same email with minor adjustments to 4 managers of different branches in my state. I sent a... 2 years 7 months
Advice for a struggling freshmanI am currently a freshman at a semi-target looking for finance internships in NYC this summer. I have emailed about 30 AM, PWM, and boutique IB firms and have only gotten 3 responses with no luck. I am going to keep sending out emails but was hoping someone would have some advice for another... 2 years 7 months
What kind of firms for freshman summer?I am a freshman at a semi-target with a 3.6 gpa currently searching for a summer internship. I have compiled a list of local pwm and am firms in my area (greater new york) but for the most part these are very small firms with little name recognition. I was wondering what is the "best" internship I... 2 years 7 months
How exactly to send a cold email?I am a freshman in college about to send out a bunch of emails to small firms in the Greater New York area in search of an internship this summer. I have read a bunch of posts about cold emails but I am still confused regarding the basics of sending one. I have my cover letter and resume ready, but... 2 years 8 months
Freshman/sophomore internship at JP MorganBeen looking around for internships and got excited to see the opportunity available to freshmen at JP Morgan. The general overview on the JP Morgan website just has a basic explanation of the position without any mention of race, but when I got to the application page, it said it was an... 2 years 8 months
What sort of internship?I am a freshman in a semi-target undergraduate business school thinking about internships for the summer, currently interested in consulting but also considering investment banking and trading. My main goal with an internship this summer would be to get a better idea of exactly what industry I best... 2 years 8 months
How much can family connections help?I'm a first semester freshman and I was just wondering how much family connections actually help in investment banking specifically? I have one connection at an excellent BB firm that I am very interested in working for post-graduation but was wondering how much it could help. He's not my... 2 years 9 months

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Thank you so much for doing this. I'm currently a...Thank you so much for doing this. I'm currently a sophomore in undergrad hoping to get an MBB offer for when I graduate. I haven't yet figured out what I am doing this summer; the opportunities I am looking at are either internships at F500 companies (general business, operations, finance) or... 1 year 8 months
Good chance you will completely disregard what I...Good chance you will completely disregard what I am about to say, but I am going to go ahead and say it anyway. When I was in your shoes last year, I was thinking the same thing. Totally "sure" that I wanted to go into finance no matter what. Now, I am just a second semester freshman and I am far... 2 years 6 months
At my school people wear anything they want, but...At my school people wear anything they want, but presentations are business professional. 2 years 6 months
How did you get the ML PWM one? How did you get the ML PWM one? 2 years 6 months
I started out emailing and it was largely...I started out emailing and it was largely unsuccessful, so I started calling today. Nice to actually be able to talk to someone, so I would definitely recommend calling. 2 years 6 months
OP, I'm originally from NJ near Rutgers but...OP, I'm originally from NJ near Rutgers but attending a school far higher ranked (closer to semi-target). I am a freshman too and my search for an internship in PWM has been very difficult too. I can confirm what melokid said; based on my conversations with my classmates from around the country,... 2 years 7 months
DukeTX512: heretoask: How did you land this?...[quote=DukeTX512][quote=heretoask]How did you land this? Through a family connection? I am a freshman in high school and no investment bank has been receptive in the slightest to my cold emails.[/quote] Are you serious? Have fun during your summers in high school, you can worry about cold... 2 years 7 months
How did you land this? Through a family...How did you land this? Through a family connection? I am a freshman in high school and no investment bank has been receptive in the slightest to my cold emails. 2 years 7 months
It really does not work that way. I scored very,...It really does not work that way. I scored very, very well on the SAT and was not even close to getting into Harvard or Wharton. No one is going to buy that; you should prepare something else to say. 2 years 7 months
Understandably a lot of people are encouraging...Understandably a lot of people are encouraging you to reconsider NYU because it is a great school for finance. I have several friends there from high school and I hear that the recruiting there is excellent, especially relative to how easy it is to get in (many people with sub 3.5 gpa's and nothing... 2 years 7 months