Exit opportunities from Finance Intern at F500 during junior summer? Does it hurt a lot for FT recruiting in ER roles?

Hi all, I'm currently a rising senior and for my junior year summer, I secured an offer for an operations finance intern role at a F500 electronics manufacturer company.

I felt like the track from corporate finance to high finance roles are not very common, so I'm just wondering if it is possible to recruit FT for equity research or consulting roles. Is it better to emphasize on the industry insights or the financial analysis skills? Also, how hard is FT recruiting compared to SA recruiting given my situation? Any suggestions on some roles I may have better odds to get into?

Would appreciate any help or suggestions on this!

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May 3, 2022 - 4:17pm
dickthesellsider, what's your opinion? Comment below:

For you, emphasize financial analysis. You are unlikely to be perceived to have deep industry insights for never having a full-time job in a sector. 

If your school has on campus, obviously go talk to whoever comes on campus. You need a convincing story of why equity research. If you school doesn't have on campus for ER, your best bet is to go direct. I always suggest starting to network now despite you not ready to start until next May. 

You can read this for further information. 

May 10, 2022 - 3:43am
kemivahnie40, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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