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The Unfortunate Truth

apples38

I see a lot of people writing inspirational stories of networking and I just want to be honest with all the users on here. Those stories, are RARE. Everyone in my group goes to a target school, knew someone within the group, and/or has an insane story. Also, the group likes to recruit from its...

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Top 10 Undergrad, Top 10 MBA... Unemployed 3 months, 2 not great offers to decide between

NotFunEmployed

My story: - did a degree at a top 10 undergrad - a few years consulting at a small place focused on industry A - Went to top 10 <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> - Did internship in strategy for largecap firm in industry A - Switched to...

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Destroy my resume - ER FT

RandomWalkTheory

Hey everyone, Rising senior at a non-target looking to recruit <abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr> full-time and was looking to get my resume shit on. I'll also be sending it to a few <abbr title="investment banks">IBs</abbr> that I have...

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A different kind of cold e-mail

helpmepleasethx

Yes, I realize there are many posts about cold emailing and I think I have the basics down, but this situation seems a little tricky... In Japan teaching (so completely unrelated to career goals), I applied a couple of weeks ago for a position with a major American company here and got an email bac...

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ILTS Program

brit1892

Has anyone heard of Invest like the Street before? If so, what are your opinions on it? I am interested in it, but it seems somewhat sketchy at times, and I would appreciate some input....

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Undergraduate Opportunities - Credit Funds

strungoutprebiz

For some background - graduated from a large state school in the Southeast and have worked at two credit funds that hire directly out of undergrad - one involved in private credit / directly originated leveraged loans to middle market companies and another investing in broadly syndicated loans / bon...

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VBA programming - Quant career Advice

Chrisbougias

Hi all, I am currently doing my MSc in Financial Mathematics at LSE and yesterday started a 1-month part-time internship in Quantifi (risk, analytics, and trading solution provider), at London office. The tasks I have to complete throughout my internship are mostly based on VBA programming and Exce...

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Best S&T Learning Opps

Eminis

I'd like to find a brokerage where I can really learn. I am not asking or expecting BB or anything of the like (although that would be nice). Out of college I worked at a small research firm until a business opportunity presented itself and I took it, but am now in the process of selling that compan...

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Good Responses to Biggest Weakness Questions

wallstwarrior19

I know that this is a common question. I just wanted to see everybody's opinion on what are good responses and what aren't. One of the answers that I have used before was that my weakness is my passion because I can become overly passionate about what I am doing, like pitching a certain stock, which...

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How does getting blacklisted from employment work?

TheBestMan

1. What does it take for someone to get blacklisted? 2. Who has the authority to blacklist someone? 3. How long does getting blacklisted last? 4. If you get blacklisted, does it mean that you won't get hired again only within the individual company OR you won't get hired again within the industry OR...

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Best Way to Keep Track of IB Applications

tastypack

Whats up fellas, With the 2020 recruiting process already in process and about to be in full swing, what are some of the ways y'all are keeping track of your apps/each bank in excel? What important details about each company are you making sure to list? Thanks and best of luck to all! ...

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Sales Coordinator?

Jiggy95

Hi, I'm wondering if any of you know or heard of the position: Institutional Equities, Sales Coordinator. It looks like a lot of due diligence for traders. I have received an interview and was wondering what exactly this role entails. 1. Ever heard of it? 2. If so, what was your experience/knowle...

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What job would you recommend if I cannot get in IB?

mthomas711

Assuming I cannot get a job in IB, because I am not from a solid target, but still have solid ECs and a stellar gpa - what career path would you recommend? What entry level job would almost match what IB offers in terms of prestige, salary and opportunity?...

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Tear sheet presentation at interview?

Rjt121

I have an in-person interview at a BB for an analyst position on one of their business development teams. They have asked that I bring in a couple of my decks that are similar to a tear sheet on a fund offering or a deck with a business update for senior leadership. I read up on what a tear sheet ...

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Which Wsoasis course?

Distracted

Hi, i am preparing for july applications and wanted to know whether you would recommend the wsoasis courses or not, and if so, which one would be better (if you had to pick just one): the IB interview course or the financial modelling one? Ps, i suck at excel. Cheers!...

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Choosing between IB vs AM vs institutional sales: first ever internship

sinanova

Hello, I have the chance to choose between IB vs AM vs institutional sales for my first ever internship (freshman). I am most interested in AM and hope to get into that industry for my junior internship. The firms are all on the same level. Any advice on which one i should take? ...

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Path To PE from LDPs

hooplah3414

Hello all, Over the past year, I interviewed for various consulting firms and corporate finance roles. During recruitment, I was able to secure offers from boutique consulting firms and some larger corporate positions. My original goal was to go MBB but was unable to get to second round. As a resu...

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Advice for my first job search

thomassullivan

I am graduating in May from U of Miami with a 2-year MBA specialized in Finance. The only formal work experience I have is an internship at Oxford Properties Group in Toronto, where I developed a plan for creating a captive insurance company to service unique risk exposure that was too expensive to ...

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Where to now?

Eminis

Haven't been on here in a while, but I keep up with the forum every now and then and have a lot of respect for the guidance you guys provide on a daily basis. I have had a very non traditional career path to say the least. I graduated from a pretty decent school (think T5 public) with a not so dece...

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Transfer Pricing in Big 4 or grad programme in bank?

gderapalino

I have two offers, one for the graduate programme in a big enough bank in Europe, paying well-ish and paying for my CFA, and one from a big 4 in the Transfer Pricing department, paying my CFA and my Tax exams, paying slightly less (being my first full time job, pay really does not matter). I'd pre...

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Didn't get ER SA Offer.

Macallan 25

Hello Monkeys, Recently had a superday for a well regarded MM bank for an SA ER Associate. They were hiring this late because they didn't get enough during the regular season. I thought the experience went well but I was left with my dick in my hand. I wanted to know if banks would still hire for s...

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Sending a physical cold letter?

John-Jacobs1

Just was curious if I sent a few emails. Is it better to call or just Yolo and send a physical letter?. Is it better if it's someone older vs younger?...

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Financial Planning and Decision Internship at Fidelity

newbiedude1234

Currently a sophomore who was offered a Financial Planning and Decision Internship at Fidelity for the upcoming summer. I want to recruit for IB summer 2020 and have been preparing for the interviews for a couple months and was wondering how Fidelity would look on the resume? I have a good lead with...

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Market risk - self study possible?

marketriskjobs

I want to work in market risk. I am prepared to learn everything about it. Do companies give a chance to people who don't have a finance degree? ...

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Third Bridge - "Connections Analyst"

T. Brosevelt

Has anyone heard of this company or position? I've done some research and haven't came across much. They reached out a few days ago and I'm wondering if I should even set up an interview....

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Schools to transfer to with a 3.5 GPA?

idkwhyimadethisaccount

What is the best school that offers some of the best recrutiing for IBD jobs that I can get into with a 3.5? Is UCI really as bad as everyone here makes it seem? ...

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Double degree vs double major

Daniel12

Hey, this is my first post. I know double majoring is pretty normal in US (I think) but since I do not live in US there is no possibility for me to double major. However, I am currently doing my Master's in engineering and a Bachelor in business administration at the same time and I would really l...

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Standard Offer Terms? Associate level

ilovefrankee

(UK-based job). I've recently received a written offer to join an advisory firm at Associate level. It's not M&A (which I'm moving across from) but advising institutional investors (PE/hedge funds). I'm curious if some of the terms of my offer are unreasonable, namely: * 6 months probation perio...

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I was fired today, don't know what to do....

DopeBoy14

I've been working for a year at a large investment bank as an analyst in M&A. I was fired today after an argument with my associate that happened a couple of days ago. I'm still in absolute shock right now. I'm no longer interested in work in investment banking or finance after this experience. I am...

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IB Elite Boutique Intern vs PE Intern

Sekoya

Dear WSO, I have the following offers and would like some advice in deciding between them. I am doing one more internship before joining an MBB (right afterwards). Main goal is to make my profile stand out if I was to jump to PE (after a few years). The offers are (both for 3-4 months): - IB (M&A)...

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Oh how I judge your CV

ThrowawayAccount1

So I recently secured my dream job and am now helping to recruit my replacement (associate level position at a small REPE firm). This means I'm the one screening CVs (in conjunction with my MD, but they agree generally with my assessments) and deciding who gets invited to an interview and who not. T...

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Feel like I'm going to be stuck in this job, what do I do?

GetOutOf_BO

Last May I graduated from a non-target state school. I majored in finance and economics, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.94 GPA. I didn't have many EC's as there weren't any finance or investing clubs, and got shot down twice when we tried to start one. In terms of work experience I did an...

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Non-Target with Great Experience and 4.0 GPA - How do I get people to talk to me when Networking or turn HR's head when I apply?

youngling

Hello everyone: I am on the cusp of sending cold emails to various analysts, associates, and VP's at Boutique and Middle Market Investment Banks in specifically the Boston area. I recognize the importance of networking for a non-target; however, I want to make sure before I start networking with th...

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Politely turning down offer for firm you want to work for in different division?

Rjt121

I’m a couple years removed from college (east coast, large state school, non-target, Poli Sci degree) and have worked in ops at ML and currently have been selling enterprise software for about 2 years. I have an offer from MS to work in their PWM division as an analyst at a large field office. Ho...

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Networking and trying to lateral internally?

ProspectiveWiseMan

I am currently looking at moving internally at my current firm and have had no luck through applying on the internal job portal (have not even had the opportunity to speak to anyone). I am in a risk/finance function and would like to try and lateral internally (willing to drop a corporate grade too...

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How to approach networking post graduation?

T. Brosevelt

I’ve come to the realization that without networking, the likelihood of me landing any role is pretty slim. During undergrad, I had a job that allowed me to meet people. I even met some guy who worked in PE that was friendly and helpful but eventually lost touch…which I definitely regret now. N...

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No Sophomore Summer Internship - What Now?

Bjoon

Hey all, A little about myself: I'm a target school student (Ross / Berkeley / Cornell AEM ) with a 3.84 GPA. I've relied on the target status as well as GPA to carry me for a while, but now I'm sort of panicking as I'm recruiting without much relevant experience. I've worked at many nonprofits and...

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Transition to Capital Markets

brit1892

Is it possible to transition from Commercial Banking to ECM or DCM? I am currently working for a large middle market bank as a financial analyst, and have thought about the idea of transferring in the future. Although, ECM is more interesting to me, I am imagining DCM would be more easily transfera...

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How to find an IB internship with 2.3 GPA after 1st year of college?

Younghotyellow

Is there a way if I'm from a target school? Or should I just forget about internship and focusing on raising my gpa until end of 2nd or 3rd year?...

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What do I have a shot at realistically?

Trump Republican

I'm a late 20s software developer looking to make a career switch into finance. I don't want to continue programming and I find markets much more interesting than code. I've decided to apply to M7 schools. Top 100 US Bachelors of Science in CS 3.7 GPA 3 years working as a software lead at startups ...

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BP IST middle-office Chicago

MXJ60606

Hello All - I have been working in listed derivatives trading my entire 18 year career. The last 12 I have been working as an inter-dealer execution broker for listed options. I work under a larger umbrella, my profit center is essentially autonomous. Although I've worked hard and curated my book, ...

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Salesforce or Nasdaq ?

Evidence07

Hi Guys, I have the opportunity to work as sales in top 2 firms in New York: - Salesforce (Sales Development Representative) - Nasdaq : Inside Sales Specialist I am a crypto / Equity investor, pay is relatively the same, What would be your preference please ? Best...

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Equity fund -> Rx banking -> Credit fund?

Big_Muffin

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JP Morgan Intern Interview London 2019

hiddenname

I had a HireVue interview with JP Morgan for an entry off cycle internship position in London. When I log into their website, it says that my application is under consideration. How long does it usually take them to reply? Also, do you think if they rejected me, they would do it quickly enough and...

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Want to move to PE/VC from BD -- Am I making the right decision?

ukwho55

Dear nice people, please help me. I do not know if I am making the right decision. Currently, I am working for a private tech company in a business development role. I have had product management background in various tech companies as well, I must say, I am can provide a comfortable life for mysel...

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Is LinkedIn Premium worth it?

TheDebtStar

I tried cold messaging a guy from a firm I'm interested in and it led me to LinkedIn premium. The first month free, $29.99 a month after that. It allows you to direct message recruiters (don't really care), see who's viewed your profile (aka which "friends" of yours are stalking your profile), be a...

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Does taking linear algebra improve employment chances in finance? How about consulting? General thoughts on the subject.

GooseClimb

Ok so as the title says, considering taking linear algebra or financial accounting. Probably won't end up in finance exactly but likely consulting. Also considering some data science tracks. Thoughts on the importance of linear algebra vs. financial accounting? Do employers take notice of linear alg...

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How to break into DC commercial real estate brokerage from scratch?

010anonymous010

I have been working as a nutritionist assistant at a student hospital for the past two years out of undergrad. I recently moved out of state into DC in the past week and have given myself a month to set up new apartment. I am intent on switching career tracks and breaking into the commercial real es...

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Need to pick between UMich Ross and USC Marshall, any advice?

s121

Hello everyone, I am a HS senior who has interest going into the VC or PE space (I would ideally like to work with a company who specializes in early stage investment, but obviously I’m fine with both early and late). I would ideally like to work at someone else’s firm for a few years after co...

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Athos Partners Interview

momoky

Anyone interviewed with this firm before?...

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Graduated from Target five years ago. Trying to move into finance now...

lazaruslurcel

Hey guys, So five years ago I graduated from a mid ivey and have been working in marketing since. I've worked for a few startups and am currently at a F500 but really want to transition into the finance sector if possible. Is there anyway for me to get an entry level position to work my way up the...

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Does anyone have a list of family offices in North America?

Iceshift

Hi everyone, Been doing a couple gigs in investment banking for the past few years, but not sure if the whole thing is for me. I think family offices might be a better environment for me. With that said, does anyone have a list of of FOs I can reach out to? Willing to relocate anywhere in North Am...

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Short Easy Assistance Please:Is using the word guy in a cover letter to casual?

Moron123

Got the interview. Thanks all. Content minimum length is set to 100 characters, 66 to go +3 more? ...

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Salary Expectations in Scandinavia - Sweden/Copenhagen

bcrew13

I will be completing my MBA in Denmark next year coming from the USA, and was curious if anyone knows the salary compares to USA? There is higher vacation and benefits for Scandinavian countries, and pay does seem to be lower, but how much lower? What would the salary differences be for PE? IB? MBB...

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GS Experienced Hire No Cover Letter

haloumi88

I'm trying to apply to a position through Goldman's website as an experienced hire and as far as I can see there's no place to attach a cover letter. The only attachment you can make is for a resume. How have others approached this? Attach the cover letter to the resume as a single document? Only su...

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Should I tell them of my ulterior motives?

a5hleybmw

So I am a retail trader trying to get my foot in the door at hedge funds. I have seen a posting for an administrative assistant for which I am more than qualified for, infact probably overqualified. In my cover letter is it advisable to say that my first love is the markets and trading and that I ...

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Acknowledge Small Interview Mistake in Thank you Email?

Making Gravy

Had a great interview today where everything went well and we really hit it off, except after the paper LBO IRR calc, I accidentally said 28% IRR on 2.5x CoC instead of 20% IRR on 2.5x CoC. **Do I acknowledge this minor error** in my thank you email (e.g., PS And, as soon as you left the room, rea...

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Any benefit in completing the BIWS course?

T. Brosevelt

Hello everyone, I’m currently trying to break into any position; not set on high finance. Literally any position related to finance. I don’t have much experience except for a shitty PWM internship during undergrad. I’m currently at an extremely popular start up. I’m a part of “financial o...

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How far to negotiate an offer?

xakukuguga

Hey all, received an offer which I feel is a low ball offer. Should I attempt to negotiate with HR? If so, how far should I go before just fucking it and saying I am not interested? My concern here is that if I do indeed get my way after some negotiation, I may piss HR off in the process. Not a goo...

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Failed Fintech Venture-23 Years Old

Zaysap Rockie

Hi all, I am in a precarious position and I feel like this is the only site where people truly understand my struggle. I am a 23 year old graduate of a non-target (top 30 according to US News and World Report). This May will mark my second year since graduation. As the title states, I have just ...

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GPA rounding question (kinda unique circumstances)

malidsty

I'm currently a senior at a fairly prestigious university in the US. Barring any unforeseen emergencies, I anticipate that I'll graduate this spring with roughly a 3.31-3.32 cumulative GPA (my major GPA is virtually identical, maybe about .01-.02 higher). This is roughly average for my school; I bel...

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Applying to JPM London from the US

anewmonkey122

Hey guys I am currently an international student (non-european) in the United States. I am applying for an off-cycle internship position at JPMorgan in London. I was wondering if they even considered international students that that are studying in a different country. Do you know any non-UK peopl...

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Background Check-Order of Protection

und14

Without getting into the specifics, I had a civil order of protection recently issued against me. I am in the final stage of the interviewing process with a non-bank (lev fin) lender. Does anyone have insight into whether or not that would show up on a background check? Do these types of firms dig d...

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How to Break Into AM/ER (My Situation)

Macallan 25

Hello Folks, Wanted to get some tips on how to break into AM/ER in the next year. I'm at a mid tier MSF program on the east coast. I could not get into any formal summer internships - recently had an ER superday at a MM bank but did not get the job. Here are my questions: 1) What kind of internshi...

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Advice: Should I see out my notice period when I know I am being made redundant at the end of it?

Ashbeck2l

So I currently work at a London based trading company. In exactly 2 months time, the company will cease to exist and relocate under a new umbrella. My notice period is 2 months. Given the time I have been at the company I am not entitled to redundancy pay and have started looking for jobs. Some of ...

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Advice on job seeking in HK

chen2485

Hi all, My first post. I am about to graduate from one of the best MFE programs in the US, and I am looking for quant/trading related opportunities in HK. I am not sure whether it's short of experience, timing or distance issue, it's hard for me to get an interview for those opportunities I found, ...

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Locked down internship, what to do?

Warren's Buffet

Hey WSO, so I got an internship for summer 2020, but I am free this summer and have a place that might be interested in taking me on. Should I mention that I have an internship for 2020 since they are similar firms and the CEOs are actually both friends? Or should I not say anything about that? Not ...

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Global Atlantic Financial Group Reputation?

vjunior60

Does anyone have any more details about GAFG? Im currently trying to work in IB, but was wondering if a sophomore summer investment internship at GAFG would be beneficial for junior summer recruiting or would I be better off interning at a boutique. ...

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Choosing between very different offers

mike3120

I've lucked out recently and received three offers for opportunities after graduation in May. My only problem right now is that they all are pretty different and I'm not sure which to pick. The first is an FLDP type program at a F500 (insurance co.) where I'd do three year-long rotations that would...

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Leaving top BB for quant HF after less than a year

qm123

Hi, First off, I am grateful to be in a position to make this decision. However, it has been stressful, and I am really torn. Currently working at top BB (think GS/MS/JPM) AM arm as a first year analyst. Long term plan was always moving into quant HF after 1-2 years-ish. I took the AM BB job first...

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MBB Sophomore Year; how to network for junior year?

karabiber1

Hello! I currently attend a fairly prestigious school (non-US), top 20 worldwide. I study economics & accounting & my GPA is above a 3.7. For my freshman year, I interned at a big 4 company in their management consulting department at a European location, and for my sophomore year (this summer) I w...

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Follow up with MD or HR

newday2live

Is it discouraged to follow up with the MD for an update on the interview even if you don't hear back from the HR after following up? It's been 2+weeks....

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hear back Hirevue SA London GS/JPM/MS

Bananawarz

Hey, is there anyone who heard back from JPM/GS/MS Summer Analyst Hirevue interviews? If yes: when, which division and how much time did it take do hear back after your Hirevue? Cheers! ...

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schools near sarjapur road

foundation

The Foundation school was established in 2009. The school follows a methodology that helps children learn through hands on activities and experiential learning. Children at The Foundation School are seen not as consumers who need external entertainment, but as producers who interact with various lea...

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Canadian looking to break into the hedge fund industry in the US/UK

momtl

delete, delete, delete, delete,delete, delete, delete, delete, delete, delete, delete,delete, delete, delete, delete...

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How Many Internships is too many

cbj2019

I am a non-target with a 3.8+ gpa from the midwest who has had previous internship experience with a large late-stage VC firm abroad. I am delaying graduation to pursue internship opportunities for the spring, summer, and fall. I have optained an IB internship with a small boutique in New York, sti...

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What do you say when recruiters ask "What is your current comp?"

LDNFinance

Searched the forum for an answer to this but all previous threads seem to focus how to answer this question to negotiate a higher comp offer. I've reached the point in my career where I've gained a couple years under my belt post undergrad. At this point, the volume of calls/emails/LinkedIn IM's t...

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Too old. Do I do an MBA or JD or MBA/JD?

Zeknichov

I'm 30yos with 5 years of Commercial Banking experience. I've tried to break into IB and Corporate Banking which are the only two areas of finance, besides PE, I am interested in working in but I failed at breaking into either. The feedback I'm getting now is that I'm too old. No one wants to hire ...

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List of Small/Medium Investment Management Firms in Orange County?

fomo120

Hi all, Recent graduate here looking for recommendations on investment management companies based/with office in Orange County (preferably Irvine/Mission Viejo area). I have some WM internship experience but don't really have any financial modeling experience, so smaller companies or satellite off...

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lynda courses

jialopet

I am looking to learn about coding for python, java and SQL and become stronger in excel. They have some 2-3 hours courses and I have access to lynda the learning online software. Has anyone ever used it to learn how to code and/or strengthen your data analytics/excel skills? If yes, how was your ex...

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Applying for Jobs in Other US Cities?

Londinium23

I currently live in the DC area and have a background in politics/public affairs but I am unhappy in my current industry for a variety of reasons. I am trying to transition over towards working in energy as I have some background in that combined with a masters degree from a top target school. Howe...

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Machine Learning Certification

Rithu-Rawat

Credo Systemz Machine Learning Course In Chennai.Will Make You Proficient In The Techniques And Concepts Involved In Machine Learning. These Concepts Include Mathematical And Heuristic Aspects, Supervised And Unsupervised Learning And Hands-On Modeling To Develop Algorithms. With These Concepts, You...

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internship questions for SA 2019

jayrock193

1. How much can one expect to make as an investment banking summer analyst? 2. What are the 10 best companies to work for & why? 3. I a rising sophomore. Do you have any tips to help me in securing an internship?...

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How to find a mentor?

flyovercityanalyst

How would you recommend finding a meaningful mentor? Specific example.. I am in a role that I enjoy and make solid money at, however, I know it is not where I want to be long-term. What ways can I go about finding a mentor that does what I want to do long-term in order to best understand their world...

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Should I take an unpaid internship

mtnclimber

I currently a Junior finance major. I was just offered an unpaid internship position at a small family office private equity firm. I am going to be doing actual company analysis so I believe it to be illegal to not pay me. I am not interested in being taken advantage of. I think he uses interns ...

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Remote Finance Jobs

gator10

Good Morning Monkies, After living in a major city for the last 4 years I've decided I want to move and live on a mountain... mostly just Tahoe. Do remote finance jobs exist? Like ones that pay $90k+? It doesn't look good but just putting it out there. Thx ...

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Intern Looking for Advice

18KIntern

I'm an intern at an Asset Management firm with a 1st Class Honours Degree which is equivalent to a 4.0 GPA in Mathematics and Finance from a non-target university. Currently I am trying to break into I.B, preferably ECM or M&A division. I am contemplating doing CFA Level 1 in 2019. Does anyone know ...

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Putting previous CAREER experience in CV?

Distracted

Hi, everyone! As the title suggests, I wanted to ask you if it was a good idea to put my previous exp. from a different career path. Now, I know this is not related to finance, but I learned a lot, I did many presentations to different clients and I got a lot of confidence in my leadership and "so...

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Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA) Junior Financial Analyst Any info?

fomo120

Hi all, There is a possibility that I will have an interview with Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA) at their Newport Beach office. I am interested in the Junior Analyst position and was wondering if anyone had any insights into their interview process (either Newport Beach or L.A. offi...

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FT BB Offer Signed, Rescind for Delayed Graduation?

rznwslerhg

I completed a summer internship at a BB and received/signed an offer for FT. After speaking with my college, I'm missing one distribution requirement course that will have to be completed during the summer (3-week course that ends before FT start date). I am still allowed to walk for graduation, bu...

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Struggling with complacency/feelings of underachieving after accepting FT offer

g keep

Hey everyone, I'm a senior at a private non-target needing some advice about FT prospects. Just for context: ~3.7 GPA, decent internship experience (F500, MM, ER), and heavily involved with my school's investment fund. I had a few BB FT super days but unfortunately nothing panned out. I interviewed ...

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Hopeless aug 18 Grad no experience

eps5227

Direct admit to IU Kelly finance, then, after freshman year, last minute due to unforeseen circumstances transferred to a more overall "prestigious" state school more east, and was told I had too many credits to apply for their business school upon arrival. I graduated in August with a degree in hum...

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Turning down the video interview

daleyrobben

I applied for a coporate finance position and I was asked to do something is called “video interview” where I have to record myself answering pre-set questions. I refused to do that, because it would be uncomfortable, I'm adamant to record myself. Any thoughts on video interview system? I'm c...

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Asset management to investment banking?

AM2IB

Looking for advice from anyone who has gone from AM to IB. I tried applying to a number of boutique firms knowing that it would be borderline impossible to get into a BB with no experience and a degree from a non-target. No responses yet. I am pursuing CFA since that is applicable to both AM and IB,...

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Worried about background check

bobthebuilder45

As part of the hiring process, I've been asked to go through a background check. The company performing the background check is First Advantage. iIn my resume I've got terminated from one of my past internships. Beyond that, I've had great internships. Should I be worried? Thanks in advance!...

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S&T Analyst transition after 8 months

gostate11

Hi all, Currently a 1st year analyst in the S&T program of a top BB. Sit in macro derivative sales and have been ranked as a top performer in our first review cycle. However, I am not at all satisfied with the actual work as a sales analyst (feels like I just chase the desk for prices and copy and ...

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