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Applying for Sophomore Summer 2019 InternshipFor whatever reason, I thought I had more time to apply for an internship for next summer, but I'm realizing that I've definitely put this whole process off too long at this point. I'm a rising sophomore at a top target school with a 3.92 GPA, a member of the most selective investment club in my sch...
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What entry level job is best for becoming a quant. I know which degrees are best for becoming a quant and that you need a masters degree to get most of the jobs, but there is very little information about what job you should be working if you want to do your masters part-time. That's why I thought I'd ask the question here. ...
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Is there a list of all firms that offer internship opportunities in the Bay Area?Hey guys I decided to just cold call/ email some firms asking them about internship opportunities for next summer and was wondering if anyone had a link or a list to these firms. They don't have to be the biggest firms, I will appreciate even the smaller ones. Thanks!...
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Which Job search sites are the most popular for finance?Greetings all, What are the most popular job search sites for finance? I have been using indeed and glassdoor mostly but I feel like there is something I am missing. Thanks a lot. ...
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Career Path KYC/AML/CDD/Compliance OfficerI am a fresh graduate which I have completed my banking and finance studies. As i scroll through the jobs offered by various companies, I found out there are positions such as AML/KYC/compliance officer/CDD analyst. Can someone help and explain what are the differences between theses jobs and how ...
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Chances of breaking into Banking?**A little background on myself: ** Graduated with a bachelors in Finance in December of 2017. Had no banking internships throughout my undergrad years as my school wasn't a target IB school (Even though I had a 3.86 GPA). After graduating I managed to land myself a spring internship at a boutique b...
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Networking with former interviewersHey everyone, Is it okay to network with former interviewers at companies/positions you got dinged at? What are we supposed to say to build the relationship, should we continue to show interest in the same role that we interviewed for and hope that they would select us for an interview during the ...
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HYP Student in Need of AdviceHello all! I'm in an odd situation. Graduated from Princeton this year with 3.72. Decided to take year off to study for LSAT, hopefully break 168+, and apply to T14. However, I'm not sure that I'll hit that target by then. I interned at a small ibank last summer with the hopes of breaking into a lar...
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Please share your insightHi I'm in a desperate need of your input. I'm trying to transition from public accounting to finance but having a really hard time doing so. Let me use bullet points to highlight some key info. * Graduated from University of Rochester with a Biology degree (GPA = 3.7) * GRE score = 332 * Too...
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Honest feedback for rising senior (pragmatic FT job hunt)Hey guys so I was wondering if I could get some much needed advice on how to proceed given my current situation. I'm a rising senior at an extreme non-target in a limited area for finance (think STL, Nebraska, etc.). Despite this, I managed to get a small handful of BB SA interviews last year. If I'...
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Deals consulting vs Investment Banking - Next step in career, advice wantedAny advice on my next career move would be appreciated Currently a Big 4 auditor in UK (recently qualified) - my end goal is mid-market PE. I've been accepted for an internal move to Deals Consulting where the role is focused on providing advice to mainly PE houses and some corporates on M&A deals...
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Internship or graduate role? (UK)Hi all, Any help with my question would be much appreciated: Essentially the question is whether to apply for internship or graduate roles - **Background** I have a BSc in Economics, first class (first, 2:1, 2:2 etc. UK grading) from a top 10 Uni - got highest mark in derivatives module in cohor...
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Is it normal for a potential employer to ask for trade history?As the title says, is it normal for employers to ask for your trade history? If so, do I just download the monthly statements and send them all to him/her? Lastly, is it okay to omit the history of an account (heavy losses!) or should I just send it anyways. Thanks for the help, just unsure if thi...
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Uni help for IB aspirantHello everyone, I am a non-EU, non-NA person going to UCL this fall for mathematics (looking to switch to mathematics and economics). I want to get a career in financial consulting /global investment advisory. My profile is as follows: A level prediction: A*A*A*A (Maths FM Physics Chem) IELTS: 8 Did...
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Graduated With A Sub 3.5 GPA From Non Target What are my options?Hey Monkeys, Some input would really be appropriated. I graduated from Northeastern with a degree in finance this May (2018). My GPA is below a 3.5 but not terrible at a 3.36. I have one internship at a BO role at Brown Brothers Harriman. I am currently working as a trading assistant in the middle ...
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Breaking Back Into BankingHello fellow monkeys. I have a question for you all. I am currently working in the billing office of a well-known law-firm in the NYC area for about 3 months. Could not find banking job out of college so took law-firm gig. Graduated from a non-target and had a internship my junior year at a boutique...
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BB or PE internshipHello all, I was wondering what people's thoughts were on a mid-tier BB offer vs. a summer internship at a MF PE. I have offers at a couple firms (KKR/Bain/Carlyle/Cerberus/Oaktree/Warburg types), and wanted to know whether the early jump (I am ultimately looking to break into PE) is worth it over ...
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Sophomore Internship - Doing Something Unrelated to Banking?Hi all, I am currently a rising sophomore attending UC Berkeley. I currently work in PWM (in the office of a big bank's chairman). I have been told over and over that its very difficult to work a banking-type job during your sophomore year, so I felt that I needed some other type of experience to re...
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Follow up after a work sample-European HFFellow monkeys, I've recently gone through two rounds of phone interviews for an associate position with a European HF. At the end of the last interview the partner who I spoke with mentioned that they want to see a work sample. I gave him a couple of options of materials that I could provide, he ...
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Full-Time Buy Side Training ProgramsI know that Point72 has their Point72 Academy, as a rare, amazing opportunity for full-time training on the buyside. I was wondering what other firms you know that host similar programs. I was on Bridgewater's and Citadel's website and didn't see anything, though they may have offered them in the ...
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Not enrolled but campus recruiting?So I'm currently a rising junior and I've got a Fall corp dev offer pending background check. In order to take this, I would need to take the semester off. How does this work with on campus recruitment? I notice some boutiques are having on campus interviews, and applications say they require applic...
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Low GPA in high caliber collegesI'm wondering how many kids from Ivies/similar tier colleges on the Street have low/average GPAs. Speaking as someone from a low tier Ivy with a shitty GPA, (-3.0) getting an elite internship was definitely an uphill battle, seeing as most of my classmates I was competing with had 3.5+s at least. ...
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Path for a non-core position in big AM firmRecently started a job in a non-core business function (communication/business development) in a top AM firm. Did not like the current role but took the job for the company name/location. (bad luck in landing full-time offer when was an undergrad). Always know wanted to jump to core business functi...
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How do you ask an alumni to get you an interviewHi I have spent the summer networking with bankers, having phone and coffee chats. For the most part, I seemed to connect well with the bankers and many of them offered to help/introduce me to others. I have submitted applications at these banks. I am starting to hear chatters that interviews are ta...
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Potential Quant positionsHi guys! First of all, I am new in the forum so a big hello to everyone. My main reason to write here today is to expose a bit my current situation. I am a recent PhD graduate who has actively started looking for Quant positions. My background is from Physics, and although I have not taken any ba...
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Private Equity Internship - Now What?Currently a rising sophomore at a semi-target in the Northeast. I was able to get into an internship at a small private equity firm after freshman year and have been working here part-time for about three months. I've been able to be involved in all aspects of the deal pipeline including proprietary...
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Semi-target Liberal Arts InterviewHi chimps, From what I’ve read so far, liberal arts undergrads can break into IB or S/T internships via exceptional interview skills. I am a rising freshman at a semi target university. Does anyone have experience interviewing as a liberal arts student? How did your diverse background better prepa...
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MM offer vs masters and try BB recruitmentI'm currently attending a european semi-target (CBS/Solvay/maastricht) and I will be completing my bachelor with $0 of Debt. I have the chance to start at a MM boutique (Lincoln, GP Bullhound, Torch Partners, Harris Williams etc.) after graduating. Now I'm wondering if I should persue a Masters (an...
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Advice for maths student interested in quantitative financeHi all, This is my first time posting so hopefully this question is acceptable. So, a bit about me: I'm currently a Masters student in pure maths at (I guess you would call a target university in my country Australia). I finished my undergrad at the same university in mathematical physics with firs...
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Is it wise to apply for diversity events outside my graduation date?Im a rising sophomore majoring in accounting and finance. Im debating on whether to apply for the FRBNY's Undergraduate Summit since its outside my graduation date. According to a flyer I received from a SEO event, qualified students graduate between 2019 and 2020. However, the recruiter I spoke to...
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MBB to PE: what’s the process like? tldr: what’s the MBB to PE interview process like? I’ve seen some WSO content on going from MBB to PE and the concensus seems to be that MBB to PE is possible. However, there doesn’t seem to be much content on WSO regarding the actual interview process from MBB to PE. I’m curious what it’...
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Wait a year to get another opportunity or pursue one now?Answered. But I unfortunately do not know how to delete a post on WSO. If I did, I would just hit delete....
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How to land a full time associate offer after you didn't get one from your summer internshipHello Everyone, I'm kind of nervous that I will not be receiving a full time offer after my summer internship. If this ends up playing out, I'm wondering how to best position myself for an offer elsewhere. Are the odds low? I am currently at a top tier MBA Program (Think Harvard, Wharton, Stanford)...
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Advice for a total newbie I've recently moved to NYC from a small Midwestern town and have been working at a FinTech PR firm for about 6 months now. While I enjoy it, the firm I work for has a number of management issues and I am looking for new work. I've always been interested in financial services but I didn't study finan...
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Transitioning from ER Associate at BB with 1 year of experience to IB possible?Recruiting for 2019 summer and have found myself unqualified for most IB spots, but very qualified for ER. Prospects for a summer IB role are slim, but might be able to get a boutique IB. However, I'm fairly confident I can get a very good ER gig - BB or Evercore. Since I know FT recruiting is basic...
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Sophomore IB internship interview prepI am a rising sophomore currently working at a PE firm in NYC, and just received a return offer. However, my main goal for my sophomore summer is an investment banking internship, and I have applied to pretty much every sophomore program I can find, though most are diversity (I'm non diversity). I'm...
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Quitting Without Formal Written OfferThere’s been many topics on this, I’m well aware of that, but I was curious about people’s thoughts on my situation. I am an associate looking to change career paths (IB>AM) and cities. I know this doesn’t sound the sexiest to all of you but I can get comparable all-in pay and work 40 hours ...
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Exploring OpportunitiesI would like advice on transitioning my career out of the retail wealth management space. I have been a financial advisor for 7 years. I have the CFP(R) designation and I am a Level 1 candidate in the CFA program. I will sit for the test in December. I would like to explore opportunities beyond bein...
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Scrap My Stock Pitch???During an interview I was asked to pitch a stock, and the associate interviewing me shit on it. He thought the the business model is strong and that I did good research, but the valuation was way too rich. This was a company with a 32 PE, 17 Fwd PE and 10-15% revenue growth in the consumer sector. ...
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Getting First Rounds - What am I Doing Wrong?Hi guys. I'm applying for a 2019 summer analyst position. I've sent out applications to all the bulge brackets, as well as a number of relatively prestigious boutiques. I'm a student at a target school with a 3.85 majoring in Economics. My interest in IB is recent, so I haven't had a chance to atten...
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How are sophomore corporate finance internships viewed when trying to get a junior year ER internshipObviously corporate finance or strategy internships are easier to get after sophomore year than capital markets internships, I was wondering how these are viewed when applying for ER internships. ...
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Career Advice. Please help :( Hi all, First time poster here and I will try to be short as possible. I am 23 right now. So I graduate from UK University of Strathclyde Glasgow ( Joint Hons in Finance and Marketing) and then got a job in Morgan Stanley Glasgow ( middle office operations job). I am happy with my job but the pa...
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Specifics about Applying to InternshipsDuring an introductory seminar held in Paris that aimed to provide an overview of the whole London BB internship application landscape, hosted by a company specializing in helping its clients (typically undergraduate business school students) secure internship positions in BB IBD FO and in managemen...
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London Still Viable After Brexit? (International Student)Currently in high school in a Chinese city. I'm looking to get into FO finance. What are your thoughts on UK vs US, especially after Brexit? I'd be an international student for both, and the draw of the UK for me is it's cheaper (roughly by half), and there isn't the H1B visa lottery. Or is the ...
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1st Year Analysts, any advice on improving networking skills?I'm trying to improve my networking skills to attempt to at least slightly increase my response rate for people that I try to cold email/call. What worked for you if you've been successful? If people are reaching out to you now, what do you like/not like in an initial message from a college so...
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Considering my current circumstances, how do I make it into PE or a HF?I know this must be one of the most frequent questions in this forum, but I believe the essence of the question and the answer will vary according to each case. Let me start with some insights about my background. I grew up in a relatively poor Central American country to a middle upper class Famil...
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Networking: The art of asking for the jobHi guys, From a semi-target university so I've realised that I must up my networking game. I'm okay with initiating and building relationships with all types of professionals, but always struggle in the key moments of WHEN and HOW to ask for a job/experience. Reading the networking guide on WSO i...
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How to Prepare for RX interviewHi all, I have a restructuring interview coming up and I want to be as prepared as I can going in. Any resources you an recommend would be much appreciated! Thanks...
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How strict GPA Requirements are when I apply Chicago MM firms?Hi. I'm a prospective Junior majoring in Statistics with 3.4 GPA from Illinois, and I would like to know how strict GPA cut lines on the job description are for Chicago Middle Market firms. I do realize that Illinois is somewhat target for Chicago MM, but if the description says 3.5 REQUIRED is this...
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What are your best internship interview tips?I have managed to secure three interviews so far for this upcoming semester. I had one earlier this week and I felt it went fairly well, but in the follow-ups they told me that they were going to wait to make a decision after they hire a new analyst in the office, and that I should follow up in a m...
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Whether to Leave a Primarily Sourcing Role at a Middle Market Private Equity FirmHi All, The summary: I'm currently in a Sourcing / Junior Biz Dev type of analyst role at a well known Growth PE firm. the role is 100% sourcing and admin with minimal diligence exposure and no execution / modeling. I'm starting to grow concerned about how applicable my skills would be outside of ...
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Am I too young ?I'm about to start uni at a UK semi-target on a 4 year course, starting September (technically top 5 school in UK) . Id be only just 18 years old in time for spring weeks of 2019, and would be 17 for recruiting. I have a week of work experience at a small PE fund, but was only 16 so does it even cou...
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Life Goes On...[quote]In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.[/quote] -Robert Frost From the outside, my life right now looks great. I graduated with high honors from one of the world's best universities, completed my banking stint in a top tier group and am now happily working...
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Intro phone chat turned into a first round interview?Hey guys, Long time lurker, but this is my first time posting. So, I reached out to a few people at a BB in their M&A group asking to get to know more about the firm, the team, etc. I reached out to one more individual who said that they would be happy to chat. The "chat" turned into an hour long ...
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Where to place myself for success?I am interning right now at a small shop in Florida, think 4-10 people. Doing acquisitions and starting our first fund. They have taught me how to underwrite basic deals and use Argus. I have been really looking into moving to a major metro such as New York, Chicago or LA. I am driven and willing to...
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Has anyone actually gotten offers/interview with anybody for summer 2019?Title. Interested, and would like to know. I've submitted hirevues for ones that have come out, but still waiting for a bunch....
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MSc + LL.M OR MSc with higher grades?Hi guys, please help me consider the following trade-off. Brief context for the question (some vagueness for anonymity purposes): -European University (Its law school is pretty OK ranked ...
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BNP Paribas Investment BankingHas anyone had any experience with them? Thanks!...
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Can I ask for internships in multiple sectors?Hi everyone, I recently came in touch with someone who has a very senior position at an investment management firm and who offered help regarding internships. He told me that I should send him an email with what type of internship I was looking for and he would try to help me by putting me in touch...
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I have been referred to a make an applicationHello, I have a question: I have been referred to a make an application at a BB. I got in touch with an Alumni and the referred me to a position. Now I clicked on the link and applied. But does the HR knows that I was referred to that position? Thanks ...
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What division title would you give this internship job description? This internship job description from a BB could fall under many categories and was simply labeled as "Fall Analyst"-- what would you title it for say LinkedIn?...
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Passing along resume - Lateral moveHey fellas - Currently I am working at a boutique investment banking firm and trying to lateral. I start networking recently. Most people I networked would offer to pass along my resume or circulate my info internally. Based on my past experience, out of 10 people who said that, I would get 1 or 2 i...
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I am a math major at Rutgers NB aspiring to go into banking. What should I do to maximize the chances of landing an IB job?Hey all, I'm going into my sophomore year as a math major in the honors math program. I am taking real analysis in the coming fall and will probably have my math major completed sometime during my junior year. I have several internships at firms such as Chase and Bank of America lined up for me in ...
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1st Internship: Infrastructure PE or Risk Management at a Big 4?I'm a freshman looking towards opportunities in IBD/PE/VC/HF/AM/Consulting/Tech when I graduate. Basically, I am not really sure. I've been lucky enough to have the opportunity of doing an internship (1 month) at an infrastructure PE fund (funds of around $2 Billion) or Risk Management/Advisory at a...
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Breaking into Corporate banking from Commercial BankingI just recently started at a middle market commercial bank in the midwest. My first position is a ~9 month rotation where i'll spend weeks learning the different areas of the bank with their teams. The longest rotation is credit (6 weeks), and a 10 week rotation in the group you work best with (it w...
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Undergraduate Summer Internships: Junior and Senior Year in NYC/Chicago?Hi Chimps, I am a rising freshman at a semi-target school majoring in finance and accounting currently working a paid summer internship at a small local firm. At this stage I'm still learning everything I can about the industry. Several people working as analysts and one associate (BB) have told me ...
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I backed out of an offer, but never got a response?I accepted an offer in November and was set to start mid August. I found a better job (better city, more interesting, 2x the comp). I emailed the gentleman who offered me and said I won’t be joining the team and wished him will. Is it fine I never got a response or shall I call and confirm?...
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ABS HF's and AM'sDoes working in securitization/structured finance origination have any decent exits to ABS HF/AM? I know there are many funds that's specialize in these products, but I'm not sure how well working on the sell side for the origination of ABS/MBS/CDO helps in buyside recruiting....
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Lots of Interviews, No Jobs Hey Everyone, I go to a school in the northeast that has a 3 co-op program and recently went through the process. It’s a top 100 but I wouldn’t call it a “target”. I applied to about 10 internships in the finance sector along with a few in the general business sector. I had interviews w...
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Any help would be appreciated! Hello WSO community this is my first post and would appreciate any help or advice! To start let me give you a little backstory on myself. I am currently a junior at a non-target with minuscule alumni connections, by that i mean i could not find any IB alumni and one of my professors actually told m...
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Is This A Realistic Timeline?I saw someone post an AMA on here before about this timeline. It was really helpful. I was wondering how many others had the same experience and how realistic this time line is. BB --> MM PE --> M7 --> Megafund I don't know why this would be considered "impossible." Sure, this is very difficul...
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Breaking in at age 25Hello folks, I came from a pre med nackground and recently just decided that I sincerely look up to Investment bankers and Managmeent consultants more than surgeons and physicians. I'd like to ask, would you say 25 is too old to break in? I have already had 4 years of pre med college experience and ...
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Cold Email FeedbackHere is my cold networking email: Hello ____, I hope this note finds you well. I saw that you work for ____ as an Analyst and I am very interested in learning more about your experience and your firm. I have a strong passion for Investment Banking and I highly admire your firms’ prestigious repu...
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If you could talk to the CEO of an EB what would you say?If you had the opportunity for a 20 minute phone call with a CEO of an Elite Boutique what questions would you ask him? Would it be too straight forward to ask him for a job?...
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Wonderlic Test?So I’m currently an intern at a boutique firm, and they didn’t have myself or the other interns take the test. They are in the process, of hiring a new analyst who will start ASAP due to a personnel shortage. I have overheard them talking about the candidates Wonderlic scores. I know what the te...
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Transitioning Veteran Advice PleaseHello All, I'm a 31-year-old transitioning Army Officer and am seeking a role in asset management at a firm ideally in New York. I'm currently an aviation officer with about six years of experience also working in the army's version of accountability and asset management (which is what most of my r...
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Advice Needed: Breaking in FO from MOI was wondering if you could give me a bit of career advice. I’m currently based in London working for a top tier HF MO role. Previously, I was really fortunate to work for a top tier IB PC role across both NYC and LDN offices. Having worked in a MO role for 4 years after undergrad, I think I have...
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London Recruiting : Greenwich Partners Helped Me Get a Job =)I have got to say been using lots of different London recruiters to help achieve my next career move & Greenwich Partners have been amazing, I have been looking for a good recruiter in London for awhile now. Not sure if its just me but most have my experience has been agencies not getting back to me...
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Good places to network for a sophomore internshipI'm an incoming sophomore at a nontarget and once August starts and the summer intern season is over I'm going to start networking with as many people in as many firms as possible to try and land a sophomore internship. I live in the Southeast and where I'm at there is primarily wealth management fi...
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4.0 at Non-Target School VS TransferringHi Everyone, I'm currently a rising sophomore at Northeastern University studying finance and journalism looking to get into private equity as soon as possible after I graduate. However, seeing as Northeastern is not a target school and has only recently come to a passable level of relevance, ther...
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Recent Graduate, can't find job in bankingHi all, I'm a recent graduate from a 2nd tier target with a 3.9 gpa in economics. I have internships in consulting and on the buy-side and have EC's. I screwed the pooch during my senior year recruiting and barely applied anywhere...I took the first job I found on my school's career portal, which i...
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local languages on a ResumeHello guys, I am applying for summer internships in London, and I am hesitant whether to put my mother tongue on my resume on not. It is called Berber and it's a local language in north African countries, I am sure it is not relevant at all in a professional point of view but some people told me an ...
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About to be UnemployedSo looks like I am possibly going to be unemployed at the end of next month. Brief background: 3rd year BB M&A analyst. I've had strong performance reviews and comp as well as decent relationships with a few senior bankers. Unfortunately, my team is against A2A for some reason, so I'm on my way out....
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Starting Full Time in JanuaryHello everyone, I will be interning at an EBB in the summer of 2019. However, I plan to graduate fall 2019, rather than in the spring of 2020. I am wondering if it is at all possible to begin full time in spring 2020, rather than waiting for the June-July recruiting cycle. I do not want to wait so ...
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Where does my STEM experience get valued the most?I am graduating next year and considering applying for quant jobs. However, "quant" (as you know) is too generic for me with little financial background. I focused on studies on signal processing and statistics. I mainly worked on maximum-likelihood estimations, regularized quadratic programming, ...
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Warburg Pincus Interview IndiaHi there, I have an interview with Warburg Pincus (Asia) for the role of an Associate. I would love to know what to expect in the interviews. Any thoughts will be hugely appreciated. Thanks!...
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International student with self sponsored 1 year J-1 Visa job opportunities.I am graduating towards the middle of next year and am really keen to take advantage of a special visa that is available for NZ passport holders. I am allowed a 1 year J1 Visa and am really keen on breaking into the finance industry in the US. I have one degree a BA in Business Information Systems...
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Non-mandarin finance jobs Hong KongHi monkeys in HK, I'm a rising senior at a reputable UK/US university. I have internship experience in IB and buyside (AM, PE,VC) and would like to work in HK post-grad (from HK but left to boarding school a whie ago) I am only semi fluent in mandarin and Cantonese so IB is out of the question. Wha...
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Getting an entry-level Prop-Trading positionI'm going to graduate from a college that's not even worth mentioning (not even in top 100 colleges) soon and am looking to get into prop-trading. I have self experience in the market. I started individually trading about a year ago but have blown up many portfolios already. I will be only getting a...
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Transfer into employee from independent contractor possible?I am currently in a real estate brokerage firm. Is transferring into an analyst position from an independent contractor position under the same firm likely? Just want to make sure before I go up to the recruiting manager and spread around the words that I want to quit my current job....
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Supply Chain Exit to FinanceHi all, Currently working as a supply chain analyst for an electronics company, with about 5 years of retail supply chain experience before that. At this point, I am looking to make a switch into something more finance related as I love following the markets and understanding what is causing market...
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Army Logistics Officer, non-target New England, 2.94 GPA looking for IBD Analyst Job in Boston or New YorkI have a year left in the Army and am looking to transition into I-banking, and, eventually, into M&A or PE. I have a double major in finance and marketing (latter is irrelevant) and minor in econ from a non-target with a 2.94 GPA. Senior year I started focusing on my military training more and less...
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Going back on an accepted SA offerWith early recruiting on my mind this question came up, what's stopping a sophomore in college from accepting a SA position and then going on and continuing with recruiting and taking interviews? Obviously this is poor practice, extremely dishonest and will probably come back to bite the person, but...
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Is Houston Recruiting Finished?Does anyone have knowledge on the status of Houston recruiting? I know most banks started early, but did all of them fill up already?...
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Breaking Into Wall Street Less than A Year Out of College! Please Help!I graduated from Northeastern University this May (2018). I was a finance major with a 3.36 GPA. I have one internship that was a BO position at BBH and am currently working as a trading assistant (middle office). I'am looking to break into wall street (preferably an analyst role at an BB) even thou...
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Has Anyone Ever gotten a Job/Interview through an Online Application?Trying to get some numbers here. Obviously, I know success rates are very low. But I'm wondering if anyone here has ever done it, or heard of anyone who successfully did it. This is assuming 0 networking, though....
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Should i submit a stock analysis?Should I submit a stock analysis, or something along the same lines, when applying for a job which runs concurrently with my studies (masters in finance)? I am from Denmark, so this might be different in the U.S., I don't know. I have an average GPA from my bachelor (I believe undergrad in the U.S),...
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Background Check: Tricky Situation, International NGO that shut down due to adequate fundingHey, I'm applying for the typical finance roles (consulting/ib) etc. On my resume I've listed an ngo that I started say 10 years ago which lasted around 5 years but then had to shut down due to adequate funding (been around 5 years since it shut down). How will background check approach this? I int...
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How do I find an internship with a 2:2 in first year?So I've just finished my first year doing maths at Cambridge and got a 2:2. I want to do an internship next summer at a quant firm but I don't think I have a realistic chance so should I not bother applying to internships and do some programming project or something instead?...
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