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How to seem like a human being during interviews

Leerverkauf

As the title says, how does one fake being a fun and interesting person? All the HR people emphasise how important it is to have a life outside of your career pursuits. Asking for a friend....

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Commercial Credit Analyst Career Path

dhk413

I am an undergraduate finance major. I am heavily interested in becoming a commercial loan credit analyst. Is it possible to get an entry level job in the commercial credit loan industry? If not, would starting off as a consumer loan credit analyst be a good start or should I go into corporate finan...

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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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T3 Bank corp banking vs. T2 Bank internal consulting? (summer)

genuinelyconfused

Hey guys, so currently I have 2 offers as described in the title. The T3 bank, though less well-known, has a strong presence in the sector that I got an offer to. Typical work includes debt financing, underwriting, loan syndication, etc.; The internal consulting group is a small team (~80 ppl) with...

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Why is HR asking where I accepted an offer at?

biscuitsandgravery

Hi, I told HRs of several BBs that i took another offer at a BB and had to reject their interview, however now they keep asking which firm was it. Do i have to answer this and would you?...

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Financial Advisor Interviews

Pat-Reilly

How drawn out is the interview process usually for FA positions? I've already gotten past an initial interview with a firm, they did a background check and now they're telling me I have to meet at least another 2 times. Once to go over marketing and compensation and the next to meet the regional pre...

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No business card from the interviewer? Is it too late to follow up after few days? Have a Coffee Chat with them?

HKDreamer

I just had a Sales and Trading SA interview in a BB few days ago but all of the interviewers did not bring their business card during the interview. Therefore , I couldn't have a follow-up. However , I found their LinkedIn of after few days and they accepted my invitation? Should I follow up no...

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"Global technology and Financial analysis" at Millennium Management?

mitchymoreguap

Just got myself an interview for this program. Does anyone have any info on what I might expect? I don't know if financial analysis for a hedge fund will consist of working under a PM doing general analyst work or if it is essentially a FP&A role. Millennium has one general application for all analy...

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Networking for Financial Services Internships

HeartbeatNSA

Hello, I am a junior majoring in Economics and Computer Science, and I have been applying to internships in financial services sectors and financial technology industries. I have been invited to several super days, but sadly, I did not receive any offer so I have to apply to other companies. I have ...

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Bloomberg vs Local Bank

EM-hardo

Hello Everyone! So I'm facing a dilemma between choosing a role in London with Bloomberg in their Sales department or a role in a local bank in Dubai as a Treasury Trader and then move to their Sales side selling treasury products such as FX and IRS etc. Given that these are the only choices that ...

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Summer 2019 Internships Recruiting Opportunities in Winter and Spring

HeartbeatNSA

I have been recruiting for companies in financial services and/or technology (dual major degree in Economics and Computer Science and have had internship opportunities in a range of financial services sectors). I received a few super days but I have not landed an internship yet. I am still applying ...

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Big 4 TAS vs MF PE Investor Relations?

champagnepaki

Hey all, If you were a sophomore with these two offers for Summer '19, and your end game was to leverage one for IB SA 2020, which would you pick and why? 1. B4 TAS: Valuations 2. MF PE: Investor Relations Now at first I thought it was a clear cut: B4 TAS, as one would get experience building D...

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Wells Fargo Capital Finance vs AllianceBernstein Fixed Income

Ineedtoremember

I'm in a bit of a weird place. I recruited for WFCF FAP internship and got it. I find the group is interesting and think a career in debt or CRE would be interesting (Manager has been very open that if I perform and don't enjoy the work I can switch to Corporate or CRE). However, my long term passi...

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Relevant jobs for career transitioning

tixzed

Hello, I am new to Wall Street Oasis but I have enjoyed reading some of the advice that has been listed here. However, I haven't found any specific advice to my situation. Let me explain my predicament in my current search for jobs as I am trying to transition from health care clinician to business...

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Pivoting out of internal audit for a research role

illenium

I am currently in an IA analyst program at BB working on tech related audits and I been here for 4 months (1 1/2 years including my internship with them). I passed CFA level 1 in June this year and I have registered for CFA level 2 next year. I came from a non-target school majoring in Finance with ...

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Looking to pivot government internship experience into an entry level IB, management consulting role

mss5656

I'm a current senior at a NESCAC school studying government and economics. I have extensive experience in the public sector with lobbying and executive branch internships the past two summers. However, I'm now looking for entry level positions in finance, ideally in public finance IB or management c...

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Do I Have a Chance at Full-Time Recruiting if I Have no Relevant Work-Experience?

wjs345_1

Hello, I am a third-year student at New York University Stern and I have a 3.94 GPA, but I didn't have any experience/good networking/good interviewing skills and I think that's why I couldn't get any internships at banks. What do I do? Should I read Vault or the guides at WSO? Also, what other job...

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Morgan Stanley HK vs UBS London Sales and Trading summer internship

Wanderful

I have received an offer from UBS and a superday invitation from Morgan Stanley. I am quite unsure whether I should go to the superday (given the long journey to Hongkong) The UBS S&T internship allows you to rotate across different desks and it is located in London. On the other hand, the full nam...

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Banking vs Insurance

NonTargetHardo12390

So I have a full time offer at a top insurance company within their mutual funds research group. The idea was to go accept the offer and continue to recruit for IB or CB positions, but I've had no luck. Can anyone talk about their experiences working at an insurance company and possible exit ops or...

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Third Avenue Management

Izzy

Does anyone know what the reputation of this firm is and how their pay, compensation, exit opps are? http://www.thirdavenuefunds.com/ta/...

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Commercial Banking Credit Analyst vs. Corporate Banking Counter-party Credit Analyst

macphiou

Hello all, Currently work as a credit analyst for a large regional bank (PNC, Key, etc.) in the middle market space. Have the opportunity to potentially move to a much larger bank and in the city I would like to be in. However, I often here counter-party credit is considered MO. So, if offered this...

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Breaking into Hedge Fund via Backdoor

Don_Draper

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Should I contact MS after sending in application?

CUBuffwg

Hey everyone! I applied for a job at MS, and it's been about 2 weeks. I know the holidays can be busy/quiet for some, but should I call the branch? The reason I'm asking is because another bank wants to interview me right away. Both jobs are in the same state and I want to make the trip out there w...

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what internship do you look for as a sophomore

Giants123

What internship do you think someone could get as a sophomore going into Investment Banking? Is basically the only way sophomores could get an internship, through family and friends? what do you do if your stuck with out an internship as a sophomore and it's almost the summer?...

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BB/IBAB PWM internship rankings?

John-Jacobs1

Just curious what the rankings are for best PWM internship within a few firms: choices are BAML, JP, MS, DB, RBC and CS. Which is the one that carries the most weight and is helpful if you want to transition to S&T or IB?...

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Performance Based Careers

asc_fic

Hey Guys Wanted some advice please. I am looking for alternative positions as hedge against current situation and wanted your input as to what you think I would have a chance at given my experience: 2 years - Middle Office Derivatives 2.5 years - Structured Finance modeling (CLO/CDO) 2.5 years - I...

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Oppenheimer Technology Analyst Program

salomoney

Anyone receive or complete their HireVues? The description for this position is relatively vague so I was curious if anyone had insight into what the actual program entails. Also, if you completed the hirevue, how was it? I despise them. ...

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Career Advice Request

Jim Blenderman

Been a sales Director 3 years, 10 years total sales experience. Work for Xerox. Can someone tell me what role is best with my experience? I appreciate the advice thank you everyone. I am in NYC and make around 200k. Looking for an increase and change. ...

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Sophomore at Semi-Target Interested in Real Estate Private Equity

InvestmentChap

Hi, I am a rising sophomore at a semi-target interested in REPE. Basically, I am curious as to what the best way to get into REPE during undergrad is (because it is less structured). Are there opportunities for sophomores? If so, what type of knowledge will firms expect me to know during interviews...

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The Invest Like The Street Analyst Program

Nontarget2018

I'm wasn't sure which forum to put this in. I would really like to know anyone's thoughts on The Invest Like The Street Analyst Program and whether it would be worthwhile for a sophomore with no internship experience....

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Following Up With Someone For Internship

doubleatripleog

Hey guys, I'm a high school senior who is currently applying to colleges, and looking for an internship for next summer. Coincidentally, I met this person in an Uber who is the CEO of a tech company, and as we talked more, he told me that he could get me an internship, and that we should meet for ...

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Which Offer to take? Consulting

gheezy111

Hi all, I recently got the three following offers and would like some advice as to which would be best for career progression and future earnings. A.T. Kearney - Sourcing Analyst Oliver Wyman - Specialist Accenture - CDP Please let me know your thoughts!...

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How recruiting works for entry-level

dennispouka

Hello guys. It seems that for many BB and boutiques graduate recruiting seasons has ended or is close to ending. What other opportunities are out there for those that haven't landed an internship or a full time job yet? Are there any firms recruiting later in the year or should we hope only for off-...

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Breaking into finance from economics!! Finance degree or APPLYING APPLYING APPLYING ??

Sheep29

Hi guys! My story in few lines: - BA in Economics + MSc in Economics (earned last month, at Bocconi University, which is among the top schools in Europe) - lots of exams in macro, micro and other quantitative stuff - little focus on financial statements and other corporate stuff - grade 106/110 (wh...

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Degree: Engineering vs Business

SenseOfUrgency

I will be entering college as a freshman next year and am lucky enough to be going to a university that offers degrees in engineering and business. Personally, both interest me very much and I am weighing which path to take. The way I see it: Engineering would offer more flexibility down the road...

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Should you be SELFISH to your FRIENDS when applying for your FIRST JOB?!

Making the World a Better Place

I recently got my first job in a big investment fund firm, thanks to my friend who was also competing for the job but did not end up getting it. We initially applied together at the same time, he received the next staged interview email while I did not. When we bumped into each other a while later...

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Etiquette for reaching out to friends of firm?

John-Jacobs1

Was interested in reaching out to people at certain larger firms and was looking for advice. I was planning on reaching out to friends of my current firm (small boutique IB, ...

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Did I just get rejected from a job? Am I getting ghosted?

Did I get ghosted

I appreciate the thoughtful responses. I suppose there is nothing I can do but wait. Thanks, and happy Thanksgiving, ---Ghosted...

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CS Markets vs UBS IBD Summer Internship-London

EBITDA4life

Hey all. I currently have internship offers from both Credt Suisse Markets and UBS IBD for the summer, in their london offices. I am really struggling to make up my mind. I feel like I would enjoy either, and would put in my best effort in both, On the one hand I feel that IBD is a better intern...

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Graduated College and Lost

Culokiller

I graduated from a non target with a 3.4 GPA majoring in finance. After working as a temp MO job i found the work rather boring and mind numbing. I recently received a full time job offer at another company for a role that is similar to the role i have now. Since i been having a hard time getting an...

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Getting into I. Banking at 34

simpson1984

Wondering if Investment banking is within reach for someone in my position. I need some honest advice and appreciate those who read through this and can offer some insights. Here's the backstory... I finished college in 2006 and went to work in China for a company that starts/manages internatio...

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Why does it feel so weird to make an "ask" at the end of a informational interview?

John-Jacobs1

I've been having a few conversations per week. I've been having solid success with contacting alumni. For the life of me, I cannot make "the ask". After 5-10 minutes and when I run out of questions, I usually just say "Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today, I was able to learn a lot e...

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Internal Wholesaler opportunities

mpp2331

I am a rising junior in college and have an interest in becoming an Internal Wholesaler. What firms offer internships in this field that could potentially lead to a full-time offer?...

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Am I in any position to be requesting this raise?

Models n Bottles

I'm going on 8 months out of college, and I'm currently working as a financial analyst at a F200 company with a previous internship in FP&A at a medium sized company ($3B revenue). By the time this situation comes up I'll have 10-11 months experience here, depending on when it occurs. When I was h...

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How to approach getting a sophomore summer internship

va1999

Hi all, I am currently a sophomore at Cornell with a 3.8 gpa, how do I go about getting a finance internship with no prior experience. I am currently enrolled in the ILR school and am in a few business clubs as well. ...

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Is it Inappropriate to Negotiate My Salary? Entry-Level Offer in Rotational Program Right After College

REF'd_Up

I've been offered an excellent position at a large, well-respected firm in a rotational program. The compensation is what you'd expect for an entry-level program right out of college, but should I negotiate for more or is that a bit inappropriate since I am still in college? Any tips or advice on n...

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Neuberger Berman - Private Equity Marketing Interview

mattmannba

Hi Guys, Does anyone know what Private Equity Marketing is? I submitted my resume to a general recruiter at NB and their someone from their Private Equity Marketing team reached out. Can someone elaborate to what this role could be? I am a senior in college rn. Thanks...

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Tips on networking

DatOneWallStreetDawg

Hello All, I'm a Junior at a non-target with alumni spread across all banks on WS except GS. I accepted an offer at a pretty good firm for lev fin for summer 2019, but I want to work at a BB, so I'm going to take an extra semester and get a minor in Computational Math. Over the summer, I had a real...

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2019 Summer Analyst - Morgan Stanley Hirevue

A-Jns22

Did anyone get the 2019 SA MS HireVues yet? I just got it today. Could someone explain the process further, and give me some tips? (I am a rising sophomore so this is my first interview) Also, was getting the HireVue a selective process? I got it for more than one position so should I assume it was ...

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Quit Unpaid internship

DatOneWallStreetDawg

Hello All, So I’m in a 9month internship that ends in April. I already accepted an internship for next summer but I had this on my resume. I’ve been in this internship since June, which is remote and in an industry I want to work in. The thing is, the fund I work for is tiny as hell ...

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Approaching 30 and lost

maddy.ap

I am turning 30 this month and looking back now I realize how little of my goals I have achieved (professionally and personally) I make around $150k a year, hardly enough to make a decent living in Manhattan. Not in IBD but in a similar role. In a good really work week, I have barely enough time t...

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Crossroads in Career

JBanksohn

Hello All, I want to start by saying how thankful I am to this community for all the advice that has been provided on this site. At this stage of my career, I am currently undergoing a serious career and personal transitions which I will summarize below: - Had to leave work to take a medical leave...

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JP Morgan Global Finance & Business Management Intern vs Goldman Ops

Thelostmonkey

Happy Friday everyone!, Hope you are all excited about the weekend. I have received two offers so far from both JP and GS as the title indicates. I was wondering if anyone can give me any advice or insight on the programs and which would offer better opportunities in the future e.g, B School, or tr...

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Need advice on possible opportunity in Pakistan

mgaT

Hey y'all, So long story short. My brother's roomate's dad owns a private equity shop in Pakistan. He has offices in both Dubai and Pakistan, where his shop dabbles in a bit of everything from apparel to a major Pakistani cricket team. The firm has about $30M AUM I believe at the moment, but that i...

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Didn't get an S&T SA Offer...

Evensteven80

Hello everyone, I am somewhat new here. I am a current junior at a non-target who wants to work in S&T. However, for this coming summer, I did not receive any offers in S&T. I wanted to reach out to the community to see if any of you are willing to help with career/recruiting advice for when full-t...

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Job choice: corporate investment or Big4 TS?

logantz

I'm currently based in China. I got two offers for choose: one is an in-house investment position in a multinational company (not very famous in China), the other one is PwC TS. The base salary is almost the same. My career goal is tier-one buy-side firms. I have no enough money to go through MBA b...

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How to break into valuations

Carl1994

Hey, I am a non target graduate with a B.S in Accounting and Finance. I was wondering what would be the best way to break into a valuations or consulting role? ...

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Got contacted by a recruiter from Goldman Sachs regarding a few open positions, how do I not screw this up?

Fr0nt0ffice

Hello, I am a first year full time professional working in public accounting. I currently work in audit, and the other day, I was contacted on LinkedIn from a recruiter at Goldman Sachs. Since I work in accounting, I was offered several accounting related positions, but the one that really stood ou...

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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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Attach a resume to my cold email to help better "sell" myself?

John-Jacobs1

Currently looking for an off cycle winternship or a spring internship and was wondering if attaching a resume would better help "sell" myself. I have solid RE internship (4bln+ company) and a boutique IB internship (had solid dealflow). Would it be good to attach my resume at the end of my email and...

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Can I leave 6 months in?

CB to AM

Monkeys, I need some advice. I have the opportunity to leave my current role as a credit analyst at a commercial bank to join a boutique AM firm focused on debt. The only problem is that I've only been working in my current role for 6 months. I like my current job, but I think that jumping to AM wo...

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Non-target of non-targets: CCA at community bank v. tax associate big 4

EBITWho

Hi guys, Senior graduating from non-target in December. Have a few public accounting offers and one commercial credit analyst offer from a community bank (...

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Applications/background checks - disclose medical leave?

nhs2503

I know there are plenty of posts on here asking what background checks cover, and to be clear - I am not intending to lie about my past position, salary, etc. But I'm in kind of an odd position - I had to take FMLA leave (medical leave) during my last job, more than once actually, and I'm trying to...

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IFC investment Analyst test

Mouna.zizi

I have been shortlisted for an investment Analyst position at IFC and i have to take a 2h test in next days. Does anyone took this test or has an equivalent to know what to expect ? Thank in advance ...

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[Singapore] Can anyone share some advice on the finance scene here?

Valduric

**Profile** * 2018 Grad: non-target, 3.6/4.0 GPA, Economics and Finance * 1 corp fin advisory boutique intern * 1 boutique 'PE' firm (not a real buyout PE, more of a minority investor) whom I turned down a full time offer I'm currently a product specialist at UBS Wealth Management on a contr...

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Which offer to take? (UBS/DB/Two Sigma/Jump/Flow Trader)

Wanderful

I have knowledge in both trading and programming, hence, I applied to different roles. Which one of the options look the best to you (Just from the career progression and compensation perspective)? 1. UBS/DB/CS S&T internship (London) 2. Flow Trader/IMC Trading Intern (Amsterdam) 3. Two Sigma Soft...

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What should you list under the "minimum salary requirement" on a job application?

TheBestMan

If you know full well that the market rate for a specific job is $70k a year but the minimum you would accept personally is $50k. Should you list $50k+ on the "minimum salary requirement" section? If you do this and get called in for an interview, will the hiring person offer you the $50k salary kno...

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Bank back office Finance to Commercial/Corporate Banking

Hank4321

Hi all, I wanted to get some suggestions and points on how to make a transition from a back office finance role at a bank to a role in commercial/corporate banking and if it is even in the realm of possibility. I have completed Omega Performance Credit training which is what most entry level commer...

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Recruiter left inactive number

someonejackedmyname

I got a voicemail from an HSBC recruiter telling me that I had passed the first round (online assessment) and to call her back, but the number they left is inactive (not the number that left the voicemail). The number that they called from was 604-343-4682, which from a google search is from a recru...

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Citi Freshman Diversity Discovery Program 2019

mathwhia

Hi, Does anyone know when the Citi Freshman Diversity Discovery Program 2019 results come out? I applied in mid October but haven't heard back yet. It just says application submitted. I am worried. ...

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BBVA LEAP Program

Supreme60

Would like to know how solid the LEAP program is. Best rotations and divisions. How the program helped transitioning to permanent role. ...

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Haven't heard back from Superday for 3 weeks

brimful

I emailed last week to follow up and the recruiter said they haven't made all decisions? Is this bad? Its at a BB for a middle market summer analyst role in SF. ...

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Formally Accepted a position, then got a call about a final interview for a "better" position.

moojoo

First time poster here: I have about three years experience in financial services and had really terrible situations in my only two jobs where i got fired in both. I have gotten back on my feet quickly and found some new positions. Its been tough with two black marks on my resume. I accepted an offe...

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Completely lost - 9 superdays no offer for 2019 junior summer SA

lakebeachadvisors

Title. I am just completely unsure of what is wrong - I've gone through like 30 first rounds at this point and 9 superdays. No clue how I'm screwing up this much. I've done practice interviews with unbiased people and they all say I'm doing fine. I've come a long way since I first started interviewi...

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Capital One Analyst development program

aggie87

I've been invited to the final round of interviews in Richmond, Va. I have not had a formal interview with the company yet, but I got a reference from someone that worked there, and apparently did pretty well on an online assessment they gave me. From perusing the forums, I've seen a few topics abou...

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Career Path: From Family Office + Financial Advisory to Where?

lottelottelotte

Throwing this here because at my wit's end. I work at a FO analysing early stage deals and raising funds for approved projects. We are sector agnostic so I am spread too thin over too many industries. I want to focus on one thing - either (1) real estate or (2) private banking. How do I choose whi...

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Who should I cold e-mail?

NYPrincess

After I apply for a job online, I would like to e-mail someone at the company a copy of my resume, an example of my financial modeling and my cover letter. The problem is that I'm not sure who I should send it to if I cannot find the e-mail of anyone in the HR department. (Btw, I am applying for ana...

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Engineer to Finance Industry

HgttoA2

Looking to talk with engineers who've made the jump from technical jobs to a career in finance. Have specific questions on how to make the change and on finance careers for engineers. Please contact me via PM. Thanks....

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Should I Get a Master's Degree?

Opalais

Hi, all. Gonna admit, haven't had shit for luck regarding the job search so far. Been out of school since May and admittedly took some time just to travel to get away from all the noise. Came back and started applying for entry-level analyst roles (financial analyst, operations analyst, business a...

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Phone Call Scheduled with HR 2 weeks after Superday: Is it waitlist?

VDragon

So I had a ER super day at HK 2.5 weeks ago. I decided to follow up with my HR contact this Monday and got a reply asking for a scheduled phone call. Could this be a rejection or wait list?...

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Commercial Banking Interview -- Capital One

worldcupman14

I have an upcoming final round interview with Capital One's Commercial Rotation Program (CRP). Has anyone interviewed for this program before and have any tips or advice? Curious as to whether the case is more financial data interpretation focused or a break-even analysis for a product -- as I have...

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Conflicting Superdays, can't decide which one to go to, need advice

lakebeachadvisors

I have a superday for a long only asset manager with about $20-50B in AUM and BB ER coming up on the same day. I'm deciding between the two primarily based off of the chance of getting an offer, as well as the exit opps themselves. I want to eventually end up in the best research/investing related p...

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Phone call prep

donaldtrumplightweight

Have 30 minute phone call set up with family friend next week who has offered to share his extensive prof. network. Trying to break into any industry in my major city but most interested in commercial RE and/or politics but not picky. Most interested in high-paying corporate role but happy to just g...

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Still can’t find anything for sophomore summer 2019...

RocketToTheMoon

I’m a current sophomore at a non-ivy target and am having a lot of trouble finding a sophomore summer 2019 gig (mainly looking at things related to IB/PE, and AM). I also had a relevant freshman summer internship doing PWM at a MM level bank. I’ve sent out hundreds of apps, have had maybe around...

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BlackRock Virtual Cover Letter Hireview

mb317

Has anyone applied to BlackRock to be a full-time analyst and received a request to submit a virtual cover letter? I'm not sure what to expect so if anyone has completed it and could tell me what questions were on it that would be great! I'm not sure whether to expect to submit one long story about...

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Commercial Banking Program Interview

rambo2424

Hey everyone, I have a commercial banking program interview coming up (recent grad) It includes a case study as well as several 1-1s. Just wondering what type of questions they might ask & what financial/banking concepts should I be familiar with? Also, any idea as to what the case study could ...

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Salary expectations question - Senior Associate at Private Credit Fund

macroEX

Hi, I'm in the negotiation stage for a senior associate role at a private credit fund and they've asked me what my salary expectation are. I've searched through a few sites online, but the ranges are very wide. What kind of number should be expecting and how should I respond? Thanks!...

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Looking up Interviewers on LinkedIn?

Aye B

I have a superday next week for a FT analyst position, and HR gave me names of the interviewers. Would it be a bad idea to look them up on LinkedIn to get a better idea of what they do at the company, and maybe have some talking points if there are common interests or something along those lines? ...

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Better banking program: BB&T ECP or BBVA LEAP? (Career trajectory, culture, salary, etc.)

Supreme60

Would like to know which bank/program would provide the best experience in a post-grad position. ECP is community banking lending and LEAP is rotational. Looking for some insight into what it is like working for the respective banks and which has a more prestigious rep or street cred. THANK YOU!...

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Just Started my career at Big 4 Risk Advisory am I doomed for a life of mediocrity?

itsgotime44

Basically just graduated from a non-target school and started my professional working life doing quite mundane work and worried that I might amount to nothing. Will my life only amount to low six figures? Will I significantly strain my home life trying to make partner but eventually get passed ove...

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Which internship should I choose this year to help me land an internship at big quant fund next year

bdce2qqdnp

Hello, To give background: I go to a top five school in the country which Two Sigma, DE Shaw, AQR, Bridgewater, Citadel, etc. recruit heavily at. I want to work at one of these larger hedge funds that have more technical sides. This summer, I was not able to get any internships at those companies...

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Need help on Job Search

prospectiveanalyst1

Hello, I graduated from a Top 50 school with honors (cum laude) and am looking to break into consulting. I am looking at tier 1 and tier 2 firms. I am also looking at business development roles at tech companies. The reason I am posting this is because I am an international student and am in the pr...

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Advice/Tips on trying to relocate to a Tier 1 city

mm2009

Hi guys, I'm trying to relocate from Chicago to NYC or LA. After doing some research: I have my pitch down on why I want to relocate I can get new ph#s from Google and addresses that are specific to the areas that I will be applying to from friends and family. My question is how can I show that ...

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Big Trouble at Hudson River Trading

captainquantpants

Seems that the current market environment has not been good to HRT. The headhunter community is swamped with senior talent looking to find a culture with less infighting and finger pointing. Declining trading revenue, ballooning head count and costs seem to be the culprit. Apparently management thou...

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Can I refer to Asset Management as AM on an application?

quartermile

Thread title says it all really. I'm assuming it would be too colloquial, and would rather use 'Asset Management' in full if I could, however some of these 200 word limits are very difficult to hit & I'm thinking I could add more value by including another word elsewhere rather than spelling out A...

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What entry level positions give the most optionality?

WolfgangJames

What is the best skill set you can hope to build from an entry level position that is highly transferrable throughout the broad banking industry? For reference I am coming out of my undergrad with degrees in Finance and Economics from a non target school with a 3.7 GPA within my major, also 3 years ...

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Fitch Ratings Analyst Position

sgoldstein

What are your guys' opinions about the Credit Rating Agencies? Are they respected jobs on the street, and would I learn a lot? What are the networking/exit opportunities? I would be in NYC....

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Breaking into corporate finance

bryan_archer

What advice would you give someone to get into corporate finance? (Non-traditional route) A little bit about myself: I went to a small state school in new york before transferring out to another small school (No names). Since i am completing my last two semesters online, i was able to secure a mana...

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IBD Data Resources Group SLC

Kbanker537

I have a dilemma in selecting a job for next year. There are a few potential opportunities and I want to seek opinions on. Background: I am not a target school, 3.8+ GPA student and I don't want to work strictly in investment banking so a lot of the forums on DRG don't apply to me. I do like the...

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Junior Year Internships Engineering Background

Kwickymartkidd

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