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Furthering Recruitment Process Advice, HSBC JPMI recently just took the SJT for HSBC Retail Banking & Wealth Management. I see the next steps are other tests regarding numerical reasoning and other online assessments. What is the best way to prepare for these and other ways to propel myself in the recruitment process. Should I try to cold call...
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Application Process Steps and Advice, JPM & HSBC SAI recently just took the SJT for HSBC Retail Banking & Wealth Management. I see the next steps are other tests regarding numerical reasoning and other online assessments. What is the best way to prepare for these and other ways to propel myself in the recruitment process. Should I try to cold call...
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Finishing FLDP Soon, Next Best Opportunity?About me: * FLDP analyst at an MM/F500 financial services firm in the U.S. Rotated through corporate banking, SEC reporting group (think 10-Q, 10-K reporting), equity research, and product strategy group. * Previously interned at a boutique VC firm and interned in Ops at a BB. What do you think...
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I hate the living sh*t out of my job as a current salesman. I hate sales with a burning passion. I need out. Please help.Hi everyone. I currently work for a top tech company (think IBM/Salesforce/Oracle/CISCO) selling SaaS and high-tech enterprise software. My base salary is $60k and last year, I made around $100k before taxes with commission. I'm 26 years old, and have been working in sales for 1.5 years. My job is i...
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Looking for Excel Data Mgmt Tests/Material for PracticeHi, If anyone has any case studies or any material regarding data mgmt for large amounts of data that would be great to run through on my own for practice. For example, having a large set of data, cleaning it up using different functions, then interpreting it through pivot tables to essentially cre...
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Career in Digital Marketing with EdupristineDigital marketing is termed as an approach, a strategy, a branding or marketing exercise using digital channels. With technology developing every day, you have to continuously develop your digital marketing skills so that your career keeps growing. Over 10 Lac Jobs in Digital Marketing in 2017: Ac...
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Career advice for a CS/Math PhD who wants to make moneyHi all, I'm asking you for an advice on my future career as I am a bit lost. I'm a PhD student majoring in machine learning (did my bachelor in math/stats, so I have solid math background), and recently I started wondering **what career path to choose if I want make good money by my mid 30s**. I'm ...
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Quitting time - views on how to leave your jobMod Note (Andy) - as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #48. This one was originally posted 3/8/2015. I've been exchanging PMs with a fellow poster who didn't like his current role and had the good sense to line up another job. With his permissio...
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Credit agricole HR email?I need it urgently and cannot find it anywhere. Does anyone have it or know how to contact them? Any help appreciated...
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ADVICE ON NEXT MOVE FROM FUND ACCOUNTINGHi, im currently writing to ask for advice/opinions on potential directions I could move from where I currently am in my career. I graduated about a year and a half ago with my bachelors in accounting and landed a job as a fund accountant in New Jersey. I took the job initially because I needed the ...
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Deciding between two job opportunities. So I just finished my undergraduate career at a target university this week with a degree in Real Estate development/finance. I have two job offers on the table that I have to make a decision on by Monday. Option #1 is financial analyst position at Wells Fargo with their CRE lending team. They've go...
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When to look for Hedge Fund/Asset Management Job?I have been in a sell side equity research role for multiple years now and am ready to make the jump to the buy side. I get paid my annual bonus at the end of June and would like to stay through to collect it, but I was unsure if that would put me in a bad position for buyside recruitment since they...
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Graduated in May of 2017 from a target - still cannot find a job.Cliffs: Cannot find an IM, IB, AM, or ER job whatsoever. Graduated from a Canadian target in May of 2017, 3.3 GPA. Passed CFA Level 2 last June, studying for Level 3 which I'll take in June, 2018. Have spoken or met with ~20 Canadian bank/fund MDs/C-Level execs - nothing. Probably spoken with or me...
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Started at a REIT - What are my opportunities outside of Real EstateI couldn't find a great thread on my question so any insight would be greatly appreciated. I am in the asset management and underwriting department of a REIT. I am starting to wonder what opportunities could be available to me outside of the real estate industry. I do a lot of excel work (modeling a...
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Cold-email tactics: addressee copying in HR - my next steps?Hey all, I hope this e-mail finds you well... *Just kidding* I sent a cold-email to a high-chair in the boutique IB firm, and the person replied to me AND cc'ed the HR into the discussion. HR wasn't in touch yet. So what should my strategy be now? Tactical option 1. "Reply all" and say thank you ...
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Super Day MD Called me after to ask if i was still in. Hi everyone, I had a superday on Thursday at JP in NY for Equity Sales. The MD called me yesterday to ask me if I was still interested and they would make their decision before the end of the week. Do you think I got it? ...
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Commercial Credit Analyst Career PathI 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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Woefully bad resume, dont know where to startAlrighty, so I'm halfway through my sophomore year in college (non-target school? I think??) and so I'm getting ready to start sending resumes to anywhere I think I might have a shot at getting something useful over the summer. Mostly boutiques. Anyway, I could REALLY use some guidance in the resume...
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Stall job offer for 3 weeks?So I received an (unpaid) internship offer at the end of last week from "company A". Although I would be very excited to work for this firm, and it is well known, the unpaid position is not ideal to my situation AND it would be splitting time doing a variety of finance/economics tasks because this f...
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Off-cycle internships USAHey guys, to which off-cycle internships could you apply for in the US (not necessarily an official programme) if you are already quite experienced (already interned in finance and starting a new job at the end of the summer) and want to do something fun / different / prestigious in the meantime?...
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Recruiter won't pass on CV to employer - okay to reach out directly?Hey guys, I have a simple issue that must have been queried here previously - tried searching previous posts but couldn't find anything. Apologies if i've missed it! A recruiter from an agency likes my CV, but is stalling on passing it on to the hiring firm. Hiring firm has now posted the role on...
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WSO Internships & Employment OpportunitiesJoin the Wall Street Oasis Team Open opportunities for students: ...
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Can I keep my beard? Seriously - I really like my beard. Hey Guys, I interned all summer in PE. I received an offer, but didn't take it because it was FoF and I'm pretty set on doing IBD. Anyways, that was about a month ago and since then I have grown a sick beard. I have been getting laid more, which leads me to believe that girls like my beard. Persona...
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Does the financial modelling course include interview modeling examples to practice? Hi all, Really just that - wondering if somebody knew this. Some courses explicitly state X practice modeling tests are included. Modeling per say is not an issue, but I would like to practice the speed side of it. Best, Inv...
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How Would You Invest $1 Million Today?Occasionally, interviewers will ask a question like this. If you are a young individual going for a summer analyst or full-time analyst position, is there a type of answer they're generally looking for? Is a well-thought out explanation, demonstrating you know the markets and can think logically all...
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Should I chalk these two years in consulting down to a loss and move to a bank?I started summer 2017. I want to recruit for VC/PE but it feels like an uphill battle since I missed the mark on this year's recruiting timeline. I do only PE due diligence at work, which is a plus. I hate being underprepared and consulting in hindsight was a mistake (I figured it would be easier to...
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JPM Veteran Integration Program 2018Hi all, I found a thread on here for the 2016 Veterans Integration Program and couldn't find anything for the 2018 Program. I'm wondering if there is anyone out there has heard back from JPM. I did a few phone interviews with their Chicago Office but no in-person interviews or invitations for Super...
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Grant Thornton vs RSM?In your opinion, which has the better reputation and outlook? Which stands out as the more reputable firm based on your perception? Have you worked for either or have friends who are current/past employees? Would like to hear your thoughts/experiences!...
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How to correct fast-talking?1. I talk very fast, I always have. I believe it's a negative in interviews. 2. Pre-interview mental gymnastics and breathing exercises haven't yielded results in slowing the fuck down. Has anyone who is a default fast-talker found a method that helped them speak at a rate less akin to a speed-f...
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Family Office Career (MFO/SFO)I have recently become interested in pursuing a career in a family office. Does anyone have any experience about their steps to achieving that position? Also, is a Client Service Associate at a MFO, while working towards CFA, a good entry level position/step into this field?...
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Asia VC with around 500m or boutique Investment bankHi I am currently considering an offer at a boutique investment bank in a lower tier city (OKC, Cleveland, Milwaukee etc.) and a Tech VC in Asia with around 500m aum. I am currently a sophomore looking to get into investment banking from a non-target. Which of these would be considered better on the...
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Post HR phone interview etiquetteI had a phone interview with a HCM Analyst from Goldman Sachs regarding an Associate position I applied for. The phone interview was December 26 and she had let me know if I didn't hear anything from her within the first 2-3 weeks of January to let her know. Well, I e-mailed her on Monday to ask abo...
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Withdraw Button Missing on GS Candidate Portal?Hi all, I had a phone interview with GS yesterday and the withdraw button is missing. Status remains the same at "Interview", but the Withdraw button is gone. Any idea what this means? ...
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Definition of 1st year analystIf I started working out of college somewhere and had my first day on the desk in August, is August - December considered my "1st year analyst" period and the next January - December my "2nd year analyst" period? Or is the former more of a stub thing and the latter makes one a 1st year analyst? ...
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HSBC is offering various Digital Careers in UK. Apply now and drive your career forward!**A world of opportunity** Our global footprint will offer you exposure to different cultures and business challenges. It will also help you expand your professional network and provide you with the opportunity to drive your career forward. Whether collaborating virtually with our colleagues in Pun...
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Spring Weeks 2018 - LondonHello Everyone! This is my first post so excited to hear from this community and the vast knowledge that exists here :) I am concerned about my applications for spring weeks for London 2018. Key Points: 1. I applied to several places (23): a. IBs - GS, JPM, Citi, BAML, CS, DB, Barclays, MS, UBS...
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Delaying start date until Jan 2019- should be scared of economic recession? I am suppose to be a member of Goldman Sach's New Analyst class in July. Due to EXTREME personal circumstances, the company has allowed me to delay my start date until January. Although it was approved by the company, I am worried that an economic recession might put my job security at risk. Any tho...
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Best websites for job searchHey guys. What are in your opinion best website for job search? I am particularly interested in Europe and AM/HF/PE jobs....
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Underage drinking charge not yet expungedI was caught with a fake ID last month and have a court date for next week. My lawyer is going to to get the charge reduced to underage drinking which I will be able to get expunged after going through ARD. The problem is the expungment process takes a few months so it will be on my record for a whi...
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Networking timing mistake: How to do this in the least bad way?**I am a junior at a top LAC and applied for a summer internship that is pretty much impossible to get without networking.** It's in advertising, and there are few spots and way too many applicants. I think I am well-qualified for the role, though. **But I fucked up and did not network with relevant...
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Employment Background CheckHello, I recently got an offer from a BB in Risk Mgmt. I have worked for this BB and same boss 2 years ago. They are doing a background check currently and I need to know if they will check for my real GPA. I have a 3.0 but I put 3.6. I did the same thing when I applied before and no HR ever called ...
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Advice on getting a compliance summer analyst position?Hi all, I'm a sophomore looking for advice on how to get a Summer 2019 Legal/Compliance Summer Analyst position. Some background info: I'm double majoring in finance and history. My GPA is in the 3.0-3.5 range (I know, I know, working on it) and my SAT score is in the 2300-2350 range. By the end ...
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Finance Jobs: 60 Hours a Week (Or Less)Which finance jobs have 60 hours (or less) as a typical work week? (Note: I said typical, so I don't mind if the job occasionally has significantly longer hours, such as one week a month with 80+ hours.) P.S. In case anybody cares why I'm asking, and in case this stops me from being flamed, lately...
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Moving From Large Bank to a Friend's Smaller Private Real Estate FundDecided on what I will do. No need for post anymore. Just filling in gaps to meet minimum. That is it. ...
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Drug Tests at DE Shaw, Citadel, BridgewaterWhat kind of drug tests do DE Shaw, Citadel, and Bridgewater do (hair or urine)? ...
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advice needed: job crossroads Hi, I am really stuck between my next career move and I would really appreciate any advice or input from this community. I am 24 years old with a finance degree and a few internships, most notably a year internship in well known investment banking on the East Coast operating in global markets. For...
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WHERE DO I APPLY? I HAVE A LIBERAL ARTS ECONOMICS DEGREEHi guys i am graduating from a small private, liberal arts school in FL. It has great northeast contacts since the alumni network there is great. However, I personally have very weak leverage on any alumni (there's no room for me to pull the nepotism card). I'm a first generation college student of ...
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I screwed up my audit internship and now end up with no full time offer I am in my fifth year to get my master of accountancy degree at a big 4 target school. I did a winter internship with one of the big four companies and worked really hard during my 10 weeks there. I screwed up my opportunity of getting a return offer by requesting to transfer to a different office w...
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Delaying Start Date @ Goldman Sachs New Analyst ProgramI was wondering if anyone has pushed back their start date for Goldman Sach's New Analyst Program. I committed to starting this July. However, due to personal circumstances I'd like to begin next January now. Has anyone ever pushed back their start date to the next Analyst class? I can guess that my...
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What is the probability that the recruiter will ask for references/letters of recommendations for a position?I didn't get to know my professors on a personal level in college so it would be hard to ask any of them randomly for a reference. Nor did I work during college so I don't have any employers to give me a reference. What is the probability that a recruiter will ask me for like 3 strong references/let...
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Lateraling/Leaving - Unpaid 6 month M&A internship (bad idea?)I've been intern at boutique for the past 6 months or so. This internship has been great and I learned so much about investment banking, but financially its been challenging. I had a summer internship (back office) and all that money is mostly gone. I'm mostly supporting myself on a night shift job....
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Employment LawyersHi, any recommendation for a good employment law firm? Ideally they would have experience dealing with finance/hedge funds. Parting with a firm and I'd like my contract and negotiations handled by someone....
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IB vs FLDP vs VC/PE fund administration/consultation - please help! Hello - Currently having a dilemma about which career route to take. I have job opportunities in three very different roles for my first job (minus a year long graduate internship at one of the companies I have been offered a role). For context, my end goal is C-suite finance/operations at a fortun...
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Excel Skills Test for Consulting HelpHi, I have a skills test for a consulting position coming up soon relating to restructuring and claims. I am solid on my excel knowledge and what it may consist of in regards to the model that I saw in another post. But I want to freshen up on it as it won't be on DCFs, etc. and will relate more to...
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Sales and Trading or IB?After networking like crazy I managed to get interviews for an Institutional Sales role with a BB (think JP, GS, MS) and a MM IB role (Think Wells Fargo, BMO, RBC). I am definitely not going to count my chickens before they hatch but I really don't know which one I would prefer. I am obviously going...
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5 Steps To Becoming A Rockstar Freshman (Undergrad Advice)I've seen a lot of freshman and HS grads wondering how to land internships or gain relevant experience early on in their undergrad careers. Every year the job market becomes so much more competitive for those of us wanting to break into finance. I'd like to share what I believe to be the keys to suc...
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MO/BO at Large AM Looking for AdviceHi Guys, I graduated from a smaller university in the Midwest with a sub 3.0 GPA with a finance degree where I was a part of the schools student managed investment fund. I was very undecided what I wanted to be doing years 1 & 2 which really damaged my GPA, but years 3 and 4 I averaged a 3.45 and m...
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Coding in finance?Hi all, I’m a first-year student studying Economics. I’ve been coming across articles on the internet saying how coding is going to be one of the most important skills to have in the future. With a bit of time on my hands, I’ve enrolled in an online course on the programming language Python....
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Quantitative Analyst - Career adviceHi all. I am an undergraduate student studying mathematics and I am going to apply for a master course. My dream job is to become a Quantitative Analyst. I have two options now: the first one is to apply for a master in Finance while the second is to apply for a master in Financial Mathematics. In y...
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Parking S7/66 at a Prop ShopI recently took a job in VC and my 7/66 licenses aren't needed at the new firm. I've been told prop shops would be the best place to park my licenses so they don't expire. Does anyone have experience doing this? What firms would be best to try this with? I was also advised to see about parking the...
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Unpaid InternshipI just started an unpaid internship. Initially, I didn't really care that it would not be paid as I thought it would be a valuable learning experience plus it would look great on my resume( Investment Banking). I was told in the interview that I would learn a lot, and would not do any of the things ...
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Should you act humble during a job interview or should you show off all your achievements to impress the recruiter?Some people might say act humble but then the recruiter might think that you are nothing special and hire the most outstanding candidate from his pool of applications that stood out from the crowd who is not you. Some people might say show off but then the recruiter might think your obnoxious and no...
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Interview at UBS Drug ScreenHi, So I was wondering if anyone who has worked at UBS in CT or NY can help me with some information. When, where and how does UBS drug screen new hires? Is the drug screen done on the 2nd or 3rd interview? Or after you have accepted an offer of employment? Do they have in-house drug screening faci...
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Consulting --> PE; CFA designation worth it?Hello! I'm currently a strategy consultant at a boutique tech-media-telecom firm, one year out of HBS. I have an inkling that in the future I'll want to make the transition from consulting to PE; I love working on diligences and I think I'd really enjoy/be good at working on the other side of the ta...
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BlackRock Virtual Cover Letter HireviewHas 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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Chances of moving from MM Banking SA at BAML/WF/JPM to IBI just wanted to know what the chances are of moving to either corp banking(more realistic) or IB from a top 3 commercial banking program. Is it more likely to be an internal move? When should I start actively seeking out movement for full time roles? It is entirely possible that I enjoy the MM Ban...
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How to make myself stand out when applying for internships?I'm in my first year studying Economics at a UK target uni. I applied for a range of spring weeks this year but haven't ended up with anything, I think due to a combination of applying too late and just not being interesting enough. I got through to GS interview, currently waiting to hear back but d...
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How long can you keep your High-School Extracurriculars on your resume?As a first-year student, I am involved in university extracurriculars, but only at introductory levels (interning). I obviously include university positions in my resume, but my strongest executive positions and achievements are still from high-school. The high-school extracurriculars are the strong...
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Two Full time offers: JP Morgan CADP or Bloomberg Analytics & SalesI got offers from both JP Morgan and Bloomberg. Two year rotational program at JP Morgan on data analytics, risk and control, process improvement or project management. For Bloomberg, it is Analytics and Sales role. More technology and strategy related work wanted (digitization), less intention...
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Graduating with Master's degree - no job interviews yet...Looking for a bit of advice here. I'm currently a MS finance student at Syracuse, graduating this May 2018. I have been applying for all types of positions since last August (analyst positions, associate positions, internships) with no interviews in sight. By checking my application status, I know...
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Advice on how to overcome an abysmally low GPA and break into financeI'm currently a 3rd year at a large public state school in the northeast. Like a lot of people in my situation, I chose to pursue a major in the sciences intending on going to medical school and found out that it was simply not what I wanted to do with my life. After shadowing a trader, taking some...
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Questions for a Q&AHello, I have a Q&A session coming up with an investment bank but I'm struggling with coming up with relevant questions that are up to date. I'm wondering if you have any tips on what to ask? Examples are questions regarding Brexit, cryptocurrencies and digitalization. Thank you...
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Choosing between two offers: AM vs IBDHey everyone. I am a final-year student at a target in continental Europe and will graduate this summer. I am fortunate enough to have two wonderful job opportunities, one in long-only asset management and the other in investment banking. The IBD internship is in a low-tier BB in London. The AM in...
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Need to work in Moscow. Any suggestions based on my skillsets At this point, I am open any financial job because of the time crunch I am in. I have around 4 months or so to move there so here it is: Below is a list of my experiences and skillsets. -- econometric time-series modeling experience -- Can build out relevant financial statements such as IS, ...
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Why am I not getting any interview for summer internship (London)Hi guys, so I’ve been applying for an internship (asset management and real estate investment) since last October and the replies I have had so far were either a rejection (either because the position has filled up or a simple rejection) or constant emails saying my application is still under revi...
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how do I best prepare myself in order to get a internship? (in corp finance or PWM)I was wondering if someone here could tell me what activities I could possibly do in order to increase my chances of getting a internship next summer. should I learn to any technical knowledge or is it mostly fit?...
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Jane Street Interview AdviceHey everybody, I have a second round interview as a corporate development intern at Jane street on Monday. The recruiter emailed me this: "This call will last between 30 minutes - 1 hour and will assess your critical thinking and problem solving skills, you will need a pen and paper handy for this c...
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Graduated in May, Studying for Series exams and wanting to be an analystSo here is my story: I graduated college back in may from a non-target school with a degree in Psychology, minor in Economics, and a focus in Finance. After graduating though I decided to take some time off and went to Europe for a few months before returning back home. Now that I was back, I starte...
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Summer Internship search Hey, Guys Now this might sound really stupid or dumb, but trust i have done everything that I can to make sure that it won't come to this day. Now, I am in undergrad and its my first year, the reason why I'm writing is because I'm trying to look for a summer internships after my freshman year and I...
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Career in Finance vs. Career in AccountingAs a first-year student, I am still unsure whether I want to go into a finance specialization or an accounting specialization. I know I want to do something involving numbers and math, but since both involve numbers, and since I enjoy both subjects, I am still unsure where to go… What are the car...
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Commercial Banking - Sales vs. Credit/Underwriting RoleI am currently in a commercial banking/MM rotational program at a regional bank (think BB&T, Regions, TD) and have the option to choose what kind of role I want to end up in after the program. Option 1 (credit): Credit underwriting analyst - Risk ratings, pricing models, annual reviews, risk ratin...
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William Blair Summer Internship Drug Test?Hello! I have been going through the interview process for William Blair's summer internship Program (specifically PWM in Chicago) and just thought about the possibility of being drug tested. I may have a second interview in a couple weeks and was wondering if they could drug test before sending out...
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How I Cheated a Drug Test for an Offer I Didn't AcceptI apologize for the length of this post, there is a lot for me to cover and I don't want to skip any of the details. So it finally happened - I received a HF offer out of undergrad. My second offer, to be exact. Although I was pretty sure I was going to accept this offer. It was a quick process an...
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Post-MBA IBD Associate to Corporate Strategy?So I've been perusing the forums for a while and the concept of post-MBA IBD Associate to PE has been widely discussed, but I was wondering what the options were to Corporate Strategy in F500 companies? Is this a common route for folks looking to leave banking or do most associates going into indust...
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JP Morgan Global Finance and Business Management Program InternshipHi everyone! I hope that everyone is doing well. I was offered a summer internship with JP Morgan in a rotational finance program in NYC. The title of the program is Global Finance and Business Managment( I cant link because I am new) This seems like it would be a mix of corporate finance and manage...
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Trader-no luck with employmentHello everyone, I am a Trader who specializes in trading index futures and I have over three years experience trading the same.I have been managing my personal account all this while(i am self-taught) and have been looking for investors or job opportunity as a trader at prop trading firms.A number ...
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Is the Management Consulted Black Belt Program worth it?Hi everyone! I'm new to WSO and this is my first post. So, my apologies if this topic has already been addressed elsewhere. I'm a 2nd year MBA candidate who is attempting to transition into the management consulting field. I've read books such as Case Interview Secrets by Victor Cheng and Case in Po...
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PwC data analytics vs commercial bankingHi, I'll try to keep this relatively short. I have been offered a data analytics in assurance role at PwC. It is a tech role but in the assurance line of service but I don't complete the ACA. I also have an assessment centre for HSBC commercial banking graduate scheme. So, I'm trying to decide whic...
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Is FT recruiting over and should I just quit? Currently a senior and I got superdays with the roles and firms I wanted, but nothing panned out. Is there any hope for doing banking? Any tips anyone has for still trying to make it for recruiting? ...
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How To Get A Job On Wall Street (When You Don't Know Anybody) How to Get a Wall Street Job without Connections Hey monkeys, I'm on a plane from CLT to PHX, and I have wifi, and I'm not in the mood to work on my book. I like giving you guys some of my more thoughtful newsletter articles every once in a while, but I've never directly contributed to the forum. ...
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Equity Research Interview Final RoundI have my final round for an equity research associate position today. The analyst said it will be a report writing assessment where he will provide an M&A press release and presentation, and I will have 2 hours to turn a report around. He said there doesn't have to be any quants, he's only looking ...
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BB vs EB in LondonHi guys, I have been following the forum for some time now and I need some perspectives regarding this question. How is the elite boutiques or independent advisory firms generally viewed, compared to bulge-bracket banks in London in terms of PE placement, US business school and general comps, presti...
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Transitioning from FP&A to M&AFor the past seven years I've worked in FP&A but have come to realize that this isn't the career path for me. Rather, I have decided that I want to transition to M&A, whether it be in-house or with a bank. My question -- and I haven't been able to find much information on this -- is if such a tran...
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JP Morgan Taleo Job Application WithdrawalHi All I applied for a role with JPM via the Taleo a month ago. I just got called by an agency recruiter hiring for the same role. Is it possible for me to click the withdraw button on JPM's taleo system and go via the recruiter? Or do JPM's internal recruiters also check withdrawn applications to ...
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Leaving a company after less than 12 monthsHow bad does it look for you to leave a company after less than 12 months? I would be leaving for the same role but with a larger firm and a significant higher comp package. I plan to work there 18 months before attending bschool. ...
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Is AXA Advisors a place to start?So I've been searching for Fall Internships here in Hawaii and the first to respond and arrange an interview was AXA Advisors. I interviewed today, and was offered an internship position with possible hire upon completion. They claimed newcomers averaged 6 figures right out of college, which to me i...
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Please smash my resumeHi friends, I'm seeking help to improve my resume. I want you to know that I am not outstanding, I'm not an Ivy graduate, I'm not working in an advanced market, and I don't have amazing experiences to show like most of you do. I'm just a very disappointing banker/investment assistant in China, doin...
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UK university straight to Asia IBD?I'm currently studying at Oxford, in my first year as an undergrad. My ultimate goal is to end up in IBD in Singapore, but I'm not sure how possible that is for me. I'm British and have no real links to the country (no family there, but a few friends) and I think Singapore reserves most of its grad ...
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Negotiating pay as intern?Is it possible and would it be wise to negotiate pay for an internship? I have an early offer at a firm (non-BB) that made me specify a minimum expected wage on their online application. I was called to notify me of the offer and recently got the actual offer. Unfortunately, the compensation wasn't...

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