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Overcoming Low GPA For FT Recruiting? Have good work experience

_money511

Hey guys I'll be graduating next year and want to prepare for FT IB recruiting since the timeline is becoming super accelerated. For some background, I'm in Canada and go to a "target" school in the country but I'm assuming US and internationally people don't give a fuck about Canadian school presti...

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Accept Big 4 Offer?

catcherintherye

Interested in banking, but recently received an offer for EVS at a Big 4 (80k) in NYC. Not having worked a single day in my life at any firm I'm pretty excited. Deadline to accept is Nov 20th, but there is potential for getting analyst/associate roles at banks since I have a Master's Degree in Inter...

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Skilled sovereign analyst/strategist seeking U.S.-based position

Gazoo

Hi. I'm a sovereign analyst/strategist with extensive buy-side experience. My position was moved overseas but I need to stay in the U.S. for family reasons. I'm currently heading reasearch at the EM Investors Alliance, a non-profit based in NYC, while looking for a position in research or asset m...

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Career shift, from healthcare to finance

newbeegrinder

It has been a while since I have thought in changing my career path, and the finance industry is in the spotlight. For obvious reasons it is a tough decision since I lack of the experience and knowledge. I am thinking of ways to do so, however, the most suitable for me seems to go into Bschool and g...

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Financial Modelling Online Courses - Does Brand Name Matter?

quartermile

I'm looking to take an online financial modelling course, but I was wondering whether their brand name/reputation matters? For example, I could take one from NYU Stern that costs $1,600, or I could take the one WSO recommends which cost $500, but has some shitty brandname like 'WallStreetPrep'. C...

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PE firms that have Pre-MBA internship opportunities

BoutiqueBaboon

Hi all. Heading to M7 for MBA next Fall and trying to line up an internship for the summer before starting. Currently work for a co-investment fund, looking to jump to direct private equity investing. I know that there are no formal programs for incoming MBA students, but wanted to see if anyone he...

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Should I just be direct for potential HF internships?

John-Jacobs1

Reposted this from the HF forum since this applies to job search as well, I guess. I feel that I have a solid grasp on networking for IB and PE firms but I'm a little lost on what to do for HF's. Do I just treat it like a IB firm and try to reach out to PM's or do I just aim for analysts? Do I have ...

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Is it still worth it to apply for spring insight or fall off-cycle in november?

dorsialunchmenu

Deadlines are obviously still open, but rolling admissions are tough. I did a minor (M&A) alongside my second year of university (international business administration at RSM), resulting in an effective workload of 70 hours a week. Sad to say, I haven't applied anywhere yet. I'd love to do a spring ...

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Is it worth applying to multiple roles at same firm?

quartermile

Hi WSO, I've recently sent off my application to a 6-month restructuring internship position at a major IB. Is it worth also applying to their internship for corporate finance, and their grad scheme too? I'm worried that if they see I have applied for multiple with the same structure of cover let...

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Landing the Coveted BB SA Internship in Australia

John Tuld

Hi all I'm here in hope of some criticism and opinions on my candidacy and competitiveness for obtaining a summer internship, preferably with a bulge bracket. In terms of education, I attend a target school in Australia (one of the G8 universities) and have a 3.5/4.0 GPA - nothing flash, but my we...

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Under valued at my job

ccca

Hi, Disclaimer: I mainly made this post to vent. I am currently working at in a FO trading role at a BB bank. Our team focuses heavily on technology and using code to optimize both trading decisions and order flow for clients. I just started the role straight out of school and I feel extremely un...

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Exit oppertunities for supply chain?

Ion26

Just curious about y'all thoughts for some in supply chain who wants out? What could they hypothetically go into?...

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Job Advice: Consulting vs. PE vs. Private Lending

NJGal

I am new to Wall Street Oasis. However, I am struggling with making a full-time job decision and think that you all might be able to offer some advice. I am currently a senior at a target school, completed an internship last summer at a hedge fund, and have offers from the following three firms: (1)...

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Spring UBS Wealth Management

HoyaSexy

Currently a sophomore looking for summer IBD/PE opportunities. While searching, found a Spring 2019 opening at a UBS Wealth management team. Would it be a useful chance to learn meaningful skills/pad the resume for Spring recruiting, or am I better served by focusing on classes and Summer internship...

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Offer Decision: Mid-Tier Consulting/Advisory or BB Middle Market Banking?

Koiii

I recently received an offer from Crowe Horwath for tech risk consultant, which is like #8 on the accounting firm rankings, and an offer with JP Morgan for Middle market banking (MMBSI). The offers are similar, within a few grands differences. I was wondering which one would be better for (1) appl...

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Taking a lower salary

NewGuy19

Hello all, So long story short i work in the NJ area in mortgage lending operations right from graduating college I wanted to get my feet wet in financial services .Couldn't find any IB's that would take me so I opted for this mortgage lending company. After a year of applying to bigger banks in nyc...

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Reneging on Big4 for Corporate Banking

FLboi

I accept a return offer back in August after my internship for a Big 4 accounting firm for tax with a start date in late-2019. I recently got an offer for a corporate banking position at a MM Bank and am leaning towards taking that offer instead (better pay, work-life balance, exit opportunities in...

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Glencore Global Tradeer / Commercial Graduate Scheme

vonkalay

Hi everyone, I have been invited by Glencore for a "presentation and reception evening"in London for the 1st round of the commercial graduate scheme. According to the information provided, it will start with a presentation and then a networking event with the HRs and some traders, during which the ...

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GS/MS/JP vs UBS/DB/CS, should I stay or should I go?

Yogono

Hi Monkies, I am currently employed at GS/MS/JP in a FO role, but in one that doesn’t build the skills I think I need to transfer to roles I find more interesting (like ER/IB). I might be able to internally transfer in a year or so, but I do not know a lot about this process and I am concerned ab...

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Need Advice After Gap

bobbob2

Hello all, So I need a little advice. I graduated from a top target with a degree in finance around 3 years ago with a 3.8 GPA. I had some ok internships, but nothing spectacular. I wasn't successful in getting a full time job upon graduating, and went off travelling and volunteering for the last 3...

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How hard is it to transfer locations at JPM?

Koiii

I recently got the offer for JPM MMBSI in Seattle (which at the time when I submitted the application was a good idea) but I am hoping to go to SF because I'm more interested in working with tech related companies, and also because my friends and family will be in California. One of my interviewers...

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Cold Calling Script help

John-Jacobs1

I'm in the process of cold calling some nearby firms as they don't have any email or specific contact info for their employees. I tried mailtester but none of the combinations yielded any results. Just wanted to get an opinion on how my script is so far Hi My name is XYZ and I am a student at XYZ U...

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Is the competition for internships overhyped?

CS001

I am a freshman at a southern semi target and i'm just wondering when is the crucial time to secure internships if we are being realistic. I have 1 relevant summer internship under my belt and i'm not sure what to do this upcoming summer or if my current experience would be sufficient for future rec...

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SBL Job Opinions

bobste

I came across this job posting. Any opinion about the firm or the job being legit. If this is not the place to post this please advise. I found a few articles on the firm securing financing. Not too much else. Thank you. SEEKING A TELEMARKETING SALES MANAGER TO OFFER STOCK LOANS NO EXPERIENCE NEC...

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What to do if you can't provide 3 references for a job application? Because of unemployment gap after college

TheBestMan

Hello, I graduated college many years ago and I have not landed a single job since. (Nor have I ever had a job) If a new job recruiter asks me for 3 references and I can't provide a single one, what should I do? If I tell the recruiter that I can't provide any references, will that automatically dis...

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Do you get a bonus from the finance company you worked at if you got hired through a temp agency?

TheBestMan

If you got your finance job by going through a temp agency. Will the finance company who pays the temp agency who pays you give you a separate personal bonus just as if you were hired directly from the company? ABC finance company pays temp agency - $36/hour Temp agency pays you, the worker - $18/ ...

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U.S. Salaries for European MBAs

Alexander-Alvarez

I'm an American currently doing my MBA at ESADE in Europe and plan to go back to America to search for a job once I finish. I've seen salary reports for similarly ranked schools such as NYU but am not sure if I would be offered a similar amount (looking specifically in NYC since this is where I'm fr...

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What are the best alternatives of IB (or other high finance)/Consulting if people don't get in?

vashdun

Looking for the best alternatives to these careers without a technical/engineering/medical/law background. Where do people that don't get in go? big 4? other than that?...

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What's the background check process in Goldman Sachs?

wiff

Anyone who can describe the background check process in Goldman Sachs? I guess filling in online application form first and then the outsourced company (named Hireright) would verify the information? Thanks. Regarding the employment history, do I need to solicit my former employer to issue certifi...

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Goldman Sachs Status "Interview Completed"

relihu

I applied for a position as an RMD analyst at Goldman. I have not heard anything from them yet, but when I check my status it says interview completed. Does anyone know what that means? I have not interviewed....

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Looking to move from central bank to the private sector

millerkahane

I work in macro modelling and forecasting at a central bank. I'm an excellent coder, and I have extensive hands-on knowledge of the main models that are used where I work. I'm secure in my job, but I feel a bit stifled with my work environment - it has an academic orientation that I don't like, an...

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Bank of America Background Check Form

IBAM_DCF

I am filling out a background check form for a company(BofA) that recently gave me a job offer. I was arrested in 2016 and charged with: 01 - 124.401(5) - POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - MARIJUANA 1ST OFFENSE 02 - 124.414 - POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA At pretrial my lawyer was able to get...

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How to transition to FP&A from Corporate Accounting

smokay72

After months of trying to transition, i came with no success in trying to transition to FP&A from accounting. Most of the headhunters i talked to seem to answer their questions the same way by "Our clients are only looking for min. 2 years experience in FP&A. However, I do have couple Senior Account...

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2019 Sophomore Internship Advice

DDqjwopp

I am a Sophomore at a semi-target and I wish to do IBD for my Junior summer. I did IB at a boutique investment bank overseas for my freshman year summer, but I've been having trouble finding similar positions for my Sophomore summer. My current options are as follows: - Engineering internship at ma...

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A career choice to make : Breaking into Venture Capital

Oxy-Gen

Hi everyone. I wanted to get some advice on offers I currently have from the perspective of breaking into Venture Capital. But before that a brief background: - Edtech entrepreneur (2+ years, eventually closed) - 3+ years of Product Management experience at two of the biggest e-commerce startups in...

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Persistent vs Annoying for cold emailing/calling

John-Jacobs1

I keep reading on WSO that people email/call MD's/hiring managers multiple times even if the first two times yielded no result. When I ask for advice on cold emailing, people say "Follow up once and then let it go if you don't get a response". I'm not really sure what to follow as I want to be persi...

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GlobalMarkets

zhouyan_1

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Here's how they made it to front office up in Canada

MissingUsername

Given the fact that I come from extreme non-target up in Canada I decided to start networking and getting to know the finance community proactively. I met plenty of people in all types of roles and industries imaginable. By using LinkedIn and personal conversations to find out more about their early...

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Attend target school and have decent (non finance) internships, want to break into finance

243136

Senior at Berkeley majoring in Data Science. Internship experience at Capital One and NASA doing data analysis and software development. 3.25 GPA. I would like to break in to the financial industry (I know that's vague). I know I can't get trader or quantitative analyst positions at top companies,...

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Career Fairs Do's and Don’ts

ColdCaller

I'm a senior undergrad and have just attended my 5th career fair a few weeks ago. I've had the opportunity to visit career fairs in four different countries in the past seven semesters. A bit about my background: I'm an International Business student (specializing in Finance) and am currently studyi...

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Going from Asset Management to Management Consulting

deliverables_and_friends

I'm an junior at a target school majoring in hard STEM. I spent my last summer working at a large asset manager in a region specific role (communicated with clients on a daily basis in the native language) and did a lot of investment strategy work. I didn't receive any consulting offers from MBB t...

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Best place to get licensed quickly?

Pat-Reilly

What's the best way to go about getting your Series 7 and eventually 66? I know the series 66 can be taken without a sponsor, but it's useless also from what I heard without the Series 7 combined. What would be the easiest way to get sponsored for the Series 7 though? For example, I'm not going to a...

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Associate Interview after I turned down offer

Chimptasticer

I was offered a position turned it down for another job. I reached out after working for a few months. Got a call from the original recruiter. (Back story on my interviews - all went extremely well. ) ...

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Back Office to IB/PE? Offers to choose

davidsmith00

Hey Guys, First post here. It would be great if I could just have some advice on the offers/in progress interviews I am having, as I am not 100% sure which path I should take. My ultimate goal is moving into a PE within max. 4 years. Here is my timeline: * Graduated from a top 10 university w...

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How many times to follow up after no response to an email?

John-Jacobs1

I usually just send one email one week after I get no response. Should I send another after 1-2 weeks if no reply or just leave it at one email to follow up?...

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Companies walking back follow up interview invitations?

PE-biz-dev

Hi folks, Longtime lurker, first time poster. After 2.5 years in my current role (specialty consulting for PE) I am looking to make a move into PE biz dev roles and/or venture funds. My background is fairly relevant for the space, and I've been successful in getting interviews. However, I've now ...

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Product Control at BB

DeletedProfile

I've recently been contacted by a recruiter with regards to a product control role at one of the BBs. I've realised that product control is not rated very highly in this forum, but given that this is a contract job rather than perm offer and that I've had no luck with FO roles atm, might this be wor...

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Online Assessment Test (Internship, please help!)

Monkey123_214

Hi guys, Internship application are set to open in a little over a month for the summer of 2017. I therefore am in need of some solid advice! Which banks requires which tests? I have heard that all of the banks at least requires you to take a numerical test (except for GS and JPM), but some banks a...

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IB Psychometric Assessment Pass/Fail?

Affirmative_Action_Walrus

Just took a psychometric assessment (quantitative, verbal, and abstract reasoning) today at one of Macquarie's offices. From what I could glean from HR, those who perform well are advanced to final interviews. Does anyone have any clue as to what is considered a passing grade for these kinds of tes...

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Creating a fake app so I can see the psychometric tests??

JayD

Hey all Got to sit some online tests for an internship as MS, they only give you 48hrs. Usually I'd assume they were the standard SHL numerical ones but the emails says they 'may include numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, logical reasoning and numerical checking'. Anyway they dish out the te...

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Rising Junior Looking For Advice About Internships

Flexbit

Hey everyone, so I'm a rising junior at a target (Ivy). I've got a long story for the reason why I'm in the position I am, but basically I want to break into IB but I have no prior IB internships or experience. I have 3.44 GPA that's on the upwards trend. However, I do have finance experience with c...

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I'm confused on what to do right now in terms of career - started to value different things.

dennial

So a bit of background - I'm a 2nd year student at a now T20 school, currently interning at a boutique investment bank, did previous internships in investment management and a streetwear start-up, recruited into a start-up consulting group on campus, and for like the longest time, I wanted to get in...

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Chances in Investment Banking after completing a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program?

akg44

As an aspirant investment banker, my intention is to acquire high-quality work experience to strengthen my prospects of entry into a reputable M7 MBA program. I majored in Economics, as an undergraduate from a top-30 university in the U.S, and I have yet to sit the GMAT. Upon graduating from univers...

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Case interview at Fitch

aqua0101

Hi guys, I have been invited for a case interview at Fitch. They have asked me to complete the credit opinion of a company and have provided their rating criteria and have asked to prepare a power point which I will present to a team of analysts who will challenge my assumptions. Now my questions i...

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Game Plan: MSF vs. CFA? New Job? Internship? Help

statedoctor14

Background: May '18 grad with degree in Economics/Business Data Analytics. Currently working as an Acquisitions Analyst at a small real estate firm. Goal: Break into IB or PE. Plan: Continue working this job while learning modeling/technical skills on the side, start MSF in Fall '19 (Top choices U...

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UMiami Student seeking summer internship in Boston....3 interviews no luck yet, would love some feedback/advice.

AceVen

Hello everyone/fellow mokeys: Need to be in Boston next summer for my internship (IB, Mgmt Con, PE, etc) b/c my dad is sick. So far, I've had a superday and 3 interviews, but no luck. My GPA is a 3.65, and I have previous internship experience, so I'm can't quite figure out where I'm lacking. Ca...

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PE IR vs MM Corp Banking

ABLable

Hi All, Need some career advice. I am currently in an asset based lending group within a super regional (BMO, PNC, etc.) in a collateral monitoring role (First year out of school, semi-target, low GPA). Currently considering joining a mid-sized private debt firm (11B AUM) on the investor relations ...

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Still fo for CFA?

twocatswithme

I am currently a junior level sales marketer at a oil corporation I passed CFA level 1 in university and am thinking whether I should keep studying for this exam until I become a charterer. My work has got nothing to do with finance or whatsoever but i genuinely enjoy studying finance......

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Sort Company Employees by School

ConfusedAsHeck

So apparently on LinkedIn there's a way to separate employees of a company by the schools they attended. This dumbass here can't figure out how to do that, nor has he found any article online that can help him. Would a kind soul here please assist this dumbass? Your help would be greatly appreciate...

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GS Post-Internship Mobility

mmmm123

Has anyone applied for mobility in GS after their internship. How realistic is it to switch to a different office or division? ...

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Had an informal interview...

banana_macroforecasting

..for a large Boutique M&A firm. They are looking to expand in the country where I am working and are looking for an assistant to their CEO (who would be sent to that country). During the interview, the CEO and me talked about starting dates (less than a month), salary.. The interview went well an...

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Multiple Big 4 Offers - is it possible to negotiate?

imdrones2

I am currently an Undergraduate student and have received an offer for an Assurance traineeship and an internship for Transactions - however, these offers are from different big 4 firms. Finance is ultimately where I want to work in, so I really want to take up the internship. However, the trainees...

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Goldman Internal Mobility after Internship Back office

butternbread

How easy is it for interns to move divisions after completing an internship at Goldman Sachs? Ideally, I'd want to move into tech as a business analyst from another back end division.. ...

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Directly asking for job opportunity during first networking call/coffee?

TheZhanMan

Hey everyone, I am interested in hearing your opinion on this one. I am currently a sophomore attending a semi-target and my networking style has always been pretty direct and aggressive. Every single networking session would usually end with me directly asking if there are internship opportunities...

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Lending/LevFin vs. MM IBD vs PE summer internships

allinbanking

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Good Responses to Biggest Weakness Questions

wallstwarrior19

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

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JP Morgan Global Finance and Business Management Program Internship

Brzig

Hi 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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Have offer from BB risk

Almosttoolate

Hi all, First off thank you WSO with providing me with a background of the finance industry. The info has been extremely helpful in my job search. I have an offer for a credit risk position at a BB (think JPM, Morgan Stanley, UBS). I have interned in IB and hated it because we were selling crapp...

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How does getting blacklisted from employment work?

TheBestMan

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

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Post-grad career path recommendations

rmhorn212

Hey guys, (apologize for length in advance) So here's my current situation. I graduated from a larger, well known private school in May with decent GPA (3.3) and have been networking/interviewing full time since. Have had Financial Analyst interviews and a few IB Analyst interviews along the way but...

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

DopeBoy14

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

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What is kind of questions asked in the Optiver technical interview for developer?

next2Trade

Hi all, I am in-process of technical interview with Optiver for a developer role (senior level). I have passed the online test (consists of 3 programming questions). Also, done with HR interview. Now got a mail stating next skype technical interview. I searched the whole google about what they norm...

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BCG vs JPMorgan CCB

aaahouston

This is for a summer internship that will hopefully lead to a full-time offer. To clarify, CCB is a hybrid group between IB and Corporate Banking that does LevFin and DCM, along with other duties, and gets paid like IB. The difference in pay between BCG and JPMorgan is not important to me. For me, i...

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Internships - DE Shaw L/S (London) vs BB IB (Asia) vs MBB

ficklemonkey

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Citi CMO or boutique IBD?

jimbojones96

Hi everyone. I am new to this board and would like some help from you guys since my friend told me this site is very knowledgable about investment banking industry. I am a junior and have internships for Citi cmo and a boutique for M&A but it is not an elite boutique like Evercore or Lazard or anyth...

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JPMorgan Chase Finance Analyst Development Program

FinanceAnalyst1

Hey guys, I received an offer for JPM's FADP program in NYC. I know its not a front office, but this is the best opportunity I have received in banking since I come from a non-target school. I have another offer in consulting at FTI Consulting for their Financial and Enterprise Data Analytics group...

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REAL ESTATE: Which opportunity is best?

BarrenWuffett

Hey everyone, I have a few opportunities, but timing is not on my side. I’d like some advice on which job I should take and why. Options: JBG Smith (D.C.) - Portfolio Management Analyst PGIM (Atlanta) - Asset Management Analyst (Senior Housing) Eastdil Secured (D.C.) - Investment Sales Analyst...

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Assessment Centre Presentation

ssc97

I've been tasked for an assessment centre to create a presentation on a topic, and in the brief, have been told I'm able to bring in handouts. Gauging the opinion on this forum -- is it wise to make a handout for the presentation, and, if so, is there a format I should be following that would be bes...

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When to go to the military

innobest

Hi everyone, I'm a South Korean citizen who wants to end up in IBD. Wanted to know what you guys think about balancing recruiting with military service. I currently have two options . 1. Go 2019 Jan/Feb, come out of the military 2020 August/September, work in Asia or unpaid in the US until spring ...

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Looking to interview students/recent grads interested in financial services as part of research for a grad school project

seli.ted

Hi! I'm working on researching the job searching journey specifically for students and recent graduates interested in working in financial services. This is part of a graduate level project with an FSP, and looking at the components in their recruitment process. If you'd be up for a 45 minute remote...

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Help to a confused student

Chrisbougias

Hi all. I did my bachelor's degree in Mathematics in Greece and now I am doing my master's in Financial Mathematics, at the London School of Economics (LSE). The application period has almost ended and I am worried a lot about my future. I have no prior working experience (no internships) and as a ...

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Cold emailing analysts, Should I use their first name or Mr./Ms.?

John-Jacobs1

Was sending out some cold emails and was wondering if I should refer to analyst as "Hello First name" or "Hello Mr./Ms. Any input is greatly appreciated....

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Nomura Final Round Interviews: 2019 Technology Summer Analyst Program

liuzicheng705

Hi buddies, I just received the invitation to interview for the final round at Nomura at New York. Could some one give me more details about how the interview would be like? What kind of questions will they ask? And what is the format of the intereview? ...

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How do headhunters/recruiters view Mil experience/ Service Academy undergrads?

LZ2313

I am currently an Army Officer about 20 months out from the end of my service obligation. I've seen a few threads on Mil-Finance transitions, but none that address how HF/PE/VC headhunters/recruiters view Service Academy Grads. Is an undergrad from a Service Academy (West Point specifically) conside...

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Alvarez & Marsal - european activity??

Ajeje

Hi everyone I would like to receive some insights and suggestions about what A&M does in Europe (In particular its activty in Southern Europe...) and how they work! Meaning operative vs financial management, debt vs operating processes, etc. I know they are generally focused on resrtucturing, fina...

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CV Punctuation Mistake

Det. Donald Kimball

Hi, I just sent of a IB London spring week application and realised I forgot to remove a full stop at the end of one bullet point. Should I just hope that they won’t notice or rather contact HR and try fixing it? ...

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Networking from Corporate Finance to IB

GhostintheExcelMachine

Hi all, I know this is an uphill battle, but I'd appreciate any advice on how to position my emails and anything else I could be doing to improve my chances of getting to interview for an IB position. Thanks for your input. ...

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KPMG Risk Consulting vs small firm?

Stratomaster999

Hi everyone! I'm an Accounting and CIS student with a good GPA at a large western school that big 4 heavily recruits from. I currently have an offer with KPMG Risk Consulting and have a few questions. I know IT Audits and controls aren't the most exciting thing, but what are some of the exit ops f...

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Goldman Sachs FT Analyst Recruiting - General Application Question

pmblue117

Hi all, I applied for GS Full-Time with a focus on IMD, and you are allowed 3 choices broken down by division, and sub-division, and location when you apply. I was wondering if anyone knows if the options provided on the portal indicate that specific division/location/sub-division has an opening? F...

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How do I get past that final interview?

DeletedProfile

I've just recently graduated in Aug (did a pre-experience MSc) this year and am having trouble finding jobs. I have managed to get interviews and even went all the way to the final round for a couple of instances. In fact, I just recently got rejected from a role where the hiring manager told me it ...

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When to follow up after interview?

chottibilli

Hi all, I had a super day a week ago at a boutique consulting firm. They got back to people who also we're in my super day a day after the interview (all rejected). I have not heard anything yet which makes me hopeful but also confused. I think they might be interviewing other candidates and that's...

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Landing post graduate job.

ValueMonkey7

Hello Monkeys: I am currently a senior majoring in finance and minoring in information design and corporate communications at a top B-School in the northeast. Over the last 4 years, I have interned at a two different firms. For both summers of sophomore and junior year, I interned at a MNE in the ...

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How do we delete

floatingsumo

just need to write a bunch of random words since apparently you cant delete forums posted on this page ...

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CFA or Second Major?

Restructuring

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How to map the structure of bank

chrysosclancap

Hello everyone, I am applying for a job which would be a lateral and upward move from operations to IB in one of Canada's Big 5 banks. One of the qualifications that would be "an asset" is understanding the bank structure and who is responsible for what. I have gone onto the bank's website and hav...

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SUPERDAY INTERVIEW FOR MS PRIME BROKERAGE SUMMER 2019

abivt

I completed my Hirevue interview on September 7th (and the deadline was September 9th) for MS Prime Brokerage Division. However, since then, I have not heard anything back or received updates on my Application Center regarding whether or not I have moved on to the next round. I am interested in know...

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CV and Cover letter review

iMachiavelli1996

Hello, I am working on finding summer internship in Europe and have made a basic sample of a CV. I would adjust every CV according to specific position. All I know is that finance field is very competitive and I have no idea where I stand, i know that I am well below average, because I am from a non...

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Leave incomplete masters degree off CV

returntoforever

So I’m in my third year of FT work now and I’m applying for IB analyst positions since I don’t have enough deals experience to go for associate role and I’m willing to start from the bottom and learn. I went to a semi target for undergrad and a target for masters. It was a one year masters...

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Global Finance & Business Management Summer Analyst JP Morgan

toemaszhang

Hey guys, I am new to this so I am probably posting on the wrong forum. Please leave any feedback on this post as neccessary. I recently just got an offer from JPM at their global finance & business management program for 2019 summer. I was wondering if anyone did this program before can leave some...

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KPMG Audit v Grant Thornton Forensics: How to avoid shooting myself in the foot

OhNoIForgotToChangeMyName

Hi all, Here's my situation: I'm entertaining FT offers from KPMG audit (ATL) and GT Forensics (NYC). I was on the public accounting track until this summer, when I tried pivoting to IB. I landed a few interviews with midsizes and regional boutiques but no luck. My current plan is GT in NYC, where ...

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