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Technical Skills needed for InterviewsWhat are the core technical skills needed for BB SA interviews. Also does anyone have any good books where I can learn this information? Thanks...
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International Student OPT --- "Directly Related To Your Major"International student here. I'm a computer science + math (not applied math) double major. I'm afraid that my major can't get me OPT and H1B in the future since "Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary employment that is directly related to an F-1 student’s major area of study." All the int...
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Company referrals--does having more help?I've been wondering: does having more than 1 person at a company (a large bank like GS/MS) refer you help in getting a first round? Or does having, say, 3 people refer you not differ from having 1 person--i.e. once your resume has been flagged, it's been flagged? Obviously I'm talking about junior p...
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Can’t seem to find a job. Any reliable recommendations?I can’t seem to find a job. I’ve tried online and local job searches. The last response I got was from a foreign job website but they stopped replying after I sent the requirements they needed from me like an updated resume, cover letter, etc. Can anyone give me any reliable recommendations wher...
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Should I continue searching for a job?I have a somewhat unique background. I graduated with a CS degree ten years ago. Since then, I've had a couple jobs for a total of six months. I spent five years as a professional poker player and the last five years as an advantage player in casinos. I'm a multi-millionaire from gambling. I don't e...
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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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2 year Credit Analyst looking to move into IBDHi, thank you for taking the time. I have been working as a corporate credit analyst at one of the top rating agencies for almost 2 years now and I realized that a lot of the experienced that I have gathered are very transferable to a IBD position. I have been getting a lot of offers from recruit...
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My challenging situationHey guys, this is my first post on this site so I hope this is the appropriate forum to post this. Here's my situation. I got accepted To Umass Amherst into the honors college with flying colors, as I was routinely an AP scholar with distinction, yadda yadda did well in hs. I could have easily gott...
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Asking for an extension, after already asking for oneHi All, I asked for an extension earlier this year on a summer 2019 SA offer, and was granted it. However, I have realized that I need more time, and was wondering what the best way to go about asking for another extension would be. My main problem is that the original extension I asked for was for ...
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Breaking Into Wall Street Less than A Year Out OF CollegeI graduated from Northeastern University this May (2018). I was a finance major with a 3.36 GPA. I have one internship that was a BO position at BBH and am currently working as a trading assistant (middle office). I'am looking to break into wall street (preferably an analyst role at an BB) even th...
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Where to find people to do mock interviews?I'm looking for people to drill me on mock PE interviews. Both for brainteasers and personal questions, and also to give me cases/modeling tests and give me feedback on them. Money is no concern. Where can I find this? I see these everywhere for consulting but not for PE. Thanks for any insight....
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I NEED HELP!!!Hi everyone, so I am a sophomore at Michigan State and I have a 3.75 GPA and I still haven't even applied for any internships for this summer yet. Does anyone have any advice on how I should go about this? I don't have any experience in finance other than a personal account and being a property man...
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Sophomore IB Internship NYI am a rising sophomore working at a small PE firm this summer (my freshman summer) from a semi-target. I'm looking for internships for my sophomore summer in IB with the ultimate goal of getting a BB internship my junior summer. Most/all of the BB sophomore IB programs are diversity, so I was wonde...
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For PE interviews - what is a "good" IRR or "good " cash on cash for saying yes, good buy? I'm thinking 2x-3x CoC or IRR>20?Title says it all. I'm coming from consulting so I'm not really sure what a good range of IRR or CoC is, so when I go into interviews, I want to be able to have a good range to be able to say "It's low, you could buy but you could walk away" or "These numbers are great, definitely buy". Can someone ...
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What to Wear to Pre Interview Dinner for Ladies?So there are threads about this for guys, but what should a female wear to a pre-interview dinner? It's allegedly "informal" but the restaurant pick indicates a smart-casual dress code. Is a skirt-suit fine? Or is that too formal? Probably overthinking this, but input would be appreciated. Not ...
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Question about link between balance sheet and income statementI'm reading a guide and studying interview questions. One is this: **What is the link between the balance sheet and income statement?** ---The main link between the two is profits from the IS are added to the BS as retained earnings. (I understand this) ---Next, the interest expense on the IS is ...
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advice on breaking out of PWM to ER/AMHi new to the forum, I've been reading this site for years Need some help..Here is my story: I graduated from a non-target school with a mediocre GPA 3.3 cumulative and 3.6 major. Finance major. I was unable to secure a job in IB or ER/AM. I then made a huge mistake and instead of going for an ...
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Things Employers Tell Interviewees and What They Really Mean11 Things Employers Tell Interviewees and What They Really Mean 1. "We Have a Very Flat Hierarchy": We have a few VPs that take home all of the carry and three dozen Analysts grinding out all of our legwork because it's cheaper. All you little shits are replaceable and none of you fuckers are getti...
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Best Fit Jobs/Firms For Non-(Ivy, Finance, 4.0) Type Peoplehello everyone! I am a graduating business administration major with econ minor, I have a 3.1GPA. I would love to get into PE or IB but I am unsure how, I am looking for advice on getting into a firm or which firms I may fit well into. I am wondering if there are firms that are less strict on candi...
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How To Stand Out At Career NightHi Everyone, I'm a former DI athlete from a non-target who recently got into the Merrill Lynch career night. I've had a corporate finance job for barely a month and no real other finance experience outside of my major, and I was wondering what advice everyone had for standing out, deal with my lack...
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Are there BBs that are "easier" to get into?I was just wondering, since everyone talks about Goldman, Morgan Stanley, etc., is there such a thing as "lower" bulge brackets that might be ever so slightly less difficult to get into? Places like Barclay's, Citi, etc. are seldom discussed here (from what I've seen), so are those less desirable/le...
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Is there a way to "beat" the Automated Resume Tracking Systems most firms use?While I use the word "beat,", its obvious that a candidate without the necessary background cannot game the ATS system. I'm just trying to find a list of to do's particularly in the context of IB in these systems in terms of a). Could someone list some key words that they're looking for. b). Are t...
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Summer 2019 Sophomore InternshipHey all, I was hoping I could receive some advice regarding potential internships for the Summer of 2019 for Sophomores. I'm pretty open regarding what section of Finance it would be in, and just want to try and get some more experience. This Summer, I'm interning at a local and tiny WM firm in my ...
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Is Prestige important in Behavioral Interview Questions?What I am really asking is what is the weight of the perceived "prestige" of the experience when you are giving out answers to behaviorals. For instance, in one of my stories I talk about how I managed a $5,000 budget for a school organization. I've seen some people have $100,000+ budgets for their...
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Laid off, Depressed, can't see how to fix thisDear Monkey Fellows, Thanks for your attention. I just created a separate account to ask for some advice. On the latter part of 2017, I was laid off and I'm still job searching. Long story short: non-target in Europe, put a lot of effort to progress in my career, moved to other countries for jobs...
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BlackRock 2019 MegathreadHey guys! I haven't seen a megathread for BlackRock SA 2019. Feel free to post any updates on here! ...
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Networking -- am I too early/how to go about the proper way?So the goal is to transfer to a major market after I get about 18 months in at my current job. It is at one of the three brokerage houses, so the option to transfer internally is there. My situation though, is how can I/do I make connections to the professionals out at the office where I am trying t...
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Don't Know Where to Go From HereHello all, I'm in a bit of a bind regarding my possible career options and have no idea how to salvage my situation. A bit of background: Although I'm American, I've spent my entire life abroad and graduated high school in the Middle East with a 2200 SAT score. For personal reasons I had to go to u...
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Researc/Valuation , IB or PE for Full-timeI go to a non-target studying econ-finance. I have had 3 internships in; Private Equity, Valuations and Wealth Management all around Boston. The PE firm said if they have any openings they will hire me, and I'm pretty sure my internship in valuations will give me an offer too. The PE firm is a bit s...
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Evercore HoustonAnyone can talk about compensation, deal flow, hours and culture, and exit opps of Evercore's Energy Group in Houston?...
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How do I grow my career in the fixed income space, especially in going into fixed income research?Hello guys, I am at a crossroad in my life and need to make a decision on how to develop my career for the next 10-20 years. Most of my prior work experience has been related to fixed income. Recently, having spoken with a few close friends on this, they suggested, based on my background and person...
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Do US banks do background checks?Hi guys, I was wondering if US banks do background checks for internships? Is it necessary to inform previous internships to tell them they might be contacted?...
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Small Hedge Fund or Bulge Bracket?I am looking at 2019 internship opportunities as a rising junior. I am currently interning at a startup hedge fund, however am looking at opportunities at bulge bracket firms as well. Do you have any advice between staying at a small, entrepreneurial hedge fund in which you are able to tangibly aff...
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How does Handshake work?Hey guys just wondering- when an open position on Handshake directs you to apply on both Handshake and the firms career page, do firms review your Handshake profile or do they only review your official app submitted through their careers page? ...
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When applying for another job, do you quit current job?Should you quit your current job when you really want to actively search and apply for other job? I am trying to get out of my job asap, but I feel like it takes up pretty much time trying to network and search for opportunities while working. Very curious as to how other people approach active j...
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Uploaded Wrong Resume I was checking the status on one of my apps and I noticed I attached the wrong resume. What should I do? It wont let me change my attachments. Thanks guys! ...
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Received SA Position, Swimming Along - What's Next?Hello, First off I was able to secure my SA offer with no small help from the advice I found scattered throughout this forum, so thank (most) all of you for that! My summer analyst position is at a small boutique (3-5 FT analysts) where I have been working directly for the PM, it seems to be going...
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Keep Getting Dinged--From Target, Good GPAHey Y'all, I'm from a target Ivy, have a good GPA (rounded 3.9), have some good extracurricular positions, and prior internships in economics research and Asset Management. I don't think this entitles me in any way to an interview, but from what I've read and from what comments I've received on my ...
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Would it work!!!Good morning. This is my first post on WSO. I work for one of big four assurance. And really skillful in modeling and valuation and seek to join for such roles. Need advices....
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Surgery vs Recruiting?Hello all, So I was just told that I have a torn rotator cuff and it needs surgery. The doctor said that it will be 6 weeks of healing for the first phase ( the big ass cast), and this is during recruiting season. Do I put off the surgery until like November or December? I'm from a non-target and I...
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what are the type of jobs that someone who is a Stem(mainly technology) major can get in finance?I just switched to information science (similar to computer science) at a non target and I was wondering what type of jobs in finance are more geared towards someone who are studying in a Tech major? if anyone could give me a list of sample job titles or internships that would be amazing. ...
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Career Change Advice - Two Possible DirectionsHey All! First thread for me here on WSO. Background: I am currently a Big4 audit manager and have been in the field for about seven years. I have done some soul searching this summer and have finally pulled the trigger on making a career change. In my current role I have been a part of our em...
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Comprehensive List of Target Schools for Investment BankingFor high schoolers interested in pursuing careers on Wall Street, school selection is extremely important. The majority of recruiting that happens for Wall Street banks occurs at what are called “target schools.” investment banking target School Definition Target schools are the schools that b...
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Is connecting with company alumni ok for a referral?New chimp here. I have been working as a broker associate at a commercial real estate brokerage firm. With some time spent working as a broker, I have realized that I don't want to be a broker. So, I have been applying to some places and noticed (on LinkedIn) that a lot of alumni from my company ar...
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One page summary templateCurrently interviewing at a firm that asked me to do up a one-pager on a company in powerpoint. Would anyone happen to have a good template to share? Thank you....
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Caught interviewing and asked to leaveHey everyone, My interviewer met up with my boss at a networking event and long story short the interviewer revealed I was interviewing at his firm. My firm is likely to ask me to leave as they are very unhappy about it. Just wondering, how do you guys go about your job search to protect yourself ...
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Immigrant Moving to Canada for IB RolesHIHi Guys, I have got a Permanent Resident Card to Canada and I am thinking of relocating to Toronto. I am currently working in Deloitte, India as a Model Validation Quant. I am looking to move into IB roles. Do I need to get an MBA to do this ? I currently have a Masters in Financial ...
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How to Network/Go Through Recruiting During Sophomore Year Internship Without Letting Performance Slip?So this summer has been very stressful in terms of going through summer 2019 recruiting while also interning for my sophomore summer internship. I am wondering how you guys are managing it. I want to work hard for my current internship in order to receive a good recommendation (and because I do en...
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Non Diversity Sophomore Internship SuggestionsHi everyone, I am an entering sophomore at a semi-target (top 20 university) looking for some internship suggestions for summer 2019. I do not qualify for diversity programs and I am looking for an internship in the northeast. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thank you...
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Miserable in consulting, how to improve situation?Hey guys, Quick background: In college, I interned at BBs (S&T), but went into consulting after graduation. Drudged it out for 2 years; it hasn't been my slice of pie, to put it politely. I miss the pace and simulation of finance, and miss the amount of interaction I got there, but don't want to ...
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Interview Help- Body LanguageI feel like I could work on my interviewing skills. I'm 1/6 for offers from final rounds. I feel like my answers are pretty good but I get nervous in the interview and my body language or nervousness sabotages me. I'm also pretty bad at at reading body language during the interview. What are most o...
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Looking For a Job in VC - How Do I Reach Out? (Intern)Hey, I am currently studying finance in Ontario and about to finish my last year. I have run my own painting franchise, built and sold a property management company, sold two real estate properties on behalf of brokers, and currently a digital marketer intern at a small company not in my own city....
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Way too early for a promotion? - AdviceBeen at a F500 since April, working in corporate strategy. Reporting to a director who has significant clout within the company. Director is a bit of an ahole to work for, but has been giving me an increasingly bigger leash as I've tried my hardest to follow all the advice regarding work performance...
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Deciding what you want to doI am 20 years old going into my junior year of college. I am interested in finance but have no idea what I want to go in to. I read the WSJ, Seeking Alpha, MarketSnacks, MorningBrew, among others and really enjoy learning about the news pertaining to mergers, acquisitions, and changes in the markets...
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Did I fuck up?Hey guys, I am a rising sophomore that is looking for a PWM internship in the fall semester. I emailed a guy the week of July 4th and he replied that he was off that week but that we could discuss opportunities when he is back in office. I was pretty optimistic when I read the email but I unfortuna...
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Bad GPA at a Target School, Where Can I Apply?I am at a low-tier target (Michican, UVA, UCLA) but have a 3.15 GPA. Many bulge-bracket firms dismiss candidates below 3.5. Where can I apply?...
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Move from USA to London/EuropeI'd like to get your opinions on moving from the US to London or other areas of Europe and how plausible it will be for someone in a front office role to make this move. Currently work for a global fixed income asset manager. Am looking to move to Europe, specifically London or Netherlands. Looking...
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BP & Shell Summer Internship feedback and exit opps Hey monkeys, Looking for feedback from previous interns at these firms regarding: - transition towards full-time offer - place of work (am assuming Houston or SF) - salary (intern and FT) - actual content of the internship - how long before you start trading - exit opps (looking to work at a ...
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Golden Chance to start as senior SEO in New Company with 1 year Exp only###SUCCESS JOB CONSULTANCY WELCOMES YOU TO JOIN NEW BEST SEO COMPANY AS A SENIOR FIRST ###Hey Get Unique Single Opportunity If this will miss then you will not get it any where else ####Get Golden Chance in SEO- Start with Senior SEO only *The Employee has to start up in a new company as SEO Senio...
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Summer Internship before freshman year Hi, I am starting my none-finance degree at a top London target school this september, and since I do not really have any leadership or work experience whatsoever, I deceided to try and get an internship at a local boutique bank here in Germany. My ultimate goal is to work in an FO IB role. Obviou...
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Finance/Accounting Jobs Outside of IB in CanadaI was wondering if anyone knew what jobs outside IB looked like in Canada. Toronto overall has less of a finance scene than NY so I had a few questions. 1- What finance related job do most people go into besides banking in Canada? 2- What's PE, HF, PWM, Financial Analysis, Corporate Finance, Corp...
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Post grad ER internshipsHey all, Just graduated in May 2018 from a non-target and am looking to break into ER. I live and went to school in a town with virtually no ER/IB presence so it's been tough to land an internship in the field-- I was involved in my schools investment fund along with internships at an accounting fi...
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Need some advice, MSc Econ StudentHey, I did my undergrad in Chemistry in a decent but not top tier uni in UK, did pretty well + did a diploma in Econ and now I am about to do MSc Economics @ LSE. I am interested in economic consultancy but I have no relevant internship experience, the only thing I have done is a little public pol...
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Moving from Credit Research at BB in London to Frankfurt Hi WSO community, I currently work in credit research in London at a BB and will likely move to Frankfurt next year (am native German). Just as a background: after uni in the US (non-core, but top 20-ish), I started at the same BB in the US in Wealth Management (WM), moved to London and continued w...
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Is it Appropriate to Reach Out to Your Firm's Client Directly when a Job Opens?One of the companies my firms works with has a recent job opening. They're a great firm and do some really interesting things out in the market. One of my direct managers interacts with one of the executives occasionally on deals and they meet up every now and then to catch up. I've met a few people...
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Does Having an Investment Write-up Help in Applications?I'm hoping this is the right place to post this, I also posted in the equity research forum but I'm not sure if that was correct. If not, I'll delete one of the posts, but anyway.... I am currently looking for a PE, IB, or ER job/internship coming out of a non-target undergraduate school in Califor...
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Corporate Finance to Equity Research/IB Full Time Position [Recent Graduate]Hello, I recently graduated from a non-target in the south and am currently working as a financial analyst for a defense contractor. I have fairly substantial Equity Research experience (I have written several research reports across a few industries - if you would like to take a look at them I am ...
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Corporate Finance internship in freshmen summerHey guys! I am pretty new to WSO and wanted to ask a question. I will be starting college this fall in an ivy-league target school for the major of economics-political science. I want to get into Investment Banking after I graduate. I would like to do a useful internship next summer (freshman summer...
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Fixed Income Research Full Time RecruitingI'm interested in applying to full-time positions for fixed income research or trading at BBs. Is it anything like IB recruiting where it starts insanely early and networking like crazy is ultimately what matters? Any insights from people who have went through this process would be appreciated....
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Young professional looking to relocate from the USHey Yall, I am yearning for some international experience (I would probably live there for 2-5 years ideally). I have aspirations to be a Portfolio Manager working in the alternative space one day. I currently reside just outside Washington DC. I have done a little bit of homework for places that a...
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EMIGRANT BANK FINE ART FINANCE LLCHi, does anyone have heard of EMIGRANT BANK FINE ART FINANCE LLC, what's the working culture and total comp there? Any insights will be appreciated....
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What to Do If School Alumni Do Not Respond To Repeated Networking EmailsHello Monkeys, I have emailed a couple alumni from my school twice regarding phone conversations, but they never responded back to me. I was curious if anybody had any suggestions on what to do in this situation? I really like some of the banks that these alumni work at, and it has been a little d...
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RS Energy Group - Insights?Anyone here know anything about RS Energy Group? I've got an interview with them this week. My understanding is that they do ER, and the research they do is quite technical. I'm having a hard time figuring out if they're more of a tech/software firm, ER shop, or petroleum consultant. It seems they...
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Where to find Series 16 study materials?So I've been working as a research editor/supervisory analyst at an investment bank for almost three years, but not FINRA member firm (I live in Asia). Was thinking of preparing for Series 16, as I may be relocating soon and would need to pass it if I get hired as a supervisory analyst at a FINRA me...
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Oil Trading PathI am a rising sophomore and I am interested in oil markets. I think trading would be a very interesting career so I am wondering common paths for oil traders. If I do not join an energy group in IB, what are other paths? Is it common for people to start at actual oil companies or is that quite rare?...
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Selby Jennings Headhunter ReviewsDoes anybody have experience with this company? Is it reputable? I don't want my CV spread out all over different networks... Selby Jennings Headhunters Complaints Generally speaking, our users had negative things to say about this headhunting firm. A sample of their thoughts are shared below. [qu...
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Flying down to NY to network - but can only do it on the weekendCurrently summering at a MM PE. Non-target, and want to make the jump to NY for SA recruit. I’ll be paying out of my own pocket in flying down and networking. I’m not concerned about being able to set up chats - what I am concerned about is the logistics. I can’t exactly just get off work for ...
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How important are college coursesFor my consideration during the recruitment process both summer intern and FT? Do recruiters have preferences for higher level finance courses at my university (an HYP)? With a high GPA, how important is the coursework on my transcript, and is electing pass/fail on courses looked down upon? Thank yo...
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Choosing Career Path (Sub-3.0 GPA)Hi all, I'll be graduating this summer (taking last class online) from a top-15 school, and I'm really struggling to determine what types of jobs I should be applying for. My degree is a B.B.A. in IT Management (with an emphasis on Data Analytics) and Economics, but my GPA is honestly terrible (sub...
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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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Post final round coffee chatCan anyone provide any insight on what to expect from a coffee chat with team head in a PE firm after three rounds of interviews for an investment associate role in the Private debt team (spoken to whole team from analyst to MD, case study and HR)? I’ve not come across this part before in the proc...
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December Grad FT IBD SearchI'm an Honors student with a Finance Major, Legal Reasoning and Analysis Minor at a non-target private school. GPA is 3.3+/4 (3.7 major GPA) and will be graduating in December (4.5 years) once I finish my econometrics thesis on LIBOR-OIS spreads and overnight unsecured rates. I've had internships ...
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Response to thank you email?Interviewed for an Associate level role on Monday. I sent a thank you note to the interviewers, and one responded with “we’d like to thank you as well. We hope to get back to you within a few weeks.” I already have an offer from another firm but I’d prefer the position at this firm. Assumin...
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Master's vs Graduate RoleHello everyone! I need some advice as I do not know how to proceed further with my career. I am really interested in pursuing a career in finance. Recently I have fisnished my 2nd year of BSc in Economics at Queen Mary University of London. I failed to secure an internship, thus I went for a Privat...
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Big 4 Internal Transferring from Day 1Hey all, I'm starting at one of the Big 4 in the next couple weeks, and was recruited into a role that I'm not entirely happy with (it's an advisory role in TAS, but accounting oriented). Long story short, I really wanted to get into the firm so I accepted the role hoping that I can move around int...
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Looking for advice - Second Job/ Weekend Advice Hey guys, looking for some advice in regards to getting a second job/outside work. I've seen a lot of posts on ways to make side income, but figuring my intentions aren't just income I thought I'd post. Background: Coming into my current role I was expecting to work upwards of 70-80 hours a week, i...
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What to do if you can't provide 3 references for a job application? Because of unemployment gap after collegeHello, 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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Help Me Formulate a Career Plan / AMAI recently graduated a few weeks ago and was looking for advice. Below is my story, feel free to skip over that and read the bottom if you just want to see my questions. My goal in college was to break into quant trading. In my sophomore year I had messed around with quantopian and other "algorith...
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Chi BBs Advice - GS/BAML/MS?I'm a rising sophomore at a regional target (think Michigan, Northwestern, Notre Dame). Looking to recruit next year for Chicago BBs/EBs. Can anyone provide any color on GS/BAML/MS/JPM/Citi? I've looked at previous forums and there's nothing recent. Any notorious shops (sweatshops, no execution or w...
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Public Finance to Management Consulting MBB?I’m a rising junior who just got an offer for public finance investment banking at a bb (j.p./ms/cs/gs), which I’m curious about but I don’t know if I want to do it full time. Management consulting is something that I’m pretty sure I would find interesting, so I’ll likely recruit for it f...
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Struggling to find a job, looking for networking cold emailing adviceWhats going on everyone. I'm a recent graduate with a BS in Business Administration and am really struggling to get my foot in the door somewhere within the financial industry. To provide a little background, I graduated from one of the smallest non-target schools in the nation. I originally atten...
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Big 4 Audit Manager vs. Treasury AnalystI'm currently set to be promoted to audit manager at my big 4 firm. I just interviewed at a company for an analyst position their Capital Markets and Treasury team. I really want to get away from accounting/audit and hopefully into an MO role at a big 5 Canadian bank. The job responsibilities of the...
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"Your background is too wild"A couple months back, I interviewed at an options trading shop for an intern position. They actually told me that my background is "too wild", and that they don't know how I will fit in their small team. Here is why I have a hard time finding a job. Indeed my background might sound too wild but I am...
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Is is too late for SA 2019?I have been reading posts about students already securing positions at BB. Is it too late to secure a position now or was this just the accelerated round and the regular is yet to start?...
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Best industries and roles for 2018 and beyond? I am a young college student trying to gauge all areas of finance to gain some more career direction. I was wondering what everyone's opinions are about specific aspects or areas of wall street are the most promising and growing for 2018+. So what do you guys think? What are the hottest jobs/ roles...
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Joining a Fundless SponsorGreat people! I work as a transaction officer in a DFI (A Guarantee Company, actually) outside Europe, Asia and North America. Exposure not too good, as we focus on local deals. I have been approached by a Fundless Sponsor (Private Equity) with focus on EMEA and Asia deals. Partners are quite well ...
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