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When can you stop using greetings/signatures in an email chain?I noticed senior bankers very rarely start their emails with a greeting or end with a signature. It comes off as much more casual, but might seem dismissive if you're a student/grad networking with an MD. If you're going back and forth to set up a call or get advice, how soon into an email chain sho...
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Missed Out on Summer Analyst Programs In College. Any Chance at IB?When looking at the hiring structure at BBs and boutiques, it seems that in order to obtain an IB offer upon graduation you need tons of internship experience throughout college. It also seems key to have been a summer analyst and many kids get an offer from the bank that they spent their summer at....
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Strong Analyst with No JobHere's the story folks. I recently worked at a small company with a couple software products being built to help run the financial modeling and help implement some new reports, designs, and tools. Didn't have performance issues as the company wrote me an excellent letter of rec. Ultimately, they ga...
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Number of people from a firm to contact?So I am current reaching out to all alums from my school working in FO in the Markets division of Banks and other firms. However, given that I am currently talking to people from multiple firms I have a dilemma. How many people from a firm should I talk to at once? I'm using LinkedIn to connect and...
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UK elite-target school -> over 70 graduate job applications -> not a single interview yetSo, I am graduating in 2018 from a super prestigious MSc degree in the UK. "Go to this school, it is the best", they said. "You will get a job", they said. Whilst it is true that I never thought it would be easy, I am a little bit frustrated with the outcome so far and also concerned in being lite...
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Internship salary negotations?I got an offer for an internship at an asset management/hedge fund but the pay was on the low side. I was wondering if interns generally negotiate offers (I plan to regardless of what usually happens), and how best to proceed. Thanks....
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Is my start to new job normal? Paid to do nothingHello, I started a new job as a first year analyst at a small investment firm out on the west coast. During my first few days, I learned there is no formal training program here and it is basically learn as you go where I would be pulled into various projects to help out. However, I am now 4 weeks ...
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Thoughts on stats major and double minor in econs and csCurrently first year major in stats. Initially wanted to do a double major in cs as well but thought better of it in the end, because the workload is really too heavy. I then decided to do a double major in econs, but seems like econs at an undergrad level is very similar to stats and would not be v...
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Need Internship Advice - Asset Management Corp Strat vs JP MorganHey everyone, I'm hoping to get some internship advice. I'm in the first-year of my MBA program and have a couple internship offers on the table, but am mauling over two in particular. What I'm trying to get a hold on is the career trajectory & compensation for each. I've been able to dig a little ...
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Help!! PwC vs Citi?I am debating between 2 very great internship. HR Analyst with Citi or Management Consulting internship with PwC. I felt like it was more competitive to get into Citi and I am going to have to work really hard summer at Citi. However, at PwC the atmosphere was a lot different. I really enjoyed the c...
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Is it worth switching to a hedge fund software job given my situation?Greetings people, So I'm a software developer in NYC, been employed around 5 years now. Income level is around $130k/yr (before tax). Last couple of years, I have allocated around $50-60k into my retail trading account, have written up my own back-testing framework in C# and have built some basic s...
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leaving full time job for unpaid intership?I currently work for a major corporation in their operations department. I am working on my MBA and attended a networking event last night where I was presented with in internship opportunity with a local VC firm. It is unpaid and I would have to leave my job for it. Am I crazy for considering it? I...
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Non-Profit Accounting to Corporate Finance - How do I make myself more marketable?Background: mid 20s, 2 years tax accountant at local CPA firm (non Big 4), licensed CPA, currently working for my alma mater (small private college, non-target) in accounting for less than one year. I intend on enrolling at a top 25 hybrid MBA program Fall 2018. Going from tax to accounting made me...
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I want a referral bonus - ok to post job?I have a question on the WSO rules. Let's suppose I know of a BB that offers a great referral bonus. And let's suppose I am on a great team with an open position and my manager has asked for referrals -- we really need someone -- and I can get someone's resume in front of the right hands at said BB....
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How to break into Finance Industry in India?Hey! I have an undergraduate degree B.E (Hons.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering along with Minor in Finance from BITS Pilani. I have cleared CFA Level 1 last June and attempting Level 2 this June 2018. I graduated in 2017 and have been working for an Adtech firm as a Data Analyst. I am rea...
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Master's Degree Candidate ISO InternshipWSO, This might be a helpful post for others in a similar situation. I am currently a Master's student studying international finance and economics at an international affairs / policy school. I want to break through in finance (either IB or AM) because a) I am genuinely interested in the subject b...
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Masters in finance after university degree for better job oops? Recommended? I graduated university a year ago with a BBA - Finance. I spent 1 year in Spain and now am fluent in Spanish, but having issues finding the right position. Should I pursue a Masters in Finance? Thanks for your help...
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Computer Science or Quantitative Economics MajorHey there I'm a 4/C (freshman) at the Naval Academy and major selection is coming up soon. After I leave the Navy (or Marine Corps, rah) I am planning on applying to business school and hopefully getting a job in finance one day. I was curious which of these two majors would make more sense, if it e...
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Where do I go from here...Hey fellow monkeys, I'm a junior at a semi target studying finance/economics. I've been recruiting and searching for an internship for this summer. I have had some interviews with BB commercial banking in different groups. I've interviews with some finance development programs as well at non-finan...
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Job prospects after a one year MBA programI will be staring a one year MBA at a Canadian target in the fall. The program is from September to May (or April). I'm concerned that because it is a one year program, I wont have the chance to do an internship and then won't be able to get a job in Equity Research, Sales and Trading, or Asset Mana...
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What Do You Even Do During Coffee Chats????There is plenty of discussion on how contacting recruiters or alumni to arrange coffee chats is a great way to network and secure a job. But what do you really talk about during those coffee chats? Do you mainly stick to work-related questions or can you dwell into more casual questions? What are ...
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Unhappy/depressed in my risk modeling position - suck it up or go back to academia?I recently left academia and took a job in risk modeling at an investment bank. However, the job is nothing like I envisioned and what the job description entailed. It's zero finance, zero modeling, and basically involves making sure things that are already in place are running smoothly. It is also ...
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New Analyst eligibility, and Financial Analyst skills too?I may have been confusing with my title. Basically I have 2 questions. 1) Can I still apply to New Analyst positions designed for new college graduates for 2019, even though I graduated in december 2017? I know some of them might have a year grace period I just want to know if I would still qualify...
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Undergrad junior NO offer for IB seeking help!I'm a junior at a US new Top 15 Non-target school. I interviewed with about 15 companies fall 2017 for banking. Got 6 super days but NO IB offer. My only summer intern offer now is an investment analyst position at my university's endowment fund with 6 billion under management. (very far from IB) I...
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Attitude is the KeyWhats with the recent inferiority complex of people on this board. Are kids from non-targets at a disadvantage when it comes to breaking in? YES! However, it is definitely possible, but you have to be willing to outwork, outhustle, and outnetwork your competition. You need to demonstrate that you ...
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BB Corporate Banking vs Terrible Boutique Investment BankingBB Corp Banking vs investment banking analyst at one of the worst banks in Canada (out of the top 50 on the league tables they are consistently 45th ish). Is it better to have a big name (with more relaxed hours to pass all CFA levels and nail a good GMAT) or to do investment banking for a terrible...
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How to move from consulting to top tier TMT groupHi everyone, I was recently informed by a recruiter of an opening at a top bank's TMT group (GS/MS/CS/Q). I work in consulting doing private equity due diligence so I have a bit of a story (potentially) and did PE DD for my internship as well. I have a call with the recruiter coming up soon. Do yo...
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Is this a rejection email?So, I had four rounds of interviews for a job and have been kept waiting for almost 8 weeks.. One of my interviewers reached out to say ' A brief note to express thanks for your continued interest in xyz. The team enjoyed meeting with you and will be in touch if future opportunities come up. Feel ...
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Data Quality/Assurance position at top hedge fund - exit opps?I received an offer from a top hedge fund for a data QC/QA role. The work that's done with the data is very interesting (but my position would be to formalize and implement QC processes) and I would end up with skills in SQL/Python, or essentially any type of hard skill I would like to learn. Howev...
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Analyst, Valuation & Business Modelling at Big 4 CA firmI have an internship at a big 4 CA firm this summer with the intent of gaining work experience in the M&A transaction advisory field to gain relevant work experience for IB. Recently, i came across an employee on linkedin that was a "Valuation & Business Modelling Analyst." the job description was...
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Should I Call? Need AdviceHey Guys, So need a bit of advice here. I am a senior graduating in the spring and am looking for positions in IB. I interviewed with a regional boutique with a good reputation last week (Monday) and I am confident that it went quite well. However, the position was for an immediate hire, which is ...
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Uploaded different resume to company website than what referral employee gave to the recruiterSo I received a referral for a summer analyst position in MM Banking(Big Bank) and the man told me that a recruiter will manually submit my resume but that I still needed to apply to the position online. I accidentally uploaded a resume to the company website different in that the top experience sai...
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The inbetween period between initial contact and first interview.So I cold emailed and got an in person interview. “Problem” is that it is 3.5 weeks away due to their scheduling. Should I remain in contact with them the entire time over next 3 weeks? Not at all to avoid wasting their time? I think I’m gonna refrain from emailing for 2.5 weeks and then a co...
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Should I stay as a Sales Rep for Oracle or take up Management Consulting Position at Accenture?Hi all. So I've been working at Oracle the past two years as an enterprise software sales rep in New York. I was promoted from a "Sales Development Representative" (SDR) to an "Applications Sales Rep" (ASR) for high-tech cloud solutions. If I crush my quota here at Oracle, there is a chance I could...
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If I pass CFA Level 1 - do I still have to take the Canadian Securities Course (CSC)?Here in Canada we have this required course that is basically a dumbed down version of CFA level 1 but costs the exact same and it expires after 3 years. This course is required to sell mutual funds, so if I want to be a financial advisor or rep, I need to have it.  my question: Is the CFA level 1...
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When is the follow up email appropriate?Hello Monkeys, I recently stumbled upon a connection who insisted I send my resume their way so they could look it over as I am trying to break into the finance industry. This opportunity kind of just happened as I was planning to start sending my resume out in the new year (post CFA level 1 in Dec...
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Is the CFA worth it if I want to become a fund manager?Gonna make this short and sweet I'm a 4th year finance student and I ultimately want to open my own fund. I come from a non-target school in Canada, my GPA is trash (but my finance courses are all good), and I have no formal experience. Should I register to do the CFA?...
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I'm following up with contacts after networking calls, but not getting responses. What am I doing wrong?I'm a graduate from a non-target, and I've been applying for off-cycle IB Analyst roles at different banks. I've been reaching out to alums and mutual contacts and have actually been pretty lucky with responses. The calls go very well, and I've been getting positive feedback, including offers to for...
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Any Advice for someone who is stuck?Does anyone know of any full-time analyst programs that are still open? Mainly looking into asset management, but at this point I'll take anything to get my foot in the door. Profile: Non target Sophomore year summer internship at a private wealth management firm Junior year summer internship in CMB...
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Please help me understand what Prudential Capital Group does?!Here is the description of the role: Prudential Capital Group is one of the largest asset managers of private fixed income securities with more than $79 billion of private debt and equity investments in more than 1,000 companies worldwide (as of March 31, 2017). Prudential Capital Group typically i...
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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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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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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: Blogging Internship Open opportunities for professionals: Join the WSO Resume Review Team Wall Street Mentors - Mock Interviews & More - email [email protected] for more information Webinar Presenters. We are looking for fin...
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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 step towards getting an entry level analyst position in 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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Real Estate Asset Management to Real Estate Investment BankingDelete Delete Delete Delete Delete Delete Delete DeleteDelete Delete Delete DeleteDelete Delete Delete DeleteDelete Delete Delete Delete...
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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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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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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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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! ........................................................................................................ ...
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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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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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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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