Junior Year SA: JPAM v. Wells IB

Hi guys,

Just wanted to gauge opinions on the forum about junior year SA offers my friend is currently deciding between. One is Wells Fargo IB (either in Charlotte or NYC, location not secured yet) or JPM Asset Management (NYC). He long-term goal is to be an investor, and he's been in love with the public markets for as long as I can remember. Any input would be greatly appreciated!

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Oct 10, 2017 - 4:53pm
Hank Hill, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Thanks for the input. I think it should also be noted that my friend was previously leaning towards Wells Fargo due to the greater diversity of exit ops and the more widely applicable skill set gained in IB. Also he doesn't know what his placement at either firm will be, though at Wells it would likely be in M&A or a coverage group and at JPAM it would be on the product/portfolio side.

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Oct 11, 2017 - 6:22pm
sleekerman, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Your friend made the right choice. You can read my post here about how shitty the group and location placement process is at Wells.

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Oct 12, 2017 - 2:42pm
Les Grossman, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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