Recruiting and Networking Help

Hi guys, I'm currently in my final year of my math bachelor, my GPA is a 4.0/4.0 and I'm in the honors program at my university with a strong focus on financial math. I'd like to be an investment banking analyst after I graduate, however, I've no experience due to my degree but I've completed all the investment banking and excel courses on theforage. I've applied to a few summer internships and analyst positions but I have never made it to the interview stage. Is there something I'm doing wrong? For example, not having sufficient experience in my CV or my cover letter not being compelling enough (my cover letter follows the format Morgan Stanley advise). Any advice is much appreciated.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 4:53pm
icejanitor, what's your opinion? Comment below:

have you been networking? If not, do that, although you might be a little late for the cycle so I'd start looking ASAP. Networking was the most important for me in getting a SA offer. If yes, and it still hasn't been working out, your networking skills might need a little help... there's a lot of forums out there!

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Jun 23, 2022 - 6:24pm

Im not gonna lie, with that major + gpa being that good, you should consider looking into PE

Jun 24, 2022 - 3:34am
oliveria, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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