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+9 Career Advice | Urgent 1 3w
0 How Important is ATAR? 3 1mo
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+23 Learning Disabilities 8 1mo
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+6 Best job in finance? 2 2mo
+19 Which city has better prospects: London or Frankfurt 15 2mo
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0 Sydney to London 1 2mo
0 E3 Visa (Australia) 1 2mo
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+9 Career Advice S.O.S Please 1 2mo
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+15 US buy-side recruiting whilst interning in IB 7 4mo
+4 Uni in Australia for IB; UQ 4 4mo
+29 Best Uni Courses for Buy Side in Australia/International 14 4mo
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+15 Breaking into US PE/HF from O/S 2 6mo
0 Breaking into IB in Aus 1 6mo
+11 M&A Valuations vs CIB. What will set me up better? 2 6mo
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+3 Aus —> NZ IB pathway? 1 7mo
0 IB Internship Interview: Outlook on current markets etc (relevant to IB and Aus) 1 7mo
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+9 Where is the right move? Australia or Canada 1 8mo
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+10 A white lie or a reason for rejection? Applying for penultimate position in my graduate year. 1 8mo
+3 Australia to New York for IB 5 8mo
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+8 First year internships + off cycles 3 8mo
+9 Where do I go from here? 1 9mo
+17 How to stand out for roles in Saudi Arabia or the UAE? 15 9mo
+9 Well qualified... but for what? I have no clue and need help 1 9mo
+3 Joint Venture Strategy? 2 9mo
+12 Winter Internship Programmes - Australia 21 10mo
+12 Sticky situation with job search...the Street is a SMALL WORLD 1 11mo
+6 Moving from CRE in Australia to CRE/IB/Finance in the UK 1 11mo
+9 Networking tips - PE without IB experience 1 11mo
+6 Studying in UK - How to break into Australian finance scene? 2 11mo
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+11 ER - Hearing back after first round interview? 2 12mo
+9 3yrs in CB > IB(but not a popular field) is it meaningful? 1 1y
+10 Sydney 5 1y
+4 Visa sponsorship in Australia 2 1y
+14 Settle down or no? 23 years old. 3 1y
+17 Career Advice: NYC IB for non-US undergraduate 8 1y
+13 Is a Boutique Internship that Valuable in Australia? 5 1y
+28 How to fit in IB culture - advice needed 2 1y
+15 2022 SA APAC MEGATHREAD 216 1y
+144 Leaving FAANG dev job for serious finance (Yes, you read that right) 69 1y
+9 Where to Start in the Abundant World of Finance? 1 1y
+11 Leaving a job after just a month… 2 1y
+9 Aussie Internships 3 1y
+4 New Zealand / South Pacific Finance Scene 3 1y
+7 How safe is FT offer 6 1y
+6 When to hear back after final interview? 1 1y
+12 Flying up to New York from Australia to get a job 5 1y
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+14 How to approach MD? 8 1y
+106 Graduating a Year Early 114 1y
+14 Indian IB Scene 12 1y
+3 Consult for Private Investment Vehicle on Top of Bulge Bracket Bank 1 1y
+9 Career over before it's started? Graduating at a Crossroads. 1 1y
+6 IB Network Consistently Recommending S&T 1 1y
+7 2022/23 Australia SA Recruiting 5 1y
+9 Career Advice for International Student Studying at Imperial with No Internship 1 1y
+16 Landing Summer Analyst offer in Aus 8 1y
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+9 Pathway to IB 2 1y
0 Do i need german for frankfurt internships? 1 1y
+9 Offer Advice: Tech vs Finance 1 1y
+4 Australia - getting into IB or consulting undergrad 3 2y
0 MSc In Finance or other? 1 2y
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+9 MSc In Finance + MBA? 1 2y
+9 Breaking In Finance 2 2y
+28 1st Year Uni Student Advice to reach IB - Australia 15 2y
+9 Double degree from meh college with scholarship vs single degree from prestigious college 2 2y
+6 Lateral Hire into Investment/IB with Low Undergrad Marks 1 2y
+12 Should I start working or do a masters first? 2 2y
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+12 Engineering to Private Equity 4 2y
+18 Investment Banking Australia “Tiers” 22 2y
+21 Contemplating move abroad within 4-5 years, what steps to take? 3 2y
0 Confused with my future (European pathway) 16 2y
+4 IB in Australia 6 2y
+10 Australian Navy -> US EB/BB. Advice? 4 2y
+5 Law student needs advice 2 2y
+18 Lateral hire into IB (ECM)? 3 2y
0 How do I impress HR for an IB internship role that does not exist? 1 2y
+7 Experienced IB interview questions 2 2y
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  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 01 98.3%
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  • Perella Weinberg Partners (++) 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

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  • JPMorgan Chase 11 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 07 97.7%
  • William Blair 03 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

February 2024 Investment Banking

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  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.8%
  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
  • Credit Suisse 04 97.7%
  • Moelis & Company 06 97.1%

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  • Associates (81) $263
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (12) $184
  • Intern/Summer Associate (32) $172
  • 2nd Year Analyst (60) $169
  • 1st Year Analyst (193) $159
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