LEARNING AN INDUSTRY BEFORE FT ROLE

Hi guys, 

To give some context I have quite a number of weeks free, and was considering learning about a specific coverage group before I join an BB in London. I haven't been assigned a group yet. 

My reasoning was that, if I chose to learn about TMT for instance, that I could reach out to people on the TMT teams and network for a job there.

I have a question though, and any help is greatly appreciated:

Should knowledge of a sector/industry help in my attempt to get a seat on a specific team, especially when networking with an MD on the team lets OR am I pigeonholing. 

Thanks, 

Comments (3)

Aug 6, 2022 - 4:24pm
Tommy1303, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Aren't you provided training material? I would also brush up on my excel and ppt skills if I were you. I was expecting there to be a crash course when you join to teach you the processes and get you up to speed. You should network with them to learn more about your work.

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Aug 6, 2022 - 7:05pm
apetrynamakeit, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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