+3 Founders Associate 3 1w
+24 Advice Needed - Improving the dynamics of my networking calls 6 1w
+11 Athabasca finance major? 3 1w
0 SMBC Credit Risk - Frankfurt 1 1w
0 Distressed / Rx Sophomore Summer Opps 1 1w
+20 Staying in current bank for promo or jumping to buy-side now 2 1w
0 IB opportunities for international students 1 1w
0 Experience needed for commodity grad programmes 1 1w
0 Goldman Global Markets Recruiting SA 2025 3 1w
0 Possible to get a GS internship without networking 1 1w
+9 Headhunter can’t take calls due to contract with my current employer 3 1w
0 Non Target School 2 1w
+22 From South Korea to the US 8 1w
+15 Go to PE or Recruit for SA? 1 1w
0 Advice on Sophomore Summer Internship 1 1w
0 Is this hiring environment “normal”? 3 1w
+6 Backup Plans? 1 1w
+12 I’m only in this job because I like networking - thoughts on tech sales? 5 1w
+6 Where to network in NYC 1 1w
+15 180 Career Switch 8 1w
+29 Thinking about quitting IB to start travel streaming 16 1w
+3 What is the next big thing in finance? 3 1w
+5 Finance jobs in the Balkans 5 1w
0 Laid off, Career advice - HNW Wealth or Credit at Agency 4 1w
+7 Which country should I choose: US or Switzerland 7 1w
+11 Freshman Internship 11 1w
+3 JLL Asset Management Analyst 3 1w
+3 How should you behave yourself during a superday lunch with the team? 4 1w
+230 Ask an ex-IB MD anything......... 172 1w
+30 Desperate for career advice in CRE/Credit Analyst career 6 1w
+6 switching locations after sa 6 1w
+27 VP Lateralling - What am I doing wrong? 5 1w
+6 Energy Major Internship 1 1w
+6 The best way to find relevant alumni for networking 1 1w
+8 Autoimmune Disease, Upwards GPA Trend 1 1w
+9 bouncing back after failed first round 1 1w
+10 Secondary advisory / PCA or IB? 3 1w
0 Offer from Blackstone Real Estate Asset Management -- Need Advice? 1 1w
+9 How To Transition From Commercial Real Estate Appraiser To Asset Management Or Investment Analyst? Seeking Advice And Insights! 1 1w
0 Interviewer was formatting Powerpoint Slides the whole interview (wearing reflective glasses) 1 1w
+3 FT 2024 IB 10 1w
+2 How to enter IB in India? 1 1w
+9 If my great Grandfather lived in Argentina can I put Latino? 5 1w
+9 Networking for Freshman Year Internship 4 1w
0 Seeking career mentorship 2 1w
0 How do investment banking referrals work if your resume is updated and if you have already applied 2 1w
+6 If I get sent an excel test from the corporate recruiting email address of a firm does it mean my resume is actually being considered for the role? 1 1w
+13 Is this an instant ding? 6 1w
+15 No response to cold-emails, any advice ? 14 1w
0 Name some no-name investment banks 3 1w
+1 Anybody else feel trapped 1 1w
+6 How to get a contact to "push" you forward? 2 1w
+30 Transitioning Out of IB from a Boutique Firm? 7 1w
0 Houlihan Lokey - Consumer & retail 1 1w
+4 Would it reflect negatively on you if during a phone interview, your neighbor starts hammering, throwing things around, and cursing loudly? 1 1w
+9 Consulting work ex in Germany -> Consulting in India? 2 1w
0 Non Target 1 1w
+9 State of the European PE recruting market - fully dried up? 3 1w
+35 Aircraft Finance & Leasing 39 1w
+7 Freshman internship to propel into IB 2 1w
+30 Full-Time Recruiting - Class of 2025 12 1w
+8 U of Toronto Master of Financial Economics (MFE) 8 1w
0 Interviewing with 2 groups at one bank ER 1 1w
+80 How bad is the lateral market in NY and, in general, are banks hiring at all right now? 25 1w
0 BNP Paribas Credit 1 1w
0 I think I lost my interview 1 1w
+14 Please provide guidance/reality check summer internships 3 1w
0 For those of you who interned at a top bank last summer but didn’t get a return, how’s your full time recruiting looking? 2 1w
0 Listing Internships on Background Check 1 1w
+13 Need help with career trajectory ASAP - I'm desperate 6 1w
+23 Lincoln International Interview - Waiting Game? 8 1w
+2 Two offers - which to pick? 3 1w
0 How to lateral from a US-based M&A boutique to a Domestic IB in India 1 1w
+9 Keeping in touch with Network? 1 1w
+5 taking a cc accounting / finance class? 7 1w
+4 Underrated Method to Force Yourself to Network (Using Tinder) 2 1w
0 response on digital interview with STANDARD CHARTERED ? 1 1w
+7 Deutsche Bank IB vs. boutique TMT investment bank, which to choose 10 1w
+9 Advice needed - BB to PWB (WM) 2 1w
+9 applying without networking 2 1w
+22 Need Advice for Summer Intern Applications 15 1w
+15 Is This an Interview or a Networking Call? 4 1w
+21 Old twitter account from 2016… how much will employers care? 6 1w
+4 2024 Update on Guggenheim Private Equity Advisory Group? 4 1w
+6 Where are people sourcing their Jobs 1 1w
+4 Can I prepare for an IB interview in 24 hours? 5 1w
+2 LevFin Summer Analyst - Recruiting for FT? 2 1w
+18 DCM sucks, how can I get out 14 1w
+20 3 Private Equity Superdays Without Offers. What Am I Doing Wrong? 7 1w
+9 Math Major Hesitant About IB 1 1w
0 JPMorgan Sales, Trading, or Restructuring? 3 1w
+9 Laid Off - Need Guidance / Reality Check 4 1w
+16 Advice on the best route to take for a Scottish Student looking to get into IB with an end goal of PE/VC/HF 4 1w
+12 Fired 8 1w
+117 Taking care of parents in finance 41 1w
+19 Seeking advice from someone approaching long-term unemployment 3 1w
0 Trying for jobs in NYC 2 1w
+17 Securities Services is Paradise 11 1w
+36 Best Buyside Summer Analyst Programs 19 1w
+3 Headhunters for Europe (London mainly) 1 2w

Career Advancement Opportunities

February 2024 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company 02 99.4%
  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 01 98.3%
  • JPMorgan Chase 05 97.7%
  • Perella Weinberg Partners (++) 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

February 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 28 99.4%
  • 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

  • Lazard Freres 01 99.4%
  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.8%
  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
  • Moelis & Company 06 97.7%
  • Lincoln International 04 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

February 2024 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (5) $648
  • Vice President (19) $385
  • Associates (81) $263
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (12) $184
  • Intern/Summer Associate (32) $172
  • 2nd Year Analyst (60) $169
  • 1st Year Analyst (193) $159
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (140) $101
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