Sales & Trading to Research?

Currently, in a Sales & Trading rotational program, I am in my first-year rotation sitting on a credit trading seat. After speaking with many members of my team and thinking about what I want out of my career long term, I realised that I do not want to be a market maker for the long term; but rather be able to take calculated directional positions based on convictions.

I am currently in the interview process for a research associate role at a large asset manager in NYC and in the interview process for an Equity Research Role.

Overall, trying to find the best training ground to set me up to eventually be a PM in the long run.

Comments (4)

Jul 1, 2022 - 9:47pm
nova24, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I have been pondering the prospects of doing a similar thing, but from an intern into a full time position. I am quite unsure about it though. Any thoughts?

Jul 2, 2022 - 12:47am
CDS Chad, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Have you tried reaching to the desk analysts within credit; they do deep dives and give trade ideas for the desk. That could be an option for you as well, and they give actionable ideas and often transition to HFs

Jul 8, 2022 - 8:46pm
Matsby, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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