Hi Everyone, I'm in a stressful situation right now regarding my FT job prospects. This past summer, I interned with a B4 accounting firm in audit and received a return offer that I accepted due to its pressing deadline and my lack of confidence that I'd get something better. However, I received an interview invite out of nowhere (I applied before accepting offer, by the way) for a top bank's analyst program.
I'm wondering if I should go to the interview. I am scared because my school has a strict policy against doing this, and honestly if either company finds out that I'm interviewing after accepting a FT job I might lose both jobs. On the otherhand, I'd hate myself for the rest of my life if I don't at least shoot for this job, since IB is my end goal after all.. Note that my B4 salary is B4 so its bad, and the (very reputable) bank pays street level so gettingmore than double my pay too, not to mention much better exit ops.
Does anyone have advice for me? Should I just let the bank know I've already accepted an offer but still want to interview, and hope they understand? Should I lie and just say my offer is still outstanding? Or is it best to just not risk it at all and go become a B4 accounting grunt?
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