I really want to get a solid ibanking sophomore internship at one of the BB's, like Goldman's Sophomore Rotational Program. I know these programs are extremely competitive. My question is does my low GPA already put me out of the running and should I aim for an internship at MM banks?
Bulge Bracket sophomore summer internships for investment banking
Most bulge bracket banks hire sophomores. Usually, they are strong candidates from target universities who have networked aggressively. However, a majority of the sophomore programs seem to be devoted to hiring underrepresented minorities.
Bulge Bracket Banks that have investment banking summer analyst positions for sophomores:
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Apply everywhere and see which bank bites (banks if you're lucky). Don't exclude applying to BBs - I have met someone who got GS IB as a sophomore for example, and am aware that a number of solid sophomores get internships in IB at BBs every year - you sound like you'd be competitive. Network well and apply to as many places as you can.
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