My lifelong goal is to work in development finance (think Asian Development Bank, EBRD, AIIB etc). Unfortunately, it seems very difficult to get a good role in one of these institutions without min. 3 years work experience.
I know from talking to people at careers fairs that IB is a good route into this and so after a million applications I currently have two graduate program offers that I am weighing up:
- a (CS, , Barc, ....)
-Structured finance at small emerging markets boutique.
My question is - why will give me a better shot at getting into a development bank in a few years time?
Is there any way that direct emerging markets experience I get from being in a focused boutique will outweigh the brand recognition and prestige of a BB?
(further info: offers are both in London, I'm recent a economics graduate from UK target school).
Thanks in advance.