Big5 for exit ops

Hey guys, I just got a SA offer from a Big5 Canadian bank. I'll be working in their Montreal office this summer. I plan on busting my ass in order to get a return offer (they made it clear to me that if they liked me I would be getting one) for full time because I honestly don't feel like going through recruiting again and taking the risk of ending up empty handed. The office is relatively small (10-15 employees) and we are all "generalists". What kind of exit opportunities do you think I would qualify for after a 2-year analyst stint? Is this solid enough to head to PE/top MBA? I really would like to eventually move to the states (NYC or SF/LA).

thanks

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Jan 27, 2012 - 12:10pm

Well look at it this way. It is a big 5 bank so you have the name brand value, and you are at a small office so hopefully as a generalist you are given more responsibility than someone in an office with hundreds of people.

So you have lots of responsibility/learning coupled with a good name, I'd say it won't hurt your chances to get into a good MBA and depending on what you do, a decent PE firm probably isn't outside of your reach.

What kind of banking does this small office in montreal do?

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Jan 27, 2012 - 1:13pm
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