So, I am creating this post to see if anyone has any tips or knows about the recruiting process at Angelo Gordon? The specific position I'm looking into is Entry Level Portfolio Analyst. I'm an undergrad from a top 30 business school. I graduated in May 2012. They just posted for this position on my school website. Any insight is appreciated.
Unfortunately, I do not know anyone at the firm. There are no alumni here nor do I have any other contact with the firm. Would anyone here know individuals within this firm or work there themselves? I would like your insight into the hiring process or perspectives about career development at the firm.
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On a side note, I want to end up in PE. I'm interested in Fixed Income and Structured Finance. The reason why I am not going the traditional banking route: I had interned with Citi in their Finance division my junior year. I had mentioned my interest in banking, so they cut me from Finance and agreed to interview me in the Fall for banking. But they came back to me that they were cutting numbers in Late October. I had naively not applied anywhere else at the time. I was effectively past the regular recruiting cycle. I have been trying at several firms since then, applied to over 500 different places/positions. Since most banks are very structured, I am essentially washed out to them. I have been denied interviews after meeting people at the firm and them agreeing to interview me, solely because I'm last year's senior. Thus, I decided to heavily network/apply to PE firms for entry level, but would consider sell-side opportunities if available. If anyone knows of any opportunities at their firms, let me know!