ER Associate Raymond James

Hey everyone, I've made a few posts in the IBD forum, and I wanted your opinion on a job. I am a Univ. of Fla undergrad graduating this December with a 3.8 GPA and passed L1 of the CFA exams. Is this a good job for a kid out of undergrad? I've been looking over the threads and its seems to me that research is falling out of favor among the posters here. Is there any particular reason? Thank you, and let the sarcasm begin. . .

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Comments (15)

Sep 20, 2007 - 5:31pm

The experience of working in NY is something I would definitely like to do. Its not a deal breaker though. The ER position that I am hoping for is most likely in St. Pete. I'm from Orlando so thats kind of nice. I honestly don't know what area I would like to work in. Tech is always interesting . . . If you don't mind me asking, are you in ER? If so, how did you decide what area you would focus in.

Thank you again for your responses

PS. I don't know if this is useless info. I currently follow a few stocks out of interest: MO, KFT, SIRI/XM, YHOO the most right now.

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Sep 20, 2007 - 5:32pm

The experience of working in NY is something I would definitely like to do. Its not a deal breaker though. The ER position that I am hoping for is most likely in St. Pete. I'm from Orlando so thats kind of nice. I honestly don't know what area I would like to work in. Tech is always interesting . . . If you don't mind me asking, are you in ER? If so, how did you decide what area you would focus in.

Thank you again for your responses

PS. I don't know if this is useless info. I currently follow a few stocks out of interest: MO, KFT, SIRI/XM, YHOO the most right now.

Sep 20, 2007 - 5:33pm

The experience of working in NY is something I would definitely like to do. Its not a deal breaker though. The ER position that I am hoping for is most likely in St. Pete. I'm from Orlando so thats kind of nice. I honestly don't know what area I would like to work in. Tech is always interesting . . . If you don't mind me asking, are you in ER? If so, how did you decide what area you would focus in.

Thank you again for your responses

PS. I don't know if this is useless info. I currently follow a few stocks out of interest: MO, KFT, SIRI/XM, YHOO the most right now.

Sep 20, 2007 - 5:34pm

The experience of working in NY is something I would definitely like to do. Its not a deal breaker though. The ER position that I am hoping for is most likely in St. Pete. I'm from Orlando so thats kind of nice. I honestly don't know what area I would like to work in. Tech is always interesting . . . If you don't mind me asking, are you in ER? If so, how did you decide what area you would focus in.

Thank you again for your responses

PS. I don't know if this is useless info. I currently follow a few stocks out of interest: MO, KFT, SIRI/XM, YHOO the most right now.

Sep 20, 2007 - 6:08pm

If you can get into ER with Raymond James, you'll be doing pretty well for a UF kid.

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Sep 20, 2007 - 6:17pm

Hahaha come on now. We are pretty smart. Yea, its mostly a sports/drunken debauchery school (I have some great stories of my own). . . which I am a part of. We are pretty smart but don't get much respect. Of the BBs that were there, all were ops jobs. The only jobs that I was interested in were from Raymond James (ER Assoc. and IB Analyst). I am hoping to God to get an interview. I think I will find out in the next day or so. Other than these jobs, theres just mostly crap ^*)#$ jobs that I hear are career death traps (yet because of the name students flock to these BB). One last question am I right in avoiding these ops jobs from BB?

Sep 21, 2007 - 12:28pm

Good news . . . I landed the interview for the ER associate position. That was a good feeling compared to the swift kick in the nuts I got this morning when I found out I didn't get selected for the IBD job at Raymond James. This is the job I really wanted to interview for.

I just wanted to know if you guys could offer me any tips prior to going into the interview. I was thinking I will pick a stock or two that they follow and be able to give my own opinion along with the stocks I follow in my own puny investment account. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks

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