First Year Full-Time: Big 4 Corporate Finance (Investment Banking, M&A) vs. Buy-Side Back Office (Private Markets Risk)

Hey guys, requesting for some serious advice right now.

I've received offers to both an Investment Banking Analyst position at a Big 4 Accounting firm (PwC, Deloitte, KPMG, EY) for 55-60k including bonuses and a back-office position in private market risks for a major Canadian pension fund for 75k, with bonuses being highly unlikely. (All in CAD)

Which one would you choose, and why?

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Nov 21, 2017 - 10:12am

What do you want to be doing in 5 years? The Pension fund really pigeonholes you.

26 Broadway where's your sense of humor?
Nov 21, 2017 - 1:30pm

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