How to weave journalism-> IB

Student at a semi-target/ target school with a godlike journalism school. I'm interested in Rx/TMT but not sure how to weave my experiences to explain why investment banking/why specific sector. Have a strong leadership position in the newspaper here and also a strong GPA. Just don't have any work experience related to IB. Does anyone here have any advice?

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  • Associate 1 in PE - Growth
Jan 15, 2022 - 3:19am

Doesn't need to weave. Why'd you pick journalism? 

"In college I eventually got involved with the investment banking club and since then I've really taken a liking to finance." 

You don't have to draw a linear line from high school to your major to why you are interviewing for Lazard or something lol

Jan 15, 2022 - 2:34pm

Agree with the above. If you're first or second year, you're fine. As long as you can network well and can concoct a good story as to why you want to work in finance, you shouldn't have an issue. Just make sure you're well prepared for technical interviews as those will likely be extra important given your education.

  • Intern in IB - Gen
Jan 15, 2022 - 8:57pm

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