IB Application --> S&T Interview Offer. What happened? Should I go for it knowing nothing at all about S&T?

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Hi Monkeys,

I am a Junior at a non-target. I recently sent in an IB SA app and got a interview offer for S&T instead. Anyone know what the reason behind this might be?

For instance, did my app get passed off to the S&T team? Should I ask the recruiter or is this a pretty standard practice that doesn't merit an email? It's never happened to me before - either interview or no response.

In any case, I had never considered S&T before. What's the lateral transition prospect?


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Jul 31, 2018

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Aug 3, 2018

Haven't heard of this before. I would contact HR and ask for clarification. In case this is intentional, don't sound like S&T is a no no. Unless, obviously, it is a no no for you

Aug 3, 2018

Thanks for the insight. I am open to S&T, but obviously IB is the goal. My only concern would be that clarification email may screw my chance at both by coming off as "picky" or non-committal to S&T (which I interview for today), or do you think it's not a big deal?

Aug 3, 2018

is this JPM?

Aug 3, 2018

No, but comparable BB

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Aug 3, 2018

This happened to me too with MS

Aug 3, 2018

Hi, thanks for sharing. What did you do in that situation? I see that you're in IB currently.

Aug 3, 2018

All my preparation was IB based, so instead of waisting the interviewer's time, I informed HR of the mixup and they told me they would get back to me. Never did. If you have any interest in S&T, go for it. It's still a a great opportunity

Aug 3, 2018