Intern Advice: Financial Markets or Corporate Finance??

Rank: Senior Monkey | banana points 75

I'm currently deliberating between two internship programs from Standard Chartered. It is between Financial Markets and Corporate & Institutional Banking Clients & corporate finance. Ultimately I would like to end up in a front office role in investment banking. In peoples opinion, what would be the pros and cons of each program? And where would each likely lead down the road?


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Feb 18, 2017

If corporate finance is an M&A advisory role then pick that.

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Feb 19, 2017

Read through the program, it would include some M&A and also LBOs. I think I'm defiantly leaning towards the corporate finance program.

May 11, 2017

Please let me know which one you went for. I am in the interviewing process with one of their APAC offices. I know in APAC their DCM is quite strong, but DCM team is placed within the financial markets group oddly enough

May 25, 2017

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