Is 24 too old to join IBD?

Hi guys,

I'm just finishing my bachelor's degree and then I want to take a 9 month break to do some internships, apply for my master's and travel the world (since I won't have time if I work full time). After that, I want to do my Master's and expect to finish my degree at 24. 

Is it too late to go into IB then?

Cheers

 

 

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  • Intern in PE - LBOs
Jan 14, 2021 - 5:56am

I'm 25 and will be joining GS/MS/JPM IBD in London in August. I'm from Europe though.. So I guess it's not too late. Also, I think being mature is very positive for any job, especially IB.

 
Jan 14, 2021 - 8:50am

Most people from continental Europe do a Master's degree with a placement year, so 24 is totally common to join IB.

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