Is it okay to leave my job after one year at a prestigious institutional investor?

Hi all, appreciate some advise. I'm currently on a pre-mba program at a large institutional investor focusing on PE. My boss had mentioned that there remains a possibility that I get converted to a full time (as he likes my performance, but still uncertain about headcount) but a competing peer institution institutional investor (smaller in AUM but also quite reputable) has offered me a full time role (similar all in comp) doing the same thing. Only problem is, I've just been in the current company for only a year, was wondering if this might be unadvisable? Thanks

context is I've 2.5 years of experience in PE, spent 1.5 years at another company post graduation 

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Nov 21, 2021 - 8:29am

You have 2.5 years of work experience, including 1 year at your current firm, yet you say your current boss isn't sure you have a full time offer secure? Arnt you full time now?

In any case, just tell your current boss you have to take an offer that secures your future.

Nov 21, 2021 - 8:33am

Hi! Thanks so much for the reply! Yup it's actually a pre-mba program (which lasts for two years), so I'm at the halfway point now. Recently got offered an additional year of extension on the contract, but still no indication of a perm. My boss has said that he will support my conversion eventually but no clarity on that still. 

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