I started a new job as a first year analyst at a small investment firm out on the west coast. During my first few days, I learned there is no formal training program here and it is basically learn as you go where I would be pulled into various projects to help out. However, I am now 4 weeks in and have not been busy at all or pulled into any serious projects. In more detail, I work 10 hour days and only have about 1 hour of actual work. The rest of my day is sitting on my computer doing nothing productive. I'm not being lazy - as I go DAILY to my superiors/co-workers and ask them to give me something to learn or work on in which I get the same basic response that they'll start getting me involved soon and it takes time. But its been 4 full weeks now! I know it may sound nice but I have never experienced this severity of boredom before.
Any advice? Should I just grind it out a little longer? It's a good name/experience to put on my resume but I really can't stand it anymore. I feel like I'm wasting my life away.