MM HF Opportunity vs BB IB Opportunity

Current student here,

I have been thinking through some career options and thought I would hop on to see if I could get some constructive opinions.

My long-term goal is to work at SM/Tiger Cub HF. I'm interning at one right now (which doesn't hire out of undergrad) so at this point, I am pretty confident that this goal is something I want to pursue. 

With recruiting season here, I have been fortunate enough to get offers from BB IBs as well as MM HFs. The predicament for me is which opportunity to pursue. If SM/Tiger Cub HF is the goal, will it be wiser for me to take a BB IB opportunity or the MM HF (Point72, Millenium, etc.)? 

I appreciate the insight and thoughts!

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May 4, 2021 - 5:51pm

BB IB. seen some classmates who took the MM HF opp and were excited to join the buyside right after college, then later realized it's much harder to transition to a SM, esp if you stay longer at the MM

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