Please give me advice on ML PWM

Gordan Bateman's picture
Rank: Monkey | 58

I have a ML PWM internship setup for this fall, but my school is not wanting to give me credit for it. ML requires academic credit to be given for their internships, which seems to be the norm after searching WSO.

Is there any way around this? Has anyone ran into this problem before?

Comments (7)

Aug 11, 2011

Don't you hate it when your school just doesn't care about it's students future career and potentially screwing them over? Why won't your school give you credit? Maybe you can try negotiating a small stipend or transportation costs covered. I'm not sure but usually the banks are structured and they require credit as compensation so they won't have to pay you and get away with it.

Aug 11, 2011

My school makes you do an independent study program where you have to get a professor to sponsor you and make progress towards academic goals. Maybe your school does that? That's kind of fucked up if the school can't help you out

Aug 11, 2011

At my school they wouldn't give permission for credit based internship for freshman or sophomores. How fucked up is that?! That means all the would be IB kids would have a damn hard time securing internships before junior year recruiting. Luckily that has changed. You're gonna have to somehow plead with the school or with ML. Can a professor sponsor you for this or something?

Aug 11, 2011

Ask your counselor. There are ways around this. A common way is that they make your internship a 1-credit course after you sign some papers.

Aug 13, 2011

If all else fails just do it as volunteer work? don't have it be an "official job"? but you can still have the experience/references that way

Aug 13, 2011

forge the papers, everyone does it. it's not an ML thing its some dumb BoA compliance thing. The forms will just be processed, nobody will look at them.

Aug 13, 2011
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