Q&A: Is the Monkey Business Over? 3rd Year Analyst Turning 1st Year Associate at a BB

Hey guys, I have a little bit of free time - hence I though it'd be a good idea for a quick Q&A.

Some background:

  • Immigrant from Latin America, moved to U.S. ~10 yrs ago
  • Went to a non-target in the Pacific Southwest w/ a finance major (okay business school)
  • Sophomore internship: non-paid gig @Merchant Bank in NYC
  • Junior internship: IB @BB in NYC (secured FT and came back)
  • Spent the last 3 years in a heavy execution / M&A group and very recently moved to a coverage team; I needed a change of pace / better life / wanted to focus on a specific industry I enjoyed

Happy to answer any questions you may have about my analyst years: the work, hours, comp, culture, the good & the bad & the very bad etc. 

Regards, 

Comments (11)

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Jul 16, 2021 - 10:38pm

What's your salary progression like?

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Jul 17, 2021 - 5:46am

Why did you decide to stay in IB instead of moving to buy side? Curious as I too want to consider climbing the IB ladder long term

  • Intern in IB - Gen
Jul 17, 2021 - 7:29am

Already, so many redundant boring questions

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Cov
Jul 18, 2021 - 3:04pm

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