I was hoping to get some advice from the board on my current career situation. I've been working in Big 4 audit for 2.5 years, early promoted to Sr. Associate after a year and a half and have spent the past year networking and interviewing for investment banking analyst roles. I've had moderate success with obtaining interviews, but haven't been able to ultimately secure a position. I have two firms who turned me down back in the fall, but maintain regular contact for future analyst needs which I expect to open up later this year. Based on ongoing discussions, I'm pretty confident one will extend an offer by year-end.
In lieu of my frustration with audit and not being able to secure an IB position, I decided I might as well make an internal transfer in the meantime to develop more useful skills than ticking and tieing. The process took a surprisingly short amount of time and received an offer to transfer internally to our TS FDD practice starting in August.
Just wanted to see what everyone's thoughts were on making this internal transfer. Obviously, i need to look out for myself, but also don't want to set myself up for a 2 month stint after transferring and create bad blood with the firm by leaving for an IB position shortly after.
Appreciate the advice.