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Updated Summer 2019 SA Open Applications

Hi everyone, I know there's a mega-thread for this but that thread doesn't seem to have the most accurate information.

Investment Banks With Summer 2019 Applications Open

Summer 2018 applications have barely closed and it's already time to start thinking about 2019.

The following firms have opened their general applications for Summer 2019:

  • Evercore
  • Credit Suisse
  • J.P Morgan
  • Deutsche Bank
  • William Blair - Applications open March 1st, early interviews for 2019 begin late April/early May for target schools.
  • Guggenheim
  • Wells Fargo
  • Rothschild
  • PJT Partners
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • Perella Weinberg Partners
  • Citigroup
  • Lazard
  • Greenhill
  • Piper Affray-Houston
  • Moelis
  • Barclays Capital

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Mar 13, 2018

William Blair opened applications March 1st, early interviews for 2019 begin late april/early may for target schools.

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Mar 22, 2018

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Mar 13, 2018

Yeah haha, I'm still interviewing for a position for this summer and now I might have to interview for 2019 also. It's wild that they can quite literally both be in the same week.

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Apr 11, 2018

damn

May 14, 2018

Already interviewed. Just got offer. Non Target. No connections.

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May 16, 2018

When did you apply? Also, just saw your other posts, mind if I PM you?

Jun 9, 2018

You are a beast. PMd you

Jun 20, 2018

Help me.

Are you sure it's a Republic?

Mar 14, 2018

When do you think we will hear back for places like William Blair/DB and CS?

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Mar 16, 2018

I know William Blair deadline is June 1, while DB and CS both use online assessments that usually come quite quickly after application and then if you get an interview it probably won't be too long.

Apr 26, 2018

Good friend was just offered a SA position at DB in Global Markets for summer 19.

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Mar 22, 2018

First rounds will be in June, with superdays in July/August

Mar 22, 2018

Both CS and William Blair? Is this only for target schools?

May 14, 2018

Got an offer for SA. non target

May 13, 2018

Congrats, man! I hope this gives some hope to the other non-targets out there thinking they won't be able to get an offer.

Mar 15, 2018

Might as well add GS to the list

Mar 15, 2018

Add Guggenheim partners

Mar 15, 2018

Should add Wells Fargo to that list as well. How many banks are you guys planning to apply to in total? 15-20? 25+? 30-35+?

Mar 15, 2018

Are their applications open on their website?

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Mar 15, 2018

Yeah, I'm planning to apply by the end of next week.

Mar 15, 2018

35+ but im only a freshman atm

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Mar 15, 2018

Yeah, I made an excel spreadsheet of at least 35-40 banks+ to apply to for junior yr SA recruitment. A lot of the banks tho don't have many non-diversity sophomore openings though unfortunately for you. What university do you currently happen to be at?

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Mar 16, 2018

So I'm on the West Coast, and I'm curious on whether the same process kind of happens in NYC or whether it's way more structured.

Many of my friends had 8-10 first round interviews last year, and did not apply to ANY of the banks. They just had info calls, got passed around and then were interviewed. I've even heard of people getting offers here and then HR reaching out and asking them to apply officially so they're in the system lol.

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May 2, 2018

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Mar 16, 2018

I think it's a mix of structured and not. You won't get an interview through applying online, you need someone to push for you from networking. However, from there you will go through the phone screen/Superday process. I'm a sophomore at a non-target (for most banks however target for others)

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May 2, 2018

networking is definitely important for firms like GS, MS, and EBs but I've actually found that JP and Citi have taken a bunch of people from my school how had 0 contacts there prior to their first round.. guess there's a bit of luck involved in everything

Mar 14, 2018

Hey can you confirm that this early process with GS has a phone interview? I know most of the regular process is hirevue->superday

is the regular process hirevue-> phone interview -> superday ? @DiscountedSmashFlow

Mar 22, 2018

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May 14, 2018

I actually just got an offer for summer 2019. Did 0 networking, at a non target just applied raw online. did 1 internship at a (blackrock/vanguard/pimco) and then a mm PE internship. It's very possible

Mar 16, 2018

Do you think its worth waiting a little bit longer to network even more before applying, or apply first and then network?
Its so early in the year, that some bankers are not used to pushing resumes so early nor are some of them aware of the new accelerated process.
I have no idea what to do...

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Mar 16, 2018

Highly interested in the answer to this question.

Mar 16, 2018

As am I.

Mar 16, 2018

I'd consider networking a supplement to your entire application. You are one of thousands of students applying for an internship position and you likely won't be pulled through the first few initial screening processes because of your network.

(I am generalizing a bit here, sure for some smaller shops this might not be the case, but with BB banks that receive over 250k applications per year, your quick chat with some associate isn't going to do shit to brute force your way past other students)

Networking likely has the greatest impact when you are in the Super round stage and your bank is trying to finalize their acceptance list. They will likely extend an offer to someone who has networked more aggressively / fits in with the teams if all else is equal between two or more candidates.

While I can't give a definitive answer on whats better or worse, I'd say its likely better to just get your application in ASAP.

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Apr 24, 2018

I agree. I would also get Dastidar's capital markets book (other people have talked about this) to supplement info and plug holes. Quick useful read.

Mar 16, 2018

JP has also begun networking sessions / campus visits for 2019 SA recruiting.

  • On a related yet slightly off topic note -

Its insane how SA recruiting is being pushed earlier and earlier. Good luck to you all and godspeed.

Mar 16, 2018

Is this only for US? Does anyone know whether European recruiting will start in July/August as usual?

Apr 21, 2018

same question. what cities are you interested in?

Mar 16, 2018

Is Goldman open? Couldnt find it on their website- it said July 1st is when applications open.

Mar 16, 2018

Yeah Goldman opened yesterday and it's open for this early round until April 15.

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Mar 16, 2018

Do you have a link you could attach? I looked all over the page and still only found the one that opens July

Mar 16, 2018

Rothschild 2019 is open now

Mar 16, 2018

Does anyone have an any insight on the Goldman Sachs early action Application process? Like if we apply within that window, do we have to have all of our networking done with them already? Its only a month, which is fucking wild lmao. I wonder how quick HireVues will come out after applying.

Mar 16, 2018

Is this for diversity kids or can anyone apply for the early action process?

May 13, 2018

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Mar 16, 2018

Is this a formal application process? I don't see it anywhere online.

Mar 19, 2018

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Mar 17, 2018

is full time recruiting pushed up this year as well?

Mar 15, 2018

Doesn't seem like it, since FT recruiting is essentially dependent on how many SA get return offers. That being said, I believe there's a thread on here for 2019 FT recruiting that would be worthwhile to check out

Mar 18, 2018

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Mar 16, 2018

The firms I listed have opened applications for US and I'm not sure if it includes international positions. I've been told you can put a line item for your upcoming internship on your resume and put like "incoming analyst" or whatever just don't put bullets.

Mar 18, 2018

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Mar 17, 2018

When do all of these applications close? And would it be better to apply ASAP?

Also, do we have to apply now? As in this spring instead of this summer?

Mar 16, 2018

Goldman closes their early process on April 15th and then will reopen in the Summer. I'm not sure if other places are going to close and then re-open for the summer. If you're ready to apply, the earlier the better.

Mar 17, 2018

You can add PJT Partners to the list as well. App is up on their website.

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Mar 18, 2018

How are people listing their summer 2018 internships on resume when applying early? I don't want to put "Incoming Summer Analyst" but with apps open so early I think it's necessary to put this summer's job?

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Mar 14, 2018

this topic has been discussed a lot in many of these threads...

You DO put it on your resume. Put "incoming etc" on your resume for whatever you are doing for this summer.

Some firms SPECIFICALLY ask you to put what you are doing for your summer of 2018 on your resume before applying.

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Mar 23, 2018

I'm studying abroad this summer - should I put that under education? I'm a freshman and my resume is looking a little dry and I don't know what to add.

Mar 14, 2018

Houlihan is also open now

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Mar 19, 2018

where? online or ocr?

Mar 19, 2018

I do not see it online.

Mar 16, 2018

It's online currently

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May 13, 2018

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Mar 19, 2018

I have heard it's gonna open in the next few weeks

Mar 16, 2018

Does anyone have any insight as to when MS will be opening up? Are they sticking to July or are they going to open earlier?

Mar 19, 2018

I heard May from an HR Rep.

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Mar 19, 2018

At a target school, we were told June.

Mar 19, 2018
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May 13, 2018

Interesting that in the link you provided MS encourages candidates to apply as early as possible. When GS was doing its rolling application, I remember them emphasizing to apply when you feel most comfortable. This just goes to show you that the spots will get filled up pretty quickly.

Mar 19, 2018

Anyone know when UBS apps will open up?

Apr 26, 2018

UBS apps are open

Mar 20, 2018

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Mar 19, 2018

I saw that Raymond James just posted something about a week ago for the 2018 Investment Banking Internship so I don't think 2019 apps will be open yet. I believe it's open to sophomores but I could be wrong.

Mar 23, 2018

Raymond James is recruiting. Their 2019 position just closed on OCR.

Mar 19, 2018

SunTrust will be recruiting in the fall.

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Apr 21, 2018

SunTrust doesn't hire international students

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Mar 20, 2018

I have US passport

Jul 4, 2018

Raymond James is not closed. I have a superday with them within the next few weeks.

Mar 19, 2018

Does anyone know the timeline for Deutsche NYC? They were one of the first to put their applications online

Mar 21, 2018

super day set for early April for DB's IB corporate finance program, might change a little bit but certainly either April/May (had a coffee chat recently, i'm a sophomore at a top target)

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Mar 19, 2018

Thanks! Did you already have a first round or is it straight to the superday?

Mar 21, 2018

Is Barclays only open for target schools? Can't find it on their website

Mar 16, 2018

I go to a Barclays target, and they haven't opened for us either

Mar 21, 2018

I think Barclays is great and they are not chasing the hype and going super early like some of the other BB's

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Mar 20, 2018

So I have been looking into the Credit Suisse 2019 applications and there are only around 3. Is this correct or is it just me?

Mar 16, 2018

What do you mean by there are only around 3?

Mar 20, 2018

There are only three positions taking applications. Undergrad experience, IB, and Global Markets.

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Mar 22, 2018

Not offering anything constructive but jesus. Are firms really recruiting this early for summer 2019? This wasn't the case when I was in school (<5 Years ago).

Mar 19, 2018

It's a joke. There's no way I'd ever have guessed applications were open for 2019 if it wasn't for this forum.

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Mar 16, 2018

As someone who's went through the process (or at least followed it as a rising sophomore last summer), it's at least 4 months earlier this year compared to last. Last year most apps opened late June through mid July now all the firms listed have already opened their general applications (with the exception of GS who will be closing their early round April 15th then opening again in July)

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Mar 22, 2018

Does anyone know which major BB's, EB's or MM's are doing Fall recruiting as well, if at all?

And are you guys submitting apps through OCR, online, or both?

Mar 16, 2018

I know Goldman is starting up again in the summer, and MS seems like they aren't opening until summer. I've applied through both OCR and online for a variety of places. As with last year, most recruiting will be done by the end of summer, early fall at latest.

Mar 23, 2018

Houston IB is starting up soon too. From what I know, BAML, Jefferies, RBC, and Moelis are planning on doing SA first rounds beginning/middle of April. It's literally insane how fast Recruitment is getting. Not sure how kids that don't even have four full semesters of college under their belts can possibly be ready to go right now

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Mar 16, 2018

Are those firms you mentioned (as none have opened apps yet) only doing SA 1st rounds in April in Houston?

Mar 23, 2018

Houston banking isn't really ran through HR. It's literally almost all networking-based. So whether or not their applications are up doesn't really matter, unfortunately

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Mar 23, 2018

Houston firms will do both 1st rounds and super days in Houston in first two/three weeks of April.

Mar 17, 2018

Perella Weinberg's application is open

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Mar 23, 2018

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Lololol Saarang Pandey you getting roasted. Way to represent Northwestern.

Mar 15, 2018

.........

Mar 23, 2018

This is a screenshot from my school's careers page. You got firms literally recruiting for two summers at the same time. This is so stupid lol

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Mar 26, 2018

What school is that?

Mar 15, 2018

Lmao UVA ^ wahoowaa baby

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Mar 23, 2018

It's not UVA lol

May 13, 2018

This is a screenshot of jobs on your university's Handshake page.

Mar 23, 2018

GS Houston had their first round today

Mar 15, 2018

Do any of the people here feel ready completely/proficiently at least at a behavioral/technical level for the BBs and EBs? I have heard from numerous sources that once you are in the system, but unable to procure a SA offer, it is very hard to break through subsequently for BB and EB FT positions. Any thoughts on this?

Mar 26, 2018

we ready baby, lets rip it boys

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Mar 26, 2018

What does an undergrad 10-week GS/JPM analyst intern make? Does an IB intern make a lot more than securities?
After rent and expenses, what can you realistically save?
Sorry if dumb questions, I'm just a young pup trying to learn.

Mar 16, 2018

Prorated salary of $85,000 is pretty standard although there are variations plus signing bonuses for interns can often times help with rent expense. So figure ~$16,000 salary for the summer, however I do not know about how much you can actually save. (I've read you will save roughly $5k over the summer but I may be wrong) Hope this is helpful

Mar 26, 2018

thanks pal! would securities (sales?) at GS be that much lower based salary? and I presume bonuses aren't as lucrative?

Mar 27, 2018

This is getting insane, hoping I can swing a Summer 2019 Internship. I decided to deny a Summer 2018 offer to try and have one summer off before losing any free time for the foreseeable future.

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Apr 2, 2018

What offer did you deny for this summer? What are you planning on doing instead? Just curious

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May 13, 2018

Was reminded of this lol

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Mar 27, 2018

Sorry for the extremely late reply. I denied an offer with BAML for a Summer Analyst position with GBAM (not exactly what I wanted) in New York. I worked with them last summer in the same position. I'm going to be interning at a major movie studio in Hollywood. I just want to make sure I give every aspiration a chance.

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