My dream career is in a value-oriented asset manager on the west coast (Brandes, Dodge & Cox, Hotckis & Wiley). My question is how many years of sell-sideexperience along with an MBA is typical to be considered for an Analyst position at the firms above, as well as traditional mutual and T. Rowe?
New sell-side a well-regarded boutique in my industry coverage
1-year Big 4 valuation experience
3.8 GPA / Top 50 Undergrad (Business program was ranked top 10)
760 GMAT - (Aiming for Columbia's Applied Value Investing Program / Booth / NYU / Berkeley / UPenn)
CFA level I candidate
Ideally I would like to work two years in my current role before applying to B-school, however I don't want work experience be a negative consideration since I know these are very competitive positions.
Also, I would appreciate any advice beyond the question topic. Like many others, the logical and rational approach of thewas an enlightening moment. Since then I've been steadily entering the world of value investing. I've decided this is the direction I want to take my career, so any thoughts and advice here is welcome.