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  2. Verbal Offer: Legally Binding?

    Thanks for the replies to my last couple of threads. Now, in all seriousness, I got a call from a firm who offered me a summer position. No documents signed yet, but when the HR asked if I'd accept the offer, I said currently I would love to. To be h ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:45pm -

  3. Received a Full-time Return Offer... Leap of Faith?

    I recently received a FT return for a lower tier BB in NY. I enjoyed my summer experience, but I'm concerned I won't have the exit opps I'm interested in coming out of my analyst rotation. They've given me 2 weeks to accept; I have two ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 24 2018 - 3:58pm -

  4. Can I take the offer and then rescind if I get a different offer

    I have a wealth management internship offer pending, I am more interested in Investment Banking and I am still waiting on a couple of companies to get back to me for an IB internship. All these companies are in different states and some are in different c ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 9 2019 - 7:18pm -

  5. 2 Internships.. SAME TIME

    Would working in 2 banking internship at the same time creates a conflict of interest? This is probably a stupid question but I just want to make sure.. accepting offer ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  6. GPA drop after accepting offer of Big Four Consulting

    I got the offer with my transcript that looked good without the last semester when the hiring was conducted. But I am having a huge trouble with one 1-credit technical class and it's not required so it won't affect graduation. I think I am gonna ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 30 2017 - 1:15am -

  7. Offer Decision: OW vs Deloitte Consulting

    Hello WSO folks. What do you think of these 2 offers? UNDERGRADUATE Salary: Nearly Identical, OW is higher by 2K Signing Bonus: Identical Benefits: DC looks better from first glance. They start matching 401K after 60 days where OW matches after a year. Ne ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 11 2014 - 12:35am -

  8. Tough Offer Choice

    In a horrible situation. MM IBD offer explodes Tuesday night. On Friday, I'm supposed to have 2 BB Super Days (one top tier, one second tier). No possibility of extension from the MM. I have a return offer from a HF that I was at last summer, but its ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2013 - 10:41am -

  9. Negotiating Offer before, during, and after interview (Follow up)

    I recently negotiated an offer and wanted to post about my positive experience. This is the first time I have negotiated an offer and in preparation I looked through the previous posts and asked for a bit of advice from SirTradesaLot for help in the proce ...

    22 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jan 9 2013 - 12:45pm -

  10. Can you reject an offer after you've accepted it?

    Hi! Currently I'm in an summer internship in trading at a BB and right after I will start an off-cycle internship with another BB in IBD. My question is, if I get an offer after the summer internship and I sign it can I later on reject it if I like t ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2015 - 4:12pm -

  11. Wells Fargo Securities vs UBS vs Houlihan Lokey

    I have FT offers from all three banks. All three are for NY and in IBanking. My goal is to some day go into PE. I would really appreciate some help deciding which bank to go with. accepting offer ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2011 - 5:56pm -

  12. Silicon Valley vs. Consulting

    I'm now a senior in college double majoring in Computer Science and Economics. This past summer I interned at a Google/Facebook/Twitter in a business intelligence/analytics role and got an offer from them. ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 22 2011 - 1:11am -

  13. No BB offer, wait it out?

    Hey fellow monkeys, I'm sure we all understand the springboard that a BB job would provide for a career in Finance, however, HOW IMPORTANT exactly is the BB offer? What I'm saying is. Assuming the following scenarios. Offer at MM Bank vs Delayin ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2012 - 1:17pm -

  14. Taking Goldman Sachs IMD SA offer or potential Fidelity return offer

    Hey guys- was recently introduced to WSO and could use some advice. I just went through the recruiting process with GS IMD and received an offer in Fixed Income for next year's summer analyst program. I am excited for the opportunity although I am co ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 1 2018 - 12:01am -

  15. Offer in Hand, Possibly Three Coming: What do to?

    Greetings all, I'll cut right to the chase. I am a complete non-target graduating soon who just landed an IB analyst offer at a decent but up-and-coming MM bank on the west coast with decent comp (60 base 20-30 bonus), in an industry group I absolute ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2014 - 7:19pm -

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    Deleted Investment Banking Banking Bank of America bofa BB BAML accepting offer ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 13 2014 - 12:44am -

  17. How Do Major Companies Create Loyalty?

    This is a major problem for F500 companies where the finance department turnover is huge. How can you create loyalty so that the analysts you trained don't leave as soon as they have a better offer? Here are a few tactics commonly used, please share ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 21 2012 - 5:45am -

  18. Leveraging another offer to get off BB waitlist?

    I've sadly been put on a waitlist/hold-list at a BB after attending one of their first final rounds this year. I was told to wait until end of this month when they've held a few more final rounds (I know someone who has received an offer and som ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2012 - 5:22am -

  19. Choosing Between These 2 Offers...

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    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2015 - 10:17pm -

  20. Accepted my offer today--Thanks WSO!

    I just wanted to give a hugeeeeee shoutout to everyone who helped me out on here. from all those late nights studying merger consolidation accounting, ESOP plans, operating leverage ratios and other fun stuff, it is finally done. you guys truly are an awe ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 6 2015 - 12:49am -

  21. What to say to revoked offer?

    Hi all, I interviewed with a big tech firm a few weeks ago about a summer gig, i did well on the phone interview, so they brought me in a few weeks later and I interviewed with the product engineer and his boss. pretty much wrecked the interview, and they ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2012 - 3:20pm -

  22. Looking for advice on boutique offer

    Start in March. Thanks to everyone for the advice. boutique accepting offer ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2012 - 11:41am -

  23. Reneging on an offer and signing for a rival? Right move?

    Is this a douche move? Both shops are good. For comparison's sake (I'll change the jobs a bit so as not to be obvious in terms of my identity): One is Global Capital Markets at an established BB (initially my first choice) and the other is Advis ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2015 - 5:57pm -

  24. F500 or FAP?

    I have two offers: one is a F50 FLDP and the other is Wells Fargo FAP. Which one has more prestige and better exit opps for MBA or ibanking? Any feedback (salary, hours per week, experience) on the FAP or FLDP programs would be great. Thanks f500 FAP acce ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2011 - 12:54pm -

  25. Will my Greenhill FT 2019 offer be rescinded??? Please help! Status of Greenhill 2018-2019

    Upside at Greenhill could be incredible but downside could be crushing. Please help with any insight! accepting offer ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 16 2018 - 1:12pm -

  26. Barclays vs BlackRock

    I got offers from both Barclays and BlackRock this summer as intern. I will be analyst in financial modeling group at BlackRock and tech analyst in Barclays. I couldn't make a decision for these two. For paying, Barclays has a higher monthly salary t ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2015 - 11:17am -

  27. Accenture Consulting vs Deloitte Advisory- Advice on the offers

    Hello everyone. I am seeking some advice in regards my next career move. Any thought or suggestion would be extremely helpful. Situation: New Analytics Consultant Weighing Career Options I currently work at Deloitte as an Analytics Consultant (for about 6 ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 29 2018 - 11:55pm -

  28. Offer Decision: Deloitte S&O vs. Parthenon

    I have entry-level FT offers from both Deloitte S&O and The Parthenon Group. For Parthenon, I like their culture and the fact that they travel less than other consulting firms, but I'm not sure about the effect of their merger with EY. For Deloit ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:41pm -

  29. Corporate Development Offer- Should I still Try for IB?

    Hi Everyone, I interviewed with an F500 and got an offer as a Corporate Development Transaction Analyst- apparently the work involves pricing and shaping engagements, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, etc. I'm coming from B4 Audit and was origin ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2015 - 11:56am -

  30. Need Advice-Got offer from BB for SA but how do I let them know I have been suspended in the past?

    Long Story Short- I was suspended for one semester and I will be returning in the spring. The suspension was disciplinary and due to political factors I was made an example to set a precedent in the future. I go to a top 10 school and have excellent work ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 12 2016 - 11:49am -

  31. Losers Can Win

    Hey Monkeys, I'm a long time lurker and a first time poster on WSO. Please note that this post will revolve around my journey to investment banking. This sort of story has become much more typical, but I still think it has enough merit to be shared. ...

    8 comments - 5 silver bananas - Nov 20 2014 - 3:52pm -

  32. NEED HELP- rescinded offer?

    Need help. I applied and was offered an MBB internship, but had a different gpa on my application online than I currently actually have (retaking classes and put my gpa as if finished with an A in the class, which I will have but won't be updated unt ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 15 2017 - 9:06pm -

  33. 2 Days to Accept...Really Need Help

    I am usually very brief in my posts here on wso but I am in need of some serious help ASAP and I hope you are all up for a good bit of reading. Before I get started, I understand that nobody can give me definitive answers and that I will ultimately have t ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2012 - 5:06am -

  34. Start-up or not

    Hey guys, Just wanted to get some thoughts on a predicament. I've just moved back to Asia and have 3 options that I am considering. (1) A start-up advisory boutique started by some ex-Goldman/ McKinsey guys. These guys started about 8 months ago. (2) ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2012 - 1:32pm -

  35. When to give up on getting a job offer following final interview.....

    I had final interviews with 3x MD's last week on Wednesday and I still haven't had an offer, but I haven't heard that I have been rejected either. HR said this last Wednesday (one week later) that the team was discussing 'shortly' ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2014 - 8:19am -

  36. Which Offer Should I Take?- Opinions?

    Hi guys, I just wanted to get an opinion from all of you. I received 2 job offers and am confused which one I should take: Job 1: corporate finance with an F500 company (CPG Industry). Large brand name. Job 2: Financial Analyst (basically FP&A) with a ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 1:57pm -

  37. Which offer would you choose?

    Hello, I need help deciding which summer internship to get. I am looking to get into IB and I am a freshman at a non-target/regional target.- BB PWM local branch (Merill Lynch)-regional/ MM IB boutique-MM PWM local branch (Raymond James) Is PWM at a bb be ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2014 - 2:10pm -

  38. Two offers

    Fortunate enough to have two great offers on the table albeit slightly different parts of real estate. Currently a 2nd yr analyst at a balance sheet lender in NYC. 1. Associate- Canadian Bank- CMBS Originations- $110k base- Up to 50% bonus 2. Analyst- Lar ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 30 2015 - 4:08pm -

  39. Thank you

    deleted accepting offer ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2014 - 7:00pm -

  40. Help deciding between OW vs Boutique

    Hey guys, anyone have any advice on which is the best offer to take for an entry level position? One is a boutique firm (not yet well known) with whom I have an amazing cultural fit, with very interesting strategy work but is limited in its sectors--with ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 24 2016 - 9:55pm -

  41. offer letter wording

    hey guys! so in a friend's offer letter, it says the offer is conditioned upon the completion of a satisfactory reference check. she did not receive a FT offer from her SA stint, and she mentioned that in her interviews, but could the people from her ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2011 - 3:03pm -

  42. Which job offer Full Time to choose?

    If you had a choice between these two offers right out of college: Working for a $40million AUM hedge fund (3.5 years old) under 1 PM (very reputable and experienced guy--he knows what he's doing): Starting Salary: 65k- 90k (depends on bonus) or Work ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2015 - 3:35am -

  43. Would you accept an offer even if you don't want it?

    Hey guys, Quick poll/question: I have an offer from a reputable tech firm for finance (I'm very interested in tech, so working for a tech firm is good in my opinion). However, the actual work & scope of what I would be doing is not interesting to ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2014 - 1:20pm -

  44. Target Masters or Non-target PE??

    Hi folks, I would like to ask you for your opinions on the situation that I am currently experiencing. Unfortunately, my undergrad degree is rather poor (state uni in US) so I had applied for a couple of masters programs in finance at top unis in UK in or ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 4:38am -

  45. Need Advice! Any help appreciated (data analytics...finance)

    First time posting. Was recently offered a job with modest salary as a data analyst in New York. (The work is particular to pharmaceutical/healthcare marketing w big data). This is my only job offer (graduating senior from top25 school), but I have anothe ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2014 - 8:23pm -

  46. Offer with no time off

    Hey guys, I have been offered a position as a trading assistant and I am really excited about it. Its a small growing firm, however I have one question. In the offer letter there is no mention of vacation time. I don't know if they just forgot to put ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2012 - 9:59am -

  47. What's More Important?

    Say for example you were choosing between two offers: JPM vs. Citi. If during the super day and recruiting process a VP or MD at Citi really connected well and wanted you to join the firm and their group would it be more worthwhile to take the "less ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2011 - 7:27pm -

  48. Corporate Banking v.s. F200 Financial Analyst v.s. Commercial Real Estate

    Hey all, I have an offer from Wells FAP, a boutique commercial real estate brokerage, and an offer from a F200 company for a financial analyst. I think the starting salaries are all pretty similar (FAP-60kish, F200-60kish, CRE-45k+19kish expected bonus) I ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2017 - 3:49pm -

  49. 72 Hours to Accept a Role: Negotiation Tactics

    Tier 2 MC Firm: Friday, May 3rd I was given a verbal offer by the partner. Received paperwork by 3pm, I noticed the offer expires on Monday May 6th, overall I understand this as the start-date is May 13th, however I will be moving-out of state for this. T ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2019 - 5:19pm -

  50. Summer 2019 Summer Analyst Outlook

    With seemingly so much uncertainty as to where the market is going, one day the next bull market is starting while the next day people make it sound like '08 all over again, what do you guys think about joining a top BB S&T program this summer as ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 15 2019 - 3:15am -

  51. How do I move my offer from Chicago to New York? Freaking out!

    Hello all, I was lucky enough to receive a full time offer to a consulting firm but the office location was for my second preference being Chicago. However, I would really love to be in New York, is there any way to negotiate a change of location when acc ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 16 2015 - 3:47pm -

  52. Which offer should I pick?- Urgent deadline

    delete accepting offer ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 15 2015 - 5:00pm -

  53. William Blair or Bain Capital Ventures Analyst?

    One of my close buddies was fortunate enough to land an analyst offer at William Blair and also Bain Capital Ventures. I know WB is a great mm shop where he'd master execution and get set up for PE, and I know BCV does require a lot of sourcing with ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2012 - 5:59pm -

  54. Contacting HR regarding offer?

    Hi, I was emailed by the HR of a bank and asked if I was still interested in a place for their bursary/placement programme? I replied and said that I was. The lady emailed me the next day, and said that she is glad to hear that and one of her associates w ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2012 - 12:31pm -

  55. MM PE Analyst vs Non-MBB Consulting FT offer

    I'm currently a Econ senior at a non-HYPS undergrad (Duke, U Chicago, Cornell) deciding between returning full-time to a Tier 2 consulting firm focused on PE due diligence (LEK, Strategy&, Parthenon) or accepting an analyst offer at a MM PE firm ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 4 2017 - 8:58pm -

  56. Seriously need advices

    Dear all, I managed to have to analyst's position offers: both with a midcap focus. 1st one: Specialized in management advisory in LBO transactions. 2nd one: Lifescience and biotechs. How would you rate a focus on management package advisory Vs an in ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2019 - 4:14am - Anonymous Monkey

  57. Can't get into contact with my recruiter

    I got an internship offer that expired on the 22nd. I accepted the offer verbally and then I had to email a signed offer letter to my recruiter, which I did on the 18th. I was supposed to receive an email within a week of accepting from the company (in or ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 31 2014 - 1:37pm -

  58. Marakon vs. LEK

    I have offers to work in LEK and in Marakon- any advice on which offer I should take? Thanks accepting offer ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2014 - 11:32am -

  59. Thanks- Semi/non-target and didn't have an internship with any banks

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to say thanks for all the help that was given on this website. I am coming from a semi/non-target and I didn't have an internship with ANY bank (Big 4 audit was my internship) and I received a FT offer with a MM bank (thin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:41am -

  60. Waiting for a decision

    I received an offer to work for X firm in their lev fin group that expires this month, however I'm still interviewing. Had my second round interview to for a BB firm last friday, they will be making final decisions by mid jan.I brought up that I had ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2012 - 6:57pm -

  61. Does my S&T offer fit into my end goal?

    Hi guys, I have an offer in S&T from a BB but I am skeptical in taking it. Here's why: As I have just graduated, I believe that in this point of time I should be focussing on skills development/opening doors rather than salary, as this will come ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 16 2017 - 7:37am -

  62. Contacting Analysts After Accepting Offer

    I recently accepted an offer with a MM bank about a month ago, and I should start sometime around the beginning of June. The analysts and even senior manager all called me congratulating me and really encouraged me to reach out with any questions. I want ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2016 - 11:24am -

  63. Put on HOLD for offer AFTER SA stint??

    My story comes after my S&T stint at a BB in NYC. S&T is a bit different from IB, since you rotate between desks. This was not made clear to us until the end, but if you aren't #1 choice at any desk, but still a good candidate, they'll p ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 13 2018 - 7:45pm -

  64. Joining Noble Group as a commodities trainee

    I have never posted anything on WSO yet, but I have read and applied a lot of the good advice here and would like to ask the forum on their thoughts about the current decision I need to make. I am a Master's student in a commodities/finance subject a ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 14 2018 - 8:55am -

  65. Requesting a Different Office?

    I received an offer to work at a bank with locations all throughout SCal but the office that I received wasn't my first pick office (think industrial city) versus the downtown office. However, the fact that I received this location instead of the DT ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 19 2018 - 7:30pm -

  66. Choosing between BAML GCM in SF and TD Securities IB Credit in NYC

    Looking for some opinions on my decision regarding Summer Analyst positions here... I got an offer for BAML Capital Markets in their SF office within their rates & currencies division. The other offer is for TD Securities in their NYC office for Inves ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Dec 18 2017 - 5:29pm -

  67. Updating interviewers after offer???

    Recently recieved an offer. I networked and met with several people prior to the superday. Would it simply be annoying to send an update that I recieved and accepted the offer, seeing as they all already know that? Or is that expected as "following u ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2017 - 11:20pm -

  68. Performance Bonuses

    All, I am diving into the Consulting world. I have a few questions regarding PBs. Deloitte 's offer, while having similar salary with MBB and OW, does not have performance bonuses. However, it does have a significantly higher signing bonuses. (you st ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2014 - 12:33am -

  69. Target Masters or Non-target PE?

    Hi folks, I would like to ask you for your opinions on the situation that I am currently experiencing. Unfortunately, my undergrad degree is rather poor (state uni in US) so I had applied for a couple of masters programs in finance at top unis in UK in or ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2014 - 5:35pm -

  70. Choosing between 2 offers...advice please

    Hi all, I need to choose between 2 offers: commercial banking analyst at a regional bank and a F100 FLDP. Just looking for thoughts on what would be a better starting point for my career. Would possibly want to get an MBA after a few years to try to break ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2014 - 8:26pm -

  71. Business Analyst at BB Investment Bank

    I'm considering an offer for a Business Analyst position at global BB (think GS, Credit Suisse, UBS) in their Technology Division. It's a 2 yr graduate program. I'm interested in the business side as well as the technology side and think th ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2012 - 2:02pm -