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  2. Alternative career ideas

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    Been told to consider other careers by my network if IBD is not working out. I've been researching a lot and am hitting a dead end on what alternative options there are for a UK graduate? Can someone give me a few ideas please? Regional IBD opportuni ...

    48 comments17 Jun 2014 -

  3. Everyone always talks about how bankers can move on to PEs and HFs, but what about the unsuccessful ones, the associates who either are fired after a year or two or leave on their own accord...where do they go? I mean, not everyone's getting PE or HF ...

    13 comments14 Feb 2012 -

  4. The only thing I can think of is day to day trading and independent investing. Are there other careers that I missed? alternative careers ...

    13 comments19 Aug 2012 -

  5. Hello All, So I am looking for advice from WSO users regarding a career move that I have been contemplating for some time. First- here is a quick background: Started my career in Big 4 public accounting (4 1/2 years)and had exposure to a broad base of cli ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. Career Path Help!

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    Hello, I'm a recent graduate from college (last month), has a degree in Biological Science and minor in Economics. I want to pursue a career path that is related with the business sector in the pharmaceutical field, but all I'm getting are rejec ...

    6 comments16 Jun 2014 -

  7. Hi everyone, This is my first post on WSO so please bare with me. I am a fresh graduate of Copenhagen Business School, having just completed my masters in Finance and Investments (M.Sc. Finance and Investments). This means that I am currently in the proce ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. I graduated with a finance degree and a 3.4 GPA (3.8 in finance courses) from UofA (Canada) 2 years ago. I have been working in Fort McMurray as a Project Controls Analyst since. I have been heavily looking for a new job for the last 6 months in Commercia ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Career Development

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    5 comments3 Mar 2014 -

  10. I have had an interesting career thus far, here are the highlights:- Studied in the University of Michigan (did not do exceptionally well)- Worked on Business Intelligence, Corporate Strategy and Project Management for one of Malaysia's Largest Inves ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. See title. My first thought was Equity Research, given the report-writing and ad hoc market commentary, but are there any other finance-geared positions that rely heavily on writing skills? alternative careers 1st job; career; moving jobs ...

    2 comments18 Jan 2018 -

  12. I recently read an interesting interview/post on mergers and inquisitions about a person who worked in a European (eastern European I think) Ministry of Finance. Before I entered undergrad I was a nerdy obsessed high schooler with dreams of making the big ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  13. This forum has certainly explored and discussed its fair share of alternative careers: Hollywood talent agents, Big Law, surgeons, etc. I had a teacher in school whose husband was a nurse anesthetist (CRNA), and he made a pretty comfortable living. CRNAs ...

    2 comments10 Dec 2017 -

  14. I am completing my MBA, and my focus has always been marketing. However, I find I enjoy all of my MBA subjects a lot, and would love a career that exposes me to a variety of different things. For this reason, I am considering moving towards the research s ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. I was sifting through the web and found the average computer science graduate salary to be a lot lower than an ACA or an investment analyst. I'm entering uni in September. Doing computer science from a VERY elite university, or getting a BBA from an ...

    2 comments11 May 2015 -

  16. Today, I was talking to one of junior partners after interview for entry-level (less than 2 year exp) position. I want to hire someone who has done a lot. The junior partner wants to hire someone who has done only our job. Let me explain. You prefer heine ...

    2 comments15 Aug 2014 -

  17. Making a career shift

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    Hi everyone, I am from India and my education includes B-tech (mech.engg) followed with an MBA (in finance & International business). I am presently working in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as a payables controller, in the accounting department of my firm. I h ...

    6 May 2020 -

  18. Hi everyone, I have a very different background. I was pre-med in college so I am a biology major with a minor in business administration and public health. I decided medicine is not what I wanted to do so I decided to go into the corporate world. Honestl ...

    6 May 2020 -

  19. Switching careers

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    Guys.. I am currently working as medic in London, As I graduated from so called "overseas" university I struggle to get on the training ladder (not that I think you would be interested in this story) Anyways I am considering career change and lo ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  20. Are you searching for jobs? Are you finding it difficult to search a job on Internet? There is no need to worry now!!! Now there are lot of latest technologies with different and interesting branches of your choice. There are various kinds of recruitments ...

    13 Oct 2014 -

  21. Aviation Financing/Leasing

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    Hello all, I'm currently a Credit Underwriting Associate at a financial institution, primarily focused on provided Asset Based Loan (ABL) for the Healthcare industry, I also have experience in ABL for the general industries, i'm only 5 years int ...

    7 Jun 2015 -

  22. Question about Career Paths

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    I've been working on a project with an academic who is working for a think tank who is in turn (I think) "working" for the SEC. This academic has a undergrad student who will be doing his thesis with this advisor next year. He is a double m ...

    12 Mar 2012 -

  23. Hello all- I'm a former IBD analyst who is now considering what to do next and for a career. My background is: finance + accounting in undergrad. Two years at a bulge bracket bank. Got good deal experience and have good references there. Also briefly ...

    1 comment15 Apr 2010 -