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  2. Outside NYC/SF, how would you rate cities for finance/consulting/corporate opps?

    NYC and SF look to be the top placement cities for almost all the MBA programs. What other cities fall into the top tier of business opportunities for MBAs? DC? Chicago? Toronto? Boston? Dallas/Houston? Atlanta? LA? I am considering a relocation from west ...

    165 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:15pm -

  3. Moving to Boston- Suggestions

    Hello all, I know this topic has been asked before but I couldn't find any that really matched my description so bear with me as I ask again. I am moving to Boston in January for a consulting gig and am needing suggestions on where to live. I am will ...

    39 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 22 2018 - 10:28am -

  4. Raymond James Investment Banking Groups

    Can anyone give me any insight into Raymond James investment banking? More specifically, can anyone tell me much about their Chicago and Boston offices? Investment Banking chicago boston Raymond James Raymond James Financial Inc. Salary Yes Yes 232909 138 ...

    92 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:51pm -

  5. Where to live in Boston?

    I'll be starting as an entry-level management consultant in Boston this Summer and I need some ideas on where to live. I'd like to keep rent to under $800 a month and I have a car, so parking is necessary. I'd also be living with my friend, ...

    121 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  6. Boston- Tell me more

    I just watched "The Town", and I want to work in Boston one day (Think 10 years down the line). Except for pension fund management, and a certain large endowment fund, I can't really think of much out there. I only ever faced two hedge fund ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:58pm -

  7. Boston Investment Banks

    What investment banks has legitimate Boston offices? boston ...

    80 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:49pm -

  8. Screw the Hotel, I'm Booking with Airbnb

    Hi everyone, I wanted to share two recent travel experiences that highlight the differences between a night's stay at a hotel vs. Airbnb. Who do you think fared better? The hotel chain with over 100 years of experience or the online company that has ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 5 2012 - 7:42pm -

  9. New and Need Advice- Fund Accountant Career Paths?

    Any feedback as to career progression and exit opportunities in Fund Accounting would be immensely appreciated? Also, I am open to any other opportunities if anyone knows of any other entry-level positions in Boston or even NYC? Fund Accountant Career Pat ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2018 - 1:03pm -

  10. What Boston Means

    Obviously you've heard about the Boston Explosions by now, social media did a quick blitz and the topic is trending on each and every network. Before I start, my prayers go out to the people affected and the families of those dead and to those injure ...

    52 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 15 2013 - 8:08pm -

  11. AEW Capital Management: more info, insights?

    Does anyone have information on these guys? They're a Real Estate focused Investment Management firm based out of Boston. According to their website they have $22B under management and do both public and private market investing. http://www.aew.com/o ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 12:43pm -

  12. Summer Internship in Boston?

    Hi everyone, I'm a first-semester finance and accounting major at a non-target state school in Massachusetts and I'm interested in firms that offer full-time summer internships to people in my situation. I'm mostly interested in PE and IB ( ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 28 2016 - 1:03pm -

  13. **Official 2011 IB Recruitment Thread**

    Alright for those of us that are about to begin our final year (next week... gasp) in college and are working on recruitment for IB, I figured I'd make a thread so we can keep each other in the "know" as to who's recruiting when and wh ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2010 - 9:16am -

  14. Boston versus New York? Hours, comp, culture differences?

    Hi Guys, Wondering if there are any broad, universally accepted differences between doing the job (as a 1st year IB Analyst) in Boston versus NYC? Obviously, it seems like Boston compensation is discounted a bit to NYC, but, are Boston hours corresponding ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 28 2017 - 5:50pm -

  15. Boston during the summer

    I'm going to be working in Boston this summer and wanted to know what the city is like. Obviously it's not as exciting as the school year since the students are gone. And the city doesn't have nearly as many interns as NYC or Chicago. But i ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2012 - 4:01pm -

  16. Boston: finance powerhouse?

    For a city of its size, I'm really surprised at how many top-notch buyside firms are in boston. You have Bain Capital, Baupost group, wellington, bracebridge, and a slew of others. buyside hedge funds finance boston ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2010 - 2:07pm -

  17. URGENT ADVICE- Soph MM IBD unpaid internship NYC vs. Paid F100 Internship Boston

    WSO, I'm at a pivotal point in my life where I need to make decisions in order to set myself up for BB IBD fall recruitment. I am interested in either a top BB (GS, JPM, MS), or an EB (Laz, HL, EC, Centerview). I was at a non-target, but I have recen ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2016 - 7:04pm -

  18. 38 Studios & Rhode Island's VC Nightmare

    Afternoon Monkeys, Any Red Sox fans here on WSO? How about MMORPG fans? Maybe there's some fans of government sponsored VC failure? Well, if you inexplicably landed in all three categories, the recent Bloomberg article by Jonathan Mahler discussing R ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2013 - 3:45pm -

  19. List of HF's in Boston

    Looking for a list of hedge funds in Boston, and around that area... Anyone got? hedge fund boston funds MA Massachussetts Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Boston Capital Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Salary Yes Yes 110598 90737 207929 105811 305302 ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2010 - 11:22pm -

  20. Should I relocate to Dallas for my job? Been working in Boston for 5 months now

    I've been working in Boston since I graduated last May doing strategy consulting. I've been in my firm's Boston office for about 5 months now and so far I'm loving it. The work-life balance is amazing and I love the people I work with. ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 10 2011 - 11:10am -

  21. Tebow Signs with the Pats!

    What do you think? http://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2013/06/10/new-... http://www.forbes.com/sites/darrenheitner/2013/06/... boston MA Tim Tebow patriots Massachusetts ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2013 - 12:06am -

  22. I know what city I want to work in after graduation and beyond

    Aloha Monkeys, I'm currently separating the military (think Air Force or Navy) to finish my degree at a traditional undergraduate institution (I will either be a Sophmore or Junior). I will either be attending UPenn (non-Wharton), Georgetown MSB, or ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 13 2018 - 11:16pm -

  23. Headhunters in Boston?

    Does anyone have a list of headhunters who focus on Boston or have a large number of Boston-based clients? Thanks in advance! boston ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2014 - 1:21pm -

  24. HIG- Boston

    Aside from what's already been posted, does anyone have any info on this office? Group size, activity, culture, comp, etc..? Thanks! boston HIG ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2010 - 3:02pm -

  25. The Secret World of Finance- Boston Monkeys

    How many of you on the list are from Boston? Boston is known as a buyside city, maybe an insurance city, and lately a political city. What do people do here? Do these opportunities exist here in Boston?- Bulge Bracket IB- Prop Desks- Sell Side equity/ FI ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2010 - 11:10am -

  26. Please, destroy my resume!

    Hello fellow monkeys, I'm currently preparing for FT recruitment this fall in Europe. I'm aiming for MBB + 2nd tier consulting firms. To give you some background information, I go to a target university in Europe and my recent internship was wit ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2011 - 2:55pm -

  27. The Post-Grad NYC/DC/Boston/Philly Budget Thread (REAL EXPERIENCES PLEASE)

    hey guys- i just graduated and am trying to decide where to go for my full time job. I have one major offer each in NYC, DC, Boston, Houston TX, and Philly. Anyone living in those cities on a first year salary want to help us out with your monthly budget ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2011 - 5:56am -

  28. Value of a recommendation letter when applying?

    Hey Monkeys, I'm a junior just finishing an internship at a boutique consulting firm. During my stay I got really well with the MD and will be receiving a recommendation letter from him. I'd like to know if its a good idea to send the letter of ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  29. resume update

    Hello, I am trying to update my resume and after couple of emails back and forth with my career adviser back in college, I have not moved on far. She is stuck on adjusting margins and etc, where I need condense some bullet points. I am trying to break int ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2009 - 7:13am -

  30. Boston Real Estate Investment Companies

    I am beginning to look into some RE investment companies in the Boston area and am curious to learn more about acquisitions analyst salaries as well as the required background/experience required to land an acquisitions analyst job. From what I have been ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 23 2014 - 3:18pm -

  31. Northeastern MSF

    I'm considering applying to Northeastern for the MSF there. As many of the programs are regional and employment relies heavily on name brands, especially in IB, what are people's thoughts on the program? Is it any good? How does it compare to BU ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2011 - 11:47pm -

  32. Mezz or Distressed Debt Funds in Boston?

    Does anyone know of any good firms in Boston that focus on debt? 88888's blog boston debt mezzanine Blog ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2011 - 1:33pm -

  33. Boston- The Movie

    This one goes out to Patrick and CompBanker and all the other denizens of Bean Town. Funny stuff: Boston Movie Trailer- watch more funny videos Eddie Braverman's blog boston Blog ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 3:27am -

  34. BC

    Would BC be considered a target at the MBA level? Anyone know how their job prospects are? college boston ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2008 - 8:48pm -

  35. WSO Boston Happy Hour- TONIGHT 6PM

    Boston Monkeys- WSO Happy Hour tonight at The Sevens bar (77 Charles St) starting at 6PM. Patrick is not the official host but he will definitely try to stop by for a bit. See more info on the event page. Want a WSO meetup in your city? It's easy to ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2012 - 3:52pm -

  36. Sophomore Summer Internship Boston

    I am a current sophomore at Wash U which is a semi-target/target for top consulting firms. I am not a URM and I have a rounded 4.0 GPA. I'm majoring in economics and financial engineering, a program to which I had to apply. Junior year I will recruit ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 28 2018 - 4:09pm -

  37. MBB industry focus in Boston

    What industries do MBB Boston offices tend to focus on? I've heard that being in Boston is good for doing PE & health care work. What else is there? Thanks. consulting Industry Bain boston McKinsey BCG ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2011 - 12:17pm -

  38. Wolfy's travels: If broke in HKG, LHR--where would you go?

    Senior year (May 09), I couldn't go backpacking. A lot of shit happened in between, got international work experience, and now I'm applying for grad school. 10 days left in Singapore, my goal is to get a new degree and ALSO see places I'll ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2010 - 2:39am -

  39. Internship offer at PE Fund vs Search Fund

    Hi WSO. I need advice regarding two internship offers I have. I'm not sure which one to take. Option A: Summer Analyst at LMM PE Fund This is a lower middle market PE fund, and has about < 200m AUM. They said I would spend very close to all of my ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2017 - 11:28pm -

  40. Pioneer Investments?

    Does anyone know anything about this firm? Hoping to do buyside equity research or at least be involved in mutual/hedge funds in the Boston area. I've never heard of this company before but saw them come up in a google search. Any information about l ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 20 2014 - 4:13pm -

  41. Have you heard of Aeris Partners?

    Hey everyone, I am digging around for information about Aeris Partners, a tech boutique based in Cambridge, MA. The senior leadership is composed of three guys from Harris Williams & Co's tech group with a fourth coming from Jefferies Broadview. ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 18 2014 - 10:37pm -

  42. New User from Massachusetts

    Hi everybody, I stumbled across this forum while searching for a new laptop and had to sign up right away. I am currently an undergraduate senior in college and will be looking to land my first job for when I graduate in 5-6 months. Most of my experience ...

    2 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 18 2019 - 1:59pm -

  43. Is My Career Plan Practical?

    I am moving to Waltham, MA soon for my MA in International Economics & Finance beginning this year at Brandeis University. I applied to Boston College's MSF program too but couldn't make it through the admissions. I had plans to apply to Eur ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 20 2018 - 7:10am -

  44. I Need to Figure out Housing in Boston in 4 Days

    I just got offered a Co-Op opportunity that would take place in Boston from January 2nd through the end of May. I'm not originally from Boston and I don't have any family in the area. I need to accept or reject their offer by Monday the 11th, an ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 7 2017 - 11:01am -

  45. Internship Opportunities in Investment Banking

    The forum is aimed to share the experience about internships in investment banking and help each other find opportunities in this industry Investment Banking Internships opportunities finance jobs students Recruiters search internship seeking Banks invest ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2015 - 11:51am -

  46. Bracebridge capital

    They're mostly a fixed income hedge fund in Boston, run by harvard economist andrei shleifer's wife. Anyone ever interviewed with them? hedge fund boston ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2011 - 2:01pm -

  47. Infrastructure funds/groups in Boston?

    I am looking to move to Boston or thereabouts to get closer to friends and family (currently in NY), and am trying to get a sense of which, if any, Infrastructure finance jobs I could find up there. Infrastructure finance is my background/interest so I� ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2011 - 8:26pm -

  48. Regional PE Firms

    Hey everyone, I've been reading WSO for a while now but just made an account and am trying to get more involved. Thanks for everyone who helps people out on this site. I was wondering if anyone with access to CapIQ could post a list of regional PE fi ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2011 - 3:39pm -

  49. Boston Connections/Networking

    Moving to Boston, wanted to make some connections for a job. Any type of networking would be helpful. Thanks! much appreciated! trading connections analyst Banking jobs boston funds Trader MA client clients Massachussetts ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2010 - 3:07pm -

  50. Gemini Investors Tough Interview Questions + Sample Answers

    Database of interview questions from Gemini Investors, as well as compensation figures...

    0 Interview Questions - Oct 25 2018 - 1:28pm

  51. Northeastern University D'amore-McKim School of Business

    Was curious as to Northeastern University D'amore-McKim School of Business presence on the Street. I am a high school senior, and I am considering majoring in Finance and Accounting at Northeastern, and was wondering whether it would be enough to lan ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2017 - 7:25pm -

  52. New Guy- Needing Supply Chain Career Advice

    Hey y'all, New to the forums. Looking for some career advice. I'm currently working Operations/Supply Chain (Planning) in a F500 type company in Boston, in my late 20s. I did my Finance undergrad at a large New England state school with a 3.5 GP ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2017 - 11:44am -

  53. ABRY Modeling Test?

    Anyone taken the ABRY modeling test and have any advice/info on what it was like? Any help would be much appreciated, thanks! ABRY modeling test PE boston ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2016 - 10:20am -

  54. Charlesbank Capital

    What's everyone's view on these guys? Have heard lifestyle is good for PE but don't know much else. Any reports on comp, reputation, business school opportunities, etc.? boston ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  55. Which school should I transfer to or stay at for best chance at breaking into a real estate investment firm

    I am currently a finance student at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business and was accepted as a junior year transfer to Boston University's Questrom School of Business and Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Bus ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2016 - 1:24am -

  56. WSO Happy Hour: Best Practices And Recaps (UPDATED!)

    (Updated by ITF after a good strong drink, 4/22/2013) Whether it's your first time at one of these events or you just need a refresher on the rules of etiquette, these are the "best practices" for WSO Happy Hours to ensure maximum enjoyment ...

    - 1 silver bananas - Apr 23 2013 - 9:45pm -

  57. Boston Roommate- Starting Summer 2016

    Gents, I'm moving up to Boston in the summer of 2016 for an associate role at a middle market private equity firm and was considering trying to find a roommate. Given Boston's apartment supply constraints (i.e. $4+ a sq. ft for one bedrooms), a ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 4:17pm -

  58. Roommate in Boston

    Hello all, I will be starting at a Boston area boutique in September and am looking to move into the city within the next month or two. I'm mostly considering living around Southie or possibly Back Bay/South End. I am a 23 year old male, enjoy sports ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2015 - 2:23pm -

  59. Boston Roomate

    Looking for a roommate in Boston for a 8/1 or 9/1 lease. Looking to spend around 1250-1400 per month and looking anywhere in Beacon Hill/Downtown/North End/West End. Am male recent graduate working in industry, very neat and low key. PM me if you are in t ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2015 - 3:16pm -

  60. Goldman Sachs PWM Summer Internship Boston

    Had a superday in Boston for PWM at Goldman in January. Haven't heard anything about whether I was accepted or denied. Tried calling but still no call back. Has anyone heard about if they have made offers yet? Goldman Sachs Superday boston private we ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 11:03pm -

  61. Westfield Capital Management?

    Does anyone know anything about them? Firm culture, pay, etc. Is it a firm that hires summer interns out of undergrad? I've tried looking them up in the company database but it switches to a different company name every time I hit search due to some ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 12:55pm -

  62. Gondolas in Boston?

    Interesting read about how Boston might deal with rising sea-levels. I'd be curious to see how something like this would turn out, especially from a real estate perspective: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29761274 Boston's city planners and ar ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2014 - 10:13am -

  63. Which non-US cities typical have Investment Banking tech groups?

    Hey everybody, I apologize that all my posts are so uniform in purpose and theme, but I had another question for the collective: In which international cities do the BB /Elite Boutiques/Mid Market Investment Banks typical have Tech/ TMT groups? Obviously ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2011 - 4:35pm -

  64. Consulting Firms in Boston: CapIQ request

    Would anyone mind doing a CapIQ screen for management consulting firms in boston? Would be much appreciated. thanks. consulting boston List capiq screen ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 2:16pm -

  65. Job search advice in Asset Management-Boston

    . boston analyst jobs Advice Needed CFA Level 2 ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2010 - 11:44am -

  66. Axia Consulting

    Anyone have any comments on them? They're based in Boston. http://www.axialtd.com/ For those with more experience with management consulting than me, care to opine on your perception of the firm? It seems like they have some good people and do some i ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2009 - 6:30pm -