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  2. Guide: Cold Contacting Investment Bankers For Non Targets

    Hi Folks, I posted a thread earlier in the month and there was a lot of interest in techniques and tips for cold contacting investment bankers so I thought I would share what I know. First things first, I'm not an investment banker. I'm a data r ...

    107 comments - 41 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:28pm -

  3. The Best Networking, Cold Calling and Cold Emailing Posts on WSO

    Here are the top ranked (by silver bananas) posts related to networking, cold calling, and cold emailing. Enjoy! p.s. Need more networking advice? Check out our Networking Guide. 1. Cold-Emailing Guide. posted by @Culcet 1) Background info- Contact people ...

    27 comments - 18 silver bananas - Jul 24 2017 - 9:52pm -

  4. Here's what happens when your email hits my inbox...

    Mod Note (Andy): this comment was originally posted in The Phone Call that Never Was and I thought it deserved it's own blog post for those that missed it. When I first started full-time, I would enthusiastically respond to every recruiting email I g ...

    43 comments - 12 silver bananas - Jan 25 2013 - 9:04am -

  5. Advice on cold contacting

    Hi, I have soon finished my first year as an analyst, and am thinking of moving to another city. However, I have no network there, and very limited insight into the operations of the banks located there. I will thus have to start cold contacting people, a ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2017 - 3:01pm -

  6. How I used LinkedIn to get Interviews and Land Offers

    Hey Guys, Been using this site for a while now and figured it would be beneficial for me to give back a bit. For starters, I thought I would detail my experiences using linkedin and cold emails to land a summer offer. Coming from a semi-target undergrad b ...

    49 comments - 11 silver bananas - Jan 27 2013 - 3:45pm -

  7. Cold Emailing MDs and Board members, Heads of Banks

    I've got my hands on some great alumni databases which give me access to contacts of MDs, boardmember, and regional head of different banks. I was thinking of cold emailing a few, one for each bank that I still haven't heard back from after maki ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2010 - 4:14am -

  8. Cold emailing alumni during earnings season: terrible idea?

    Hi everyone, I'm about to enter my senior year and am trying to secure an off-cycle equity research internship since I missed the boat for summer internships. Nearly impossible, I know, but I plan to at least try. I have the benefit of going to schoo ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2015 - 9:23pm -

  9. Cold Emailing Cover Letter

    I know the cold emailing topic has been brought up several times before but I could not find this specific question: When cold emailing MMs and Boutiques, do you: Put cover letter in body of email and attach resume Put cover leter in body of email and att ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2010 - 4:35pm -

  10. cold email vs cold mailing

    so this question is probably stupid but I did a pretty thorough search and didnt get a solid answer. I am trying to get an unpaid internship of some kind in PWM this summer (Im a sophmore) so next summer I'll have a better shot at the real thing. My ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2010 - 11:44pm -

  11. Networking during holidays

    I am interested specifically about emails/written form. Should "happy holidays" be mentioned in the message and how should I go about it? Few examples for Easter would be nice. I am not a native speaker so I am not sure how should it sound. Than ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2014 - 4:02pm -

  12. Cold email HF: Analysts or PMs?

    I'm assuming analysts are more likely to read email, but an informed opinion would be helpful. I'm trying to get a position in a different city, but I don't have many connections there. I want to go brute force, but might as well do it inte ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2012 - 3:37pm -

  13. How Can I Communicate This Without Sounding Like A Tool

    I'm not going to bore you all with a sob story- shit happens, I've got no offers. I want an internship somewhere this summer more than just about anything- I could care less if its unpaid, just want the experience for FT recruiting. My question ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2009 - 9:15pm -

  14. How often to email an employer about an interview?

    There's an analyst position at a MM firm that I am really interested in, which I found out about through a reference and cold email several months ago. After emailing and speaking with an associate, I met with him for an informal meeting. It went so- ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2010 - 1:38am -

  15. Undergrad Summer Recruiting Questions- Grades, Reaching Out and Standing Out

    I was wondering how firms felt about excluding your CGPA on your resume when applying. I have a 3.2- 3.3 (semi-target, Canada) and have been advised to exclude it from my resume during recruiting. I've been successful at landing summer internships by ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2015 - 7:17pm -

  16. Does Dear Coincide With Mr?

    When cold emailing people I usually use "Hi (first name)" but when they are ~50 or older I feel Mr. is more appropriate (until they sign with their first name). However, "Hi Mr. (last name)" doesn't sound right and neither does &q ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2014 - 1:17am -

  17. Cold emailing HF and finding HF's

    Has anybody tried cold emailing hedge funds looking for an internship? If so, how did you go about it? I figure there is nothing to lose but the time put in. Also, is there a site to look up the HF 's in an area? Any help is appreciated. Thanks hedge ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2011 - 5:02pm -

  18. Cold Calling/Emailing for current openings

    Hey guys, I was wondering, what is the best method to use if you find a job opening on a company's website; a specific position not an analyst class. Assuming you find people from that groups contact info: 1. Better to call, email or both? 2. If emai ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2010 - 10:07am -

  19. Webinar Rewind- Linkedin, Cold-Emailing & Networking Tactics

    In case you missed last night's webinar on Linkedin, Cold-Emailing & Networking Tactics, have no fear- the full recording of the webinar can be found below. If you have any interest in improving your networking skills I highly recommend you check ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 17 2014 - 3:56pm -

  20. Upcoming Webinar: Linkedin and Cold-Emailing Networking Tactics (Monday 4/14 6:30pm ET)

    This coming Monday, April 14th, at 6:30pm ET, Wall Street Mentors will be hosting a webinar focused on Linkedin and Cold-Emailing Networking Tactics. Specifically he'll be going over: the objective of Linkedin and cold emailing, how to connect with p ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2014 - 7:35pm -

  21. Networking- How long should a cold email really be?

    Hello all, Rising junior at non-target. I've started networking about a month ago. Just wanted to know, how long should a cold email ideally be? I've read on other posts here that it should be 5-6 lines since bankers are busy people, but I' ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2014 - 2:02pm -

  22. Is Thursdays a good day

    Is Thursdays a good day to send out a handful of cold emails? or is it too close to the weekends and will most likely be ignored? cold emailing ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 26 2013 - 2:41pm -

  23. Honest chances for S&T internship (I have read everything! Please advise)

    Hey there everyone, First of all, let me say this is a fantastic site to stumble across. Even just scrolling through forum topics, there is a "oasis" of information that you'd never think of asking about in the first place...thanks to every ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2010 - 5:09pm -

  24. Any success with cold emailing to secure internships/work experience? (Europe)

    I am a first year undergrad at a target university in the UK and understand that cold emailing is very common in the US. I was wondering if cold emailing people at BB's/Boutiques regarding internship/work experience opportunities in London or Europe ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 28 2018 - 5:06pm -

  25. How should I approach this firm

    I did some work with a local firm as part of a class it was an economic analysis of the local business environment (done around 2009) I took the lead on the project and think I was really noticed by the representatives from the firm in question. the firm ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2011 - 8:50pm -

  26. Got the number by cold-emailing but she's currently not working.

    Making long story short, I approached a professional by cold emailing through Alumni contact directory from my finance club website, and she responded to me right away, telling me that she will be willing to help me out for my current job search (not sure ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 10:17pm -

  27. Cold Emailing REPE or Development firms without email address

    Background: Graduated college in May and took a few months off after graduation. Just moved to Texas (DFW area) and currently looking for an analyst position. 3 internships (all different cities in different markets), one in REPE and two at major brokerag ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Dec 10 2018 - 1:52pm -

  28. Some advice needed- Math major about to finish 3rd year

    hey all. I'm a math major just about to finish my third year this year and my gpa is pretty crap. Diagnosed with ADHD, dicked around a lot and didn't really realize how important marks were in finding a job, and I also had to hold several crappy ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 9:19am -

  29. What is the best way to cold email (with resume) the owner of an RE Investment & Development Firm that is not hiring?

    There are several firms that I have come across which are not hiring (with no alum connection), and I would like to know what is the best way to approach the owner(s) for an interview. Has anyone had success with this method, and if so what are the do ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2013 - 1:33am -

  30. Cold emailing for non-students

    All of the example cold email formats that I have seen on WSO are for students. Usually they discuss things such as: internships, majors, ect. How many paragraphs should I write for a cold email if I am a non-student and not even currently working in fina ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2013 - 10:22pm -

  31. Is cold emailing a former interviewer after about 2-3 years better than cold emailing an unknown person?

    Has anyone tried this, and is it better to email an MD level person than an associate level person? Also what is the best way to go about this? Networking interview interviewing get a job cold emailing ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 4 2013 - 6:14pm -

  32. Loop Capital Email

    Does anybody know the email format for Loop Capital? Tried all the usual shit. Thanks cold emailing ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2012 - 11:26am -