Advice for a college student on how to get into Investment banking?
i would like to work for a top IB firm out of college like GS, any advice on what i should during my four years. have just completed my first year with over a 3.9 and at a top 20 b-school already. what should i do during summers? didnt get an internship this summer, however found a good sales job. what else can i do to increase chances of getting into IB
Asked By: Joe - 5/10/2007
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Answered By: Angelo - 5/10/2007
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Top flight investment banking firms generally look for graduates holding a MBA from a good to excellent university. You may well be able to work for GS or Morgan Stanley or similar, but you won't be where the $$$$ are without that MBA.
Answered By: acermill - 5/10/2007
Read the Book "Running of the Bulls" by Nicole Ridgeway(Sp?). I was in the same spot, I thought I wanted that, but 100 hr work weeks is not my idea of a great way to spend my 20's. I tip my hat to you if you read the book & still want to work at an I-bank, however, not me.
Answered By: Matt - 5/10/2007
Talk to your faculty advisor. He/she has no doubt dealt with others who wanted to work in IB and should be able to help you. Good luck.
Answered By: SCOTT M - 5/11/2007
do CFA and then go for MBA. I am sure you will get good job
Answered By: Jatin S - 5/12/2007
1. Keep your GPA high (3.5 minimum, 3.9 preferrable... More
Answered By: Drop B - 5/14/2007
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