What is the best way to gain entry into a hedge fund job? How can I get in with no experience?
I have worked at a retail bank as a financial specialist and am interested in working for a hedge fund. I have a 4 year BA degree but in english, not anything finance related. I have 4 years in retail banking and am wondering how I can get into a hedge fund. I have been applying at wirehouses to get licensed but am clueless as to how to get to where I need to be.
Asked By: fahim b - 2/25/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I am actually writing an article on this for a major financial publication. Here is a preview of the rough draft which addresses your question. If you are interested I have 275 more hedge fund articles on my hedge fund blog at http://richard-wilson.blogspot.com or http://hedgefundblogger.com... More
Answered By: Richard Wilson - 2/26/2008
Additional Answers (2)
The first answer is fantastic, I'm actually going to offer a look from the inside, as I've spent the last 8 months working for a hedge fund. Hedge funds are traditionally very picky, they look for MBA grads and recruit heavily at the top business schools. They also look for people who have professional designations (... More
Answered By: financegal27 - 2/28/2008
I worked in a hedge fund/alternative investment group at a major wire house before going on to teach business... More
Answered By: Xknows - 2/29/2008
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Free for Job Listers and Job Seekers!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.