Career Questions tagged Investment Banking

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Gianna R. Jul 27

What is investment banking like

Hi, I am a Finance major and i am interested in a career in investment banking. I know a lot about the culture, but just don't have a clear understanding of what it is actually like to work for an investment bank. Also, if i don't go to a target school, do I even have a shot? & what is it...

#money-management #investment-banking #finance #business #investment-management

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Daniel Y. May 09, 2018

How do investment bankers, venture capalists, private equity partners, etc find deals?

I've always been curious how #investment-banking professionals, #venture-capital professionals , #private-equity professionals find deals? Their entire premise seems to be based on having #relationships within certain industries but how do they start building these? #deal #deal-closure...

#finance #sourcing #capital

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D. O. Dec 20, 2016

How can I get started learning financial modeling?

I'm a sophomore in college, getting ready to apply for internships in corporate finance or banking or investing, and I want to be able to show finance companies/firms that I'm qualified to work for them. I want to teach myself financial modeling in excel. What kind of models should I try to...

#corporate-finance #investment-banking #finance #investment-management #financial-analysis

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Michael G. Sep 28, 2016

How do you choose the life insurance policy?

I want my family to be taken care of financially,once I have moved forward with my life. #lawyer #japan #investment-banking #family...

#general-insurance

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CareerVillage . Dec 30, 2011

What is the career path to a successful career in private equity investment?

I am interested in finance, and in particular in private equity. How do I need to do to get a job in private equity investment? #finance #career-paths...

#investment-banking

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zoha B. Jun 23, 2016

I want to work in banking sector,which field should i opt?

i want to be a banker and make it as my career. i need some valuable suggestions. #accounting #economics #banking #investment-banking...

#commerce

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Jared C. Sep 27, 2011

What is the typical compensation range for a first-year investment banking analyst?

Please tell us what the common compensation range is, what the components of comp are, and how a student would decide if they're getting a reasonably attractive offer. Some common parameters that might be helpful: assume that the range is for a job straight from college based in New York city....

#investment-banking #compensation #finance

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Ben L. Oct 09, 2017

How do I start investing in the Stock Market?

I want to learn how to make a second stream of income. I am currently in my 4th-year of college. I want to develop my assets so I will have a lot of money for the future. I do have a bit of capital to start off with and I am not afraid of assuming risk. How do I best use it? #money #finance...

#investment-banking #business #financial-services #investment-management

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Ena W. Feb 26, 2017

If I want to enter investment bank, what should I do during second-year (total 4 years) summer in university?

Now I am second-year student, I have found many relative internships to graduate in 2018. I have chance to have internship in commercial bank or securities company. Is it ok?...

#investment-banking

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Zach N. Aug 31, 2017

What is your experience inside of or around investment banking?

Heavily considering a life on Wall Street and have been researching the benefits and the costs. Would love to hear your perspective, big or small! #finance #investment-banking...

#investment-management

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Ena W. Mar 04, 2017

How old age is good to enter investment banking?

Many people told me that the job is suitable for young people. Although now i am 19 years old, i want to plan my career path....

#investment-banking

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Bradley T. Nov 07, 2016

Is it better to major in Finance or Accounting if you want to be an investment banker? What college courses should they take in order to do extremely well?

I have been reading a lot of articles about how to get into the investment banking industry and how valuable a knowledge in finance and economics is but I wanted to know if accounting could still bring some value. #financial-services #investment-banking #financial-accounting...

#investment-banker

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Ena W. Mar 04, 2017

Is it important to enter investment banking with formal internship?

This summer I may be entering futures company to begin my first internship. Now I am second-year student. #investment-banking...

#futures-company

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Moshe N. Sep 01, 2017

investment banking

best college for investment banking...

#investment-banking

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Joannacodman2 . Sep 07, 2012

When you are an investment-banker how long are the hours you work?

I would like to know how many hours does an investment banker usually work. #finance #investment-banking...

#investment-banker

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Ana M. May 31, 2017

Economic History or Economics for Equity Research

I'm a high school student looking to apply to the University of Edinburgh and Oxford for a degree in either Economics and Management (Oxford)/Economics with Finance (Edinburgh) or Economics and History (Oxford) and Economics and Economic History(Edinburgh). I feel incredibly passionate about...

#corporate-finance #investment-banking #finance #economics #equity-research

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Prithvi A. Mar 05, 2014

Should I major in Finance or Economics?

I am currently a junior in High School and I am very interested in working on Wall St. when I grow up, as I have been for a long time. However, with the main majors like Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Business, choosing a major has become difficult. So far, I have narrowed the choices to...

#investment-banking #economics #finance #college-major #college-majors #investment-banker

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Carlos E. Feb 23, 2017

How can I find an internship for business or finance?

I'm a High school junior and really want to pursue a career in business or finance. I want an internship to gain experience and show an my interest to colleges. I know I'm young but is there any hope in finding a position like that? #business #finance #business-management #financial-services...

#investment-banking #investment-management

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DEVANSH P. Jul 31, 2017

To become an investment banker is a degree in business administration appropriate?

For my future career plans. #banking #investment-banking #finance [This question was edited for clarity by a site...

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Ena W. Jun 17, 2017

How to wear in investment bank social event?

I received an invitation to participate a IB social event. Business casual or professional?...

#investment-banking

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D. O. Nov 18, 2016

Does anybody have any tips or advice for phone interviews with investment firms?

I'm a college student majoring in English/Economics, and I have a phone interview with an REIT/Asset Management firm. I was wondering if anybody had any advice for how business/finance interviews are usually conducted. How much of a technical background should I be expected to have, and...

#investment-banking #consulting #finance #business #real-estate-financing #real-estate-investing

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Ena W. Mar 04, 2017

Which business school is good at finance?

I want to be investment banker. At least I want to continue study finance after graduation. #finance...

#investment-banking

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Flora C. Mar 24, 2014

What does it take for someone with a Bachelor of Science to get a job in the finance industry?

I know it is not as common for someone with a B. Sc. to work in the finance industry but what are the most important skills I should work on to up my chances of getting a job in the finance industry eg. SAS, programming or financial modelling? #finance #financial-services #banking...

#corporate-finance #investment-banking #financial-analysis #commercial-banking

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Jess W. Apr 02, 2017

Is it wise to study for a Masters when most of the jobs you are looking for requires only a Degree? How much more powerful is a Masters compared to a Degree?

I'm someone who is focused on lifelong learning, and I would prefer to stick to learning more about the world around me, rather than starting work so early and simply watch the money come in. Most adults tell me that once you see those digits in your banks account go up, very few would want to...

#medicine #university #biomedical-engineering #astronomy #investment-management #investment-banking #academic-advising #computer-software

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Jackson T. Jul 09, 2012

How do you get an internship in investment banking?

I'm interested in investment banking and I've heard that you need to have completed an internship in order to get a position after college. Is this true? If so, how do you get an internship like that? When should I start looking for an internship? #finance #internships...

#investment-banking

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Joannacodman2 . Sep 07, 2012

Where can I learn more about investment-banking ?

i an in 10th grade and i am trying to find out more ways to learn about being an investment-banker and i would like to find out more ways to learn. #finance...

#investment-banking

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Jared C. Sep 27, 2011

What does an Investment Bank do other than "investment banking"?

Investment banks do a lot more than just "investment banking". Could you please describe what investment banking really means, and what other things investment banks do? #finance...

#investment-banking

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Nikhil P. Jul 26, 2015

What would be more viable for a career in Investment Banking?

As many kids are trying to get into investment banking, new degrees like Financial Engineering have opened up. Because im someone who enjoys science too, which would be a better combination to get into Investment banking after college? 1. Mechanical Engineering + Finance (minor) 2. Financial...

#investment-banking #investment-banker

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Prithvi A. Mar 04, 2014

What steps do I need to take to become an Investment Banker?

My name is Prithvi and I am currently a Junior in High School. My interest in college is oriented towards Economics and Finance and after combing through many different career options, I decided that I want to pursue a job at Wall St. firm as an Investment Banker. What do I need to do in order...

#investment-banking #finance #economics #stock-broker #investment-banker