Sector: student

University ranking: The top 25 colleges for breaking into asset management in Europe

University ranking: The top 25 colleges for breaking into asset management in Europe

Asset management firms appear to target predominantly the elite UK universities when recruiting for their graduate schemes.

Work for free, do 60+ hours a week, and other expert tips for success in hedge funds, private equity and investment banking

Work for free, do 60+ hours a week, and other expert tips for success in hedge funds, private equity and investment banking

Hedge funds and private equity are still sexy, while the lustre of investment banking has faded for students looking to break into finance. But like any object of…

Career Crunch: The dangers of riding the consulting boom, where to get career help on Twitter

Career Crunch: The dangers of riding the consulting boom, where to get career help on Twitter

What have you missed in the fast-moving world of the financial services job market? Catch up on all the banking and finance news on eFinancialCareers over the past…

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

This time last year, Laman Valizada landed a job at one of the world’s top consultancies. This Masters in Finance got her there.

Would you pay nearly $15k to launch an investment banking career?

Would you pay nearly $15k to launch an investment banking career?

Investment banking internships are both notoriously competitive to secure and the most direct route to a full-time job in the industry. Goldman Sachs extends offers to only 2%…

An insight into the life and motivations of the Bank of America intern who died last week

An insight into the life and motivations of the Bank of America intern who died last week

Moritz Erhardt, a 21-year-old who was interning at Bank of America in London, tragically died a week before completing the summer programme. Erhardt was found unconscious at Claredale…

Diary of an IBD intern: Everyone in the front office is from Oxbridge and LSE

Diary of an IBD intern: Everyone in the front office is from Oxbridge and LSE

Getting to this point has been an epic journey; I’ve attended countless banking events, networked with numerous employees, spent many hours researching and many more hours at interviews,…

J.P. Morgan targets low-income hires

J.P. Morgan targets low-income hires

If you have ambitions to work in investment banking, it helps to come from a middle or upper class background. This is not simply because a good education…

Picky Hedge Funds Scour Campuses for Graduates

Picky Hedge Funds Scour Campuses for Graduates

Hedge funds' popularity with graduates is on the up, as the allure of investment banking starts to fade. However, while the large banks hire thousands of graduates every…

GUEST COMMENT: How I plan to convert my back office investment banking internship into a front office  job

GUEST COMMENT: How I plan to convert my back office investment banking internship into a front office job

Last summer, I completed an internship in an investment bank. During this, I networked like crazy and managed to achieve a 3 hour tour of the trading floor…

The top 15 Masters in Finance courses for breaking into investment banking in the UK

The top 15 Masters in Finance courses for breaking into investment banking in the UK

As we’ve mentioned elsewhere in this report, it’s become tougher for students undertaking a financial Masters degree to break into investment banking, with most bulge bracket firms curtailing…

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