Six signs you will be rejected when you apply for a job at Goldman Sachs (and how to overcome them)

It’s not easy to get a job at Goldman Sachs. As we reported earlier this month, the bank rejects 96% of applicants for its analyst (junior) positions and…

How to get your internship at Goldman and convert it into a full time job. Part II

So you want an internship at Goldman Sachs? And more to the point, you want an internship at Goldman Sachs that will lead to an actual job at…

Bank by bank graduate and internship application deadlines (London), 2013-2014

It’s the start of a new term. This means it’s also time to start applying for 2014 summer internships and full time graduate positions at investment banks. Not…

Competition: Want your CV assessed by graduate recruiters for free?

Here’s your chance to get feedback on your individual CV from people who are selecting graduates for next year’s intake in the banks BEFORE you submit your application…

Any sort of CV spelling error will sink your chances

Standing in a financial district touting your wares on a billboard is no longer a particularly original method of job hunting, but it is one that has yielded…

Rejected for a graduate job in an investment bank: how soon will you hear back?

We’re at the key stage of the year for investment bank’s full time graduate recruitment processes. First interviews are happening or have already happened and assessment centres are…

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…

Bank-by-bank internship and graduate programme application deadlines for 2012 and 2013

It’s September and that means it’s prime graduate and internship application season. As we keep saying, banks think there’s a link between the calibre of applications and how…

A new and innovative way to access top financial services recruiters

In the current competitive job market, students should be embracing any opportunity to network, quiz and, most importantly, impress graduate recruiters in the financial services space. Milk rounds…

How investment banks’ graduate recruiters evaluate your resume

You may think that graduate hiring decisions are based entirely upon whether you went to the right school, got the right grades, or whether your uncle knows the…

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