Tag: analyst

A (long) day in the life of a Goldman Sachs analyst

A (long) day in the life of a Goldman Sachs analyst

It’s a long, long day. Get used to eating at your desk.

The two points in your investment banking career when you’re most likely to crash and burn

The two points in your investment banking career when you’re most likely to crash and burn

There are two pivotal points in your investment banking career, neither of which is particularly beneficial to physical or mental health – making the step up from analyst…

For the most money in investment banking, start out in NY then move to London

For the most money in investment banking, start out in NY then move to London

If money is your main motivation for working in investment banking, then the City of London is still the place to earn the largest package – at least…

Why I left the Big Four in Korea to pursue a Masters in Singapore

Why I left the Big Four in Korea to pursue a Masters in Singapore

Last year Jaewon Han knew nothing about the Singaporean tax system. Now he's moved to Singapore and has a job in that field. Here's how he did it.

Want to work for a hedge fund? You’ll be lucky

Want to work for a hedge fund? You’ll be lucky

Hedge funds, despite increasing accusations of underperformance, equal glamour and riches for those working in financial services. Countless examples of investment banking traders switching from a salary a

Diary of an IBD intern: Banking isn’t a glamour industry for geniuses

Diary of an IBD intern: Banking isn’t a glamour industry for geniuses

In a flash, it’s all over. Although tough, and at times, oh, so long, I’ve completed my investment banking internship still feeling fresh and relatively enthusiastic. In many…

Late Lunchtime Links: Is it worth doing an MBA past 30? And Goldman’s co-head of IBD says there’s big potential in Europe

Late Lunchtime Links: Is it worth doing an MBA past 30? And Goldman’s co-head of IBD says there’s big potential in Europe

It’s been a while since we’ve looked at the issue of ageism and MBAs. In light of the Economist’s new MBA ranking, it seems appropriate to reconsider the…

CV: Moscow State University Student who wants a job as an investment banking analyst. SCORE=40%

CV: Moscow State University Student who wants a job as an investment banking analyst. SCORE=40%

Education:  State University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Informatics       Expected June 2013 - GPA: 4.8 / 5.0; Class Rank: 5…

GUEST COMMENT: These are the things you must do if you want to excel in the hell that can be a front office banking job

GUEST COMMENT: These are the things you must do if you want to excel in the hell that can be a front office banking job

I met a friend of a friend in a Mayfair hostelry the other day who was determined to get into M&A. He was interning in the operations division…

An ex-analyst at Goldman Sachs who now works in private equity has answered all your career questions

An ex-analyst at Goldman Sachs who now works in private equity has answered all your career questions

We asked you to put your career questions to an ex-Goldman analyst who escaped to private equity. This is what you asked, and what he answered. Q: Hi,…

Day in the Life: Investment banking analyst

Day in the Life: Investment banking analyst

Name: Carmen Chan Firm: UBS Title: Analyst Dept: Investment banking 7.30am – 9.00am It is always hard to describe a typical day at work because you never know when the markets or…

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