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despina

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Post time14:17 04-10-2007

Hi all,

I m new in this forum and i really need your advice. To be honest, i am asking for my boufriend.

He took an MSc in City with distinction. He finished a year ago.Now he is working as a buyer in a food company. The problem is that he just realised that the perfect job for him is to work to investment banking.But he have has that its difficult to start a career in banking if you ve started your career somewhere else and that they only choose candidates staight after they graduating.Is that true? He is considering taking the CFA. Will this help him? Would you say that is too late anymore?

Thanks in advance


bossman1983

Member
Post time10:13 27-12-2007

There are different routes into investment banking.

The graduate scheme is the common way. But you'll find many people in the industry that started there careers doing something else, e.g. former accountants, lawyers, doctors, engineers etc.

The key in getting into Investment Banking is good academic credentials and good work experience, whether that be at another bank or working for a food company.

 

Would advice your boyfriend to apply to banks. If he graduated recently he might be better going for the graduate scheme (speak to HR about that, just call them up). Otherwise he could try as a lateral hire. It also depends whether he did a business related degree or not. If one did a Arts degree and was a teacher and now wanted to do investment banking, they would have to 'prove' their interest and commitment by doing a MSc or MBA in business/finance and then applying for a job (at least then you'd come in at the associate level).

Just contact the banks and ask. He should definetely go for it if he wants to. He may have to wait till September for the graduate scheme, hiring is pretty much done for the year but he definetely go for it.


Brains

Member
Post time10:57 06-06-2008

My sister does investment banking and after college she went into customer relations but did not have problems moving to investment banking.  After she decided she did not like her job she went into a graduate program for investment banking.  I would say if your boyfriend has time to do that before then that would be the best route.  It is not a problem to change courses in life! Maybe an internship at a bank while he is doing his graduate course would look good. :)

utopiaderiva...

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Post time18:57 22-08-2008

try their internship, it seems quite good as a stepping stone

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Voxpopuli

Member
Post time16:40 29-06-2011

Hello everyone,

 

I would like to recommend you this website : http://www.globalbankingtraining.co.uk . They have 30 hours course Investment Banking Boot Camp which prepares delegates for investment banking jobs.

They provide free CV reviez and arrange mock interviews.

Good Luck!


PurelyBankin...

Member
Post time18:50 01-08-2011
(Post updated by PurelyBankin... 19:01 01-08-2011)

I would like to advise of our site it offers many different roles at different levels for people looking to get into investment banking and seasoned professionals, plus there are useful links to advisory services.

www.purelybanking.co.uk

 


arsalan

Member
Post time03:42 06-03-2012
(Post updated by arsalan 03:45 06-03-2012)

what is  investment banking??

Arsalan
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Banking | Personal Banking

Good_Karthik

Member
Post time10:49 04-09-2012

To be honest, i think it's never late to change your career path. I know it could be challenging (i've already gone through it) but eventually it's rewarding. Btw, if your boyfriend considers investment banking, i would recommmend him visit www.globalbankingtraining.com. I did financial modelling there, quite useful if u have no grounding at all, and they also helped me to prepare for the interviews in IB. Good luck!

gkfinance

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Post time12:19 11-10-2012

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maryluv

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Post time00:47 07-02-2013

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bodra

Member
Post time07:31 29-05-2013


Dear Sir/Ma,

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DESCRIPTION OF INSTRUMENTS:
1. Instrument: Bank Guarantee (BG/SBLC)
2. Total Face Value: Min of 1M Euro/USD (Ten Million Euro/USD) to Max of 5B Euro/USD (Five Billion Euro/USD).
3. Issuing Bank: HSBC, London or Deutsche Bank Frankfurt or any Top 25 WEB
4. Age: One Year, One Day
5. Delivery: SWIFT TO SWIFT.
6. Payment: MT-103.
7. Hard Copy: Bonded Courier within 7 banking days.

All relevant business information will be provided upon request.
If Interested kindly contact me via Email:~
gkfinance.bodra@gmail.com
Skype ID: gkfinance.bodra


musta20

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Post time12:24 05-07-2013
(Post updated by musta20 12:25 05-07-2013)

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Post time16:13 07-07-2014

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