Why Wall Street’s Newest Workers are Earning More — and Working Less

For years it’s been generally accepted that working on Wall Street is a bit of a “devil’s bargain.” Sure, the pay is sometimes phenomenal, yet the work hours are arduous enough to grind down even the most energetic young striver. A new study by a group of financiers is challenging that long-held notion, however. That […]

Top Five Career Choices After Investment Banking

A career in the field of investment banking typically requires some serious sacrifices — especially when you’re first starting out. There is a payoff at the end of the road, however. After all those long and extremely taxing work hours — and a year or two spent doing less than glamorous tasks as a junior […]

What to do — and what not to do — during your initial phone interview

Landing your dream job in the field of investment banking is a multi-stage process — and the initial phone interview is one of the first and most important hurdles to clear. While a spectacular phone interview won’t be enough to land you a job, a poor performance can completely derail the hiring process. With that […]

Could Punishing Wall Street Work Schedules Soon Become a Thing of the Past?

While bankers may have once worn their impossibly long hours as a badge of honor, larger cultural forces are threatening to upend that tradition. Nowhere is that more clear than in the recent case of Justin Kwan, an investment banker recently fired by Barclay’s. Kwan sent an e-mail to a group of summer interns at Barclay’s, warning them of the brutal schedule and frat-style […]

How to Turn Your Internship Into a Job

Landing a coveted internship at a major financial institution is no small feat. Elite firms such as Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs accept a relatively tiny fraction of the tens of thousands of internship applications they receive every year. And once you’re in the door, your odds of staying there are still only around 60 or 70-percent, according […]

Harvard Startup Prattle Analytics in Boston, MA is Hiring

A Boston/St. Louis-based startup is hiring financial engineers. Prattle Analytics, founded by a Harvard PhD., is a unique financial data and information company that utilizes its proprietary methods and algorithms to forecast global capital market movements based on central banking communications. Candidates with investment banking and/or hedge fund backgrounds and aspirations are welcome to explore career […]

How to Land Your Dream Job

Are you consumed by the idea of landing a dream job at one of the finest financial firms in the world? In that case, here’s some good news — there’s no secret handshake required. Securing this kind of position is relatively simple. Unfortunately, simple doesn’t mean easy. Goldman Sachs receives more than 10,000 applications each year. Standing out in a slush […]

Investment Banking Jobs Available as of February 15, 2015

Starting this month, we will be compiling a list of the current Investment Banking jobs available at the bulge bracket banks, mostly in New York. These listings are publicly available and accepting applications today from qualified candidates. This information is current as of our date of publication, and roles may be no longer active or […]

Avoid These Career Crippling Job Interview Mistakes

Here’s the scenario: You’re preparing to interview for the job of your dreams. An hour or two later, you’re feeling confident. You’ve weathered the pressure and have nearly survived the crucible. Then it happens — you’re asked a question for which you’re entirely unprepared. You pause, then fumble for words. Your thoughts aren’t cohering. Your […]

Now is the Perfect Time to Start Your Wall Street Career – and Here’s Why…

The field is hypercompetitive. The hours are brutal. Stability and security are a pipe dream. Doesn’t exactly sound like the perfect job, does it? Yet while the downsides of a career on Wall Street are obvious to even the most starry-eyed dreamer, the potential payoff is like none other. Sure, the first few years may […]