Follow up with Interviewer Dear Jordan, Thank you for the opportunity to interview with you and Greenhill today, I greatly appreciate the insights from our discussion. I really enjoyed our conversation on your deal work and the culture of the bank, which have resonated strongly with my interests. The focus on M&A and the collegial, multinational culture at Greenhill are reasons why the bank has emerged as a top choice for me. Thank you once again for your consideration. I wou
Sample Networking Emails For Recruiters Hi Julie, My name is [insert Student Name], currently an undergraduate at the [insert School Name]. Fiona Holdcroft mentioned you as a resource for questions on Global Capital Markets internship recruiting at Morgan Stanley. I am very interested in the Morgan Stanley Global Capital Markets summer analyst position and was wondering if you could connect me to people currently in the group for me to engage with and talk on their experience
Anyone ambitious should send emails to recruiters - doing so is respectful and helps you stand out. Here are a few sample emails you can use for traditional corporate finance jobs. Sample 1 Hi Amanda, It was a pleasure to meet you at the Credit Suisse networking event at [insert School Name]. Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to come and speak to us about your experiences and on the opportunities for undergraduates at Credit Suisse.
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYC/Chicago) – Investment Banking Summer Analyst * First Rounds and Super Day Walk me through a Dividend Discount Model? Explain it as though you are talking to your grandmother? Money today is worth more than money in the future, discount dividends or returns to shareholders by cost of equity/equity investor risk What are the 3 main valuation techniques? Advantages and disadvantages of each technique? Comparables analysis is dependent on market
I have heard many people say that MBA class is like leading an orchestra – you need your flutes, clarinets, saxophones, euphoniums, and percussion. Similarly, each applicant has many strengths and he or she has to consider how his or her skillsets can best contribute to the class. Here are the following lessons that I learned in my application process. Market yourself as someone the class needs, not necessarily something you are more proud of: As someone in finance, I had my
In a previous article, we covered how NOT to dress in investment banking / finance interviews. Today we cover what you can wear to these interviews. Wear traditionally light colors: These colors include really light shades of blue and grey, and white. Other light colors may be okay, but typically you cannot go wrong with a classic white shirt. Business Casual means wear a full suit and tie: Better to stay on the safe side and dress-up rather than down. Have your belt color ma
In our experiences on the other side of the recruiting table (interviewing analysts for the companies we work for), here are some tips on how NOT to dress in banking and finance interviews. Remember, a major part of the interview process is to gauge your presence in front of clients and how clients might perceive you. 1. No fun-ties: Remember, this is business professional attire. Clients do not want to see a Looney Tunes Tweedy Bird or a Sesame Street Elmo on your tie. We d