Gain critical career and life insights from the most inspirational members on Wall Street Oasis. Detailed advice around recruiting, interviewing, networking and "day-in-the-life" segments.
Even those who've "made it" usually didn't follow a straight path. Join us to hear of the twists and turns of successful professionals across investment banking, private equity, hedge funds, management consulting, prop trading, asset management and more!
E166: Oxford to Investment Banking to MM Private Equity in London...and the Transition to a US PE fund
In this episode, Rohan shares the details on investment banking recruiting in the UK out of Oxford. We then explore how he ended up in investment banking, best practices for private equity recruiting as well as his transition to a middle market firm in London. He then offers us a very detailed breakdown of various Visas and Green Card considerations when trying to move to the US for work since he recently navigated a transition of his own.
E165: Pro Hockey to Equity Research to Point72, Millennium and COO of a Startup
In this episode, we learn how Gerard left college early to go pursue a professional hockey career in Europe. Find out how he broke into Columbia almost 5 years later, why he was so behind for finance recruiting and how he got his first break at Citi in equity research, only to jump 5 months later to Point72 as a research analyst. Listen to hear why he made the jump to a startup called Hivecell and what they are up to now.
E164: The $700k+ Head Trader in Natural Gas Shares his Career Path and Advice
In this episode, Marcellus shares his path as a gas trader for over a decade. Learn how he survived graduating into the great financial crises, how he got his first break, the set up at a large energy company doing prop energy trading and how that was different from a trading house as well as 2 key pieces of wisdom he shares near the end on how to position yourself for a similar career.
E163: BB IB to MBB Consulting after Top 3 MBA
In this episode, BankertoConsultant shares his path from a target school in the midwest to a bulge bracket investment banking analyst role in New York. Learn how he was able to make a transition from the FIG group in New York to the Technology group in San Francisco and why he moved back to India for a Strategy and Business Development role a year before applying for top MBAs. Listen to hear the reasons he thinks he was able to get into a top 3 MBA as well as why he chose to go to one of the top consulting firms coming out of school.
E162: IB to Corp Dev + M&A with Internship Stacking from a Non-target
In this episode, @monkeydomination015 shares with us his path coming from a non-target university in the south. We learn how he was able to stack internships during his time at university to land himself at Fortress in the real estate arm right out of school. Learn why he decided to go into investment banking at a boutique shop and how he was able to leverage that role to land in corporate development at a large healthcare company.
E161: Private Equity At All Costs? Beating the Odds and Ending Up as CIO of a Family Office
In this episode, Kevin shares his rare path of breaking into private equity at a lower middle market fund right after his MBA at Emory after stints in consulting and investment banking. Listen to hear why he took a large pay cut, why he didn't want to go back to being an advisor and how he eventually found himself running investments for a large family office.
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