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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!

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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!

    E126: BCG Consultant After Long Road and Giving Back

    E126: BCG Consultant After Long Road and Giving Back

    In this episode, Brittany gives us a front-row seat to her long and winding path to land as a management consultant at BCG. Find out how she was disadvantaged as a first-generation college student, why she went back to get her MBA at UCLA Anderson and how that propelled her into a much more rewarding and intellectually stimulating path she is on now. Along the way, Brittany has also found time to give back by founding SuitcaseOfJoy.org, a non-profit that brings toys to children in remote villages in Africa and around the world. Please check it out and consider donating.

    • 52 min
    E125: CRE Private Equity Associate Chasing Growth

    E125: CRE Private Equity Associate Chasing Growth

    In this episode, Cole shares his winding path in real estate private equity. From landing an analyst position in Agricultural PE right out of Duke to pivoting to a CRE acquisitions and dispositions role, he has always looked to make the move where he'll learn the most rather than chase the biggest paycheck. Learn what he's up to now in the midst of the major slow down due to Covid-19.

    • 51 min
    E124: VP at Goldman in IB Makes it from Trading and Liberal Arts Background

    E124: VP at Goldman in IB Makes it from Trading and Liberal Arts Background

    In this episode, LiberalArtsBanker shares his winding path from a small liberal arts college to VP at Goldman Sachs in investment banking. Learn why he started out in a trading role, why he jumped to a prop shop after a few years, his advice on trying to build a career as a trader as well as why he pivoted to IB with an MBA. 

    • 1h 1m
    E123: Big Law to Investment Banking VP making $400k+ ...but First Sleeping in His Car

    E123: Big Law to Investment Banking VP making $400k+ ...but First Sleeping in His Car

    In this episode, chicago13 shares his winding path graduating from Berkeley in 2006 and trying to make it big by building apps and living in the start-up ecosystem in Silicon Valley. Listen to why it didn't work out along with some words of warning, what the main turning point was and why he ended up getting his JD and jumping into Big Law...only to leave one year later to join a middle-market investment bank. Learn about the common associate struggles starting out in IB, why he was screamed at during a Holiday Party and how he managed to overcome those obstacles to get promoted to VP.  

    • 39 min
    E122: CLO Structuring at Morgan Stanley to Restructuring Finance at Citi to Buyside at a Family Office

    E122: CLO Structuring at Morgan Stanley to Restructuring Finance at Citi to Buyside at a Family Office

    In this episode, Jason shares his path coming from a non-target school, and how a mentor from his home town changed his life. Listen to how he was able to land a few critical internships, prepare for the interviews, and beat the odds to land a full-time offer in the fixed income division of Morgan Stanley right out of undergrad. Learn why he ended up moving over to Citi in their investment banking division and eventually why he jumped to the buy-side at a family office.

    • 56 min
    E121: Enron to Director at Barclays in LevFin/Sponsors Group

    E121: Enron to Director at Barclays in LevFin/Sponsors Group

    In this episode, Tim shares his path graduating with a masters in engineering and quickly losing his job as the scandal at Enron unfolded.  We learn how he got back on his feet, how he leveraged the MBA to get a job in investment banking on the west coast during the great financial crisis in 2009 and eventually how he had a 10 year run from Associate up to Director at Barclays.  This is a long one, but Tim was a really insightful guest so I wanted to unpack what each stage was like for him.   

    • 1h 9 min

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Marie-Alodie ,

Awesome podcasts!

I listen to the podcasts regularly and I would highly recommend them. There are an infinite amount of information for people in the financials services industry. Big thank you to WSO !

bigcheezz ,

Great insight into the industry

Great I insight into the industry!

Zakito----:) ,

Great Podcast

Great to hear real and fun feedback on Finance industry !

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