Careers in Investment Banking

Careers in Investment Banking

Intensely competitive, action-oriented, and profit-hungry, investment banking is a larger-than-life world where deals—and fortunes—are made and lost by the day’s closing bell. It’s a great place to learn the ins and outs of corporate finance and develop analytical skills that will prove useful throughout any business career. But investment banking has a steep learning curve; chances are you’ll start out in a job that involves more spreadsheets than swift stock trades. Wondering if you’ve got what it takes to thrive in I-banking? You’ve come to the right place. 

Turn to this WetFeet Insider Guide to explore: 

  • What investment banks really do—forget all the corporate PR 
  • How the global economic crisis changed wall street and what that means for today’s job seekers Industry performance and how the major players have fared in recent rankings 
  • Profiles of the leading firms, including financial highlights 
  • Opportunities in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, public finance, sales and trading, and research 
  • Interviewing tips from insiders and recruiters 
  • What insiders consider the pluses—and the minuses—of an investment banking career, from lifestyle and culture to travel and hours

PDF / 2011


Hard copy / 2011

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