top of page

What are the top 3 fatal mistakes students make when applying for jobs in banking❓

All the students who took our 8 weeks training program, 90% of them found internships and jobs. Please click here https://www.cityinvestmenttraining.com/ to learn more.


What are the top 3 fatal mistakes students make when applying for jobs in banking❓


Had a blast hosting the M&A workshop at Bayes Business School last week.

Unfortunately, continue to see the same three mistakes at almost every M&A workshop, I deliver at universities.


What are these top three mistakes❓


❌ I don't need to have banking knowledge to get a summer internship at an investment bank.

🚀 Of the approximate hundred students that attended the M&A workshop, only one student could half answer questions on M&A accretion/dilution analysis. If students want to get a £100k job in banking they would be expected to demonstrate a decent amount of banking knowledge.


❌ I will make 10 applications and get an investment banking internship - How hard can it be?

🚀 Unfortunately, a lot! JP Morgan receives 270K applications a year and only 1.7% get an offer. Should I say more? We encourage our students to make at least 50 to 100 applications a month. We have a list of more than 2K Investment banks, private equity, asset management and venture capital companies that we hand out to students on our 8-week course.


❌ If I get a job as a credit risk analyst at JP Morgan - I have arrived!

🚀 The most lethal mistake students make is not understanding the difference between front-end and middle-office/back office jobs.


As I always say..

"There are better ways of committing career suicide - please let it not be with a job at the back-end of banking. Its literally death by a thousand cuts."🗡️


 

📣Spend two days as an investment banker - Are you a university student or a recent graduate looking for a job in investment banking❓


The course is meant for students or recent graduates from Europe or North America only.


City Investment Training is offering a Live Online 2-day course (worth £1,000) for Free to all students who..

✅ Like,

✅ Share,

✅ Comment and

✅ Follow us on LinkedIn.


The course is free for students who want to attend the course and get a participation certificate.


❌ The failure to the do the above four tasks will see your application for the course rejected on the day.

❌ Please note that the course is for students based in Europe and North America only. ❌ The course is free for the first 500 registrants only - spaces are limited so make sure to apply asap to avoid disappointment.


Once you have Liked, Shared, Commented and Followed me on LinkedIn please send your CV to.. 👉 info@cityinvestmenttraining.com with subject "2 Days Course"


🗓 Date: 4th and 5th of March 2023



63 views0 comments

Comments


bottom of page