Investments and Capital Markets

About the Industry Area

Asset/Wealth Management
Commercial Banking
Corporate Development
Investment Banking

See Also: Key Career Info for Finance

Finance Fast Track: The suggested four year curricular and co-curricular sequence for students interested in finance and banking careers.

Student Involvement Opportunities
Recruiting Context
  • Recruiting change in Spring 2018: Bulge Brackets moved recruiting to April for the following year and many others followed suit
  • October 2018 Update: Goldman and JPMorgan announce they will revert back to fall of junior year for internship recruitment
  • Sophomore leadership and diversity programs are an important recruiting mechanism in this industry. They often “fast track” candidates for interviews or summer internship experiences. Be active in the spring semester of sophomore year on company websites for applications. 
  • Investment Banking resumes tend to follow a highly-specified format. Review the following resources for information and samples:

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Technical Interview Prep Resources
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