I am currently a sophomore at a semi-target, I began my search for summer internships recently. So far I was called to interview for a stockbroker trainee program in Manhattan. I do not believe it's a boiler room operation, but I could be wrong. Anyway, I applied through my college's career site and I must've missed that it stated Bachelor Degree Required. My resume does say expected grad May , and when he called I noted that "I did not graduate yet and am still in college" I did not say I was a sophomore in college.
He told me that Thats no issue and that the firm is aggressively expanding. Is it unusual for a firm to interview a sophomore for a broker trainee program? What kind of questions should I expect? My knowledge of Finance is very weak, but am an expected level for a sophomore. What am I expected to know? You should probably stay away if they are this careless with details. I would understand if it was a summer trainee program.
Just do it - it's good interview practice. Forget about the movie boiler room, it rarely happens in real life Bloody Mary full of vodka, blessed are you among cocktails. Pray for me now and at the hour of my death, which I hope is soon. You can always find something better just by doing a little networking. Plus these guys look like scam artists anyway. Thanks for everyone's input. I'm going to call and cancel my interview.
I will learn to network for a PWM internship and take it from there. Go through the interview process as you would with any firm. If you get an offer and you don't want to accept it, there is no need to. Hey guys, I am currently a sophomore at a semi-target, I began my search for summer internships recently. Thanks, any tips are appreciated. Log in or register to post comments. Sorry, you need to login or sign up using one of the blue buttons below in order to vote.
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