Any student wanting to break into finance can be guaranteed one thing - competition. There are over 230 applications for every vacancy within investment banking. It helps, therefore, to get ahead.
eFinancialCareers can give you a helping hand. We've just revamped our 'student answers' function, which allows you to post your concerns or experiences and receive responses from fellow students as well as more seasoned financial professionals.
Want to know what to expect from a bank's assessment centre, or what interview questions will be posed by particular institutions? Looking to switch sectors? Concerned about which qualifications will help your career, or what academics you need to make it through the banks' screening process? Ask the eFinancialCareers community.
Or, alternatively, share your pearls of wisdom with others. Here are some questions currently live on the site:
In choosing a career path in the banking sector, what is better IB or securities?
What salary should a fresh MSc Finance student receive in a boutique corporate finance firm and why?
I am a scientist, 40, want a career in the financial sector. Will someone in the City take a chance on me?