The Success Of A Business Finance For A Large Fortune 500 Company

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Coming into college, I was quite certain I would go into corporate finance for a large Fortune 500 company, and try to slowly work my way to the top of the company. I had aspirations of being a CEO. As freshmen year ran its course, I developed an interest in banking. From what I read online, the profession seemed to encompass everything I was looking for in a career. These interests included a challenging, yet rewarding career, a heavy analytical/numbers focus, communication driven, and extensive exit opportunities. A challenging, and rewarding career has always been a requirement when planning my future. When choosing a career, children are often told to do what they love. I knew from an early age that I liked being challenged, and using…show more content…
Finally, working for two years as an analyst has some of the best exit opportunities available in business. The door is open for me to transition to a private equity firm, a hedge fund, or stay with the bank. I plan on landing my first professional experience through the Investment Banking Workshop. The workshop boasts an impressive 100% job placement. The difficult part is actually getting accepted into the workshop. The application opens on January 1st, 2016. I will need to network with current members of the club, and begin to prepare for the interview process. I have been working towards the goal of entering the workshop since early freshman year. I believe I am on the right track, and will put in all the work necessary to ensure the highest chance at success. After gaining acceptance, I will network and prepare for my 1st semester junior year interviews to gain an internship. Ideally, I would like to work for a bulge bracket bank. Bulge bracket banks offer the best deal flow, along with superior exit opportunities. While I have these preconceived opinions, I think my decision will be made based on gut-feeling while networking with the banks. Meeting with actual employees, in my experience, has been the best way to know if I fit with the culture of the bank. After landing the internship, I plan to work extremely hard
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