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Jobs in Equity Research

  • For recent graduates or recent MBAs with a passion for the equity markets and fundamental analysis
  • Equity research jobs are often stepping stones to great careers in Wall Street and beyond
  • Successful equity research analysts can often transition to careers in investing at hedge funds, long-only funds and VC / PE funds
  • They can also navigate into careers in banking advisory, sales and trading, or even land senior positions at large corporation
  • Candidates are typically well versed in finance or accounting (even if that was not their major), with high GPAs, strong analytical skills and an ability to work long hours
  • Many of these roles prefer a CFA or an intent to pursue a CFA
  • Salary: Pre-MBA: $60k to $100k / year, Post-MBA: $100k to $300k / year, Potential for significant bonuses