Working in Sales & Trading

Sales and Trading is known by all as the core function of Investment Banking. This booming industry has gained an impressive reputation for its notoriously elusive employee selection process. Knowing how to position yourself is imperative if you wish to win a job in Investment Banking. MJ has worked in fixed income institutional sales and as a proprietary trader at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and is here to share her strategies on how to land a job in sales and trading and her insight on how you can succeed as a trader.

Topics covered include

  • An overview of the industry and how to target the job

  • Top resources that will help you research the industry

  • How to position yourself as an ideal candidate

  • Helpful tips for your resume, cover letter and interview

  • Strategies to succeed as a practitioner