If you are non-finance major from a non-target school, like myself, then it is essential that you take the time to read my friend, Anish Patel’s quick series on recruiting into finance from a non-target school, as well as interview tips and advice. In this article, I will discuss my experience recruiting for an investment banking internship from a non-finance major.
I was a late financial bloomer. I never planned to work in finance and actually resented the idea throughout high school, for whatever reason. I entered university as an engineering major with no clear idea of a career path that really intrigued me. I am also a varsity athlete. The first summer after school I did not attempt to find an internship and instead trained and worked as a landscaper.