Friday, December 21, 2012

Investopedia: How To Get A Job On Wall Street If You Went To Community College

For better or worse, Wall Street is a "who you know" sort of world where reputation and image go a long way. Although getting a job with a Wall Street firm does not require a degree from a top-notch university, the fact remains that many top banks recruit at a limited number of schools, and those schools are often prominently placed on the ubiquitous "Best" lists. In fact, in some cases, particular firms will hire only from a narrow list of specific universities; if an outsider applies, their resume will "be kept on file," but the odds of an interview are quite low.

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