Recent Posts

This page shows you the most recent blog posts, podcasts, and videos on M&I. If you’ve been reading the site for a long time, and you want to catch up on recent additions, start with the list below:
Free Investment Banking Template

The Ideal Investment Banking Resume Template for Aspiring Investment Bankers (Free .DOCX Download)

Sample .DOCX Investment Banking Resume Template To Break Into Investment Banking. Includes Structure, Text & Formatting. Just Add Education & Experience!
Continue Reading

How to Win Friends and Influence People in Investment Banking by Slacking Off and Pretending to Work Hard

How to Get Top Recommendations and Pay in Investment Banking by Slacking Off and Pretending to Work Hard.
Continue Reading

Unknown State School with No Finance Background to Investment Banking: How to Make the Leap

Unknown State School to Investment Banking: How to Find Contact Information, Cold Call and Cold Email, Interview, and Win Offers.
Continue Reading

How to Turn Cold Calls Warm, Follow-Up and Avoid Awkward Alumni Conversations

How to Cold-Call Investment Banks, Network with Alumni and Follow-Up to Win High-Paying Job Offers.
Continue Reading

If You Can’t Get a Paid Finance Internship or Job, Should You Offer to Work for Free?

Why you shouldn't offer to work for free, even if you can't find a paid finance job: you'll just look desperate, and it won't work, anyway.
Continue Reading

Investment Banking: Italy Edition

A reader shares his thoughts on getting into top MBA programs in Europe, working in investment banking in Italy, and how to network while overseas.
Continue Reading

Positioning Yourself for Business School, Part 2: The Non-Financier

The obstacles you need to overcome coming from a non-finance background to get into business school and then get into finance.
Continue Reading

Positioning Yourself for Business School, Part 1: The Financier

How to position yourself for business school coming from a finance background, and how to decide if it's right for you.
Continue Reading

How to Break Out of “Harold & Kumar” Mode and Use Investment Banking Information Sessions to Break Into the Industry

Investment Banking Information Sessions: How to Use Them, What to Get Out of Them, and How to Get Your Money's Worth.
Continue Reading

Why You Weren’t Selected for That Interview at JP Morgan

5 stories of selection bias in investment banking resume screening and what to do about it.
Continue Reading