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Cover letters and detailed interview experience from successful candidates

150+ Successful Cover Letters And Detailed Interview Write-ups

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Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division – First Round Interview – 2013

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*** Write-up on interview questions and details of the sessions from a CLL candidate's experiences. ***The first stage of the GS IBD assessment process is one one to one 30 minutes interview.The interviews cover a broad spectrum i.e. if you have the relevant skillset for IBD in banking, your understanding of investment banking and the division, commercial awareness. 

Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division – First Round Interview – 2013

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*** Write-up on interview questions and details of the sessions from a CLL candidate's experiences. ***The first stage of the GS IBD assessment process is one one to one 30 minutes interview.The interviews cover a broad spectrum i.e. if you have the relevant skillset for IBD in banking, your understanding of investment banking and the division, commercial awareness. 

Deloitte Corporate Finance Summer Analyst Internship

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from Switzerland ***As a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Banking and Finance at the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland, I would like to express my highest interest in interning at Deloitte. I recentlyfinished my 6-month placement as interning analyst at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt as a member of the Global Transaction Banking...

Bloomberg Financial Product Analytics and Sales Internship

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK. The associated Interview Experience is here ***As a current postgraduate at Aston Business School, I would like to be considered for the Analytics and Sales Summer internship programme. My desire to work at Bloomberg stems primarily from your firm’s reputation of excellence where results are consistently delivered and expectations...

Bloomberg – Second round interview – Financial Product Analytics and Sales

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*** Write-up on interview questions and detailed answers from a CLL member's experiences. This is based on Bloomberg L.P.  second round interview for Financial Product Analytics and Sales position in London in 2015.How were you informed of this Bloomberg L.P. interview?HR emailedWere you able to choose the time slot yourself?NoAnd this interview was therefore...In the afternoon

Degroof Petercam Part-time Corporate Finance Internship

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from Belgium ***Bank Degroof is a leading investment bank in the global financial sector for more than 140 years.Highly successful advisory work for its clients’ needs have been essential to Bank Degroof success. This is achieved through a precise knowledge of the global economy, a smart interpretation of the world evolution and in-depth financial...

McKinsey Summer Business Analyst Internship

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from Singapore ***With a background in quantitative research and business development, I am seeking an opportunity to provide the best client service with my problem solving and interpersonal skills as well as my expertise in economics developed at the London School of Economics. After meeting with consultants from McKinsey & Company, I am...

Goldman Sachs IBD Spring Internship 2015

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from Sweden ***My interest for finance sparked when I three years ago joined [name of a shareholders’ association for young people]. The association has not only taught me about finance but also developed my teamwork and leadership skills. The association also led me to believe a career in investment banking could suit me well, which I feel was...

Royal Bank of Canada Investment Banking Spring Internship 2015

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK ***Critical thinking and academic strength are vital to any role. My analytical skills and ability to thrive under pressure are illustrated by my combined honours study of Mathematics and Physics at university. An invaluable skill that I have learnt from my course is applying a mathematical model to solve a real world problem. I feel...

CBRE Investment Research Analyst – 2016

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK ***I will graduate in June 2016 with a BSc in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School. With 13 months of relevant experience in investment banking and investment management, I am able to apply the structural and quantitative skills of finance and economics to various business scenarios. 

Credit Suisse Investment Banking Summer Analyst

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*** Contributed by a Cover Letter Library member from the UK. The associated interview experience is here ***To my mind, investment banking is a highly creative job. I find the different valuation methods very elaborate and dream of being able to dictate how much a company is worth, effectively creating the news before it is made public. Having completed two spring weeks in back offices at...

Cover letters and detailed interview experience from successful candidates

Mai Le

Mai currently works as an investment banking associate in London.
When she was at LSE, her seniors used to pass her notes of their interviews as well as cover letters, which helped her tremendously in her job search. This site is a way for her to pay it forward and build a similar community to pass the resources on.