Mark EriksonFinancial AnalystEquity Research SalesGoldman Sachs
PROS and CONSThe best part about being in the businessand the worst....
INTERVIEWSIs a finance background mandatory for this job?How would you recommend getting started?What do they look for in an interview?The most difficult component of interviewingCOMMENTARIESThe two sides of an investment bankEntry level jobs for two year analystsDealing with stressful assignmentsWORK DESCRIPTIONSWhat are you responsible for as an analyst?Who are the typical customers you service?How does your research benefit the investor?
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICSWhat will you do when you eventually leave the firm?How did your background help you in this job?How is teamwork important to what you do? Why are you in research sales and not in trading?