Business and Finance Career Directory, 1993, Gale Research. This resource lists numerous investment banks and contact people. (800) 877-GALE. Cost: $18.
Harvard Business School Career Guide: Finance, Harvard Business School Press. Lists job descriptions in various departments of major investment banks, commercial banks and Fortune 500 firms including contact persons, addresses and phone numbers. An invaluable resource. If you buy one book on this list, buy this one! Cost: $24.95.
How to Become a Securities Analyst. An article online courtesy of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.
"Launching a Career on Wall Street: It's Not Like the Movie," by Heidi Steiger, Managing Director, Neuberger & Berman, in Business and Finance Career Directory, 1993, Gale Research. (800) 877-GALE. Cost: $18. (see above for a web link).
Job Search Tips for Investment Bankers. Courtesy of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Job Seekers Guide to Wall Street Recruiters, by Christopher Hunt and Scott Scanlon, John Wiley, 1988. Lists over 1500 recruiters who can help you find a job on Wall Street.
Networking for Results Courtesy of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
So You Want to be an Investment Banker, Wet Feet Press, 1998. The Wet Feet career guides are outstanding. You will also find a series of firm profiles at their web site.
The Fast Track: The Insider's Guide to Winning Jobs in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, and Securities Trading, by Miriam Naficy. A recent Stanford Job and former employee of Goldman Sachs provides a highly practical overview of what it takes to get a good finance job. Highly recommended.
Tim Crack's Guide to Quantitative Questions from Wall Street Job Interviewers. If you are interviewing for a job in derivatives or other relatively quantiative area you should get this book. Amazing!
Focus on Investment Banking from Wharton Has good background on what the firms are looking for.
BrainTeasers from Bankers Trust. Get ready for tricky questions by practicing here.
Suggested courses for sales and trading positions
Suggested courses for investment banking positions