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by tfh
September 7th, 2005, 5:43 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: SG Tokyo
Replies: 4
Views: 137087

SG Tokyo

<t>I was a bit afraid that being far from SG's "center of the world" aka Paris, would hurt my chances, but I HAD to experience tokyo whilst I'm young and single so off I go. Plus I feel that planning a few years ahead is way too far in this field of work . So I'll go to Tokyo and see what happens !T...
by tfh
September 5th, 2005, 8:43 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: SG Tokyo
Replies: 4
Views: 137087

SG Tokyo

Hello all,I'm going on a VIE at SG Tokyo, are they as good in Tokyo as they are in Paris ? Fortunately I'm working for the DEAI which I've heard is the best department at SG. Anyone works there ? Also how difficult you would think moving back to london or NY be after a few years in tokyo ?
by tfh
April 28th, 2005, 1:45 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Papers on hedge funds
Replies: 4
Views: 151451

Papers on hedge funds

<t>Hello, I'm looking for some research papers or books on hedge-funds. I read the article on wilmott.com , and i'm looking for the following papers : Agarwal, V. and N. Y. Naik (1999). On taking the alternativeroute: Risks, rewards, style and performance persistence ofhedge funds. Journal of Altern...
by tfh
April 28th, 2005, 6:58 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: DEA/DESS Yet again
Replies: 5
Views: 151272

DEA/DESS Yet again

Are there any statistics about the raet of failure in Nicole's DEA ? I don't know anyone in the 2004/2005 promo to ask him directly. So, a question to the students who passed it : Did everyone pass? Are there many students who fail ?
by tfh
April 27th, 2005, 5:00 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: DEA/DESS Yet again
Replies: 5
Views: 151272

DEA/DESS Yet again

<t>I think in two years I would be better off doing PVI Columbia ENSAE + PVI ? Is it possible to share some credits ? I've heard that PVI was so hard that it wasn't really possible to do it whilst being in engineering school, well that's the rumors at supelec anyway. But then again supelec doesn't w...
by tfh
April 27th, 2005, 11:29 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: DEA/DESS Yet again
Replies: 5
Views: 151272

DEA/DESS Yet again

<t>I'm finishing school(Supélec) in september 2005, and I would like to continue studying because I feel that I don't know enough yet about derivatives ( the courses I followed are at Hull's book level) . I ultimately want to work as a trader on exotic derivatives, not as a quant.If any one can advi...
by tfh
April 2nd, 2005, 4:32 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What to do after a french engineering school ?
Replies: 9
Views: 155270

What to do after a french engineering school ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PasargadIf you wish to work in trading then your Grande Ecole degree and one internship under your belt will be enough to apply (online and painful application) for the graduate programs at JPM, CSFB, UBS, GS, MS, ML, DB....You can also apply for French banks in Paris, ...
by tfh
April 2nd, 2005, 4:21 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What to do after a french engineering school ?
Replies: 9
Views: 155270

What to do after a french engineering school ?

<t>Thanks for your suggestion quantstudent19The main problem is that I would like to work abroad and if just try to get a job through my boss at CALyon, I don't think I'll be able to find anything abroad and I definitely don't want to be stuck in Paris.The second reason is that my internship doesn't...
by tfh
April 1st, 2005, 11:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What to do after a french engineering school ?
Replies: 9
Views: 155270

What to do after a french engineering school ?

<t>Hello, I'm graduating from one of the French Grande Ecole (Supélec) in september (2005) and will finish a 5 month internship at CALyon in Paris around the same time and I'm really confused about what to do next. Hopefully after a 5 month internship things will clear up a bit but right now I reall...
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