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Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:03 pm

Anyone ever intern for them 1L summer in NYC? Thoughts?

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby philepistemer » Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:45 pm

If you got this job, great. The best 1L summer jobs are the ones that pay. If you didn't get it, you probably won't.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:04 pm

philepistemer wrote:If you got this job, great. The best 1L summer jobs are the ones that pay. If you didn't get it, you probably won't.


OP here. I already have a paying 1L internship lined up, and was wondering (already interviewed) if I land it, if its worth it to go for Credit Suisse.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
philepistemer wrote:If you got this job, great. The best 1L summer jobs are the ones that pay. If you didn't get it, you probably won't.


OP here. I already have a paying 1L internship lined up, and was wondering (already interviewed) if I land it, if its worth it to go for Credit Suisse.


Congrats. If Credit Suisse pays more, take the internship. If it pays less, don't take the internship unless you have strong interest in whatever department your Credit Suisse is in.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby gfd973 » Thu Dec 18, 2014 10:19 am

If you're non-legal this is an awesome gig. The firms you interview with at OCI will appreciate that you know their clients' business and understand what goes on inside a bank. If you interviewed with legal, still a good gig. If you interviewed with the mailroom, don't tell anyone that.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:15 am

If your set on big law generally, or financial services transactional/lit particularly, it's great. Every attorney you work with that summer will be a potentially huge contact. Give you advice on selecting firms, hook you up with hiring partners at their prior firms, leads for other jobs down the road, etc

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby GOATlawman » Thu Dec 18, 2014 2:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
philepistemer wrote:If you got this job, great. The best 1L summer jobs are the ones that pay. If you didn't get it, you probably won't.


OP here. I already have a paying 1L internship lined up, and was wondering (already interviewed) if I land it, if its worth it to go for Credit Suisse.


Congrats. If Credit Suisse pays more, take the internship. If it pays less, don't take the internship unless you have strong interest in whatever department your Credit Suisse is in.


why does everyone on here say this? This advice makes like zero sense at all

Not saying this is necessarily your case b/c you didn't say what your paying offer is, but sacrificing a better resume line for the difference in pay of a few thousand dollars is ridiculous
wtf is 10 weeks of pay when your law school education is worth a quarter million and your career is going to at least like 50 times longer than 10 weeks

If you want to work in the department of credit suisse that you get an offer, its pretty much the bst thing you could do with a 1L summer

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby SHANbangs » Sun Jan 11, 2015 4:38 pm

I worked there my 2L Summer. I was one of only 2 2Ls in a program of 7 (the others are 1Ls).

As far as I know, all the 1Ls got bomb offers at OCI (and our program ran into OCI for some schools, so some were able to get an offer before the internship was even complete). It's a pretty great gig, and you meet a lot of great people. I couldn't recommend it highly enough.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Yukos » Sun Jan 11, 2015 5:31 pm

GOATlawman wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
philepistemer wrote:If you got this job, great. The best 1L summer jobs are the ones that pay. If you didn't get it, you probably won't.


OP here. I already have a paying 1L internship lined up, and was wondering (already interviewed) if I land it, if its worth it to go for Credit Suisse.


Congrats. If Credit Suisse pays more, take the internship. If it pays less, don't take the internship unless you have strong interest in whatever department your Credit Suisse is in.


why does everyone on here say this? This advice makes like zero sense at all

Not saying this is necessarily your case b/c you didn't say what your paying offer is, but sacrificing a better resume line for the difference in pay of a few thousand dollars is ridiculous
wtf is 10 weeks of pay when your law school education is worth a quarter million and your career is going to at least like 50 times longer than 10 weeks

If you want to work in the department of credit suisse that you get an offer, its pretty much the bst thing you could do with a 1L summer


Because in general the resume line difference is going to be even more marginal than the pay difference. It sounds like CS might be different though, at least because of the contacts it will give you.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 15, 2016 7:54 pm

Anyone know how much they pay? The internship just says paid, but doesn't give an amount.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:32 pm

If you want to do corporate then it's difficult to think of a better 1L job to have going into OCI. One could argue it's better than big law, because you don't have to worry about being asked why you're changing firms.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:34 pm

Anyone here back?

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:16 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone here back?


Nope. If you dont mind me asking, what did you send in at your school? At mine we just emailed a resume to someone on our CSO.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:08 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone here back?


Nope. If you dont mind me asking, what did you send in at your school? At mine we just emailed a resume to someone on our CSO.


Resume and Cover Letter. CSO also worked with me through the whole process and said this was all that we needed.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:59 pm

Attempted to apply as a 1L intern, but they're application said I failed the pre-screen eligibility because I wasn't graduating between Dec. 2016-August 2017. I'm c/o 2018.

Anyone know if I'm doing something wrong?

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Attempted to apply as a 1L intern, but they're application said I failed the pre-screen eligibility because I wasn't graduating between Dec. 2016-August 2017. I'm c/o 2018.

Anyone know if I'm doing something wrong?


Not sure. I am a 1L and was able to apply.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:56 pm

Phone interview request.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Phone interview request.


Likewise.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:02 pm

Anyone have any idea what compensation for the summer is? Have seen similar programs in house at F500s where it is $10K for 10 weeks....

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:51 pm

Updates?

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:26 am

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone have any idea what compensation for the summer is? Have seen similar programs in house at F500s where it is $10K for 10 weeks....


just under $1400 a week for 8 weeks.

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Re: Credit Suisse

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:49 pm

Dinged.




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