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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Have you met any bankers or are you just regurgitating what you hear in the media?

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    Why do you assume I listen to any of the drivel spouted by the mainstream media?
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    Why do you assume I listen to any of the drivel spouted by the mainstream media?
    Because then you'd realise most bankers are pretty normal people, not 'robots' as you so aptly put it.

    Are you one of those news hipsters who's convinced all mainstream media is conspiracy?

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Because then you'd realise most bankers are pretty normal people, not 'robots' as you so aptly put it.

    Are you one of those news hipsters who's convinced all mainstream media is conspiracy?

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    With their way-above-average salary and the lifestyle that it entitles, I wouldn't consider them normal in relation to the rest of the population. Note that I am not using the term normality with moral connotations.
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    Degree: Biochemistry
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Any job where introversion is acceptable.
    Graduate Salary Expected: 21-22k. 40k in 10 years.
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    (Original post by KatieBlogger)
    Money driven robot-slaves to the system.
    For 15 years. Then they're out of the system. And everybody else is still slaving a 9-5 for another 30.
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    Jeez why does every thread on TSR end up being about banking
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    Civil Engineering

    Jobs/Careers of Interest:
    Pavement Engineering (only because my YINI is here so it's a free pass)

    Graduate Salary Expected:
    30k (judging that the 26k offered by AECOM right now probably increases)
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    Degree: education studies
    Job: primary school teacher
    Expected salary: 21k
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    Degree: Information Management for Business (Computing and Management) Jobs/Careers of Interest: Tech Division of an IB, Blue Chip company as a Tech Analyst
    Graduate Salary Expected: 30-35K
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    (Original post by Daniel9998)
    Jeez why does every thread on TSR end up being about banking
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6t47RI4bns
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    (Original post by Juichiro)
    With their way-above-average salary and the lifestyle that it entitles, I wouldn't consider them normal in relation to the rest of the population. Note that I am not using the term normality with moral connotations.
    They actually work very hard for their money. The lifestyle is not really glamorous or lazy like a lot of people think. I wouldn't even say they are overpaid.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    They actually work very hard for their money. The lifestyle is not really glamorous or lazy like a lot of people think. I wouldn't even say they are overpaid.
    I see. Could you elaborate?
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    Degree: Petroleum Engineering
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Just wanted a degree and to get into postgrad oxbridge/Imperial (pretty much from first semester, I had been looking into them).
    Graduate Salary Expected: 25-33k (Achieved lower end of the spectrum)

    Postgrad
    Degree: Metals and Energy Finance
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Reserves Based Lending/ general energy finance
    Graduate Salary Expected: 40k+?, don't really care though.
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    (Original post by Oilfreak1)
    Undergrad:
    Degree: Petroleum Engineering
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Just wanted a degree and to get into postgrad oxbridge/Imperial (pretty much from first semester, I had been looking into them).
    Graduate Salary Expected: 25-33k (Achieved lower end of the spectrum)

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    Degree: Metals and Energy Finance
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Reserves Based Lending/ general energy finance
    Graduate Salary Expected: 40k+?, don't really care though.
    Have you thought about project financing, commods trading etc?

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Have you thought about project financing, commods trading etc?

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    It's funny you should mention that because I've actually recently established a rapport with an associate in energy project finance at SG lol. It's definitely something i'm interested in.

    Commod trading is something i'd love to do, but i'm not sure i'm cut out for it. At least right now anyway. I could change my tune after I get stuck into the MSc.

    For now all I know for sure wrt my immediate career post - masters is that I don't want to go into M&A. (So i'm probably going to end up in M&A)
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    Degree: Maths & Physics BSc/MSci. (Part III/MSc at Oxbridge? PhD?)
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Actuary. (Quantitative analyst/researcher/developer etc..)
    Graduate Salary Expected: 25-35k (+)
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Because then you'd realise most bankers are pretty normal people, not 'robots' as you so aptly put it.

    Are you one of those news hipsters who's convinced all mainstream media is conspiracy?

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    Degree: BTEC
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: The banking or the consulting managing thing
    Graduate Salary Expected:85-115k


    is this a realistic starting salary?
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    (Original post by welcometoib)
    Degree: BTEC
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: The banking or the consulting managing thing
    Graduate Salary Expected:85-115k


    is this a realistic starting salary?
    LOOOOOOL, ofc, expect a 90% Y-o-Y increase as well..
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    LOOOOOOL, ofc, expect a 90% Y-o-Y increase as well..
    oh, my friend in year 11 told me all the bankers earn 115k in their first year and he will earn that too, so i believed him.
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    Degree: Law
    Jobs/Careers of Interest: Medical Law (Defence)
    Graduate Salary Expected: eHow.co.uk suggests that the average salary is £118,059, but newly qualified solicitors are expected to start on £20-30k.
 
 
 
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