(Original post by ElemenT')
There's disagreeing with something, and then there's being spiteful and immature. Grow up.
Back on topic, SEO has a conversion rate of internships to jobs of 80%. Better than normal isn't it?
This year the banks actually increased their number of SEO candidates as they were getting high quality interns from SEO. Don't forget, we have to go through numerical tests and interviews/case studies with VP's/MD's from banks just like everyone else.
In response to the earlier post about "not being good enough to get in," I consider myself a good candidate (great EC's, top grades, good knowledge of financial markets/current affairs etc.) and I received 3 rejections and one telephone interview before I was accepted into SEO (and had to terminate the rest of my pending applications). I know a lot of good candidates who got all rejections. And before you say, I know what good candidates are, I've met a lot of people who get through the first round, let's just say there's a huge variability.
We all know it's a lottery. HR simply have to view too many applications to be able to get it all right, so in short, there's no "good enough" to get in. There's "good enough and lucky enough."
At the end of the day, there is a lot of insitutional racism in this country, especially in the world of high finance, where the white middle class aren't exactly thin on the ground. SEO simply evens the odds.