Kingdom Ridge Capital’s Advice for Students

If you are in school (or perhaps a recent graduate) and wish to pursue an equity analyst job like the ones found at Kingdom Ridge, you may find the following links from Kingdom Ridge Capital’s Unofficial Guide for Aspiring Equity Analysts of value.

 

Pre-Interview Preparation

Resume/Curriculum Vitae – Show You Have Made a Difference

Prepare Your Two Year Plan to Get Equities Experience 

Do Not Let Your Tweets or Posts Create a Bad Impression 

Learn How to Build Financial Models

The Necessity of a Personal Trading Account

The Bloomberg Terminal is the Swiss Army Knife for Equity Analysts

Adapt, Improvise & Overcome to Get the Interview You Want

 

 

Develop Your Stock Pitch

Tips for Preparing a Stock Recommendation

Know the 3 Key “What Counts” Factors for Your Stock Picks

Stand Out by Going the Extra Mile

Should You Use GAAP or Non-GAAP EPS Estimates?

Do Not Forget That Externalities Can Affect Your Stock Pitch

The Danger of Cognitive Bias in the Research Process

Prepare to Defend Your Stock Pitch

Know Your Audience’s Investment Time Frame

How Many Stock Pitches Should You Prepare for Interviews?

Don’t Live in the Past

 

 

The Interview

Dress for Success…Even for Hedge Fund Interviews

How to Talk About Being a Team Player in Interviews

How to Pitch Your Stock in an Interview

Do Not Pitch a Stock and Say it is a Hold

 

 

After You Land Your Equity Analyst Job…

Master the 30 Second Elevator Speech

Do Not Assume You Will Get a Bonus Every Year

 

 

A Final Thought

If You Have No Other Options, Consider an Unpaid Internship

 

 

 

Addendum: Kingdom Ridge Capital’s Career Day Presentation

Mini-Term Career Talk

 

 

Slightly more advanced presentation

 

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