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How can more women break into Wall Street? Working at a prestigious firm like JPMorgan or Bank of America is one option, but certainly not the only one.

Women Can Change Wall Street: Here's How

How can more women break into Wall Street?


Working at a prestigious firm like JPMorgan or Bank of America is one option, but certainly not the only one.

  • The traditional path onto Wall Street for women typically involves getting your degree from a top-20 university and then landing a position within an analyst program at a prestigious firm like JPMorgan, Citi, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs or Morgan Stanley all of which actively recruit women graduates.
  • There, you would spend the required “two years” determining where you fit within the company and how to pursue your career. However, while this remains a coveted and valid path to success, it isn’t the only one.
  • If you’re working towards a career on Wall Street don’t limit yourself to an analyst program – this isn’t the only door of opportunity. There are many other areas on Wall Street where your skills and talents will be equally as valued.

So, where should you look then?


Read the entire article from Fortunehere, part of Fortune's MPW Insider series.


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