MBA roles at Banks VS. MBA roles in Tech

Bloomberg 9YoE37
May 30 7 Comments

I am joining an MBA program this September and from some research have read that post MBA jobs at tech firms are less rewarding than post MBA jobs at ibanks. Is this really the general consensus?


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TOP 7 Comments
  • Uber f7d83fju
    Define “rewarding”
    May 30 1
    • Intel BOBBY_AXE
      +1 ^^^^ ... need more context of what you mean and or what you are looking for
      May 30
  • VMware / Project

    VMware Project

    Dell EMC
    Work life balance in tech was worth the lower TC. I can't imagine keeping the killer hours in banking and finance, even if it came with massive hiring bonuses or stock.
    May 30 0
  • Chase / Other foodiefun
    It's all about your team and manager!
    May 31 0
  • Uber pcGG42
    Financially you’re prob best off going to a big consultancy or a bank, but that’s fucking boring. Go into tech (but then you probably don’t need an MBA to do a good job in a management/strategy role).
    May 30 0
  • New / Product

    New Product

    My advise, for the first one month check out and network with alums from your school and understand what motivates you. Do what you like to do. If you don't like finance, you will not survive the cut in iBanking for example. Every role post mba requires a specific skill set.
    May 31 0
  • State Street Corporation / Acctg

    State Street Corporation Acctg

    Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse
    If you can get a job in ibanking, do it for 2-3 years then jump over to something else in your industry vertical
    May 31 0