After an initial training period, you will be assigned to a specific trading desk and a trading specialty based on your experience, skills and interests. Eventually, you will be given the opportunity to trade stocks and other corporate securities. Traders form strong relationships with the trading staff of Baird's clients and develop relationships with members of the trading desks of the Wall Street firms.
Candidates for this position possess the following qualifications:
Generally, the interview process consists of an initial screening interview, followed by three or more rounds of interviews with Institutional Sales and Trading and Research personnel. Group dinners or other social events are frequently part of the interview process.
Things to Consider Before You Interview
Be prepared to discuss the following: