If it’s a personal ranking, what factors influenced your placement choices? As a new user, you get over 200 WSO Credits free, Now, the firm is struggling, and management is awful. the solid vertical bars), not to flows. This is just my experience, I’m not sure how representative it can be. I'd go with Optiver. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The profits of 2011 & 2012 are comparable to 2008(of course 2009 is an unbeatable year for them, and you are right - lots of traders retired after their bonus in 09). I was offered a full-time position with DRW's Chicago office back in my senior year in college. And when I talked to one of the managers last October, they said they already hit their revenue goal for 2013 - Optiver US and Sydney killed it, although Optiver … Prospective Monkey in Investment Banking - Mergers and Acquisitions">, Intern in Investment Banking - Mergers and Acquisitions">, Getting an S&T Return Offer - A Survival Guide for Future Interns, 1st Year Analyst in Sales & Trading - Equities">. In reply to what do you mean by quant by EnergyTradingHopeful. Where is the one where you send out 300 applications and get no interviews? WSO Free Modeling Series - Now Open Through October 31, 2020. You’ll hit 7 figures over there. Get instant access to lessons taught by experienced private equity pros and bulge bracket Have any of you guys ever battled with any addictions? Optiver is somewhat transparent at least, but the other places provide no information at all. Optiver focuses mostly on option market making and a little bit of statistical arbitrage (dunno exactly about drw but I heard they handle various products). not that I disagree or agree, but what's your reasoning? I agree that networking is really important and if I could go back, I would focus way more on that. Optiver vs DRW NYC for Summer Internship? +Bonus: Get 27 financial modeling templates in swipe file. top pre-exp masters for a recruiting reboot, get an ACA gig then lateral or do something else in business then aim for top mbas. I am using office2002 so can't make use of the tools they have for the site (only office 2010) I can login to skydrive, open or … what do you mean by quant trader, and can you elaborate on your preference? I graduated last year from a semi-target uni with no internships, having a very difficult time securing anything... Are you also in Europe ? Especially internationally. It doesn't really seem appropriate to ask this, but the answer I've gotten was that it varies.