• C++ Programming for Financial Engineering
    Highly recommended by thousands of MFE students. Covers essential C++ topics with applications to financial engineering. Learn more Join!
    Python for Finance with Intro to Data Science
    Gain practical understanding of Python to read, understand, and write professional Python code for your first day on the job. Learn more Join!
    An Intuition-Based Options Primer for FE
    Ideal for entry level positions interviews and graduate studies, specializing in options trading arbitrage and options valuation models. Learn more Join!

Industry Culture

Hey,
One of the most important things for me when looking at companies is the culture they have. Obviously, this can be a difficult thing to define, but people know it when they see it. Investment bankers work all day and night, are all about prestige, and live for bottle and models. Tech companies let employees work in jeans and sandals, and they play ping pong at work. These are generalizations, but they come from kernels of truth. How would you describe the cultures of quant hedge funds and prop shops, generally and individually for ones you have personal experience with.
Thanks
 
Top