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Changing Full-time Application into Internship Application

Anonymous A asked on Oct 29, 2018

Hi,

I recently applied to MBB for full-time positions since I'm a final year undergrad student. However, I have decided to embark upon a one-year Masters programme after my undergrad. I think it makes more sense to withdraw my application and apply for summer internships instead, as a rejection for a full-time position now would mean I am unable to reapply for two years - I could definitely do with more time to prep for case interviews. Firstly, is my conclusion illogical, and secondly, any recommendations on how to go about this?

Thanks!

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Guennael replied on Oct 29, 2018
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First, don't forget you can generally delay an interview if you need more practice time

Second, I feel like this would be a company/office dependent answer -> you probably should call HR and ask them directly.

FWIW, I am generally not a fan of delaying an application to get an extra degree just so "you can be more prepared". If you want something, go for it - today, not tomorrow*

* "go for it" still assumes you are properly prepared obviously, but that doesn't take a full year of studying

Vlad replied on Oct 29, 2018
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Hi,

Agree with Guennael. It depends on the office and you should contact the HR directly

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