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Thoughts on the Future

Being on the verge of graduating college sets you up for a nasty bout of the “shoulds” — a cascade of career advice from everyone you know. This is all good and well, however, the shocking eminence of important career decisions begs the question: how are college grads to evaluate themselves and their career opportunities?…

July 25, 2014 | , ,

The Top 10 Insights Into Working at a Private Equity Company

1) When you reveal to a Partner that the exciting new deal is $20m below our revenue criteria (Source tumblr) 2) When we get blown out of the water on an IOI (Source tumblr) 3) When you realize the “proprietary deal” is actually a full auction (Source tumblr) 4) When we bid low on a…

July 23, 2013

‘Mill-ing Around

My first weeks at Watermill, a blog post by Andrew Lebovitz, Watermill Intern This spring I found out I got an internship at Watermill and along with excitement, I was also pretty worried. I was not sure how adjusting to a more structured environment would be, an environment where a “dress code” existed, where people…

June 21, 2013

My Summer WINternship

#1 Testing the Waters at Watermill Group. A blog by Joe Tamposi, Watermill Summer Intern With my second week as an intern with the Watermill Group coming to a close, I’d like to write out a few thoughts. First off, I couldn’t imagine a better office atmosphere (if I sound biased, don’t worry, I’m not…

June 21, 2013