Solmi Wee

Analyst, Global Corporate & Investment Banking
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What persuaded you to work for Bank of America?

I had a great experience during my summer internship with Bank of America. Everyone on my team was supportive and encouraging. Even though I was an intern, people treated me like a full time analyst and valued my ideas and opinions. I just knew that I wanted to be part of the team.

 

What do you enjoy most about your job?

What I enjoy the most about my job is that I get to work with various product partners including but not limited to GTS, FICC and the capital markets team. We work closely to bring out the best solutions and services to our clients. Working with different teams from different countries helps me understand various banking products and broaden my horizons within the finance industry.

 

What skills are important for a corporate banking analyst?

One of the most important skills is communication. We also spend a lot of time with clients. Therefore, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients is one of the key responsibilities in corporate banking. It is important to truly understand each client’s needs and deliver Bank of America’s platform effectively.  

Bank of America truly sees employees as lifelong partners and strives to promote a culture in which the bank and its people grow together.

How do you describe the culture at the bank?

The culture at the bank is very inclusive and nurturing. Colleagues and seniors respect your voice and encourage you to share ideas. Seniors are happy to give advice and share wisdom/experience that they’ve learned throughout their careers.

 

How does the bank support your development?

The bank continuously invests in employees’ development in both professions and their well-beings. The bank not only provides training sessions on hard skills such as finance and banking products, but also continuously provides sessions on managing one’s wellness, including mental and emotional health. Bank of America truly sees employees as lifelong partners and strives to promote a culture in which the bank and its people grow together.

 

What advice would you give to students?

Don’t limit yourself in one particular industry. Explore and experience various fields to find your fit. Once you are sure, be proactive and take advantage of networking and the bank’s internship programs. This will allow you to have a better understanding and hands-on work experience.  

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Which of these teams most appeals to you?

Banking, markets & finance

Banking, markets and finance roles across the bank work directly with our customers across the U.S. and companies and institutional clients globally.

Corporate functions

Teams across our corporate functions are essential specialist teams that work to ensure the strategic, efficient and successful running of the bank's day-to-day business.

Technology & operations

Global technology & operations teams help to provide the infrastructure, technology platforms and information security capabilities crucial to our ability to serve our customers and clients.

Where are you in your education?

Bachelor'sMaster'sMBAPhD Other