Series 3 Registered

Discussion in 'Professional Trading' started by daytrader85, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. Hi,

    I'm 21 years old and am Series 3 certified. I would still like to work at a market making firm or maybe even a proprietery trading firm (stocks or futures) when I get out of college.

    If I mentioned that I am Series 3 certified in my resume or cover letter, would firms look down on that?

    Thanks for any input.

  2. It could be a teeny tiny bit detrimental because the Series-3 is generally needed for sales, not trading. You should reveal that you have it. It'll show up if a firm does a background check on you and your financials.
  3. Thanks for your response.

    Could I still have my Series 3 license and practice with it, and still nr at a trading firm?
  4. ?!? Enn Arr? Whatever.--------Ask the compliance people at the firms you're applying to how they feel about you being a "multi-tasker".
  5. When they see on my resume that I have a Series 3, do you think they would pass on the application?

    Maybe I'm just being