Some may find the links below helpful.
How do I get a job on Wall Street? http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2012/06/how-do-i-get-job-on-wall-street.html
Beware of the typical advice, “Conditions are bad now so go get an MBA and then come back in two years when things will be better.” First, “things” may be worse and how does an MBA equate to investing success?
Go where the money is: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2012/06/hottest-area-in-finance.html
Yes, Wall Street is grim since it is over-bankered/brokered after decades of easy money and over leverage. But areas like manufacturing and energy will grow. You don’t have to be on Wall Street to use your skills. Be creative.