Barclays Capital Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 20, 2014
Updated Aug 20, 2014
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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    Campus recruiting. Two rounds in a row. Two interviews, each one is half an hour. One will ask you technical questions and the other ask you behavior question. One week later the HR will call you about the result and give you offer at that time. You only have two weeks or so to decide.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    Barclays HR actively goes to various schools for campus recruitment, especially in the tristate area. Interested candidates can fill out the application and submit their resume online. Cover letter is optional. Shortlisted candidates will have a first round interview on campus with two VPs, usually they last for about 30 min each. If the campus interviews go well, Barclays will invite the selected candidates to New York for onsite interviews. There are a total of 3 rounds, and they last around 30-45min each.

    Interview Questions
    • If a user finds an error in your application, you have tried many times yet still unable to find it. What do you do?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations as grad salaries are standard across the bank
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process took a very long time. A former colleague had made me aware of and submitted my resume for the position and I did not have to go through a first round interview with HR which was good, my first round of interviews consisted of 3 interviews, each one with two individuals from the department the position I was interviewing was in. The second round of interviews was with the head of the department like a week later. What was annoying was how long after they told me they were giving me an offer that it took them to get something together, like a month. But other than that it was good.

    Interview Questions
    • It wasn't so much the question as it was the fact that they neglected to inform me that my last interview was not going to be with the woman who would be my direct boss but the actual head of the department in the americas (not a small department/division either, not like head of a trading desk within an asset class, head of an entire division), so it was a bit intimidating when I was told upon arrival that would be the person I was meeting with.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Non-existent
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Summer Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    Apply for Ops. through the finance and ops boot camp. 2 intense days with around 25 other candidates with study case, speakers, group projects etc. On the third day 2 interviews back to back at the nyc office, the questions were mostly behavioral and basic knowledge of Dood-Frank , markets, why an investment bank etc

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was invited up to Barclays for the Diversity bootcamp, which is a 3 day program in which you learn about both Investment Banking and Sales & Trading. On the last day, I had a super day, where I met with 3 different MDs for 30min each. The first two interviews were behavioral and the third was technical but the technicals were markets-focused and seemed to test whether I keep up with the news and understand the basics of financial markets.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Summer Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New Brunswick, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Brunswick, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Barclays Capital in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    HR /technology interview consisting of about 1 hour.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Didn't really negotiate. I was satisfied with the terms of the offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Vice President IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    five interviews - three with IT and two with business and operations. People were smart, energetic and very friendly.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you manage conflicts and what techniques do you use?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    very difficult to negotiate with but I went through a headhunter and did get the base bumped up slightly
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Middle Office Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Barclays Capital in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds - one with senior managers and one with co-workers

    Negotiation Details
    Got a call from HR and they made me an offer. I did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    1) Technical phone screen
    2) In person interview mainly regarding SQL and Fixed income products Swaps, Bonds and CD's

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    non negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very professional and collegial

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Straightforward
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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