Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at BlackRock
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Portfolio Analyst Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at BlackRock.
I received an interview through campus recruiting. I did the first round of interviews at school, and then was brought into the offices in New York for the second round. Each of the interviews was 1 on 1, and the super day had 4 separate interviews. The process wasn't super transparent, specifically about which group you were interviewing for, as I met people from both portfolio management, product strategy and research, all of which perform remarkably different functions.
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Other Interview Reviews for BlackRock
Portfolio Analyst InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 days – interviewed at BlackRock (Wilmington, DE) in August 2009.
The interview consisted of the hiring manager describing the position and asking general questions. The questions were origanizational "fit" type questions. He asked question concerning my database and analytical competence. Afterward, various members of the Portfolio group asked more specific general finance questions concerning stocks, bonds, and options. These questions were followed by some simple finance questions that required some minor computations. Finally, I was asked questions to see how I would react to complaints for protfolio managers. The interview process lasted about two hours.
Portfolio Analyst InterviewNo OfferAverage Interview
Two round interviews. First round is two 30-min interviews. Second one is assessment center which is three 30-min interviews with senior people. I was only given these information before each interview.
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Portfolio Analyst InterviewNo OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
The process took 1 day – interviewed at BlackRock in October 2010.
I was interviewed on campus. The first round was just a casual conversation with the interviewer trying to know the academic background and your interest in the company. The next round is at the company headquarters where the questions are more intense relating to the finance background.
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