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Updated Dec 19, 2014
Updated Dec 19, 2014
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    Freshmen and Sophomore Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at J.P. Morgan.

    Interview Details

    As a freshman from a non-core undergrad b school, I made it to the second round interview for JP Morgan's Fresh/Soph IBD Summer Analyst Program in New York. For the first round, I was interviewed by an analyst and was asked the standard "Run me through your resume" question. Standard IB technical questions, "how would you build a DCF model?" Nothing out of the blue (no M&A/LBO questions). For the second round, I interviewed with an associate. For a nervous freshman, I thought I did quite well, but found out 4-5 weeks later that I didn't make it to the third round.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions: Easy or not depends on how well you know finance concepts   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Investment Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied through winning women program- phone screening then two interviews on location. they rotated me through different rooms. Interviews could be with one or two adults. The had a guided rubric of questions to ask you and scored you on the sheet 1 - 5

    Interview Questions
    • What is the stock price of JPM right now? tell us about something you have been following in the markets   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Investment BankingAnalyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed for Chicago office. First round over the phone with first year analyst. 15 minutes purely questions about resume. 15 minutes technical. Asked about understanding of technicals. Next round a few days later on the phone with first year associate. 15 minutes, just technical.

    Interview Questions
    • . Which company has a higher beta, mid cap tech firm or blue chip? Asked about LBO analysis, and which multiples to use regarding enterprise   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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  5.  

    Associate Corporate & Investment Bank Technology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at J.P. Morgan.

    Interview Details

    I got the interview for the E-trading Analyst Summer Program. First I submit my resume and then i got a phone interview. They ask some basic behavior questions, brain teaser about how to get the height of a building using a coin, economy questions and went through my resume.

    Interview Questions
    • Economy questions are really hard to respond. Like talk about the world economy.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at J.P. Morgan.

    Interview Details

    They have preferred placement vendors; who will test you over and above, what is required for the role. (eg) They pay for couple online exams for DBA, etc.,
    Then the manager and few team members invited for telephone interview, in which they went over my resume and asked technical questions based on the skills: RDBMS, Unix, Windows, Shell scripting, Business Objects, etc.,
    Then the vendor arranged for an in person interview.

    Interview Questions
    • ** In person interview gave me the surprise, that the job was for application support and not really DBA. :) Same manager and team members, explained the job role.
      Two more managers from different teams, interviewed me individually, pretty much intended to check the attitude, to fit the company culture.
      Overall my interview was not tough.
       
      Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I just asked for some additional moving expense. No issue. They offered.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got a call for an inperson interview, then got called in for a superday. Very standard interview, nothing out of ordinary Got a call for an inperson interview, then got called in for a superday. Very standard interview, nothing out of ordinary

    Interview Questions
    • how many pennies stack up to the empire state building   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
  8.  

    Associate Corporate & Investment Bank Technology Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews followed by an in-person (Half day, 4 people)

    Location was in Brooklyn--they recently moved a lot of people to MetroTech Center. I didn't like the area surrounding the office, but the office itself was pretty nice. Pretty quiet, low-key atmosphere. There is no business presence in Brooklyn as far as I can tell, so no trading floors etc.

    People were nice and relaxed.

    Interview Questions
    • 2 eggs and a building problem. A building has height n and you have 2 eggs. At a certain floor N, an egg dropped from this floor will break. Find a strategy to find the floor N at which eggs will start breaking, while minimizing the number of drops. Note that the key is that you have 2 eggs.   View Answer
    • Given a list and bucket size, write an algorithm which returns a list of lists each of which contains [bucket size] number of items. It's not guaranteed that the bucket size will evenly divide into the length of the list. How can you unit test this? What are the base/edge cases?   View Answer
    • Given an unsorted list of size n-1 that contains all but one number between 1 and n, write an algorithm that will detect the missing number. Can you do this in constant time? What about if there were k numbers?   View Answer
    • Implement a deadlock in any programming language.   View Answer
    • Implement list comprehension in Python. (Assume they are simple ones-nothing fancy)   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Had a better offer

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at J.P. Morgan.

    Interview Details

    Process involves a lot of networking, both with your school's alumni base and with people in the group you're interested in. It is almost impossible to get into the bank if you don't come from a target school or don't find alumni who will push you through.

    Interview Questions
    • Variety of technical questions - Walk me through a DCF, Qualities of a good LBO, etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Coming through the MBA recruiting process there is very little negotiation. You come in with a class of 60-80 other MBAs all at the same salary/signing bonus/start date
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied online and received phone interview after 3 weeks

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Investment Banking Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Just called walked in said a few things we had a drink and I got the job

    No Offer

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