I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Barclays Capital in February 2009.
Interview Details – The initial communications was through my campus website. I received an on campus interview for a summer position. At the interview, I was interviewed by two people. I did not know much information about finance or the structure of Barclays, however, the interviewers did not seem to mind. I was honest and open about my lack of knowledge but willingness to learn. I had great work experience and concrete answers to behavioral questions.
Interview Question – Name a challenge you faced and how you overcame it. Answer Question
I applied online - interviewed at Barclays Capital in March 2013.
Interview Details – This was a telephone interview.
It was very competency based, with a few technical questions on how regulations could affect your division, what are your thoughts on the regulations being put in place atm
Interview Question – Wasn't difficult, was pretty straight forward Answer Question
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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in March 2012.
Interview Details – A phone interview of basic CV/competency/company questions, followed by an assessment centre that took the whole afternoon. AC includes a brief intro to the internship programme, 2-1 personal interview, HR case study (~10 pages, 45mins preparation + 45mins Presentation) followed by individual presentation, and a quite flexible group task followed by presentation and Q&A
Interview Question – A lot of competency questions during personal interview in AC since the session was long Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in February 2012.
Interview Details – Consisted of a phone interview followed by an assessment centre. The phone interview lasted for at least with quite alot of demanding questions. You need to have a lot of knowledge on the investment banking industry. And also be prepared to answer competency questions. I was rather surprised to be called for the assessment centre. The assessment centre consisted of an interview, case presentation and a group exercise. For me, the case presentation was quite a daunting experience.
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The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in March 2010.
Interview Details – The interview was very straighforward, and easy going. the interviewers were nice and they asked the standard set of questions.
Interview Question – Why HR? Answer Question
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