Barclays Capital Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
410 Interview Reviews

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    Summer Analyst Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and networked with college alumni. Application was a long process. Asked three questions that took about 300 words to answer. Among them were: why investment banking, a recent banking news, and what differentiates Barclay's. Got called back for 2 interviews. Were mostly fit questions. They asked you to walk through a DCF.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview and one super day with 6 interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    IT Consultant Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview was very technical. I met with 3 different people that asked about my motivation. Ihad both technical and logical questions.

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    Declined Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    Hired through the undergraduate on-campus recruiting for a summer internship leading to job offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were mainly behavioral as I was entering a Sales role   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technical Project Manager 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 6 months - interviewed at Barclays Capital in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Multiple level of Interviews. You must be know what are you talking about. Good bright people.

    Interview Questions
    • They talked about some internal application and wanted to know my input on it.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    you have to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got the job through a friend who worked at Barclays. Met with several individuals. I classify the interview process for me to be very optimal and fair. I have seen others go through a more robust process.

    Interview Questions
    • need to answer what the strategy is with respect to certian businesses.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ months - interviewed at Barclays Capital in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was standard as i had prior experience in the industry. Questions were expected and industry standard. The interview process took a long time, as in several months. This was longer than expected, which was a little bit frustrating.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Repo Margin Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got introduced for a temp to perm role at Barclays Capital in New York. Interview was very easy. Met five members of the group and was mostly about fit questions.

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    Accepted Offer
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    Legal Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Contacted to attend an info session of a resume drop. Info session was followed by networking, and from the networking they selected candidates for an interview - mine ended up being by phone due to location.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me more about X. Every question was tailored to my resume. Completely behavioral.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Investment Banking Associate Interview

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

    First went through a personal interview, then a phone interview. Was then flown up to NY and had a dinner one evening, then 5 interviews the next day. One interview was a case study.

    Interview Questions
    • Many behavioral questions. Most of the technical questions came from the case study. Know your fundamentals in accounting. Also be sure to know why investment banking.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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