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Updated Nov 25, 2014
Updated Nov 25, 2014
233 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Investment Banking Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Several events leading up to the interview process, then two rounds of interviews before receiving offer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was not able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Compliance Intern Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Submitted an application through the Barclays careers site, and was contacted for a first and final round interview at Barclays. The process took 4 weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • None, really. It was a fit/behavioral interview. There was one question that evaluated your ability to think through a problem that you would address as a compliance analyst. The example I was given centered around how I would go about detecting insider trading.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Summer Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    I applied through campus, and also filled the online forms. After getting shortlisted I had two interviews on campus, one behavioral, other behavioral plus technical. After around 2 weeks I received the rejection email.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions weren't easy and typical like insertion in middle of linked list, then something about merge sort   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    On campus interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    First round phone interview, and then final round super day interview at the office

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    Gave my application to a contact I had at Barclays, was contacted via e-mail to set up a first round phone interview, which I scheduled for early the following week. An interviewer called me and ran about a 25 minute basic behavioral interview - no knowledge based questions at all. I was e-mailed back the following week to let me know that I had not made second round.

    Interview Questions
    • What is one situation where you faced adversity, and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Quantitative Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied online, get an email for an initial phone interview after about 4 weeks. The person asked my availability of tomorrow (a Friday) or next Monday and I choose Monday. The phone call was on time and last a little more than 30min.

    Went through the resume first, then how to hedge/price options, then one probability problem.
    More finance questions than I expected.

    Interview Questions
    • How to hedge a binary call option.
      Price a European call options from binary options. (did not understand the question very well...)
      Number of loops from n noodles.
        Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    This is an on-campus interview and has two sessions with two interviewers separately.
    Talking about my projects on the resume and explained their company
    Asked questions about how to send our ERROR msg, only this question is Tech

    Interview Questions
    • I may misunderstood the question. But what I thought it was is how to recognize the ERROR msg in an Excel and send it out to other engineers by running my code   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Barclays Technology Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoboken, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hoboken, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Barclays in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were two interviews. First one was behavioral, second one was technical. First one was pretty conversational, second interviewer asked me some behavioral questions and technical ones as well.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you know about shells. I should have removed Linux from my resume, because I know only how to use it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Sales Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    phone interview and then assessment center with 5/6 interviews and a case study and presentation

    Interview Questions
    • i got one technical question on how to priceequity options   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negociation possible for graduates
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

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