CME Group Intern Interview Questions

Updated Jul 13, 2015
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Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at CME Group.

Interview

Very standard interview process. I talked about my past experiences and how they relate to the position I interviewed for. Manager talked about her background, the position and expectations on the intern.

Interview Questions

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CME Group (Chicago, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I spoke with a representative at our career fair and was told to apply online. They accept applications on a rolling admission basis. Over a month after applying I received an email about scheduling a phone interview. I responded the day after and got a confirmation the week after that the phone call would be a week after (2 weeks after congrats lets schedule an interview). A week after the interview, which I thought had gone exceptionally well, I was rejected. They really don't know what they missed.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself and your previous experiences?   1 Answer
    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?   1 Answer
    • What are some of your favorite classes?   1 Answer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CME Group in April 2014.

    Interview

    - Applied online and had a phone interview with the manager - The phone interview took about 30 min - Mostly behavioral questions and some technical questions about derivatives and CME Group's products (futures, options, and swaps) - Heard back from HR in a few days - Accepted the offer

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at CME Group (Chicago, IL) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Rougly 1-2 hour phone interview, followed by an invitiation to an on site interview. The on site interview consisted of meeting with two software engineers, followed by a seperate meeting with two managers (or at least some people higher up the ladder).

    Interview Questions

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    • How would you architect a zoo using java classes and interfaces?   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at CME Group (New York, NY) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Just go through the resume,they are very nice

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    The interview process was as follows: resume drop, phone interview, and then two rounds of in-person interviews. I made it to the second to last interview. I found the interviews to be pretty relaxed. It obviously helps a lot if you know someone currently working at CME. There were a lot of applicants for the position.

    Interview Questions

    • There were some specific questions about financial modeling in Excel   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at CME Group (Chicago, IL) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Got an email for an on-site interview with the team. The interview lasted about an hour with 3 members of the team. They asked me about my past experiences, and explained what the role consisted of. A couple days later, I was asked to fill out some paperwork. The following day, I was called by an HR rep with an offer from manager.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at CME Group (Chicago, IL) in April 2012.

    Interview

    Received a conference call with two executives of the firm, who asked basic questions regarding previous work experience, course load, and experience in the field. Overall, they were very courteous, albeit a little detached, and gave the impression that they were simply going through the motions (can't say I blame them). All in all, a very standard, run-of-the-mill interview, for which review of typical questions ("Tell us about yourself," "what can you tell us about our company?", and the like) should be adequate

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at CME Group (Chicago, IL) in May 2011.

    Interview

    Met the HR in one of the info sessions and I forwarded my resume. She got back to me after a week asking me if I was interested. Then had a phone interview directly with the hiring manager (30 mins). I was invited for a 1:1 interview which too was a short, crisp and direct to the point interview. Got the offer after 2 days and ended up accepting it.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your sweet spot in the SDLC ?   Answer Question
    • What do you know about flash crash, do you think CME can have a role in avoiding it ?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    CME had standard pay scale. No negotiations.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at CME Group (Chicago, IL) in April 2011.

    Interview

    I met with a recruiter through a career fair at my college. After the career fair, I sent a email stating my interest in the company and requesting to speak about available positions. About a week later, I received a phone call to schedule a phone interview. The phone interview consisted of questions about my experiences and interests that were directly related to the position. A couple days after the phone interview, I was asked to come in for a 1 on 1 interview. The 1 on 1 interview consisted of more detailed questions about my experience and ultimately seemed like a test of gauging my genuine interest in the project.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your previous experience in the field.   Answer Question
    • If I were to offer you the position right now, what research would you do between now and your starting date to better prepare yourself?   Answer Question
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