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Updated Dec 15, 2014
Updated Dec 15, 2014
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    Investment Banking Associate 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 2 weeksinterviewed at Citi in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    - Screening hundreds of resumes
    - Interview in 20 daily batches
    - Invite outstandingg people for a final round
    - Send offer

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not a lot, the offer is Street standard
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Citi in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    First round starts off with 3 phone interviews, followed by the Super Day interview in New York. The Super Day interview consists of a few 1 on 1 interviews and a case study, which includes a written response and a group presentation.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Customer Solutions Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Citi in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    For a walk in applicant, you have to find your way to the pbcom tower in makati. Bring 2 valid ids because youll need at least one to enter the building and one for hr. The application is about 12 pages, so be prepared and go the bathroom first. Youll be called for first interview within a half hour. The first interview is just to assess the minimum requirements and qualifications. The second interviewer will really pressure you about your background. And thats as far as i got.

    Interview Questions
    • What are you going to do to give bad news to your client.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    First phone interview: tell me about yourself for 1 min. Then math and computing problems. I think I had a poor line for phone interview, especially those numbers and algorithms. I was really frustrated about that.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me some algorithms about recursion and sequence.
      Game theory is about distribution and the second one beat me in addition to the t-distribution.
       
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    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Vice President 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 Citi in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Joined as consultant detail interview includes technical questions and screening on knowledge

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warsaw (Poland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warsaw (Poland)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Citi in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    All day case studies in group and individual, individual presentation in front of management and individual talk with management about all day (what you think was good

    Interview Questions
    • Not surprising: How do you see yourself in 5 year, who was the leader during each case, why do you think this person was the leader   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Financial Management Associate 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+ monthsinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Internal promotion process for FMA entails networking with current and former FMAs, completion of application (short answer questions), initial interviews of current FMAs as well as super day of directors and managing directors (4 interviews in total).

    Interview Questions
    • Full walk-through of a valuation of a theoretical company   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    As an internal candidate, there is not any negotiation in terms of salary or role. The FMA program has a set structure. The choices come in the rotations.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Summer Finance 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 weeksinterviewed at Citi in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through college. Got called for a first round interview. I was told I would be called for a second round but then didn't get called back.

    Interview Questions
    • If you haven't studied finance why should I hire you?
      (coming from a liberal arts college we aren't offered finance courses)
       
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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Applications Dev Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Ana, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Ana, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Citi in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    By Cellphone and then they program a meeting with you and all is in English, then you need to send some medical results and that's it.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Citi in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    1st- Group interview with 5 more candidates.
    2nd - Group interview with another candidate.
    3rd(final)- Three individual interview.

    Mostly they asked why IB and what is your strength.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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