I applied online and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Citi.
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First round was pretty straightforward. They were more interested in behavioural aspects, getting to know me. The interviewer was already well versed with my cv and cover letter, and so did not need to look down when asking me about experiences and motivations.
Second round was supposed to be the assessment center. Due to unexpected circumstances, I ended up having two back to back phone interviews asking me to describe situations I have been in showing several traits they were looking for.
Interview Question – Do you think you're throwing away all the effort put into an engineering degree when applying to banking? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3+ months - interviewed at Citi in July 2013.
Interview Details – No preliminary round. Only one final AC comprehending 4 interviews, one case study with individual presentation, one group case study and two tests (one verbal, one quantitative)
I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in April 2013.
Interview Details – As usual, submit online application, contact from HR department via e-mail, one phone interview, one at office interview, meet with the group people, and notification. You cannot have any influence over which group you would like to go.
Interview Question – what is 1/64 in decimal place. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Citi.
Interview Details – I had a first round interview in NYC and then was flown out to SF where I had a super day that consisted of eight 30 minute interviews, interviewers ranged from analyst to managing director. Most of the interviews were pretty technical - take me through how something would affect all four accounting statements, how would an i bank manipulate the stock price of a public company they represent, you own an ice cream truck company and you are thinking of expanding the business to meet demand how would you go about figuring out whether or not you need to and by how much.
Interview Question – Tell me about some investment banking deals that you have been following in the past 6 months, also mention a merger and an acquisition that you have been following. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation phase. I was extended an offer with a contract that included pay pro rated at 70k assuming 40 hour week and overtime above and beyond that.
I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in May 2012.
Interview Details – It is not so hard. Many fundamental programming question.
Interview Question – What is Hashmap. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Citi in December 2011.
Interview Details – Why Citi? Why IB? What are ways to value companies? The interviewer was challenging but very nice. Asked me who the CEO, chairman and the presidents are and what the ratios are as well. Pretty straightforward but do need to prepare for the interview.
Interview Question – How did Citigroup buy EMI ? What was the background?(since I mentioned the deal that Citi sold EMI to Universal and Sony)? Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Citi in November 2011.
Interview Details – 2:1 interview, Resume Review, Why are you interested?, a few technical questions - walk me through a DCF, what are other types of valuations, etc.
Interview Question – Walk me through a DCF View Answer
The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Citi in August 2011.
Interview Details –
first round phone interview - all technical accounting, valuation questions, answered none of them correctly
superday - more fit/behavioral questions, one round of technical
Interview Question – 3 ways to value a company? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Nothing negotiable
The process took 2 months - interviewed at Citi in June 2011.
Interview Details – Recruited from college, did a phone interview and skills test, later a 1:1 interview.
Interview Question – Skills Test Questions-What would you do/what would you bring as an analyst. Answer Question
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