D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Associate Interview Questions

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Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm (New York, NY) in October 2011.

Interview

Acquired the interview through campus recruiting. Submitted my resume online and was selected for an on -campus first round interview. This was a one-on-one interview with a junior level associate. First half of the interview was strictly behavioral followed by technical finance questions and a few brainteasers.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm.

    Interview

    The interview process involved 8 interviews, each of which were thirty to forty minutes in length. These were conducted over a two day period. In addition, I was once interviewed over the phone and one of my references was called. I found my interviewers to be courteous, fair, smart and generally enjoyable to speak with.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked a few "brain-teaser"type of questions. These were the most difficult.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm (Hyderābād (India)) in June 2012.

    Interview

    Transparent and based only on credit

    Interview Questions

    • Rather than technical. the hr questions were different and totally unexpected starting from types of crops and soils in your hometown   Answer Question
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