I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Ellington Management Group.
Interview Details – Lots of technical questions, a few brainteasers. Be expected to explain holes in your resume and answer detailed questions about your past job experience and projects. The interviewers had a deep understanding of securitized products, programming, and modeling.
Interview Question – I didn't really difficult interview questions- I found the technical questions to be not too difficult, and most of the interview was spent discussing potential roles at the company. Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Ellington Management Group in March 2013.
Interview Details – One on-campus interview, which was followed with an on-site about 2.5 weeks later. Heard back within a week of the on-site. Was notified of the on-site offer and the eventual offer by email. The people there seemed decently intelligent, and everyone seemed to love the place, citing the open, collaborative environment. Everyone seemed really nice and friendly, I got an overall good impression.
Interview Question – What is something interesting you have learned in your classes that changed the way you think? View Answer
Reason for Declining – I actually haven't made a decision yet, because I'm still waiting to hear from another firm. The pay is kind of low for a trading internship, and the location isn't ideal. The other place would pay significantly more and is located in NYC, but I did really like Ellington. I'm not sure what I will ultimately decide.
- Open, friendly environment
- Smart people
- Plenty of opportunities to advance
- The CEO is always looking for new business opportunities to help the firm grow
- Low turnover
I really love working at Ellington primarily because of the… – Full Review
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