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Getting an Interview
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Summer Analyst Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Goldman Sachs (New York, NY) in February 2015.
First round, one 2-1 skype interview. Mostly behavioral. Called back for super day at NY offices. A bit disorganized in the morning where no one greeted us for the interviews until 20 minutes after our scheduled arrival time (8 candidates were brought in). Had five 1-1 interviews spread across 4 hours (more people being interviewed than interviewers). After interviews we waited a while because one person was scheduled after everyone else finished their interviews. Called names of us four who advanced and brought us to another room. Afternoon consisted of conversations with senior management. Was weird because they made it sound like having additional questions in the afternoon was bad. Good interview experience, nice people but process could be more organized.
- What are CDs? How does GS make its revenues? Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
Accepted another offer
Other Interview Reviews for Goldman Sachs
Summer Analyst InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Goldman Sachs (Boston, MA) in February 2015.
Standard interview questions with behavioral-based interviewing questions. Overall an experience that was enjoyable and an interview that was not at all tedious, but interesting. The interviewer was very kind and asked questions that were guided and helped me a lot through the process. Expected time of interview was one hour but this took no longer than half an hour. I left feeling very confident and successful.
- What is your greatest weakness? Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Goldman Sachs in February 2015.
A phone interview first, then the super day interview i guess. Just completed the phone interview today and got into the next step. waiting for details of the next screening process.
Summer Analyst InterviewNo OfferAverage Interview
I applied online. I interviewed at Goldman Sachs.
Was pretty straight forward. Mostly behavioral questions, but a few specific to the market. Was asked to describe the current market, explain some stocks that interest me, and to pitch a stock.
- Pitch a stock Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewNo Offer
All of the questions are behavior related. They had a question list and just chose some from it. Such as: 1. Introduce yourself 2. Why you choose us? 3. Your teamwork experience 4. Your leadership experience 5. specific detail of your resume 6. If you have any questions,etc. Nothing unexpected.
- Nothing unexpected. Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewNo OfferEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Goldman Sachs.
I got this interview opportunity through the on campus recruitment process of my university. It was a face to face interview by a current employer. No behavior question. The interview started with one cs question and one finance concept question, both are easy, and then there is a brain-teaser question.
- Flip a coin until either HHT or HTT appears. Is one more likely to appear first? Can you draw a graph to show it? Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewNo OfferPositive Experience
I was interviewed by 2 guys over the phone. They were both managing directors. The interview was overall very laid back and they asked mostly fit questions. It was about 30 minutes and pretty standard. Some market-based questions as well.
- Which industry are you interested in and how is that market doing now? Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
Get the first phone screen, week later three phone screens in one day morning from alumni, asking basic question, and one with lots tech questions. Questions relate to most of behavior questions, long-term goal, why investment banking, why GS, current deal and discuss it whether it is a good deal, etc.Very professional and efficient.
- Fairly reasonable IB question Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewAccepted Offer
First round was a 30-minute interview with 2 people: one was a junior employee, the other was more senior. I received invitation for the second round in about a week. The Super Day consisted of 3-hour back to back 30- minute interviews with people in specific groups that were interested in hiring me.
- No technical questions. Mostly behavioral and resume based questions. Answer Question
Summer Analyst InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Goldman Sachs.
I applied through a contact at my university. Took a few days before I was notified of an interview date. I had a phone interview which went well, but was not contacted for almost two months until I was invited to the Superday. The Superday was an all day thing consisting of multiple rounds of interviews with different teams within the organization.
- Just some technical questions about valuation, etc. Asked about my view of where the market is headed. Answer Question
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