MasterCard Associate Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jan 14, 2015
Updated Jan 14, 2015
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Associate Analyst Interview

Accepted Offer
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Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
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Application

I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at MasterCard in September 2014.

Interview

Just apply online and list out your skills required for the job. If you could get an employee referred. That would give you a leg up for sure. You many also seek out local recruiting companies for help. They might have a one on one relationship with the hiring manager.

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    Associate Analyst Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at MasterCard (Purchase, NY) in December 2013.

    Interview

    Applied through on-campus recruiting, followed with an onsite Superday. Interviewed with the leaders of all their product divisions and an employee from HR. Standard behavioral interview (Why mastercard, walk me through your resume, etc) -- since the interview is not terribly analytical or case based, make sure you know your answers thoroughly and have a compelling pitch for you're a good fit for the position. Research the products beforehand, come in with knowledge of the payments industry, possible competitors, and your own ideas. One brief case study for their prepaid division. Overall, very painless if you're well prepared and know what you're doing.

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    • Segment the market for people who are denied credit and propose a solution for engaging that customer base.   Answer Question
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    Associate Analyst Interview

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    No Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at MasterCard.

    Interview

    Applied online through LinkedIn. Contacted by hiring manager to apply on MasterCard website. After applying, an email was sent to schedule a phone interview. After phone interviews with recruiter, then met recruiter at the office. Final interview was with the hiring manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Why MasterCard? Why the payments industry?   3 Answers
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    Associate Analyst Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at MasterCard (Purchase, NY) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Initial interview with two HR individuals at the school
    Contacted about in-person interviews in Purchase, NY
    Interviewed by 6 professionals, 30 minutes each, two different departments
    Offered a position two weeks later
    Accepted a month later

    People from different departments have different personalities. Seemed like they are still using cubicles for lower level employees, but conference/group work rooms are in every section. Location of office was very nice. Saw employees going out during lunch time and running around the campus. Seems like a good work/life balance. Hesitant about promotion/advancement opportunities.

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    • How many women in the US smoke cigars?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Able to ask lots of questions. Offer non-negotiable. Found that there are benefits and other information available off-line.

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    Associate Analyst Interview

    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at MasterCard.

    Interview

    Great interview process, friendly recruiters. 3 interviews over the phone with HR people, a few online tests to understand your intelligence and personality and 2 in-person interviews with HR and hiring manager. Accepted a job offer after 2 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • Read some papers on the payments industry + researched a lot about the company and CEO. Because of this I didn't face any difficult questions and everything went very smooth.   Answer Question
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    Associate Analyst Interview

    No Offer
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    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at MasterCard (Gurgaon, Haryana (India)) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Round 1 was Aptitude Test which was quite easy.
    This round was followed by 3 interviews. Some puzzles and case study questions were asked. Also some questions related to C++ were asked. Other questions were basic HR questions. After clearing these rounds, I got a call from Singapore for a telephonic round. It was a HR round. Questions about projects and internships were asked.

    Interview Questions

    • Place * queens on a chessboard in such a manner so that in their 1st move, no queen should cross another queen i.e, their should be no intersecting point of their path.   Answer Question
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    Associate Analyst Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at MasterCard (Waterloo (Belgium)) in June 2010.

    Interview

    It was very long hiring and interview process but very clear feedback.

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