Simpson Thacher Summer Associate Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Summer Associate Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through college or university and interviewed at Simpson Thacher.
Interview Details – Participated in On Campus Interviews. Had call back interview with 5 partners and associates.
Interview Question – N/A. Very conversational interviews. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – N/A. No negotiation. Lock-step pay and benefits.
Summer Associate Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Simpson Thacher in August 2011.
Interview Details – Met with 4 people. 30 min each.
Interview Question – Why didn't you pursue a CPA. View Answer
Summer Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Simpson Thacher in September 2011.
Interview Details – on-campus screening, callback invitation next day, interview following week, offer two days later.
Interview Question – My favorite historical figure. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – too stiff.