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State Street Global Markets Interview Questions in Boston, MA

Updated Mar 27, 2015
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    After submitting my application through on-campus recruiting, I was directly invited to the HQ in Boston. I was interviewed by 2 employees (VP level), 30 minutes each. The interviewers seemed very busy with their daily jobs and were in a rush to finish the interview.

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    Associate II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in June 2013.

    Interview

    In my experience, the interviewing and hiring is done by individual team managers. Because of this, I expect the interview can vary. I had one interview with my would-be manager who asked me some standard questions about my resume and previous experience. The entire interview was basically a give and take conversation.

    Interview Questions

    • There were no difficult questions but the job required working holidays and sometimes late evenings so, depending on the job, one may want to think about how they feel about such a schedule.   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in January 2013.

    Interview

    The interview was quite straight forward but their HR is not on the same page with each other. They made the whole experience last four months long and never met any of their deadlines. Do not interview with them.

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    Vice President/Strategy & Business Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    I sent my resume to an SVP that wrote an article for the Federal Reserve. He liked it and asked me to visit with his team. It was very conversational. They were surprisingly skilled at asking the traditional behavioral interview questions in a very untraditional manner. They never asked "Name a time you faced conflict on a team and how did you resolve it". Instead, it came up in the course of conversation. It elicits very frank, honest answers.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    The negotiation was a nice give and take. However, I was hired near a peak demand for talent. I understand that they take a hardline now.

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    Trading Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Short Casual interview basic market knowledge necessary

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in March 2012.

    Interview

    There were four people, each of them talked about 15 minutes. There were really general questions and some of the interviewers asked the same questions. The whole process was informal. However, I doubt if they could get any information from such an interview. To make it worse, it took so long for them to finally make the decision.

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    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in January 2012.

    Interview

    I met with two individuals from the department.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I accepted the offer that they gave me.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in February 2011.

    Interview

    There was a brief interview, and I was notified of my offer to accept the position the next day.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you understand what we need you to do?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    None. This is your hourly wage, and I was happy to accept.

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    Trade Processor Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in February 2010.

    Interview

    I applied through the university. Called for a interview at the campus which consited of Math questions. They were probablity questions. After that, I had a phone interview which consisted of more math questions. I did not get through the second interview.

    Interview Questions

    • A fair die is rolled, you will be given the amount in dollars, equals to the number that shows up on the die. Up to how much dollars you will pay for playing once?   2 Answers
    • Five guys, all of different ages enter a bar and take a seat at a round table. What is the probability that they are seated in ascending order of age? (clockwise or counter-clockwise)   3 Answers
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    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at State Street Global Markets (Boston, MA) in July 2007.

    Interview

    Interview Process was average. Interviewed by telephone and then personal inverview by four different persons.

    Negotiation

    I did not Negotiate..But would like to advice others to Negotiate. Decline the offer if not as per your expectations. Increments, Promotions and Bonus is hard to come later.

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