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    Pros

    The people who work for this company are straight shooters who understand the business, and put their clients in front of themselves.

    Cons

    Unpaid internship, however if you take it for credit at your school they will pay you for the credits.

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    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Waddell & Reed (Raleigh, NC).

    Interview

    Multiple interview format with personality test. First interview is with firm head. Be prepared to discuss potential markets you'd like to explore. Background check includes both personal financial issues as well as criminal.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in financial services?   1 Answer

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Website www.waddell.com
Headquarters Overland Park, KS
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1937
Type Company - Public (WDR)
Industry Finance
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Waddell & Reed Financial is one of the oldest mutual fund managers in the US. Subsidiaries administer and distribute more than 80 mutual funds under the names Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds (the company's longest-running and largest fund complex), Ivy Funds (administered by Ivy Investment Management), and Waddell & Reed InvestEd Portfolios; they also manage accounts for institutional investors and private clients. The company sells annuities and insurance through alliances with third-party providers. Waddell & Reed has about 425 locations throughout the US, including more... More

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