Washington Mutual

  www.wamu.com
  www.wamu.com

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Washington Mutual Chairman & CEO JP Morgan Chase James Dimon
James Dimon
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    Former Employee - Closing in Bethel Park, PA
    Former Employee - Closing in Bethel Park, PA

    I worked at Washington Mutual full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    All in all it's a good place to work.

    Cons

    I liked it there, so I really have no cons.

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    No opinion of CEO

Washington Mutual Interviews

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Got an email back from Northwestern one week after applying. Went to the downtown office for an in person interview (behavioral).

    Interview Questions
    • It's the typical behavioral interview eg. describe a situation where you had to show leadership and how you achieved it.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer

Washington Mutual Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity, Hispanic Enterprise, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
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Additional Info

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Website www.wamu.com
Headquarters Seattle, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By J.P. Morgan
Founded 1889
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Washington Mutual (WaMu) offers consumer and commercial banking services through about 2,200 bank branches in the West, New York, Connecticut, and major US metropolitan areas. Once one of the largest originators and servicers of residential mortgages in the country, WaMu was brought low by its mortgage operations. The bank exited the subprime business after the 2007 housing bust and subsequent epidemic of loan defaults, but it was too late. In the largest bank collapse in US history, WaMu failed in 2008 and was acquired by JPMorgan Chase for $1.9 billion. When federal... More

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