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The interviewers were polite, but did not seem to be excited about their jobs. It interview loop was very standard with HR, screen and onsite. They was efficient moving along with the interview process.

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Online math test, not so hard, but the time is very limited, you need to calculate very fast. Normal probability and statistic questions which may be found in "interview books"

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Several interviews with teams, trying to find the right fit. Can be tough on schedule with work. Thought HR/talent team was excellent, but commit to taking time to devote to process if interested.

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1. The email from Citadel asked me to explain some financial products. 2. Motivation is more important, the willingness to join is important. 3. Have a good understanding of the position. 4. To find the real point of interest, support your point of view with examples. 5. Ask about your experience in detail, look at your analytical skills / problem solving skills. 6. The final question-and-answer session.

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The coding test was performed online in hackerrank. There were three questions in total, involving data structures and algorithms. Questions related to dynamic programming and linked list manipulation were involved

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After submitting an online application, there is a coding challenge via Hackerrank. I got the email for the coding challenge minutes after submitting the application, so I think it is automated. The coding challenge was hard and I did not pass it.

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  • The problems on the coding challenge were of leetcode hard difficulty
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I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Citadel in Jul 2022

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two questions . Both LC hard/medium. One was a simple iterate through the other however was extremely difficult. I would definitely grind LC and make sure you know your DS.

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Online test, haccarank. Typically 2 questions hackarank, one was easy and the other was leetcode hard. Don't spend too much time on one of the questions. Divide you time accordingly

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Coding Assessment where I had to complete three questions in 2 hours, very math heavy technical questions and had to pass all test cases to move forward with the interview process

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The first phase was a coder pad - based phone screen interview. Followed by onsite interviews (lasted 4 hours) at their offices in Chicago, even though the actual internship could be in a different office

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  • Described different teams and asked which ones appealed to me more
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phone interview, 2 rounds 1 for behavior questions 1 for coding Behavior round takes about 35 minutes while it should be 1 hour. Coding round has 3 questions in total. Only need to describe the solution to 1st question. 2nd question is a follow up of 1st question, and need coding. 3rd question is like a brain teaser.

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  • coding is about Dijkstra, not very hard. But has a brain teaser type of coding question as a follow up
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Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at Citadel as 48.0% positive with a difficulty rating score of 3.24 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Intern and Quantitative Researcher rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Software Engineer and Software Engineer(Internship) roles were rated as the easiest.

The hiring process at Citadel takes an average of 18 days when considering 513 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Quantitative Research Analyst had the quickest hiring process (on average 7 days), whereas Analyst roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 35 days).

Common stages of the interview process at Citadel according to 513 Glassdoor interviews include:

Phone Interview: 27.45%

One on One Interview: 22.86%

Presentation: 16.89%

Skills Test: 7.70%

Drug Test: 5.34%

Background Check: 5.22%

IQ Intelligence Test: 4.47%

Group Panel Interview: 4.10%

Personality Test: 3.98%

Other: 1.99%

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