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Merrill Lynch Interview Questions

Updated May 24, 2018
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch.

    Interview

    Very straightforward and simple process. The interview primarily wanted to see if I would be a good fit with the office culture and if I knew about the company at all.

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to provide our guests with a Caribbean escape that enables an island state of mind by:Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to provide our guests with a Caribbean escape that enables an island state of mind by:

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    • Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to provide our guests with a Caribbean escape that enables an island state of mind by:Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to provide our guests with a Caribbean escape that enables an island state of mind by:   Answer Question
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    PMD Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orange, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (Orange, CA).

    Interview

    Phone interview, then onsite to figure out the program as a whole and for them to get to know you. Next was business plan discussion, after is deep dive where they explain everything in detail and figure out where to place you as a FA

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    Client Service Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Had an introductory phone call, went in for an in house interview with 3 individuals from the team. Interview lasted around an hour, great interview experience but they do expect more from you even though it is only an entry level job.

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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Annapolis, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (Annapolis, MD) in March 2018.

    Interview

    There were multiple interviews. The first was a brief phone interview that went well. Then I was contacted to come into the office for a 1:1 interview. Soon after I was contacted with a job offer.

    Interview Questions


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    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (Chicago, IL) in March 2018.

    Interview

    Two online aptitude tests. One 15 minute phone call to ask what I thought the job was going to entail. 2 in-person interviews. The whole process lasted around 5 weeks. As long as you know what the job will involve you will be well equipped to answer any questions thrown at you. Preparation is key.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain what you think your role will be and what your plan is to achieve success   Answer Question

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    Investment Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (Columbia, SC) in March 2018.

    Interview

    I applied though a Resume Drop on campus and was called the next day by a VP in the office. I had one interview (was told I was one of twenty applicants) and had a fairly straightforward interview consisting of mostly behavioral questions.

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    Client Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (New York, NY) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Was asked high-level personality questions rather than technical. Be prepared to run through resume and background and how skills translate to ML. Basic questions such as strenghts/weaknesses, and what motivates me.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    One phone call, one skype phone call and spoke with all of the team by the end of the interview process. got a chance to get a feel for them before taking the job

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    PMD Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Merrill Lynch (Phoenix, AZ).

    Interview

    Several rounds of interviews including over the phone, in person and creating a business plan. The first step was to apply online and then pass two exams, one covering basic financial knowledge and the second was a personality test.

    Interview Questions

    • How will you face the inevitable rejection and not let it phase you   Answer Question

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