Assistant Trader

Status:
Trading Assistant
at
Group/Division/Type: Prop Trading
City:

Chicago, IL
United States

Interviewed: August 2014

Overall experience

Neutral

Difficulty

Difficult

General Interview Information

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Other
Please describe the interview / hiring process.
First was a phone screen with HR. Typical "walk me through your resume" questions. Also, asked "why trading?"

Second was a phone interview with a particular quant trading desk (treasury spreads).

No fit there, but was recommended by interviewer. So I was put in touch with the main discretionary trading desk.

Skype interview with two traders from the main desk.

No offer.

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