Summer Associate Intern
Washington, DC 20007
General Interview Information
Length of Process
The in-person interviews were with 6 different people. There were 4 interviews: the first was with an analyst, the second with 2 first year associates, the 3rd with another analyst, and the 4th with the Managing Director and his associate. Overall, the interviews were much more technical than the phone interview. I was asked if I had done any valuations before and asked me to run them through a DCF model. Asked about my Excel skills and general computer skills. Asked behavioral questions about teamwork and prior team experiences, including team difficulties and team leadership abilities. All 4 interviews lasted a total of about 2.5 hrs, one after the other.
The last bit of the interview process occurred after the in-person interviews. I was called the next day and informed that I had progressed to the last round of the application process, an Excel test. The test involved use of various Excel functions, including vlookup, hlookup, pivot table use, and nested functions. It took me about 5 hours to complete.
I was offered one of the two internship positions about 4 days after I submitted the Excel test.
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