D.E.Shaw Quantitative Research Intern

Status:
Intern
at D.E. Shaw

Group/Division/Type: Investment Banking

City: Ithaca, United States

Interviewed: January 2019

Overall experience

Neutral

Difficulty

Difficult

General Interview Information

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Employee Referral

Length of Process

Less than 1 month

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?

Phone Interview

Please describe the interview / hiring process.

The HR called first to chat briefly about why changing to financial, what's your background and graduation date, etc. Then a quant researcher called and let me talk about the projects on the resume. Then he asked two quant questions, one linear regression and another linear algebra.

What were the most difficult or unexpected interview questions asked?

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