Madison Street Capital Interview Questions

4 total interview insight submissions
Interview Experience (83%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

4
  • Very Negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (76%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

2.8
  • Very Easy
  • Easy
  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (53%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at Madison Street Capital

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Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Experience
Difficulty
Intern
Year 2015
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Generalist
Location Chicago
Experience
Neutral
Difficulty
Easy
1st Year Associate
Year 2015
Job Title 1st Year Associate
Group/Division Investment Banking
Location Chicago
Experience
Positive
Difficulty
Average
1st Year Associate
Year 2014
Job Title 1st Year Associate
Group/Division Investment Banking
Location Chicago
Experience
Very Positive
Difficulty
Average
3rd+ Year Analyst
Year 2012
Job Title 3rd+ Year Analyst
Group/Division Investment Banking
Location Chicago
Experience
Positive
Difficulty
Average

Interview Questions & Answers - Madison Street Capital Examples

Analyst Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in Chicago
Interviewed: 2015
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Employee Referral
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test
Interview
Referred by a friend, interviewed at the firm and accepted an offer.
Interview Questions
Nothing too out of the blue

Research Associate Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous employee in Chicago
Interviewed: November 2015
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test
Interview
Submit resume online. Received a call to find out about resume and arrange first interview time. If successful with hiring/sales manager during first interview will be selected for second interview with team leader on sales floor. Both interviews fairly easy, routine sort of thing. If successful will be brought in for 2 days training after which if successfully completed will be offered a position. Training straight forward and easy to pass if you study for a couple hours
Interview Questions
During training you're expected to learn the sales script basically off by heart from day 1. They will do some role play for you with some of the senior guys and you will be expected to overcome their objections. As a sales position, you will be expected to have the confidence to pitch people after your first day of training.

Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous employee in Chicago
Interviewed: March 2014
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
In-person
Length of Process
1-2 months
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Group Interview
Presentation
Skills Test
Background Check
Interview
First round was a 30 minute telephone interview, followed up by a face to face interview. On the third interview I was given a case study and had to present my findings to the Lead Analyst and three interns.
Interview Questions
Run through Time Value Money concept. What are the different types of valuation methods. Walk through a DCF analysis. Name the different types of financial markets.

Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous employee in Chicago
Interviewed: March 2012
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test
Interview
Started with a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview at their headquarters, where I met with my direct report and two additional senior-level employees. I was also given a brief skills test.
Interview Questions
Where I see myself 3, 5, and 10 years from now. The 3 year question threw me off since I likely wanted to be at the company but didn't want to assume too high a rank there either.