UBS Interview Questions

24 total interview insight submissions

Interview Experience (94%)

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.

3.9
  • Very Negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (87%)

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.

2.6
  • Very Easy
  • Easy
  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (86%)

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 UBS

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionExperienceDifficulty
2022global bankingNew York CityN/APositiveEasy
2022Global Markets Summer AnalystGlobal MarketsVery PositiveAverage
2022Asset Management New YorkResidentialPositiveEasy
2021AnalystNew YorkRiskNeutralAverage
2021summer analystNew YorkInvestment BankingPositiveAverage
2022Investment Banking Summer AnalystNew York CityInvestment BankingNeutralEasy
2021Summer analystNew YorkGeneralistNeutralAverage
2021Spring Week - Investment BankingVirtual InterviewInvestment BankingVery PositiveAverage
2021Investment Banking Summer AnalystNew YorkInvestment BankingNeutralAverage
2022Summer AnalystNew York CityInvestment BankingVery PositiveEasy

global banking Interview

Anonymous interview candidate in New York City

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Recruiter

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: December 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

It was three rounds, and it was both technical and behavioral. They asked about the market and they also asked about times that you stood up for something you cared about.

Interview Questions

The most difficult part was the technicals that seemed like they were just randomly getting deeper and deeper.

Global Markets Summer Analyst Interview - Global Markets

Anonymous interview candidate in

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: September 2022

Application

Skills Test
IQ / Intelligence Test
Personality Test
Other

Interview

1. Pymetrics to test your pattern/numerical skills and personality; 2. Hirevue which comprises of about 7 video interview questions; 3. Superday, which comprises of 1 interview with 4 employees from sales and trading desks.

Interview Questions

Asked my thoughts about crypto, and gave a market sizing question

Asset Management Interview - Residential

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: August 2022

Application

Phone Interview
Personality Test

Interview

I applied online through the UBS website initially. Then, I received an email to finish a culture match test, the test would consist around 20 questions about what you would do under different circumstances. After one month, HR contacted phone interview. Talked to three person about the position and my experience

Interview Questions

Nothing unexpected, just normal behavior question

Analyst Interview - Risk

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test
Personality Test

Interview

Pretty standard analyst interviews, had a phone screen, first round and super day. No tough questions or surprises and recruiters were hard to get a hold of.

Interview Questions

Why UBS?

summer analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous employee in New York

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: September 2021

Application

Phone Interview

Interview

Did not network, applied online, did OT, received Sonru shortly after and a month later Superday. Three rounds back to back. Basic sections of guides plus behavioral

Interview Questions

dilution accretion question

Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in New York City

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: June 2022

Application

Skills Test
IQ / Intelligence Test
Other

Interview

Applied right around when applications first opened, received a pyrometric like assessment then had a follow up hirevue later on. Hirevue was your standard behavioral questions with one technical. Did not make it past HV phase.

Interview Questions

Open Floor (Say whatever you want for 2 minutes)

Summer analyst Interview - Generalist

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: August 2021

Application

Group Interview

Interview

Multiple people from my school that worked at UBS interviewed me. A mix of technical and behavioral questions.

Interview Questions

Merger model questions

Spring Week - Investment Banking Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in Virtual Interview

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: December 2021

Application

Skills Test
Other

Interview

I firstly had to answer a question regarding hobbies and why I am applying for this company. I also had to submit a CV. After this I had to do an online test. After this I had an online interview, which lasted around 30 minues.

Interview Questions

The most difficult question asked was about how the current financial markets, and how they have or have not been affected by Covid

Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: July 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Applied after networking with several people on my school's recruitment team. Got a SD offer a few months later.

Interview Questions

Specific accounting question/multi-step accounting

Summer Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous employee in New York City

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: April 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Overall, very stress-free. I was diversity and got a super day following the program. 3 30 min interviews on zoom. Got an offer the next morning.

Interview Questions

Very normal questions. One that was a bit more random was what animal are you