Baird Summer 2020

Hey everyone! So I'm getting ready for a phone interview (prescreen or 1st round maybe?) with Baird for 2020 SA position. From everything I've read on WSO and other forums Baird seems like a great place to start. Anyone else in the 2020 SA interview process? How are the questions/case study this year? Sorry if I'm beating a dead tree...

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Mar 12, 2019

Applied when opened heard nothing yet. You at a target or applied through OCR or just online?

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Mar 12, 2019

Non-target and applied online. Whats your app status on website?

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Mar 12, 2019

Says "Candidate under consideration" I applied through my school's OCR too. Did you do a cover letter?

Mar 12, 2019

You will be getting a call soon. Best of luck. And yes, cover letter all day

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Mar 12, 2019

Oh, I didn't write a cover letter...just saw the resume drop and then applied online and did the same

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Mar 13, 2019
roger-lopez:

beating a dead tree...

Mar 12, 2019

Note taken lol

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Mar 20, 2019

I had a phone screen last week, it was primarily behavioral questions and personal background. I have not heard back since the call, I assume there will be a wait until Superday invitations or denials are released.

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Mar 12, 2019

Brief update: Had a behavioral and background chat. Spoke for 30 minutes and was told that canidates would here back about Superday. I guess Superday is in April, but didn't ask if it was April '19 or '20.

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Mar 21, 2019

I really hope you're kidding about that last sentence

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Mar 12, 2019

Why?

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Apr 1, 2019

Has anybody heard back following the phone screen?

Mar 12, 2019

No, not from either office I spoke with. I think it's a bit early still until they hand out next steps.

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Apr 1, 2019

Just got invited to a second phone screen.

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Mar 20, 2019

I believe 2nd screens are coming out currently -- I am scheduling one now.

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Mar 12, 2019

which office did you hear back from?

Mar 20, 2019

No specific office yet, just general interviews

Mar 12, 2019

When did you have your 1st round?
*edit (Disregard, I saw that you had one the week before the 20th of March)

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Mar 12, 2019

Scheduling my 2nd round for next week. Anyone having theirs today, or having one tomorrow? I imagine this will be a technical interview...but could be wrong.

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Mar 12, 2019

haven't heard anything back yet...

Mar 12, 2019

Maybe send a "touching base email"?

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Apr 1, 2019

Just had my second phone screen, they said next steps (superday invite) will be shared next week, with superday date in late April

Mar 12, 2019

Niiice! How did it go for ya? What questions did they ask you?

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Apr 1, 2019

Second one was exactly the same as the first! No technical questions, just asked me if I had any prior finance knowledge

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Apr 3, 2019

For those that had 2 screens, did you preference the other office in the 1st screen? Seems odd that they would run 2 screens and have both be the same behavioral interview unless it was office specific.

Mar 12, 2019

When they asked, I told them that I didn't have a preference regarding office location. Just had my second phone screen and can confirm that Baird is REALLY focusing on Culture fit with these phone interviews. Resume run through and why MM, why Baird and why IB.

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Apr 1, 2019

The two screens aren't for different offices, they're just to make sure you really are a good fit w/ Baird. Superday offers are made based on the notes of the two phone screens + resume etc.

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Apr 3, 2019

Are all second phone screens out? If superday invites are coming out next week, is it safe to say no invite to a second screen by now is a ding?

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Apr 8, 2019

Anyone hear back on the superday yet?

Apr 3, 2019

Radio silence on my end, any updates from others?

Apr 1, 2019

Heard decisions would be released halfway through this week from my last phone screen

Mar 12, 2019

Nothing at all so far. Hopefully some time soon!!!

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Mar 12, 2019

Have heard nothing as well and never had a second screen but didn't speak with general Milwaukee office...

Mar 12, 2019

Did anyone get anything today...reject or superday?

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Mar 12, 2019

just silence

Apr 1, 2019

Nothing yet, hopefully tomorrow!

Mar 12, 2019

Just got the Super Day invite!

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Apr 1, 2019

Was that for Chicago or Milwaukee office? Haven't heard anything yet :(

Apr 11, 2019

I got the invite, it says the superday is April 12, are we expected to fly out today?

Mar 12, 2019

Yes. I called Baird Travel, and the individual on the other end hooked it up in a matter of minutes. Flying out tonight and arriving around midnight so I won't make the dinner, unfortunately.

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Mar 12, 2019

Milwaukee office...and yes, I believe we are expected to fly out today. Just booked my flight and Hotel reservation!

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Apr 1, 2019

Huh, I only interviewed w Chicago associates, so would that mean there's a separate Chicago superday?

Mar 12, 2019

Not sure. I interviewed with both offices and when asked I didn't have a preference. Have you sent any emails? Communicate with your interviewers and touch base with them even if its to see where you can improve. Who knows, this could just be an early super day, they could have one later on after summer 2019 but I truly don't know. Keep the head held high though. You got this far...

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Mar 12, 2019

I only interviewed with the specific offices as well and got nothing. Applied through campus recruiting portal. Have no idea what's going on, emailed the interviewer week back and got nothing...

Mar 21, 2019

dinged

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Apr 1, 2019

Anyone get an invite to a Chicago superday?

Apr 1, 2019

Just heard from my interviewer that Chicago superday decisions haven't been finalized yet

Mar 20, 2019

Do you know when they are?

Apr 1, 2019

No clue but I'll lyk

Apr 14, 2019

Friend of mine got an offer from Baird after going to the last minute superday two days ago

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Mar 12, 2019

What school did you friend go to

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Apr 14, 2019

Non-target

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Mar 20, 2019

Are Superday decisions out?

Apr 16, 2019

Do you guys know if the superdays were the only ones happening? I applied a few days ago and want to know if it is worth following up with contacts or bail.

Apr 1, 2019

Chicago superday is still coming up but I'm not sure if they are still doing first rounds

Mar 21, 2019

First Chicago superday happened last Friday and last (I believe) is this Friday

Apr 16, 2019

Forget it.

I applied to IB yesterday and got the rejection today.

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Apr 1, 2019

Was that for the DC position?

Apr 14, 2019

Probably because you applied too late. I had my first round w/ DC yesterday

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Apr 17, 2019

I have mine with DC today. Any tips on Q's they asked?

Apr 1, 2019

Has anyone heard back from the Chicago office?

Mar 20, 2019

Not from the Superday

Mar 12, 2019

Offers for Milwaukee office have been handed out and accepted to my knowledge ;)

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Apr 23, 2019

Just heard about superday on 4/25

Apr 1, 2019

Nah I heard last Thursday that they were still reviewing and that they had had some issues on their end

Apr 1, 2019

What'd you hear?

Apr 1, 2019

Has anyone checked in with the Chicago office? Last thing I heard they were still considering candidates but that was last Thursday

Mar 21, 2019

Chicago offers went out yesterday

Apr 17, 2019

Anyone hear about super day invites for DC? Haven't heard back for 2 weeks

Apr 14, 2019
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