Citi FT Start Date 2020

Any word on Citi FT start date? We were originally scheduled to start 7/7 but haven't received any updates yet. No emails regarding virtual training or background checks either.

Anyone have any insight??

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  • Prospect in 
May 8, 2020 - 7:26am

Nada my friend. thought we'd have done background checks at least. Drug tests?... Maybe closer to the start date...Maybe not at all. Who knows if they'll consider something like that necessary during a pandemic.

My gut instinct tells me the July start will not change due to training for certifications/exams. It just seems like it would be too much work to change that from their end when we can just have instruction over zoom. I hope I'm wrong because I actually wouldn't mind a delayed start

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 8, 2020 - 5:48pm

So if the July start stays intact it's definitely going to be virtual right? Any chance we'll be in the office physically in July?

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Ind
May 8, 2020 - 5:53pm

Spoke with HR a few days ago. Once everything regarding SA has been sorted out they will tell us what to do next. He told me to not get a lease and to stay put. He said that updates will come closer to the date but for now to do nothing.

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 8, 2020 - 6:03pm

If you're told to stay put then they're most likely considering making at least the 1st month of work virtual. Probably won't be in the office until mid-August to September seems like.

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  • Intern in IB-M&A
May 8, 2020 - 10:57pm

I would also like to know when we are going to receive a background check and drug test info?

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 9, 2020 - 12:50pm

delayed start or same start time but make it virtual?

May 11, 2020 - 10:47pm

also interested, wish hr can provide more info but understand that they're busy during a time like this. New York seems to be reopening up by regions / areas though Manhattan is not anywhere close.

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 12, 2020 - 1:13am

yeah i'm mainly concerned with delaying start date since i'm broke and needa start making money by july lol

  • Prospect in 
May 26, 2020 - 7:44pm

August 10th start date per HR email. Assuming this means training will start August 10th. What do you guys think?

  • Associate 1 in IB - Ind
May 26, 2020 - 11:09pm

Has the virtual format for training also been confirmed, along with the training start date delay?

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
May 27, 2020 - 11:25am

can't believe citi's not paying analysts according to original start date. seems like only JPM is doing that.

step the fuck up citi!!!

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