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Oct 15, 2008

I have it as well in 388 Greenwich this Friday.

Usually Superdays consists of 4 interviewers and you rotate within them.

Probably each have different methods for interviewing..but being Ops, probably more fit/behavioral. Definitely know the markets. Doubt anything crazier than that.

Good luck

Oct 15, 2008

does Ops = Global Transactional Services?

Oct 15, 2008
ihavenomoneynow:

does Ops = Global Transactional Services?

Depends. Ops is in GTS and ICG (Institutional Clients Group)

Oct 15, 2008

Pleasehireme - what time is your interview, I have it too this Friday at 388 Greenwich

Oct 15, 2008

I have the 9:00am interview.. anyone else going to be there?

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Oct 15, 2008

i'll be there at 11 - good luck all.

Oct 16, 2008

had an Ops superday at JPM last year (got the offer) - PleaseHireMe is right in saying that most questions are behavioral. I had three individual interviews, a case study presentation (we were given the case study ahead of time to prepare our assessment/solution) and a group activity. obviously, the purposes of these last two are to evaluate your problem-solving skills and your ability to communicate and coordinate these skills with those of others (teamwork), respectively.

good luck. but really, stay in college - it beats the crap out of the outside world one-handed =)

Oct 15, 2008

9:00am hahaha

see you all there

Oct 15, 2008

bearing did you have the interview today?

Oct 20, 2008

did anyone hear back from friday's interview yet?
i had corp banking, but i think the turn around time should be around the same

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Oct 15, 2008

no i haven't yet either - they said Monday or Tuesday - latest Friday. They better hurry the fuck up.

Oct 15, 2008

They might be waiting to interview the people on Friday (aka me). Jillian said I'd hear by Friday night.

Oct 20, 2008

just got offer, 60k + 10k signing

Oct 20, 2008

who called you Stern?

Oct 15, 2008

I got the same, 60k + 10k bonus. Jillian called me around 6:30.

Does anybody know if it will be with GTS or ICG? I forgot to ask.

Oct 20, 2008

I think its ICG

Oct 23, 2008

Does anyone know when Citi usually pays out the 10k bonus? Is it before you start work (when you've signed the contract) or after?

Oct 20, 2008

they said 2nd quarter, technically its a "relocation bonus" so they dont have have to pay you until right before you start.

Oct 20, 2008

btw, I just got offer letter, it says we get overtime during training, then we are exempt and don't receive over time. Does this mean we get bigger bonuses than the banks that give OT, or just paid less?

also how long is training, I think they said 1-2 weeks, but that seems too short since the offer letter mentions having to complete texts and such during training.

Oct 23, 2008

I believe training is 4 weeks, starting early July 2009

Nov 10, 2008

I think what they mean by the training period is the entire 2 Year Analyst Program. It says we will be considered a non-exempt employee during this time period. In essence we will be paid overtime during those 2 years without a discretionary incentive bonus. Once we graduate from the program, we will then be eligible for this bonus but not for overtime. Don't quote me on this, I have to check with HR.

Nov 11, 2008

I haven't heard of any Citi program that currently pays overtime, (including the current Ops program). All CMB analysts that i know are exempt.

are you sure they are making you "non-exempt" for the whole 2 years? or just during the training time? (you won't work overtime during training anyway)

Nov 10, 2008

I just contacted HR to verify this. The Non-Exempt status is only for the training period of two weeks, where there is no overtime anyway.

What is the typical ops analyst y/e bonus? 10% of base?

Oct 20, 2008

i hope our offers dont get revoked, the stock price has been crashing. Do any ibanks still pay ops overtime?

Nov 10, 2008

I am banking on the fact that they won't be revoking middle/back-office offers, instead focusing cutbacks on front-office positions

I think some other banks do pay ops overtime, I know GS and DB did.

Oct 20, 2008

damnit really, i picked Citi over deutsche. I couldve got some OT.

Oct 28, 2009

I have the OPS Super Day this upcoming friday. Does anybody know if any of the above information has changed? What kind of questions should I expect? should I be able to reproduce technical models such as DCF Models...etc if its on my resume? Anybody have any ideas what the offers ae like for this upcoming February program?

Oct 28, 2009

Why is your status a 1st year?

I doubt there are technicals, even if they are on your resume, for the sole reason that the recruiters themselves probably don't know them well enough to quiz you on it.

Oct 28, 2009

I don't know what they are going to consider my status. I am finishing up a MS in Finance, but interviewing in the Full time Analyst program

Oct 28, 2009

I don't know what they are going to consider my status. I am finishing up a MS in Finance, but interviewing in the Full time Analyst program

Oct 29, 2009

I had my super day last Friday, the 23rd. I didn't know there were more people interviewing for Ops at Citi. Who's your recruiter?

Nov 12, 2009

As a follow up to some of the comments in this thread...I was offered the Citi Ops Full Time Analyst position in late October '09. At the superday they told us that Ops has changed at Citi and is no longer an official program. They told us to think of it as an unofficial "program." There is no longer a rotation and the compensation seems to be sizeably lower than that mentioned previously in this thread by members who received offers in '08. The pay is 55K with no signing bonus. However, our offer letters indicate that we are non-exempt employees, meaning we get paid overtime. Unlike previous posters' offers, the letter does not indicate that this non-exempt status expires after training. I believe the new structure keeps all new Ops hires as non-exempt. What are the chances Citi actually pays non-exempt employees overtime? I've had hourly wage jobs before where I have worked well over 40 hours and been instructed to report only 40. I feel like this is what Citi will most likely do. That being said, does anyone have any information on bonuses in Citi Ops for first year people? Also, what sort of exit opportunities does this Ops Analyst position provide?

Nov 12, 2009

The exit opps for OPS depends on which group you are placed in. Do you know where you are going?

Dec 8, 2009

I got an offer from Citi doing portfolio analytics in operations. It wasn't a superday though. I got first round, invited back for second round the next day, so back to back interviews all on campus. They worked pretty fast and got back to me about two weeks later. They offered me 55K as well, but didn't say anything about signing bonus.

I heard that ops is a dead end, but some people say it depends on which group you're placed in.

Dec 10, 2009
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