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J.P. Morgan 2019 IBD Video Interview

Hi guys, sophomore at non-target here.

I submitted my app for JP Morgan IBD 2019 yesterday and just got invited to do a video interview. Anyone else get the video interview? Also, will there be another phone interview after this or straight to superday?

Any insight or advice is appreciated.

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Feb 21, 2018

Hi OP,

JPM came by my university for a networking event last evening. From my knowledge, the timeline looks roughy like this (all of this is rolling of course):

First Hirevues came out today (late Feb)

First rounds (Phone screens) will likely happen March and onward. Superday (for non-diversity candidates) will start on a rolling basis and twice/month beginning in May.

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Feb 21, 2018

Thanks for the info. Hate to see that superdays could be during finals week.

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Feb 21, 2018

I got the hirevue today as well.
Do you know if everyone who applied in the last few days got it?

Also, do diversity candidates get any preference at all?

And is there a deadline for the hirevue completion?

Feb 21, 2018

Don't know who got it, I wanted to know the same thing.
I'm non-diversity and the deadline is probably somewhere in the email.

Feb 21, 2018

I doubt that the Hirevue was too selective. It's an extra data point for them to evaluate you before they actually commit analyst time to screening you over the phone.

I'd expect anyone who can make it past the system benchmark of GPA (most-likely 3.2/4.0) to receive a Hirevue.

Feb 22, 2018

Just finished the Hirevue interview.

3 questions, 1.5 minute each, only 1 trial each with 50 seconds prep time.

Feb 23, 2018

I just did mine. The questions I got were kind of wack. Do you think they care more about the delivery or the actual content itself?

Feb 23, 2018

Thank god you thought the questions were weird too... I was fine on two but one I wasn't prepared for and IMO sounded enthusiastic but flustered.

The time was so short as well. Last year they gave 3 tries at 3 minutes each.. 90 seconds is hard to give a complete answer

Feb 23, 2018

Do you guys mind sharing your HireVue questions

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Mar 3, 2018

I only remember one. All behavioral though.

"Give a sales pitch on something you're interested in."

You probably already did your HireVue but this is for other people who are interested in the types of questions. Another one asked about how I solved a problem with a diverse group of people.

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Mar 3, 2018

Can confirm I received the same questions. @BDWK Are you a freshman or sophomore?

Mar 4, 2018

Interesting. Assumed they drew from a pool of pre-recorded questions because of how random they were. I guess they don't want to hear the same answer to "Why investment banking?" thousands of times in a row.

Feb 23, 2018

JPM= Yello/Phone screen -> Superday

Carl Van Loon
Van Loon & Associates

Feb 23, 2018

Friend that interviewed last fall said he did both video interview and phone screen before the superday.

Feb 23, 2018

It depends. Not always the exact same process. Typically it's apply > hirevue > superday, occasionally apply > hirevue/phone > superday. There is no 100% default.

Shocked to see it starting this early..

Feb 23, 2018

Superdays prior to sophomore summer internships...

Seems like a great idea.

You want loyalty, hire a cocker spaniel.

Mar 3, 2018

In the same boat. This recruiting schedule is the dumbest arms race I've ever seen. I will be at a BB this upcoming summer and would love to return there. However, who knows what could happen over the summer and if I wanted to go somewhere else after the summer... I would have missed the boat.

I am going to ask for an extension until at least mid-July on any offers I receive, so I can at least gain a feel for the firm before I commit to anything the following summer.

Mar 3, 2018

anyone know officially when we hear back after completing the hirevue?

Mar 4, 2018

If you could share the HireVue questions, that would be so great.

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Mar 4, 2018
  1. Talk about a time when you solved a problem and had to incorporate a diverse set of perspectives in the solution
  2. Give me a sales pitch on something you're interested in
  3. Talk about a time when you solved a complex problem and explain how you arrived at a solution
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Mar 5, 2018

Hey guys was wondering what you all think: do you think it is best just to submit asap or wait till we have networked with people then apply? what have you guys been doing?

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Mar 6, 2018

bump, also curious as I haven't began networking at all yet

Mar 12, 2018

Heard from friends working at JPM now that they can't do much until superday part (so just submit app now and then network later)

Mar 12, 2018

what do you mean they cannot do much "until superday part"??

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Mar 8, 2018

Any online test like numerical?

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Mar 12, 2018

There are no technical questions in the HireVue if that's what you're asking.

Mar 10, 2018

Bump. Has anyone heard back yet?

Mar 12, 2018

Confirmation that JPM received video interview February 28th and haven't heard anything yet. There also haven't been any updates in my career portal.

Mar 12, 2018

Has anyone done the markets Hirevue? Any technicals there? Apparently last year there were.

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Mar 30, 2018

what were the questions like?

Mar 13, 2018

Is two days from getting the email a strict deadline? Or do you think it is fine if we do it a day late?

Mar 13, 2018

You're not alone. I never got the email but I happened to log into my career page and the message was there. I'm going to assume it's probably not the best as they have plenty of people submitting them within their allotted window. Good luck though.

Mar 13, 2018

Hey guys - do you know if you apply to multiple programs with JPMorgan if you have to submit multiple hirevues? Or do we only submit one hirevue? any insight and advice would be helpful. thanks!

Mar 13, 2018

multiple

Mar 13, 2018

thanks

Mar 13, 2018

i thought only the CIB app was open? I did mine a fews ago so maybe there are other programs open now?

Mar 14, 2018

there are other diversity programs open

Mar 14, 2018

gotcha

Mar 13, 2018

Does anyone know how to access the career portal for JPM? I've submitted the hirevue, but not sure where the actual login career page is.

Mar 14, 2018

same i would like to know, did they change the career portal

Mar 14, 2018

JPMorgan Chase Career Portal - Sign In
https://jpmchase.taleo.net/careersection/iam/acces...

Mar 13, 2018

How much importance do they place on the Hirevue?

Mar 14, 2018

idk tbh - i dont think it is tht big of a deal, i think networking matters more. it could help you though maybe if you are a non-target with good resume and did a good hirevue

Jun 4, 2018

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Mar 15, 2018

has anyone been invited yet for the April super days or are they still reviewing applications?

ga44

Mar 15, 2018

Are there superdays as early as April?

Mar 24, 2018

I did. Did the HireVue. Phone Screen coming up. Have you?

Mar 24, 2018

do you know what they ask during phone screens

Mar 24, 2018

is you're phone screen with the Winning Women program or is it for the 2019 CIB SA?

Mar 24, 2018

Winning Women

Mar 25, 2018

When did you apply?

ga44

Mar 25, 2018

late feb. anyone done with the phone screen?

May 15, 2018

I did! I'm attending for Markets!

Jun 1, 2018

Do you remember what kind of interview questions there were? do you remember them specifically? Any technicals?

Mar 15, 2018

Application was updated today (March 15th) but nothing changed. Not sure what that means.

Mar 15, 2018

Just checked and mine was also updated today but no indication of what that really means

Mar 15, 2018

Apparently, if the 'Withdraw' button is still present you haven't been rejected yet. Just not sure how long it takes to update in the system if you are rejected. Not getting excited just yet.

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Mar 15, 2018

hey what application did you check that shows it is updated? what link are you using and where does it say it was updated today?

@BDWK @BDWK

Mar 15, 2018
Mar 15, 2018

where are you guys seeing "updated" and saying that it is "updated" ?

Mar 15, 2018

My Job Page

Should be above the View Submission | Email Messages | Withdraw part.

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Mar 19, 2018

I never received any emails saying my applications were updated. You guys? Anyways, I was wondering if you guys think the "submit a hirevue within two business days of this email" is a strict deadline? Now, it's 10 days later since that update...

Honestly, why tf didn't I get an email update about this

Mar 19, 2018

they are talking about an "updated" status change in the portal. no emails are sent after the hirevue at this point.

Mar 19, 2018

Any comments on the "within two business days" part? Is this a hard deadline/am I screwed?

Mar 19, 2018

honestly I dont know man. I figured it wouldn't be a big deal.

Mar 19, 2018

@edo904 @edo904 is correct. I did not receive an email notifying me of the update. All we were saying was that there's a line that tells you when your last update was. For a while, it was showing us it updated when we submitted our HireVue but on the 15th it said it updated yet we received no messages. This could just be a software update or something. Not a huge concern.

I submitted my HireVue almost a week later from when the application was updated and I also didn't get an email regarding the interview invitation. If they ding me for that then oh well. After I saw that, I check my apps every day. Probably a little much but I want to be on top of the updates.

Mar 19, 2018

Mine never said two days. It just said the sooner, the better.

Mar 19, 2018

Gotcha. Mine said, "We ask that you complete your interview within two business days of receiving this e-mail". Which is funny because I never got an email.

Apr 20, 2018

Hi, any updates on your application?

Mar 19, 2018

Is everyone getting the same questions as posted above or are the questions randomly generated?

Mar 19, 2018

I think they're the same questions. I got the same as the ones posted above. The ones marked as "Best Answer".

Mar 19, 2018

Thanks!

Mar 22, 2018

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Mar 21, 2018

Kind of awkward, and it shouldn't be a big deal if they are hard pressed for candidates, but given the ample choice they have, they have the power to ding anyone for anything -- i.e. it's not an algorithm that has a "pass" / "fail" outcome depending on certain inputs -- it depends on who is reviewing your application, the strength of your other answers, and how they feel about you at the time

Mar 24, 2018

Is it better to apply ASAP or when we're ready/have networked enough?

Mar 24, 2018

I forgot whether it was this thread but a lot of people are saying that for the HireVue, there is not much 1st year analysts can do to push you through. The only time the networking helps is when you get to the superday. I'd suggest adding any internships you have for this summer on your resume and start reaching out to people. So applying now might be best.

Mar 25, 2018

heads up, mine was "updated" again today - still just says completed tho

Mar 25, 2018

Mine still says the last update was March 15th...interesting...

Mar 25, 2018

Mine still says updated March 15th as well! Wonder what these updates indicate...

Mar 25, 2018

Mine's March 25th, but I'm 99.9% certain that those don't mean anything

Mar 26, 2018

Same. Updated again yesterday.

Mar 25, 2018

Does anyone know when you hear back after a hirevue? submitted my hirevue recently

Mar 25, 2018

I submitted mine February 28th and still haven't heard anything.

Mar 29, 2018

I only got mine updated when I completed the HireVue. That was March 20 and no updates since :/

Mar 30, 2018

Mine keeps updating...on the 25th and again today. Hopefully process is moving along soon

Mar 30, 2018

If you don't mind me asking, what's your background?

Mar 30, 2018

Mine updated again today. I don't think it means anything.

Apr 3, 2018

There's definitely phone interviews before superday, honestly, it depends on the groups.

Apr 4, 2018

Has anyone heard back from JPM yet? Someone told me they were doing first rounds already, but not sure.

Apr 7, 2018

Did the JPM app portal appearance change for you guys? It looks a lot nicer now

Apr 7, 2018

App was updated recently

Apr 8, 2018

Some phone screens have come out for SF office, but haven't heard anything from NY office.

Apr 8, 2018

Did anyone apply for the dates in may? any idea of when we might hear back?

Apr 9, 2018

I got a phone screen and first round from the JPM SF healthcare group, but I never completed the HireVue. Did submit the application, though. Interesting...

My phone screen was two weeks ago, and my first round was last Friday (April 6). SF healthcare told me they would inform me about superdays sometime this week.

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Apr 9, 2018

Wow that makes me wonder if they even care about the HireVue. How did your interview go?

Apr 9, 2018

Can confirm, I also had my first round with JPM HC in SF this Friday. Waiting to hear back on superday this week.

Apr 9, 2018

Just had my first round JPM TMT from SF 30 minutes ago.

Apr 10, 2018

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Apr 10, 2018

Can confirm as well. Had my phone interview with the SF Healthcare team on Friday and waiting to hear back. I'm pretty sure the HireVue is for the New York offices as I completed it after the SF interview.

Apr 10, 2018

How did yours go? Did you network much with the office before your interview? Also, would you assume that the superday would be this Friday?

Apr 10, 2018

Went well, a few behaviorals and then some brain teasers before basic technicals. I would assume the super day isn't this Friday, but really that's just a guess. And I did zero networking with this office, I assume it was just a resume screen for the phone interview.

Apr 19, 2018

When was the application for SF due? The flyer I got from on campus recruitment event (info session) just said TBD lol

May 1, 2018

what kind of stuff did they ask you during the phone screen/how long was it?

Apr 10, 2018

In the same boat--was told that I would hear about superday "soon". Anyone have an idea of when we hear back?

Apr 10, 2018

No clue, but will update if I get invited

Apr 11, 2018

Maybe a bit different from other schools, but the recruiter for our school came yesterday and said this year they will do a "direct offer" format for IBD. She said the candidates will talk to 4 reps either in person or over Skype and there won't be superdays.

Apr 11, 2018

makes sense if you're at a top target haha

May 4, 2018

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Apr 12, 2018

She didn't specify, but most students from our school apply to the NYC office.

Apr 14, 2018

im in the same boat but our recruiter hasn't been transparent can you pm me? @serenajiao"

Apr 11, 2018

had a phone round as well

Apr 11, 2018

NY or SF?

Apr 11, 2018

sf healthcare

Apr 11, 2018

have you heard back yet?

Apr 11, 2018

Nope, you?

Apr 11, 2018

yea just got the superday invite

Apr 11, 2018

When is the superday?

Apr 11, 2018

next friday

Apr 11, 2018

did you do two rounds of phone interview before the superday? @dickbuttt

Apr 11, 2018

nah

Apr 11, 2018

R there 2 phone rounds?

Apr 11, 2018

Did anyone hear back from the technology group?

Apr 11, 2018

Yeah, invites sent out today too. Also next Friday. I think all the groups in SF may have sent out superday invites today.

Apr 11, 2018

thank you

Apr 18, 2018

It's weird, cuz in the flyer I got from an on-campus event in March, it said that for Chicago office and for SF office, the application will be reviewed after the due date (4/15 for chicago and tbd april~may for sf)

Apr 11, 2018

Yeap got an invite for the tech group in SF

Are you guys from east coast schools?

Apr 12, 2018

Is anyone non-diversity for this superday round?

Apr 12, 2018

I am

Apr 11, 2018

anyone get a superday for healthcare?

Apr 12, 2018