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J.P. Morgan - Video Interview Invitation Corporate & Investment Banking Summer Analyst

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I just got offered a J.P. Morgan - Video Interview. What should I expect? This is what was stated in the email. "As mentioned previously, we would like to give you the opportunity to tell us more about yourself and invite you to record video responses to 3 questions."

Please let me know on how to proceed and on how to prepare. Do you know if they ask specific video interview questions? Do you have any general video interview tips? Something like a top 10 interview questions and answers list to the JP Morgan hirevue interview?

Thank you so much.

Investment Banking Video Interview Questions?

If you're at the video interview portion of your internship application process this most likely means you've passed the initial screen application screen (i.e., GPA) and phone interview. This video interview is likely the only thing standing between you and the Superday. And just like any other aspect of the application process, there are known details you should know and prepare for in advance.

In regards to the video interviews, the general consensus from the WSO Community suggests that the video interviews tend to have some similarities regardless of the firm you're applying to. The 2 main aspects you need to plan for are:

  1. The Video Interview Structure, and;
  2. The Questions

Hirevue and Yello Format

  • 3-4 Questions
  • 60 seconds to prepare your response
  • 60-90 seconds to deliver your response
  • A couple retakes to submit your video after reviewing your response
    The whole process should take somewhere between 20-30 min depending on the amount of time you use in the above steps.


Hirevue and Yello Questions

In regards to the questions, there is no list of known questions that you can plan for but there some topics that frequently come up. You can prepare for each by knowing some of the common questions that fall in each bucket. Having your answers to the below questions should definitely increase your chances of making it to the next round.

Behavioral

These questions tend to focus on your actions in the past. They look to assess how you have behaved in the past and whether or not you have the requisite skills and personality to succeed in the firm.

** Questions that prior video interviewees have been asked are

  • Why JPM?
  • Why IB?
  • Describe a situation where you had to collaborate with a difficult colleague
  • Give an example of how you've worked on a team.

Situational

These questions tend to focus on how you would behave in the future via a hypothetical situation. These questions will assess your problem solving ability and how you might handle difficult circumstances in the future.

**Questions you might run into

  • If you know your boss is 100% wrong about something how would you handle it?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years' time?
  • You have 10 minutes before you're due to give a presentation. What do you do?

Technical

Lastly, you have the technical questions. This is purely to assess your knowledge and/or intelligence. The questions can very from defining finance terminology, to current world events/market trends, or

** Questions you might run into

  • What's WACC and how do you calculate it?
  • Name me two companies that you think should consider merging. Why?
  • How would you value an established industrials company vs. a tech start-up? Why?
  • What's the Treasury Stock Method?
  • Why would you or would you not invest in Apple?
  • What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average/FTSE as of today's opening bell?
  • Walk me through a DCF

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Comments (714)

Oct 9, 2017

Any update for your IB app? I'm at the same stage.

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Oct 9, 2017

Nope no update. Haven't even received an email from them confirming that they're still reviewing apps

Oct 9, 2017

Nope no update. Haven't even received an email from them confirming that they're still reviewing apps

Oct 10, 2017

Update: I just got my MM video invite today, 10 days after applying. Anyone else? What are the questions like?

Oct 10, 2017

Just wondering if you go to Target school? Did you network with them before applying?

Oct 10, 2017

Semi-target, no networking besides speaking with recruiter a little at career fair. Also applied through my school career services site

Oct 9, 2017

I did my JPM GTM video interview yesterday. The process is simple but questions are elaborated. All behaviour. 2 trials per question.

Oct 9, 2017

I applied to the Risk Management internship and Asset Management internship for NY in the beginning of August. For RM, I got the video interview right away and completed it. Over the last 2 months, I've gotten the "your application is still in review and you will be notified soon" for RM. For AM, they never contacted me until last week, asking for a video interview. When is super day and what does this all mean?

Oct 10, 2017

Just got an S and T phone Interview after completing the Hirevue on August 10th.

Oct 10, 2017

Do u go to a target?

Mar 26, 2018

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Oct 10, 2017

I did my video interview by August 10th and just did a phone call screen today. Was told from there I will be notified if I make it to first round and then from there if I make superday. They seem to be towards the end of the process but not finished yet.

Oct 11, 2017

is this for SF?

Oct 10, 2017

So earlier today I received an invite to do a video interview for MMBSI by Friday, and even just a couple hours ago, the application status stayed as "Application in review." But now, the status is showing up as "Interview - 1st Round," even though I haven't done my video interview yet. Nothing is showing up under My Schedule, My Interviews, or My Invitations yet, though. Does anyone know what this means??? Does the video interview count as 1st Round for MMBSI?

Oct 11, 2017

Yes, the video itself is considered a first round. Got the same one.

Oct 15, 2017

Got it. Do you know if they were more selective in offering video interviews for MMBSI than for CIB? Also have you heard back about second round/superday yet?

Oct 16, 2017

Not sure. Do you know whats the difference between MMBSI and Corporate Client Banking & Specialized Industries? Got an interview for both but not really sure what the difference is between the two.

Oct 11, 2017

I see my status on Yello changed to "Interview - 2nd Round" yesterday for CIB Markets, is that supposed to be a superday invite? I haven't received any information, do I need to contact HR?

Oct 11, 2017

Mine changed to that as well and then the next day I got an email that I got a superday so look out for that email!

Oct 11, 2017

Alright, thank you! Hopefully they send me the info soon lol very anxious

Oct 11, 2017

@Hokiebaster btw the email you got with info about superday, was that from a recruiter or was that one of those automatically generated emails?

Oct 16, 2017

Automatically generated from JP recruitment team

Oct 12, 2017

When did you apply?

Oct 12, 2017

@Metmat05 applied mid summer and was the first batch to submit video by august 10th or whenever that was

Oct 12, 2017

Target?

Oct 16, 2017

@Street123 I am from non-target but in a exclusive investment group that is a target for BB

Oct 11, 2017

I got an email from someone to hop on a quick phone call for 30 minutes to discuss my interests for the markets program and firm. Is that what people got as well or was it a computerized email about Super-day?

Oct 12, 2017

Have they even gotten to people who applied towards the deadline (mid September) regardless of target or non-target?

Oct 12, 2017

I don't think so. I applied mid September and I've only done the video interview and application status says under review. I'm non-target. Did anyone else receive an email last week thanking you for your patience and telling you your application was under review?

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Oct 12, 2017

My application status is also still under review. But I still haven't even received that email yet lol, guess that isn't a great sign

Oct 12, 2017

Have you done the video interview?

Oct 12, 2017

For CIB yes. like two weeks ago

Oct 12, 2017

I did the video interview about 3 weeks ago so I wouldn't worry about not receiving an email yet.

Oct 12, 2017

I did video interview around 3 weeks ago and haven't gotten an email about that, App still says under review. I also know people that got that email but still haven't been invited for Video Interview yet. Plus, I talked to my contact at JP today said he still likes my chances at a super day, so I'm not sure that email means much.

Oct 12, 2017

yep. got the same email.

Oct 12, 2017

If you don't mind me asking what departments did you apply to?

Oct 12, 2017

I applied to CIB.

Oct 12, 2017

Yea but what departments, like I applied to CIB Investment Banking, CIB Markets, and CIB Treasury.

Oct 12, 2017

CIB Investment Banking and CIB Risk

Oct 12, 2017

Thanks.

Oct 15, 2017

I got the same email and now my status is suddenly 'application in review' and not 'application under review'. I thought they already had an SA class. Why are things still changing?

Oct 15, 2017

Yeah mine also changed from "application under review" to "application in review." I don't know what this means.

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Oct 15, 2017

Mine just changed to " in review" today

Oct 15, 2017

Maybe it just means they're getting to our video interviews now?

Oct 16, 2017

I think that's the most reasonable interpretation depending when you did the video interivew,(I did mine 3 weeks ago).

Oct 16, 2017

Mine has also changed to "in review". I have gotten no communications from them post video interview,(which I did about about three weeks ago).

Oct 15, 2017

Did anybody who applied to the Houston or Dallas Offices for Markets here back after the video interview?

Oct 15, 2017

Still waiting

Oct 15, 2017

What is going on with this? Are they having IB superdays right now? Does anyone know anything?

Oct 15, 2017

They are having an IB superday tomorrow.

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Oct 15, 2017

Has anyone had a superday for MMBSI yet? Also, I got an email from JPM a couple hours after I completed the video interview saying

"Congratulations once again for being selected to participate in first round pre-recorded video interviews... You should have received an email regarding further details for your pre-recorded video interview. If you do not see this email in your inbox, please check your spam and junk folders."

Has anyone else gotten this?

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Oct 16, 2017

What's the best way to check application status?

Oct 17, 2017

Go to https://jpmc.recsolu.comand login. Your application status should be under the "my applications" section.

Oct 16, 2017

Anyone who did the IB superday today hear back yet?

Oct 17, 2017

Any updates?

Oct 18, 2017

does anyone know for sure if "Interview - 2nd Round" means phone call or super day?

Oct 18, 2017

this is for Investor Services - Sales btw

Oct 27, 2017
Oct 18, 2017

Anybody here receive any updates about the Sophomore Asset & WM SA, or the CIB Risk Management SA? I'm still "application under review" for both after submitting the online hirevue for CIB Risk early August - nothing at all from AM/WM. I'm non-target

"It is not our circumstance that controls us, but our thoughts that control our circumstance." -James Allen

Mar 27, 2018

CIB Risk superday - November 3rd

Oct 18, 2017

Interesting. Hopefully I'm still in the run! It would suck to be dinged before getting to speak to a human smh

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Oct 18, 2017

Do you know when the CIB Investment Banking superday is for Non-Target?

Oct 18, 2017

There were some non- target kids at the Monday superday. I'm not sure if there'll be another one specifically for non targets.

May 15, 2018

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Oct 27, 2017

yeah, interviewed with an executive director in their PWM out of the palo alto office yesterday--said I was a good fit. I'd reach out to the team, being proactive has always seemed to work in my favor.

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Oct 20, 2017

So Im in a pretty f**ked up situation. I applied in early August, I did my video interview some time after that. I think it was due on the 16th of august. On October 11th, I got an email for a phone interview and I did that. I think it all went well. I am a sophomore from a non target. I have two consulting internships and a hedge fund. I haven't heard back since the phone interview. I applied for S&T and im not sure if I should be worried. Its been some time now.

Oct 20, 2017

You are in a good place. Still have not heard anything about even a second round yet.

Oct 20, 2017

So there will be a phone interview after the video one? I haven't heard anything yet.

Oct 20, 2017

How long does it take for them to get back about a second round for MMBSI?

Oct 20, 2017

Applied for 3 positions (WM, GTM, Markets) and did the hirevues for all 3. Despite continuously getting the same email about being still being considered I havent gotten a phone interview or anything, pretty sure I wont be hearing good news from JPM

Oct 20, 2017

When did you apply?

Oct 20, 2017

July/August

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Oct 20, 2017

So me and my friend both submitted the video interview for CIB-IBD on early-mid September. We just havent heard back any followups since then. I only got an email about they are screening my application. I feel like if you havent gotten anything back by now, is a bad sign, isn't it?

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Oct 21, 2017

I believe they just started reviewing those applications, people who submitted application by August 15th deadline did not get super day invite until last week. I think you'll be notified in 2-3 weeks.

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Oct 21, 2017

Thank you very much;)!!!

Oct 21, 2017

Would you happen to know when their next superday(s) are?

Oct 22, 2017

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