most common behavioral questions for IB internships
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Frequently Asked Behavioral Investment Banking Interview Questions
While investment banking interviews include a variety of technical and behavioral questions to see if you truly fit the demanding environment that is IB, the community of WSO has gathered to help list a few of the commonly asked IB questions!
- Why investment banking?
- Why would you be successful in investment banking?
- Explain a time where you experienced leadership/teamwork?
- Why this company?
- Explain a time where you had difficulty working in a team.
- Explain a time you had to juggle numerous tasks.
- What do you do in your free time?
While this is by no means an exhaustive list, this is a good starting point to getting an edge on the behavioral portion of the investment banking interview!
Check out a good video with a sample "Why Investment Banking" interview question.
You can check out our free finance interview guide with guidance on behavioral and technical interview questions.
Also you should check out our comprehensive and free Investment Banking question guide.
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