UBS and Merrill Lynch Phone Interviews

Aloha everyone.

Next Monday, I have two phone interviews: one with UBS and the other with Merrill Lynch, both in PWM. I met my contacts through my career services director on campus, and they both know I'm looking for an internship. I have a couple of questions.

First, what kind of questions should I expect from these interviews? Should I prep for them as if they're informational interviews, or prep for them as if they're job interviews?

Also, should I ask for them to look over my resume and set up in-person meetings at the end of the interview? I'm new to this, and I've heard that interviewers don't like to be ambushed by resume-reading requests. However, I think that because I met them through my career services director, who refers many students to them, they are expecting me to ask for a job.

Any tips would be much appreciated.

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Oct 9, 2011 - 9:36am

I don't think it isn't great. If you're a freshman or soph you should definitely do it (unless its a SA position and you're a soph). It's good to learn about big bank culture a bit. Just the actual job for me is what sucked. Really boring, and not rewarding at all. I had a bad manager though.

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