A typical assessment center includes 5 parts: 1) Numerical and Qualitative Reasoning Assessment, 2) Presentation 3) Group Discussion, 4) Interview and 5) Bank 's specific test. How to prepare for an assessment center? For most of you, the numerical and qualitative tests are straight forward. You are more likely to concern about what happens next in an assessment center. Presentation: You can be asked to deliver a presentation on the same day or be given a case study to prepare for a couple of days before presenting your findings to the bank's staff. There will be 2 types of case studies: a)
08 Aug 2015
Does anyone have any information on this? I received an invite and am not really sure what to expect. From some research online it sounds like there is a group exercise a trading exercise, as well as an interview, as well as a math test. Does anyone know what type of material to study for the math test? What should I know for it. Also looking for information on the trading simulation and any way to prepare for it. Thanks everyone
23 Jan 2013
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone got the slightest clue what the conversion rate of people called to assessment center to the people getting a SA offer might be? The division would either be IBD or DCM/ECM/Lev.Fin. Anyone heard any actual numbers concerning the ratio? Guesses with some substance are also welcome (personally I got no clue).
06 Dec 2012
Hello everyone, This week I will have an AC with a BB (think GS/JPM/MS) for a summer analyst position but I have already accepted an offer to join another BB (think BAML/CS/Citi/Barclays) for the same position. How should I behave during the interview? Should I say that I have already accepted an offer and where? If they ask me why then I am interviewing with them if I have already accepted an offer what should I say? Thank you as always!
03 Nov 2021
I interviewed with UBS in HK for IBD about 2 weeks ago and I still have not received a reply. I emailed HR and they told me that they will get back to me in January, does this mean that they have rejected me. Because that would be like 3 weeks and that is just way too long. I know at interviews they told us they will try to get back to us at the end of December.
26 Dec 2009
Hi guys, Has anyone done the assessment centre (Superday) with JPMorgan in London? I would like to understand what to expect and how to best prepare.
12 Nov 2021
Hi guys. Got invited to JPM's London Assessment Centre for S.A. role (Trading) next week. Apparently, it's gonna be virtual and I'm quite clueless about what to expect from it. Anyone in a similar position, or has been through the same process last year/this year? I'd appreciate it if someone can shed light on the format of the entire thingy + mistakes to avoid. Please feel free to post any other tips that would help. If anyone would like to prep together, pm me. Thanks.
10 Nov 2021
This is my first ever assessment centre and I really want to impress. I'm struggling to find resources for Equity Research specifically. If you could help me by telling me what questions to expect and what I should prepare. I hope you can appreciate there is no one else I could ask this and I'm so inexperienced I don't even know where to start looking.
09 Nov 2021
Thought I would create a discussion on my experience interviewing for an IB position at BofA in London for SA 2021. Unfortunately I did not receive an offer to join the team, but I gained a valuable experience and learned a lot about myself as I made it to the Assessment Centre (no Superday due to Covid). Although all SA jobs are more than likely full, feel free to ask any questions regarding the interview process, lead time etc.
02 Dec 2020
Hi Everyone I am also scheduled to take part in an upcoming assessment centre for GE FMP based out of EMEA. In the mail, I have been told that the assessment day would comprise of group case studies, finance/IQ quiz and a set of interviews. Does anyone know what could be the nature of this group case studies. So far, I have only been taking part in IB related ACs therefore I have little idea of what to expect for a GE FMP case study. In addition, considering that FMP is far more accounting oreinted than finance yet they would be conducting a finance quiz. Could anyone shed light on this as
25 Nov 2012
I have been invited for an AC at a Tier 1 bank in London, I know it's standard that an AC lasts for an entire day but my invitation says my interview (it is an AC tho) will last one hour. I find it strange to fly me from outside the UK on short notice for a one-hour interview, I'm wondering if it's a good or bad thing and what I could expect from it compared to other superdays?
14 Dec 2019
Hi guys, I am new here. Was just wondering if anyone ever had an assessment centre with moody's and knows what they are all about? It's in the London office for a sub-sovereign role. I know I'll have an interview plus two exercises. One will be an excel exercise the other more of a reading exercise. What are the kind of skills do they look for in a candidate? If anyone ever dealt with the excel exercise, do you know how advance it will be? Been reading around about it but I was just curious if someone actually attended one of these things. Any advice is appropriated. Many thanks! JohnnyFF
12 Jul 2011
Hi, I have an assessment center with MS later this week for their IED prime brokerage division (S&T, I am aiming for a sales rather than a trading position) for the industrial placement program. I am worried about the individual case presentation and group presentation, as I have limited technical knowledge. Could you please share your experience on this? Thanks!
06 Nov 2016
What's up everyone! I was wondering whether anyone has received an invitation to participate at BofA Merrill Lynch AC, and then got an email saying that it was a mistake due to bank's "slight problems with online system"? If so, have you heard anything from them since then?
27 Oct 2015
Hi all, I had an assessment center last week for Morgan Stanley in London in Equity Research. I think I nailed it but I didn't get any reply yet (they said it would take up to 2 weeks) and my colleague neither (who is even a stronger candidate). However, one girl I met there told me she got an offer 2 days ago. Well I feel it is a bad sign but does anyone had the same kind of experience (late reply with good outcome anyway) Thank you in advance.
28 Nov 2013
Hi guys, I was just wondering if anyone has had an assessment center with them before? I was told there would be a Finance test and several interviews. Any insight on his would be really helpful.
11 Mar 2012
I did an assessment center in a big4 approximately 3 weeks ago (group assignment, language test, 3 interviews: HR, Manager and Partner) and scored positive on it. Now I got an email where they say there will be an additional interview because the partner of the service line wants to talk with the candidates. What should i expect from that? I already did the partner interview. Thanks in advance
03 May 2016
I got invited to an Assessment Centre this week for a summer Analyst position within Asset Management & GWM at J.P. Morgan. Did any of you guys attend one yet and have some advice on how to prepare and a few tipps on what to expect? Thanks in advance!
01 Feb 2016
Hi everyone, Quick question, I was told I have been shortlisted for an AC next week for a BB SA program however I have not yet received a confirmation. Is this typical? How much time is generally allotted between the invite and the actual AC. Thanks.
13 Dec 2012
I've been notified that I will be taking part in a 1-hour case study group discussion for an Assessment Center at Citigroup. I thought discussions are usually 8-10 minutes.....what discussion could possibly take 60?? Any heads up would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
28 Mar 2010
I have a Citigroup assessment center for a Management Associate position in a week. What's the best way to prepare for a "group case study"? Any guidelines or helpful tip to remember? Thanks!
26 Mar 2010