Get the inside buzz from graduates at J.P. Morgan

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"A global company providing you with a great start to a professional life."
Culture
9.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.5 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
 
Training
8.9 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company is very supportive across all levels including senior management.
  • New employees in some business areas (such as markets) are sent on a six-week training course in New York, which is very popular.
  • Hours are seen as being very fair and flexible for the industry.
  • Graduate employees feel that the salary offered by the company is incredibly competitive.

Cons

  • While work varies, there are inevitably admin tasks in every role.
  • The size of the company means it can be hard to avoid bureaucracy.
  • Some feel that it can be hard to know where they fit in such a large company.
  • The pay process could be more transparent.

What insiders say about...

"We went through a rigorous process for applying to the firm including an online application,..."

"We have great colleagues and a great environment. Everyone is very friendly, fun..."

"Very good training opportunities but unfortunately, there's very little time while..."

"Acceptable but nothing luxurious."

"Unfortunately some departments place a strong emphasis on very long hours."

"It is in line with competitors. I do wish it was slightly higher though. I feel we..."

"Relocation allowances."

"Very rigorous."

"What do you know about finance?"

"JPM is pledging to support renewable power for 100% of the company's global energy..."

"Managers are very accessible and have time specifically dedicated to the junior population...."

"It’s something the firm is very focused on, but given the nature of the Ibanking..."

"The promotion process needs to be more transparent and internal opportunities could..."

"I am working on a project in which I have been given real responsibility and accountability..."

"We're an international, large corporate company that emphasises financial, community..."

"The bureaucracy inherent in working at a large company."

"Robert Fleming, the founder of the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co. (acquired by..."

"Rewarding, intellectually stimulating, supportive and challenging."

"It's well respected in the industry and highly ranked by the university careers team..."

"The initial seven weeks of training prior to joining the desk was very helpful. I..."

"More travel and trips to head office."

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