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

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"A client- and community-driven financial institution."
9.3 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
7.5 / 10
8.4 / 10
8.7 / 10
8.9 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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.

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"Private health care, a pension fund with company matching."

"You will be asked to give presentations and perform group exercises."

"Tell me about a time you worked as part of a team."

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"There's still a lot of bureaucracy in certain processes."

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"A client- and community-driven financial institution."

"The company's reputation and the prestige involved in working here."

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"Make the pay and compensation process open and transparent."

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