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

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Intelligent, skilled and caring."
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...

"There's an online application followed by two first-round interviews and an assessment..."

"People have a lot of patience and are eager to help, especially when you’re new...."

""I regularly have breakfast or lunch with the MD of my group to discuss my work and..."

"An open space, so there isn’t a lot of privacy, but is fosters asking questions..."

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

"Policies around promotions are still not completely meritocratic."

"There's a great training course provided for new graduate analysts, a private pension..."

"The firm tests everything from analytics to teamwork, and places a strong emphasis..."

"I had motivational questions about why I'd applied for my specific division as well..."

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

"Managers that I've had are very open and I feel comfortable discussing issues with..."

"There are numerous events and initiatives focused on diversity, such as management-employee..."

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

"I manage data, assist in large projects and may also deal with general ad hoc HR..."

"The company culture is great. I really feel like people are willing to help you."

"As with any large corporation, many aspects of the work are very bureaucratic and..."

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

"Rewarding, intellectually stimulating, supportive and challenging."

"The J.P. Morgan brand is known for always doing the right thing for the client. I..."

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

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

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