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Interview Questions

2019

"I was asked about my previous work experience and to explain research and a presentation that I had given. There were a few brainteaser and logic questions too."
Intern, London
"I had different questions about my CV as well as my academic and career paths. There were also subject-related things."
Intern, Frankfurt
"There were technical questions related to my department but also much more general questions about my experiences and when I've had to apply certain qualities in line with Blackrock's four principles."
Intern, London
"The technical interviews are mainly concerned around object-oriented programming principles and databases. There's a bit about Java too."
Intern, London
"How do you explain something technical to someone who has no experience with technology?"
Intern, Edinburgh
"The interview questions involved what my background was, what my strengths and weaknesses are, my knowledge of what BlackRock and the team I was interviewing with does and technical questions relevant to my team."
Intern, London

2018

"I had general interview questions based around my experience and how good of a potential fit I would be with the team."
Intern, Edinburgh
"There were lots of behavioural questions but also technical questions during the assessment centre."
Intern, London
"You should be authentic and prepared to talk about what is happening on the markets."
Intern, Frankfurt
"The question that mostly caught me off-guard was: if I come to your house today and I open your fridge, what do I find?"
Intern, Madrid
"The questions were about my past experiences and skills."
Intern, Edinburgh
"I had a range of technical, market-oriented and cultural fit questions over two hours."
Intern, London
"I was asked behavioural questions, macroeconomic questions about what is happening in the EU and US, and technical questions about funds."
Intern, Milan
"There were mostly behavioural questions but also questions about the markets."
Intern, Milan
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