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J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

Insider reviews

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

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Reputable, global, collaborative 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...

"Rigorous, which means that candidates hired are of a very high calibre."

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

"There's good office space in a dedicated tower in Canary Wharf London with a floor..."

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"Policies around promotions are still not completely meritocratic."

"There's comprehensive insurance, a good pension and free entrance to a host of museums..."

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

"Have you considered an MBA?"

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"JPM is always making efforts to try and improve the way that feedback is given. How..."

"JPM has many initiatives and groups to support diversity."

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

"When working on a live transaction, the main responsibility of an analyst is to prepare..."

"Getting client exposure and very high responsibility from the offset. There's access..."

"The intensity of the workload as there are always plenty of projects ongoing."

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"Reputable, global, collaborative and caring."

"The first thing that attracted me to J.P. Morgan was the brand. I knew that it was..."

"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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