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Cambridge Associates, LLC Interview Questions

Updated 24 Feb 2015
Updated 24 Feb 2015
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    Investment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    1. Telephone interview, asking generally about my interest in investments/ current affairs. Briefly covered academics/experience.

    2. A multiple round face to face interview stage. Initially I had to complete three tests (A mental maths test, a written test and a proof reading exercise). I then had a one to one with HR, then three two to one interviews with members from the Investment team, one of which was a case study.

    Interview Questions
    • Which of the following Investment managers portfolios would you invest in?   View Answer
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    Investment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very long process, had initial interview early June and had final interview on 18th July. Telephone interview, then series of group interviews involving two competency interviews and one case study including various psychometric tests in between. Then a final round of interviews with three senior members of staff. Very personable, more like a conversation

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do with a £100m portfolio   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    MIG Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Telephone screening, 2 hour interview with 4 employees (30 mins each)

    Interview Questions
    • Work ethic - define, what's yours, and how has yours been shaped   Answer Question
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    Consulting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Fairly straightforward interview process. Starts with a phone interview with a current consulting associate who has a year or two's experience, it's a very relaxed conversation about your background, then some basic questions on investments.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consulting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    No competence questions. I was asked about my previous job experience and why want to switch to investment consulting. Then I was asked to describe my portfolio: where would I invest and why, for how long, etc etc. They clearly expected very detailed answer of the firms, sectors, market dynamic, aims.

    Interview Questions
    • Detailed questions about the market portfolio.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consulting Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in City of London, England
    Anonymous Employee in City of London, England
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    20 minute phone interview with a few general questions such as: Why did you do that degree, what do you expect to do at CA. After that a quick case study about how to invest a 100 mio. fortune. Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume through on-campus recruiting. I was notified 3 days later that I had an interview. I did a preliminary 30-minute behavioral and resume-based interview on campus with one of the finance associates. 3 days later, I was invited to the Boston office for three 30-minute resume-based interviews with the directors of the department.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work here?

      How have your experiences prepared you to work in finance?
       
      Answer Question
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    Positive Experience
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    Investment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    2 phone interviews - 1 by HR and 1 by 2 IAs, followed by a mini superday, which consisted of 2 more interviews with 4 other IAs, a case study, and a writing test.

    Beyond this stage, I believe there'll be 1 other interview stage. Waiting for a reply.

    The IAs who interviewed me were all very pleasant, and the interview process thus far has been very enjoyable.

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years? How would you calculate risk?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Investment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Submitted resume through college, had 30 min interview at Bowdoin, asked to have a SuperDay in the office. Super day much more intense than originally thought. 4 hours of interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Investment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Cambridge Associates, LLC in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    I contacted an alumni from my school, top-tier liberal arts school, and was put into contact with a recruiter. I had a 15 minute phone interview with the recruiter, then was asked to go into the office and had two interviews with team members I would be working with to talk about my resume, experience etc. Was finally invited back for a final round with multiple MD's and had to complete a case assignment.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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