How to get a job at

Bank of America

Bank of America is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company that offers a range of services including banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk management for products and services.

What

Bank of America

Looks For

Bank of America seeks to hire individuals who share a genuine interest in the business, a commitment to the company’s purpose and mission of responsible growth, a passion for serving all clients and people with varied life experiences.

History of

Bank of America

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions that serves around 66 million consumers and small businesses. The company has a long history of mergers and acquisitions that began over 240 years ago. However, the company known as Bank of America today was formed through NationsBank’s acquisition of Bank of America in 1998.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Customer Support / Success
Finance
Administration
Legal / Public Policy
Sales / Account Management
industries
Financial Services
office locations
Greater Charlotte
Greater San Francisco
Greater New York
2019 Revenue:
$91.2B

Bank of America

Internship Programs

Summer Internship Program

Bank of America offers a 10-week program over summer that is intended for students who hope to start working full-time the following year. Students will get a taste of what a career would look like in a specific role and allows individuals to hone in on specific skills. Students will get these experiences through performance evaluations, training as well as development and social opportunities.

Off-Cycle Internship Program

Similar to the summer internship experience but offered during the fall and spring semesters.

Full-Time Analyst Program

This program is intended for candidates who are ready to start work after graduation. Although the program format may vary depending on the department, all programs offer formal training, development opportunities, performance evaluations as well as mentoring and networking opportunities.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Current juniors and seniors
Perks:
  • Mentorship
  • Educational speaker events
  • Coordinated networking events
  • Business-wide curriculum
  • Exposure to senior leaders


Bank of America

Interview Process

Recruiting takes place on a rolling basis. Interviews begin before the application deadline, so it’s best to submit your application early.

1. Initial Screen

After applying online (they do not take paper copies), there will be an initial screen with recorded online questions.

2. In-Person Interview(s)

If you make it past the initial screen, you will then be invited to an in-person interview. There are typically two, the first behavioral and the second more technical, but this differs by role.

3. Behavioral Round

Oftentimes there is then another interview with questions around work scenarios and how you would respond.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Bank of America and the interview process

Do your research

Conduct research on Bank of America, so that you can tell an interviewer exactly how your vision, ideal work environment, interests, and goals align with Bank of America. Have a list of questions ready to show your passion.

Check out their tips

If you are asked to participate in a video interview, review this PDF for tips as to how to succeed.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.

Common Interview Questions at

Bank of America

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  • Why Bank of America?
  • Explain a time you worked with a team.
  • What is one thing going on in the world that has impacted the stock market?  
  • As you know, business, the financial market and technology are changing faster than ever. Tell us how you keep you with changes in technology, the market or field. And give us an example of something new you recently learned? 
  • Name a time you took a risk.
  • Teams are often made up of people with perspectives and ideas different from your own. Tell us about a time when you worked on such a team? How did the differing perspectives lead to team success? 
  • How do you deal with failure? 
  • Given an example of a time when you influenced a group or person in making a decision. 
  • Describe a time when you have had to do a task without much time to prepare for it.