FTI Consulting
3.2 of 5 161 reviews
www.fticonsulting.com Annapolis, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

FTI Consulting Intern Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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I applied through college or university - interviewed at FTI Consulting in March 2014.

Interview Details Came across the job posting via my university's recruiting website. Applied online and was emailed back about a week later regarding an on campus interview. Interviewed with 2 recruiters at the same time. Both seemed like very friendly and intelligent people.

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I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Applied through school career website, get interview notice and then scheduled on campus interview.

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I applied through college or university - interviewed at FTI Consulting in January 2012.

Interview Details Applied for summer internship through campus career center. Was selected for first round (1:1 interview with senior analyst). Asked about courses (econometrics specifically) and asked for details about projects, and some specific questions about regressions. Rest of the interview was behavioral questions. Interviewer was not that personable, and did not feel like I connected.

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I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details On Campus Interview - very casual 2 half hour interview with directors at various offices. No case questions; this interview is purely behavioral/fit. Interview also helped clarify job function as intern since the website and description on the career site were not very clear. Would advise doing research on the company before going into the interview

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I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at FTI Consulting in June 2012.

Interview Details Found an employee's contact information online and asked if they had internship opportunities. Very welcoming and kind during interview. Asked about previous experience in Marketing and other job experiences in general. Wanted to get an idea of my skill set to see what I could contribute to the company. Asked about my long-term career goals.

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Writing sample and three back-to-back interviews. Everyone was extremely nice, so the interviews weren't too bad.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a co-worker who wasn't doing his/her fair share of the work. What did you do and what was the outcome?   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting in March 2008.

Interview Details Recruited on-campus; first round interview based on fit and minimal technical questions. Second round consisted of three interviews - two of which were focused on fit and one of which was focused on technical skills. Company places a premium on fit since so much work is based on deal teams and interacting with clients and referral sources.

Interview Question – Explain how to value a company with negative equity   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Was not able to negotiate

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Cape Town (South Africa)

The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at FTI Consulting.

Interview Details Though they were not actively recruiting at the time, I sent through my CV and a cover letter and then followed up with a phone call. They admired my tenacity and asked me to come through for an interview. The process just involved an informal conversation with the HR management where I was asked what I understood about the company and my experience.

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Washington, DC (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at FTI Consulting in February 2012.

Interview Details Consisted of 2 30 minute interviews. Almost all behavioral questions. Not too hard.

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The process took a day - interviewed at FTI Consulting in February 2011.

Interview Details Only one fit interview - no cases or technicals. Talked about my previous internships and my accomplishments at school. Very informal and unstructured - much of it was actually informational about FTI. Just be sure to appear articulate and show a logical thought process when talking through your fit questions.

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