ExxonMobil Interview Questions

Updated 29 Oct 2014
Updated 29 Oct 2014
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    Chemical Engineering Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Went to a career fair my university hosted and gave them my resume. I applied on the career center website and the ExxonMobil website. I got an interview 2 weeks later. The interview was pleasant but I had an ominous feeling about it as soon as I walked in.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you were promised a resource and did not get it. How did you continue the project without the resource?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Engineering Interview

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil.

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    Originated at career fair. Was told that if I was chosen for an interview I would receive an email THAT NIGHT in which I would be given further instructions about attending their info sessions the next day. At the end of the info session they gave everyone their interview dates, times, and interviewer name. The interview was on campus. Standard behavioral type questions with a couple 'getting to know you' questions thrown in. If you prepare, it's not difficult. Was told at the end of that interview that I would receive an email in a week or so that let me know I made it to the second round or not. If so, it would be a phone interview. I'm still waiting on the email as of now.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time that you had difficulty getting someone in your group to do as you asked.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Engineer Interview

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    interviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through campus career fair. The interview consists of two parts. The first part is to talk about my research. The second part is behavioral questions. The behavioral questions include: talk about your leadership, teamwork, what's the most creative part of your research, how you deal with argument with others, etc.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Met the recruiter at university career fair. Got called that evening to set up an interview next day on campus. The interviewer was friendly and polite. Questions were mostly on my PhD research. All questions we based on the resume. No behavioral questions. Last 5-10 minutes were for the Q&A session. I was told that if selected for the onsite interview I would be contacted in a week or so via email.

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    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Intern - Hourly Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Done through campus recruiting. Saw them at a career fair and received information to interview a few weeks later. Interview was very structured and behavioral based. There were many other applicants.

    Interview Questions
    • How was your transition to college?
      Name a time when you came up with an innovative solution to a problem.
      How do you work with teams?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Talked to them at engineering career fair and also submitted resume through career center. Got interview notification in the second week after the career fair. The interview was on the third week, and consisted of four behavioral questions, about team leadership and time/task management. The questions were not difficult but I didn't do well. I also asked the interviewer a few questions. The total time length was 50min. The rejection email came in two weeks after the interview.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Engineer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied through career fair on campus. Got an on-campus interview about three weeks later. The interviewer asked me to talk about my research, emphasizing on the novelty of my projects. He also asked me some basic behavioral questions. For example: What did you do when you encounter problems in your research? What are your strengths? What are your greatest accomplishments?

    Interview Questions
    • Describe how did you contribute to your research group   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online via my school's career center. The interviewer who was a mid-level engineer informed me at the beginning of the interview that all of the internship positions had already been filled and that my "internship" interview was really just a preface for full time next year. It would have been nice to have been told that beforehand. Exxon really just wants to hire average engineers who aren't too ambitious and are willing to stay with the company their whole life- the interviewer reiterated this point over and over.

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    • What's a good decision and a bad decision you made recently?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview was purely behavorial. There were no technical questions. The interview surprising did not ask "Why Exxon Mobil?" or "Why would you be a good fit in the company?". The toughest question was "What other strengths have you not talked about?"

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    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Engineer Interview

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview set up through a campus recruiter.

    It was about 1 hour long mostly behavioral questions. Mostly about team work and leadership. Interviewer was very nice. I was told I will be hearing a from them in one or two weeks, so I am waiting.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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