ExxonMobil Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 14, 2014
Updated Aug 14, 2014
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  1.  

    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Prague (Czech Republic)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Prague (Czech Republic)
    Application Details

    interviewed at ExxonMobil in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was great just the typical contracting processes, and the interview was really nice very nice people very humanic, I felt very comfortable with them, you get a couple of questions in different situations and should answer them based of your experience of life, could be at job, school anything.

    Interview Questions
    • Maybe if in my last someone did not like my job, what I did.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was as follows 1. on site career fair interview 2. phone call interview3. on site. It is a typical behavioral interview. Exxon Mobil specifically looks for engineers with social and leadership skills with a high willingness to travel to generally anywhere. They will test you on all of these fronts.

    Interview Questions
    • Typical behavioral question: Name a time when you had to work with a difficult person. How did you handle it and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at ExxonMobil in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Was my first interview for an internship so I was not entirely sure what to expect. The interviewer was very professional - no deviation from the script. "The first question is... The second question is..." No real interaction/conversation between the two of us. Strictly questions and answers. All of the questions were behavioral, but I didn't have any experience at the time.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you demonstrated yourself as a leader in a culturally diverse environment? Tell me about a time where you resolved a conflict between you and a coworker?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Easy as can be. Asked very basic questions. Why do you want to work here? What can you bring to this company that others can not?

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Entry Level Chemical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Had a first round interview on campus. Interviewed at a plant about 2.5 weeks later. Had four interviews at the plant, including one technical interview.

    Told me they'd call me back in two weeks to let me know either way. Never heard back. Had to contact my on-campus interviewer to see where I stood. Never sent me my reimbursement back.

    Interview Questions
    • During the technical interview, my programming proficiency was tested. Interviewer handed me a piece of white paper and told me to write a program that did ________.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Mostly behavior questions on campus, then technical questions on phone later.

    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Information Technology Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at ExxonMobil in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    They came to the career fair at my university. I got selected to go to the first round of interviews. They look for experience, and ask questions how past experience or past situations and how you dealt with it. There were three different people interviewing during the interview. They would all ask questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Chemical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Job was listed on University's career website where I applied during my senior year.
    There was an on campus interview followed by a brief telephone informal interview. I was invited to worksite interview during the phone call.
    Onsite interview was done by 5 Engineers with different levels of experience.
    It took a whole day to get through all the interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly behavioral questions related to how one fits in a team.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Cataloging Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    There was no interview. Kelly Services found me on CareerBuilder and hired me.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. I got hired for a cheap $12 an hour... they worked me like crazy and eventually I moved up to $15.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Refinery Process Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Trecate (Italy)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Trecate (Italy)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ExxonMobil in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    The overall process took something like 1 month. I had first of all a personality interview/test than I was called back 1 week later to take part in another set of interviews in the Trecate Refinery. Two weeks later I had a full day of interwievs (part in english and part in italian) at the refiney with maangers and engineers. Some interviews were just about yourself and you personality, some itnerviews more problem solving type and more focused on your technical background

    Interview Questions
    • Explain in detail how a refinery works and the chemical processes involved   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, the salary and benefits are really good
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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