BP Interview Questions

Updated Mar 22, 2015
Updated Mar 22, 2015
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    Process Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at BP.

    Interview Details

    They asked a few standard situational questions that all started with "tell me about a time when..." They also ask a technical question that is fairly straightforward as directly applicable to the job you are applying for

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you faced an ethical decision and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    IST Sophomore Experienxe Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BP in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    I received an email telling me I would have a phone interview in the coming days. Kind of short notice. I set up a time that worked for me. My interviewer called approximately 3-4 min after my scheduled time. He told me about himself and proceeded to ask me questions. He asked about 5 questions two of which I had prepared answers for which was great. In all, it lasted around 20 min. At the end, he asked if I had any questions. I hear back in about two weeks.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Finance IST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at BP.

    Interview Details

    Interview was heavy on behavioral/situational scenarios. remember to answer in the 'STAR' format (requiter should fill you in on this). I forgot the acronym, but it's 'What was the issue, what did you do, how did you do it, and what were the results'. Answer every question that way.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing quantitative. There was one question regarding exposure to physical crude inventory; i think it went, "i'm long crude, what am I exposed to and how can i hedge"   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    IST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Campus career services sent along my resume. Got an email requesting a phone interview. Hour long behavioral phone interview. Followed up for video interview, two on one, 45 minute behavioral, 45 minute technical. Called two weeks later to offer job. Relatively easy, friendly thoughout.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
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    IST Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Dropped off my resume at the career fair, got an email and scheduled to interview. 2 on 1 90 min interview, 45 min behavioral and 45 min case.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Didn't like the process

    Declined Offer
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    I spoke with a recruiter at a Science and Engineering Career Fair and was offered an interview on campus that week. The interview had behavioral and technical questions, and the panel consisted of an experienced engineering manager and a young engineer. I received the offer by phone a week after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • The technical question required some fundamental knowledge of fluid mechanics that was difficult to articulate well before at an early point in my major.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at BP.

    Interview Details

    Uses behavioral interviewing questions and techniques. You'd better be prepared because the hiring decision is made based on the points you make whilst answering the questions. It's subjective - yes, but that's the process. Suggest you brush up on the typical behavioral type questions you'll find on the web or in one of the popular interviewing books.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time when you had to make a unpopular decision? What was the situation and what was the decision? How did you manage the team's reaction and convince them that it was the right thing to do?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Smooth and short
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at BP.

    Interview Details

    Interview is half behavioral and half technical assessment. They will assess your academic record, previous experiences, and interview in the consideration. The time to respond takes a while, as the company waits until they have completed interviews for all possible candidates.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical assessment includes mathematical calculations.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Campus recruiting; one round of interview only for interns; it was a mix of behavioral questions and a mini case. The case was fairly easy compared with other consulting interviews

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at BP in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    60 minute interview with panel, including HR, incumbent, & Manager. Standard behavioral questions, team focus, & process improvement focused. Very few technical questions. It's basically make it or break it in 4-5 questions. I was an internal candidate yet I had to apply online just like other folks.. i believe the position was also posted externally so there may have been others who applied from outside the company.

    They reviewed my resume and qualifications against the requirements of the job.. then chose me for the interview. I had a short conversation with HR prior to the real 60 minute interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Question on doing bank reconciliation process   View Answer
    • How did I handle a difficult task with a difficult team member   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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