Booz Allen Hamilton Interview Questions

Updated Aug 30, 2015
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton (McLean, VA).

    Interview

    3 interviews about 20 minutes a piece with mid-level managers. They were mostly look for "fit" rather than quizzing you on knowledge. It was a low-stress, and well organized day. I think since that time they have switched to a more speed-dating format. I think it really depends on the position. More senior folks will have a longer interview process, but for junior consultants it's a pretty streamlined process.

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    • Describe a time that you had to solve a problem creatively.   Answer Question
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    I would describe the interview as somewhat stressful. There was a total of 6 people I interviewed with and included potential bosses and peers, either in the same capability as I or those I would be working with. The interview process took approximately 5 hours to complete.

    Interview Questions

    • You were given the typical situational type questions that a consultant might face and technical questions for the capability I was being interviewed for (business process improvement)   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview

    They asked me to come in for an interview and it was set up like a speed dating scenario. Multiple leaders came to my table and talked to me about my experience and employment potential

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview

    The interview process was casual and in a casual setting. We met and sat in a corner of a lobby removed from traffic. I had to remind myself to stay in an attentive posture, as the interview felt very much like a casual conversation versus a stump the chump with stupid favorite color style questions.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview

    I reached out a number of times to a contact I had made. It took a long time to get my resume submitted and a few months to hear back. Once I heard back, a group interview was scheduled and I they made an offer within a few days. The interview questions focused on understanding my background and interest in working in the firm.

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview

    Very chill and relaxed. My resume was found online after applying through Booz Allen Hamilton's career portal. Then a consultant found my resume and did a phone conversation with me. We talked about my past experiences, why I was interested in BAH and consulting, why I attended my undergrad and grad schools, then he asked if I had some questions about my role or BAH. No curveballs, very relaxed. Then I got invited to McLean to interview face-to-face with the guys there, then talked about more of the same things plus some behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions about resume/experience, Why you chose to do attend undergrad or grad school, why BAH, why consulting, no curve balls at all   Answer Question
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    Started with an employee referral. Had a phone screen with a recruiter 10 days later. 2 weeks after that I interviewed by 3 people, one at a time. Each asked behavioral questions. Lots of delving into specific situations mentioned in the resume.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation on initial salary

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    Senior Consultant, Strategic Communications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton (McLean, VA).

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR, followed by a writing test and then an onsite interview in McLean round-robin style - Interviewed with 3 different people for thirty minutes each. Very organized and well done, overall pleasant experience Questions were mostly behavioral - Tell me about a time when... Not difficult if you're prepared. Everyone was very nice. Afterwards, there was a mixer with food and drinks for the interviewers and interviewees to chat more informally

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview

    Conducted over the phone. Had an initial HR screening by two HR managers. Required both application and resumes plus cover letter. Lasted for several hours. Was interviewed by four different managers.

    Interview Questions

    • Past experiences. Situations. Skills with certain technology. Exposure to new technology. Management skills.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Yes negotiated.

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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in July 2015.

    Interview

    The pre-screening interview over the phone with my recruiter was probably the hardest part. About 3 weeks later, I had an in-person interview which included 3 separate face-to-face interviews. Each of those largely wanted to know what questions I might have about the group/company, while one of them asked a case question. The case question wasn't difficult to work through and my interviewers worked with me on the case so it felt like teamwork from the start. I was contacted 2 business days later by phone that they wanted to extend an offer to me. I received the formal offer via email the following day.

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