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    Research Associate Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed by an on site interview. Very simple process with normal behavioral based interview questions. The onsite interview included a tour and panel interview. 4 panels and about 4 hours total interview time. Offer was made around a week after interviews were complete. Drug test was required.

    Interview Questions
    • All questions were very common behavioral based questions. Tell me a time when....- How would you handle...?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Offer was made and details about the offer were explained. No negotiation. Two weeks notice was given to my previous employer and I started within a month. Relocation was necessary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Finance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Des Moines, IA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Des Moines, IA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews. The first was with a Sr Finance Manager, who become my supervisor now, the second was with Director of Finance Department. The two interviews are quite similar and they asked a couple of same questions, mainly about my previous internship experience and leadership experience at school. Every answer I made was dig in details, especially about Excel skills.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions are normal, but went to details about my previous working experience.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Johnston, IA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Johnston, IA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at DuPont Pioneer.

    Interview Details

    They want you to come there and never move from your position. So expressing a desire to move in the organization during your interview will hurt your chances.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me if I would want to move around since I was young.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Field Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Doniphan, NE
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Doniphan, NE
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I just went in to the Pioneer plant by my hometown and got an application. There wasn't a formal interview or anything. They called me up and told me what they were going to pay and asked if i wanted the job. I said yes and started the next week.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Temporary Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Johnston, IA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Johnston, IA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interview was casual, with the interviewer asking many thought provoking questions to make sure you can solve problems and work with other people. Some hypothetical questions were also asked, some of which didn't really make sense, but it seemed like they were basically trying to see your thought process.

    Interview Questions
    • How can what you've learned in school help in the laboratory environment?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They have a set rate they pay all of their temporary workers.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview, two weeks later in person interview, one month later offer was made, and I started 4 months later

    Interview Questions
    • What is the most appropriate field design for random field variation   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Not much negotiation was done. Although I would have asked for some additional relocation money. Everything else was fine.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Production Technician Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in July 2008.

    Interview Details

    one interview by 6 people.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    non negotiatable
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Software Test Automation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    it took long process of selection almost 5-6 interview round including telephonic and f2f round.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    they gave what i asked
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Temporary Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, then in-person interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Senior Research Associate – Statistician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at DuPont Pioneer in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    I had 2 on-phone interviews with a hiring manager + group interview with general questions, questions about your experience. Then on-site interview including an hour of presentation. People are very friendly there. I don't like the work of HR person who never told me if my expenses will be compensated until I asked her. They compensate everything.

    Interview Questions
    • What are the type of estimates in mixed model? how they are different?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't do negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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