Naval Surface Warfare Center
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Naval Surface Warfare Center Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 15, 2014
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Mechanical Engineer Interview

Mechanical Engineer
West Bethesda, MD

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in April 2010.

Interview Details – submit resume online, phone interview, 1 on 1 interview, then wait for decision.

Negotiation Details – not much negotiation allowed.

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Research Engineer Interview

Research Engineer

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center.

Interview Details – Gave an hour-long technical presentation followed by meetings with senior engineers and current supervisor. Interview process was smooth and professional while not overly formal.

Negotiation Details – Its the government, so nearly everything is standard. Was able to get a small starting bonus.

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Research Intrn Interview

Research Intrn

Interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center

Interview Details – After applying online, I received a phone call after a few weeks detailing the needs of the position with a rough description of the work I would be doing. Very friendly and very easy going around, I could tell they had made their decision before the call was even made.

Interview Question – Why did you choose NAVSEA for a summer internship?   View Answer

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Mechanical Engineering Intern Interview

Mechanical Engineering Intern
Philadelphia, PA

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in August 2009.

Interview Details – This position was filled via a diversity program that matches college students with government jobs. I submitted my resume and filled out an application sometime in January. In March, I received a phone call from the supervisor of the position asking if I was still interested. I was and from there I was transferred to the HR division and I filled out the paperwork needed for the position. Since it was a government position, the process is pretty lengthy. At the end of the semester, I started my internship.

Interview Question – Why did you choose mechanical engineering as a degree?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Interns in this program are paid through the program. There was no negotiating of the salary.

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IAO Interview

IAO

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in July 2011.

Interview Details – 4 areas represented. I got hired by the one that I was best suited for. Good people, varied expertise.

Interview Question – How would you handle overall CM for the division   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Simple but time consuming.

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