Roche Interview Questions

Updated Jul 26, 2015
106 Interview Reviews

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Roche.

    Interview

    Was interviewed by two scientists. Asked a lot about background info and project experience. Asked about almost everything on the resume. Didn't ask too many administrative questions. It was nice and semi casual.

    Interview Questions

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    DC Investigative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview

    Met Roche at a career fair at school. First interview was more or less an "elevator pitch". Had to make myself stand out from the thousands of other students meeting them. Had 4 more interviews, one at my school, and 3 back to back at Roche. Questions weren't difficult, just what I would do in certain situations and what experience I had.

    Interview Questions

    • What kind of experience do you have in research and development?   Answer Question
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    CRA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Roche.

    Interview

    Contacted by a recruiter who told me about the job and submitted my resume to the director. Had a brief 30 minute phone interview with the director. Was asked to come in for a face to face interview and met with 8 people from different teams for a half day

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you leaving your old job, what are your skill sets, tell me about yourself   Answer Question
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    Principal Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Roche (San Jose, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Technical interviews with members of research team, first on Skype then in person. Slow to get corporate approval. Very reasonable overall. Hiring manager helped me negotiate with HR to get better salary and signing bonus.

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    Marketing Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Roche in March 2015.

    Interview

    Managers interviews over Skype. Was a very friendly conversation. Was interviewed by 2 hiring managers and the HR. Decided to join the company when observed that they provide interns the freedom to use their creativity.

    Interview Questions

    • Wanted to understand my work ethics better- behavioral questions.   Answer Question
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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Roche (New York, NY) in March 2015.

    Interview

    The interview was a simple 30 minute phone interview with basic questions asked about my background, my future aspirations, what I would like to do in this specific internship in the ideal scenarios, etc

    Interview Questions

    • Talk me through your CV, what's your ideal role during this internship, what would you like to afterwards   Answer Question
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    Photographer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nutley, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Roche (Nutley, NJ).

    Interview

    The interview process for me was very affective and the comment of my sample work was very good interview took about an hour, I was show around the dept to show different level of work flow and was introduce to every single member of the team which I found it a plus. It was well clean and maintain and there was an excitement in all of the team workers.

    Interview Questions

    • I was ask what are my special skills for the job I was applying for and what will make me a team player if I was to get hire, and how did I handle my job assignment on a daily base.   1 Answer
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    CRA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview

    All day interview with 12 people. Questions were moderately difficult. Lots of scenario-type questions. Questions geared towards finding out your experience level and your ability to learn. Hiring process was fast.

    Interview Questions

    • What other field would you be in if you couldn't find a position in your current field?   Answer Question
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    Clinical Lab Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pleasanton, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Roche (Pleasanton, CA) in November 2014.

    Interview

    first had a phone interview, mostly filled with behavioural questions. Followed by a one on one interview with the hiring manager. I am yet to finish my one on one interview. so will keep you all posted on the following.

    Interview Questions

    • what would you do if you had a conflict with the manager?   Answer Question
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    Clinical Research Study Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Roche (New York, NY) in October 2014.

    Interview

    I received an interview offer through a recruiter who told me I was one of the few people the hiring manager wanted to interview in person. The interview was scheduled for one hour with the hiring manager and followed a strict behavioral based question and answer format. The questions were fair and appropriate. The interviewer took lots of notes and allowed me a few minutes to ask questions. I was told, I would hear something in 2-3 weeks. I

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time where you experienced conflict at work personally and professionally.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No real negotiation. It was a contract position, so the pay was pre-negotiated between the recruiter and the company.

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