Southern Company Interview Questions

Updated Mar 16, 2015
Updated Mar 16, 2015
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    Engineer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I was interviewed at my university after the career fair. It was only two other men, and it was pretty chill. They asked me some basic questions, like about my GPA and classes I will be taking. Biggest strengths, what classes I enjoy, etc. They were very friendly and I hope to hear from them soon. I sent two follow up emails and they said they are wrapping up campus interviews next week.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    CONTRACT AGENT Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Southern Company.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by a panel of 6 people. Each person took turns asking questions. They were all nice and polite, but the process can still be intimidating. I didn't recall call got the interview for over a month after replying. It then took about 2 weeks to hear the decision. Overall good experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Budget Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Panel type interview. All interviewers were polite and put me at ease. They answered all my questions fully. I was asked different questions from a representative of each department. Very friendly.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Engineering Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gainesville, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Gainesville, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Southern Company in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    talk to a recruiter at the Campus career fair, receive a call 3 hours later to set up an interview the next day in the afternoon. I accepted, the interview lasted about 20 minutes STAR format, very nice people. The next day at night I received an email saying I was not part of the group of people that got 2nd interviews.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Laid back interview environment. Panel type interview, the questions were pretty straightforward. After I applied it took almost 4 weeks until I heard something back from the hiring manager. As long as you study and brush up on your behavioral interviewing skills you should be fine for the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about any new ideas or methods that you have implemented in previous jobs to improve your work quality of efficiency?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Contract Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Southern Company in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Panel interview with 4 members. Given two questions prior to interview. Each member asks a specific question and they take notes on your answers. At the end, they give you an opportunity to ask questions. Laid back environment.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Southern Company in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went to my Universities Career Fair on Wednesday and as I approached Southern Company he asked for my Resume and asked if I would be available for interview on that Friday. I said yes of course then I received an call and email for confirmation on the time.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you think you are qualified for this job? and What are your preferences of work environment? are two questions they asked.   Answer Question
    • Do you think it is better to work in a group/team and why?   Answer Question
    • Why did you choose your major?   Answer Question
    • What are some leadership rolls you have had?   Answer Question
    • Have you done any projects/work related to your major?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Summer Intern (Electrical Engineering) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Southern Company.

    Interview Details

    Applied through campus recruiting platform and on company website. Interviewed on campus. Did not pass first interview round. Second round would have been a panel interview with several managers (not sure if they told applicants there would be more than one interviewer). I heard that the second round also had no technical questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Inverness, AL
    Anonymous Employee in Inverness, AL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Southern Company in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Must pass SASS clerical tests to be considered

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Oracle Database Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Southern Company.

    Interview Details

    Was an interview with 3 people

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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