Target Intern Interview Questions

Updated Jun 30, 2014
Updated Jun 30, 2014
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    Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Situational Questions- expect to answer about your past behaviors and/or actions taken. You will receive several of these questions to discuss your behavior and expect to speak about why you want to work at Target.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Pharmacy Summer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    The position was for the Summer Internship Program. I applied through my school's career website and had an on-campus interview. Interviewed by a pharmacist and another member with typical behavioral interview questions, plus one or two curve-balls. The interview went alright but many students interviewed so it was fairly competitive.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation where you found a system or process that was inefficient and what did you do to solve it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Summer Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Target in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I met Target recruiters for summer internship positions at my UNL (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) career fair. I did a campus interview the next day. The recruiter was very friendly and it felt like a conversation. A week or two later I was offered a second interview, on site. It included a walking tour around the Target store (hint: you are being informally interviewed during this part too, so best food forward!) and then a formal 1:1 interview with a higher-level hiring personnel. He was very friendly and the questions were all typical situation questions (tell me a time when...) and were similar to the questions I found on glassdoor. If you are at college, ask the recruiter from the first interview about a student ambassador who did the internship the summer before. My school had one and we met up to discuss her internship experience and preparation for the second interview.
    There is a third interview to complete the process, a phone interview with corporate. I was not offered a third interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time you made a mistake? Tell me a time when you had a conflict with a coworker or supervisor and how you dealt with it? Tell me about a big project or task you worked on and how you accomplished it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Executive Store Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Target in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied online after learning about the internship opportunity at my university's job fair. I received a phone call from Target within a few weeks of meeting the Target representative from the job far. During the call, I mentioned my interest in being relocated closer to home. The man on the phone answered that he would refer me over to another district. Within a month, I received a surprise phone call from Target where I accepted the phone interview right then and there. After finishing the interview, I was offered a second interview in the city. A few weeks after, I received an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions involved problem solving, teamwork, and leadership experience.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    Several rounds of interviews at college campus and on-site at a Target location. First a recruiter gives you a call and you do a quick phone interview that typically lasts around 15 minutes. Next, you go in person to interview with a current Target Team Leader who asks you lots of case-style questions. Finally, you interview on-site with another Target executive. At least this is how it all happened for me.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too difficult-- just be sure to be prepared for lots of "Tell me about a time when you had to...."   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Received another offer from a company I was more interested in.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I connected with my campus recruiter. Had an interview on campus that were all behavioral questions and then had a second round interview at a store with a manager then received a call 2 weeks later. When you receive a call you must take a local drug test within 48 hours. To complete the process you must apply online and take an analytical and personality test.

    Interview Questions
    • Lots of behavioral questions, if you are prepared they are easy.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Set hourly rate depending on grade.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Executive Team Leader Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Ventura, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ventura, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I was an internal hire so it was different as opposed to a normal college fair hire. I submitted my resume to my Human Resources exec and she forwarded it to a recruiter. From there I received an email from the recruiter to prepare with my Store Team Leader and Human Resources so i could properly answer all of the questions. Because i was an internal hire the questions are a higher scope than a regular interview. There were two interviews. One with recruiter (over the phone) and one with the district manager.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. I get paid more than a team leader.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    First meet at campus career fair. Got called in for the first interview, they ask you about situations and how you handled them. I was told at that first interview that I would be called later for another. second interview was the same. I was told I would hear back from them later but never did

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time you knew made a mistake and what did you do to correct it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  10.  

    Executive Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Target in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Several interviews, lengthy wait time, similar questions for each interview

    Interview Questions
    • Most of the questions revolve around problem solving, group collaboration and leadership experience. Be ready to speak to those.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Executive Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    People were really nice about everything. I applied through my school's job board and was interviewed twice. The first time was with an executive manager at a store and the second time was with a HR representative at the district office. The second interview was toward the end of the recruiting process so it was a little hard to get the second interview. I also was able to get an internship closer to where I lived since home and school isn't in the same area.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you disagreed with a manager .   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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