Target Analyst Intern Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Target (Minneapolis, MN) in February 2009.

    Interview

    Very friendly recruiter, asked lots of behavioral questions. Key things to talk about are leadership experience and how you work with difficult people. Have examples of outcomes from successful team projects, as well as some projects that haven't been successful and why.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you worked with a difficult person. How did you resolve the issue and what was the outcome?   Answer Question
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    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone interview, behavioural second round, behavioural third round

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had a large amount of data you had to make sense of.   Answer Question
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    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone interview. Very simple questions,

    Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Target in October 2012.

    Interview

    I applied online, and was contacted for an interview in a few weeks. There is also an online test before the interview that covers personality, math skills, and reading comprehension. It is surprisingly difficult, so be prepared. typical behavioral interview. Why Target? Describe a project you took on that you could not handle, and what did you do about that situation? What is your favorite department of Target and why? They are really just trying to get to know you and make sure you fit with their culture. I made it very conversational, acted like I was having fun during the interview process. A lot of the questions were about how you exhibit leadership and deal with difficult situations. Make sure you do your research on Target. It really helps to show them you know their company culture inside and out, and also know where the retail industry and Target is going in the future. I heard back within a week.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you had to analyze a large amount of Data.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No salary negotiation, but I was given a short amount of time to consider the offer.

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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Target in December 2011.

    Interview

    Applied with resume and cover letter then got contacted about a week later to set up a "get to know you" phone called. Call was about 30 minutes and at the end we set up a time for my official interview, which was to be one week later. In that week I had to complete a personality test, reading comprehension, and business math skills assessment. The interview was 100% behavioral lasted about 25 minutes, then we did about another 20 minutes of me asking questions and getting more info on the position. A couple days later I got an offer! Everyone I talked with was really awesome and encouraging. I can't wait to start working for Target! Tips: it sounds cliché but they're looking for leaders. All of my interview questions could be found on this site in other reviews so you'll know exactly what to expect. Also do your homework so you can ask insightful questions that prove you're interested in the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had to stand behind a decision you made.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I could pick my starting date between two options. No negotiating when it comes to pay.

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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Target in May 2010.

    Interview

    The first "initial call" is actually more like a 15 minute phone interview. At the end you will set up a second time to talk, at which point you will have a 30 minute phone interview. If they decide to give you an offer, you will be required to take a skills test, personality test, and drug test. Contingent on that information, they will give you a job/assignment.

    Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Target in March 2010.

    Interview

    Applied online. Received a call a few days later that was a 15-20 minute "screening" call. Was offered a phone interview at end of conversation. Interviewed for an hour and was told I would hear back within a week. 2-3 days later, received offer once drug test completed. Accepted.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you stepped back and allowed someone else to lead.   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Target in March 2010.

    Interview

    Before the interview I took 4 online assessments: 1 math, 1 verbal, 1 analysis and 1 personality test (a whopper, took 45 minutes). The interview itself was very fast paced with leadership based questions. It's best to be very quick on your feet and personable. I got the sense that deliberate, slow-progressing responses were not welcome. Must have a good resume, and must seem like you have a good head on your shoulders

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you worked on a dysfunctional team. What did you do to fix the situation?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Considering it was an internship, there was little negotiation involved. It's a pretty good deal for a summer internship, so I was happy with it.

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    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Target in March 2010.

    Interview

    My recruiter called and we had a short prelim 15 minute interview with basic questions about me and why I wanted the job. Then I had a second interview that lasted about 30 mins that consisted of behavioral questions. Then I had to do a series of online quizzes and personality tests. The last part was a signature for a background check and a drug test.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you were in a stressful situation.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Target in January 2010.

    Interview

    Target interviews are all behavior based. They really want to see whether you are a good fit for their culture. They want to know about how you handle tough situations, tough bosses, how you develop others, whether you assume responsibility when you did something that didn't go as planned, and why you are interested in Target.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation for internships.

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