Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
2.2 of 5 16 reviews
www.wsscwater.com Laurel, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Very Easy Interview

Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
Laurel, MD

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in May 2012.

Interview Details – I applied for a regular FT job and an internship. I was contacted for an interview for the internship position. I sat with the HR manager who interviewed me and asked me very basic questions. After I left, I was contacted about an hour later and offered the job. I was asked to come back that day to sign my offer letters. I didn't receive the salary I expected but it was a summer internship so it was only for a moment.

Interview Question – All of the questions were typical.
What do you expect to get out of the internship?
Why do you want this internship?
Tell me about yourself.
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Project Manager Interview

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I applied online and interviewed at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Interview Details – Three interviews following 4 month initial application submission.

Several cancellations on part of employer due to last minute emergencies - not unusual for "government-sector" platform environment.

Company website is best-face marketing - as it should be - but not reflective of operations. Interview stakeholders, Read news articles, press and other reviews for balanced indicators.

Interview Question – What is the worse job experience and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Great.

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Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in December 2010.

Interview Details – The hiring process is cumbersome, expensive for the applicant, and counterproductive for the company. The interviewers ask standard questions and are not forthcoming about engaging the applicant in dialog.

Interview Questions

  • To write a WBS for a multimillion dollar project in 30 minutes.   View Answer
  • Facilitate a meeting with argumentative people in 20 minutes.   View Answer

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