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Updated Nov 7, 2014
Updated Nov 7, 2014
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Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in June 2014.

Interview Details

The hiring procedure was very good I must say. The recruiter was really really helpful by making sure I completed the necessary steps before I went in for the interview.

Interview Questions
  • The interview wasn't difficult at all. I interviewed with two employees and it was more like a normal conversation then the more cliche and cookie cut interview process.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
I was able to negotiate to receive the top pay for the position.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume via email after our department head forwarded out an email from Booz Allen Hamilton saying that they would be on campus in one month and were looking for interns. I interviewed on the same day as an exam and was exhausted throughout it, but overall came across as more peppy than I would have on more sleep. Interview asked a few questions about my experience and the different groups at Booz Allen Hamilton and where I could feasibly end up. Additionally, several questions were asked regarding my comfort with the background check that all employees must undergo.

    I completed the background check shortly after my interview and received a verbal offer about a month later.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question would be what you wanted to do for them, because there was so little information that they could give you about what they did.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I ended up declining the position because Booz Allen Hamilton was unsure that my clearance would be complete by the start of the summer - in which case they would change my offer to full time. That meant I would need to continue looking for internships and I felt a bit locked in to the full time position if my clearance wasn't ready in time for summer.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    An awful experience all around. I interviewed for an internship position in the Strategic Innovation Group. The interview consisted of giving a 10 minute PowerPoint presentation that I had prepared in advance about a project I had worked on, and I was surprised about how quickly I was contacted by my recruiter stating that I would receive an offer. The interviewer itself was easy and the panel of interviewers were nice.

    The recruiter provided me details such as salary ($22/hour) and said they would get back to me shortly with my offer letter and details about whether I would be based in Atlanta or DC. Then, I began waiting for the offer letter - my initial interview/verbal offer was in October and I was due to start in May, so I thought there was plenty of time. I followed up with the recruiter every few weeks, asking when my offer letter would be available - each time, it was very difficult to get in contact: she did not answer my emails and it took several attempts at calling to get through each time. Nevertheless, each time, she reassured me that the offer letter would be forthcoming shortly, and not to worry because I did definitely have an internship position, so I did not need to worry about searching for something else.

    Then, in February, after going back and forth with her for these 4 months, she finally informed me that they had over-hired and I would not be able to receive a position with the SIG. Keep in mind that she informed me of this after the campus recruiting deadline for other firms, and after reassuring me for several months that I had nothing to be concerned about. She said she would talk to others within the company to see if she could find me an alternative position, as if she was doing me some kind of favor.

    I then had to re-interview with the Healthcare IT group (very different from the strategic nature of what I originally applied for). I went through two phone interviews, and then was contacted with my offer. Though it wasn't my main area of interest and far different from the strategic nature of the position I thought I was being hired into, I thought it would be ok, until I found out that the salary would be $16/hour - and the new recruiter refused to negotiate salary whatsoever, even considering that this was far lower than the original $22. This was a position that would have involved .NET development - I knew that $16 was an inappropriate salary for a position that would involve programming and technical skills, but it was very late in the game at this point to find something new for Summer.

    Luckily, I was somehow able to secure another position at a different company on such short notice, offering nearly double Booz Allen's salary, and went with that instead. Interestingly, she suddenly wanted to negotiate salary when I called back to reject her offer, but at that point, I no longer had any interest in ever working with or interacting with this company again. She said to definitely consider Booz Allen as I look for future career opportunities, but I will be sure to stay as far away as possible and have learned my lesson not to tie my career to any company - no matter how well-respected I may perceive that company to be.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    My experience with the interview process was so negative that I no longer had any interest in working at or interacting with this company ever again. The projected salary was also not appropriate given the work that would be expected of me and my previous work experience, and the recruiter was unwilling to negotiate or hear any of it until it was too late and I had already chosen somewhere else that gave a better offer.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.

    Interview Details

    Just a phone call, talked to 3 people. Nothing too technical, just asked about experience. Last person asked technical questions for fun about networks and cybersecurity.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Didn't negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online on the company website. I was contacted by a corporate recruiter afterwards to confirm my interest and availability. I was later contacted by a local rep to set up an interview. I interviewed and received an offer about two weeks later.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too difficult. Be sure to know both about yourself and the company, as well as why you are interested in the position.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation as this was an internship position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I contacted the Atlanta office directly. Interviewed via phone then in person. No tricky questions. They just asked about my background and what I wanted out of the internship. In-person interviews consisted of 3 different 1-on-1interviews throughout the few hours I was there. Each person had a different background, and therefore asked a slightly varied set of questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    the interview was a conference call with 4 different managers, one of them was a little late so I had to repeat half of the questions they asked me. They seemed very friendly and they were not trying to make me uncomfortable. Unfortunately, I never heard back from them, not even to say they were unable to give me the internship.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview and group panel video conference with 4 people. The initial phone screen was very basic and was with an HR representative. They were fairly knowledgable and answered questions to the best of their ability. The video conference interview was with a panel of 2 people with two difference sections and was technical and behavioral

    Interview Questions
    • What do you know about renewable energy and what oil and gas knowledge do you have?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation was available
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Applied online in November for a summer internship, received e-mail to set up phone screening in mid January. After initial phone screening I setup another interview with 2 different people. Each interview lasted about 30 minutes and was comprised of a technical interviewer and a behavioral interviewer. Everything was done over the phone. About a week later I received an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions weren't very difficult. Mostly comprised of what I knew about computer programming languages. There was one behavioral question that caught me off guard. It was "Recall a situation in which you faced a difficult challenge and how you overcame it."   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    As an intern I didn't have much room to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Linthicum, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Linthicum, MD
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    There were three different division from Booz Allen there: Software Development, Cyber technology, and Analytics. Each division had 3-4 pairs of interviewers and you rotated through each pair. This led to quick paced interviews with over 20 different people from Booz Allen. While it felt semi-rushed, it was nice because it gave you multiple opportunities to make a good impression. Instead of having one chance to connect with the interviewer, you had several. It also gave you the ability to learn more about each different division.

    If you did well, you get an unofficial offer a few days later, potentially from more than one division. You can then say what division you liked the most and then they will work on extending you an official offer

    Interview Questions
    • What problems have you encountered when working with a team?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Since this was for an internship position, the hourly rate is dependent on your years of experience and training.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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