Interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton
Interview Details – I came into the company through an outside program, so my experience was different than most. I also interviewed on campus after the superday. The questions were pretty standard. Nothing too crazy.
Interview Question – They were all behavioral questions. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in November 2012.
Interview Details – The interview process went very smoothly. I initially had a phone screen and then was scheduled for an interview with several other applicants. You aren't interviewed together, but you do get an opportunity to meet other applicants before your interviews. Take time to get to know them if you can - they may be your future colleagues. Each applicant was assigned a room and interviewers cycled in and out. Most of the interview questions I received were behavioral, but I also received one case question. Overall, the interviews were more of a conversation about my experience and how I could add value to the firm.
Interview Question – How would you determine how many trees are in Central Park? Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in January 2010.
Interview Details – The interview process varies. I was interviewed via telephone from the HR department and in person in front of a panel of three. I was offered a position the same day of the in person interview. The position I applied for was for environmental cost estimating. I was asked about procedures in conducting O&M in the field, how much it would cost to conduct O&M and unexpected maintenance.
I have participated in the interview process and movement was much slower. Candidates sat through at least three interviews. Once interviews were conducted, notes were compared and a final decision was eventually made. It took a month at times to make an offer to candidates. Booz Allen does negotiate based on experience. If you are fresh out of college, pay seems to be more dependant upon what the degree is in. Engineers obviously start at a higher rate.
Interview Question – Interview questions are not difficult. They are geared towards the position description. Technical questions may be asked depending on the position and the individual interviewing. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Simple, they asked what my salary requirements were and they paid me what I wanted. It is important to research salaries. I have seen engineers take positions ranging from 30K-50K at entry level.
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in August 2013.
Interview Details – Responsive staff with relaxed interviews.
Negotiation Details – Company was resistant.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in March 2009.
Interview Details – Phone screening interview. On-line 1-hour writing test. In-person 3-hour-long, 'speed-dating' interview.
Interview Question – Defining my consulting experience Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Phone conversation - as to salary, benefits, start date, etc.
They refused to negotiate or budge on low-ball offer.
An offer letter.
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton in December 2013.
Interview Details – I was reached out to by an external recruiter based in Atlanta to come to a three hour interview session at the McLean office. Around 50 other candidates came and we each had our own table where panels of associates came and spoke with us individually. The discussion was mostly the same with each panel and was about prior experience and how you would be a fit and the value you would provide.
I thought I was applying for a specific position, but each panel member evaluated me based on their need.
Interview Question – When is a time your leadership failed? Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Interview Details – I applied online and was also referred by an employee. Got a call from HR and later I was interviewed on the phone by my soon-to-be Senior Associate, and then another Senior Associate. For the in-person interview, I was interviewed by 5 different people...mostly teammates and a Principal. I was also interviewed on the client side by the prime contractors. Questions were a mix of behavioral and technical.
Interview Question – How would you handle conflict within your team? How would you convince the client to adopt a certain approach to implementation? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Made a counteroffer and it was met in the middle
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Interview Details – One on one interview session with several managers.
Negotiation Details – It took about a week to be confirmed.
I applied through college or university and interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Interview Details – The interview process had an initial phone screen and an in person interview.
Interview Question – All typical interview questions. No surprises Answer Question
Reason for Declining – The salary was significantly lower than expected
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Interview Details – Initial contact was made by a recruiter via email, I had a one hour phone interview followed by a 2-hour on site interview (30 minutes with 4 different people from BAH). The interbview was fairly standard with questions about past experiences and job fit. Went through the interview on Friday and received a call and offer the following Monday.
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
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