Bristol-Myers Squibb Interview Questions

Updated Jul 23, 2015
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

    Interview

    based on behavioral questions, there are 5 sets of behavioral questions. couple of questions in each category.topics include strategy, teamwork, performance, innovation, communication, energies others.the interview was conducted in 1 day this is the first round, then there was second round with senior management.

    Interview Questions

    • tell me a time when you had to communicate difficult message to mangement   1 Answer
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    Drug Safety Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

    Interview

    The First is on phone with the human resource person - typical screening questions and process. Next brought into the office for an in person interview with hiring managers.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us a time when you had to deal with a difficult person.   Answer Question
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (Tampa, FL).

    Interview

    was contacted by recruiting after apply online, efficient process, recruiter very attentive and professional HR person also called. rapidly brought in for interview (about 2 days after call). was interviewed in a group setting and had private interview with manager. people very respectful and enthusiastic about BMS most people here new to company.

    Interview Questions

    • asked me about a time when a project didn't go well and how I handled it, asked me what type of work environment and people I worked best, several questions about data work. they need drug test and background check but I think reasonable given nature of work.   Answer Question
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    Research Investigator II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Brunswick, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (New Brunswick, NJ) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The interview was a day-long process which consisted of 6 interviews, a tour of the labs, and an hour-long seminar. Everyone was very friendly and professional, and most technical questions pertained to my PhD research. You could definitely get a sense of the caliber of technicality BMS has from the types of detailed questions that the interviewers asked.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you managed a project and it did not go as planned.   Answer Question
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    Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Brunswick, NJ
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (New Brunswick, NJ) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Phone interview first, then I was invited to on-site. I was asked to make a 45 min presentation and talked with the members of the group. People are good and friendly, but the interviewing process is quite boring. Most of the people just asked question from the list of behavioral questions each of them had.

    Interview Questions

    • Went through my skills from the resume. Many behavioral questions.   Answer Question
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    Sourcing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kenilworth, NJ
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (Kenilworth, NJ) in May 2015.

    Interview

    There were two phone interviews with the hiring management and then in-person interviews with 14 people, including video-conferences with folks from two other states. The interviewers were professional and followed a structured interviewing process.

    Interview Questions

    • If you could buy a skill, what would it be?   1 Answer
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edison, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (Edison, NJ) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Submitted an application online. I was Contacted by a recruiter within a week. The recruiter asked me about my skills and experience. Also some behavioral questions. I was invited for an onsite interview a week after the recruiter contacted me.

    Interview Questions

    • I interviewed with 4 people in a panel format. Be prepared to talk about your experiences and skills. Prepare for both technical and behavioral questions. The interview took about 2 hours.   Answer Question
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    Procurement Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

    Interview

    One interview with two different hiring managers. Met at campus career services building. Relatively laid back but very competitive. Expect to hear back between two to three weeks from now.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know how to use macros, pivot tables etc if a manager needed you?   Answer Question
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    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

    Interview

    interviewed twice with 3 people total. The process was fairly easy, as a recruiter set up the entire schedule. It only took about a week to hear back from them, which is refreshingly fast in this day and age with most large corporations.

    Interview Questions

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    Associate Research Scientist I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hopewell, NJ
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (Hopewell, NJ) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I met individually with many members of the team as well as the HR talent acquisition person throughout the day. I was taken to lunch by a group of the team and also was asked to give a seminar presentation on a topic of my choosing. The group was very engaged during the talk and asked many questions that I felt enhanced the quality of the talk.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about my role working in a team and how I generally interacted with others.   Answer Question
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