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Updated Dec 8, 2014
Updated Dec 8, 2014
164 Interview Reviews

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    Product Stewardship & Regulatory Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and a week later, they requested an interview. It was about 30 minutes long with 2 young women. They were very nice and friendly. They asked mostly behavioral questions, why do I want to work for DuPont, example of leadership, then they asked specific questions about the experiences on my resume as well.

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    No Offer
  2.  

    Product Stewardship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Penn, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Penn, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    There is nothing different from normal interviews. Almost no technique questions with couple of behaviour case studies.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you think product quality is a crucial part of business element?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone interview, in person interview/tour hired

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Bioprocess Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at DuPont in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Full day interview running from 9 AM - 3:30 PM. The day started with giving a presentation on my Master's research followed by Q&A (assessing the ability to present technical material). Afterwards, the remainder of the day was spent in 30 minute interviews with 1 or 2 individuals (principle investigators, technology managers, current research associates, human resources, and a director). Overall the interview process was very relaxed and all of the interviewers were friendly. There is a large safety culture in DuPont and it helps to demonstrate past experience regarding safety incidences.

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    • Most questions were related to my particular research. Others were more broad (i.e. how do you learn something new?). Nothing too specific, they did not deliberately ask technical questions to assess competency in my particular field (Chemical Engineering).   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    DuPont goes on frequent hiring freezes. I got caught in one and am currently working as a contractor. The contractor to regular employee seems to be fairly standard in the R&D side of the company (think of it as a trial phase).
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Scientist - Molecular Biologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, DE
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, DE
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with multiple scientists followed by an onsite visit. Interview questions will consist of standard HR questions as well as scientific ones. The onsite visit will be a very long day. Be prepared for a few hostile interviewers. Central research appears to prefer hiring persons who are well-networked.

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    Went through a 2 phone interview then a face to face on campus. The first phone was a screener, the second was a behavioral interview and finally the face to face was a behavioral with some case questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Finance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    Applied online through campus website, process took a few weeks, had initial interview with 2 people then 2 follow up phone interviews. First and last interviews were more get to know you, the second one was all behavioral questions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Field Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview was a full day at the DuPont hotel. You start by eating breakfast with a current field engineer. This is an informal interview. Then it was three interviews with three different managers, including eating lunch with one of them. They ask you themed behavioral questions directly off a sheet.

    Interview Questions
    • Discuss a time you did not accomplish something because of a diversity issue.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Production Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waverly, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waverly, TN
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    Take some pretty hard test. Logical, math, mechanical, etc. If you do good on test the next step is interview. Background check. Then put on hiring list. Where I remained for 4 years before being hired. But it was worth the wait.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No need for negotiating. Pay and benefits are good
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Synthetic Polymer Chemist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at DuPont.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Was called for an phone interview. lasted for 1h. Mostly give research talk to about 5-6 people over the phone. Many questions asked.

    Interview Questions
    • Is there any conflict between your work and others? How do you solve that.   Answer Question
    No Offer

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