ESPN Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2014
Updated Jun 14, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Statistics Analyst Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at ESPN.

    Interview Details

    You have to take a sports assessment test before you're called for an interview. If you get an interview, they just asked me a lot about my resume and work experience and then they went on to ask me current event questions and what kind of graphic I would make.

    No Offer
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    Production Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at ESPN.

    Interview Details

    Applied through company website, received an email the following morning to set up a phone interview. When the recruiter called, it was not the same person I had been corresponding with via email and she never mentioned her name..so I had no way of sending her a thank you email following the phone interview. Phone interview lasted about 13 minutes, standard questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Software Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I did not get to the interview process. The recruiter insisted that I would have to reveal my salary history prior to moving forward in the process. My personal policy is never to do this, and almost all recruiters eventually respect this. From this recruiter, I got this load of bull:

    "...I discussed our conversation with my superiors. Unfortunately in order to proceed I would at least need your salary history. The rationale is that we need to be sure we are placing people who fit appropriately with the how the other members of the team are compensated, that we will be able to give appropriate raises and that we will be able to retain talent for an extended period. From a recruitment perspective we are generally trying to push the needle up for salaries so we can get the best talent in the door."

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Account Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at ESPN.

    Interview Details

    Thourough interview process. Met with numersous people the first day and two more at the second session. Managers asked good questions that make you think outside the box as opposed to just listing your skills and experiences.

    Interview Questions
    • What is something that the organization does really well? Not so well?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Production Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at ESPN.

    Interview Details

    I was supposed to get called for an interview but that never happened and i was really confused about that.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Stas and Info Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    The one-hour timed test was a crunch but enjoyable. The phone interview which followed was very focused on one-sport, in my case baseball. Not being a baseball enthusiast, I found this difficult

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Tough interview. Really dynamic questions

    Reasons for Declining

    No pay

    Declined Offer
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    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bristol, CT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bristol, CT
    Application Details

    interviewed at ESPN in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    There is a team of designers that runs you through a white boarding exercise. There were a series of analytical and behavioral questions. Each design team member took turns asking me various questions about my experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Hypothetical business case. What if you had to design a piece of map software.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Pretty straight forward. I was asked about my salary history and I was given an offer. I counter offered and they accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Art Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Difficult if you're only going through the computer. Make sure you get a name somehow and try to contact them directly. You still have to go through the computer but the face to name connection helps.

    Interview Questions
    • "Are you a sports fan?" when you're not.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days - interviewed at ESPN in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had a phone interview 1st, an onsite interview the next day and was hired on the 3rd day! Unheard of these days but the way it was before 9/11 and how it should still be. Old school rules!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy and pleasant.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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