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ExxonMobil Interview Questions & Reviews in Houston, TX

Updated Jun 3, 2014
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Project Engineer/Field Engineer Interview

Project Engineer/Field Engineer
Houston, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at ExxonMobil in April 2014.

Interview Details – I had a screening interview at a prior military hiring conference. The interview lasted 45 minutes starting with me telling about myself. The interviewer did most of the talking and me asking most of the questions. One month later they contacted me for a follow up interview. Another month later the follow up interview process started. First, I had dinner with two Project Engineers the evening before the interviews. On the actual interview day, I had breakfast with Project Engineers as they were explained the benefits to me. The remainder of the day was back to back interviews with several people. Since I already have work experience, the interview questions were geared more towards my past work history and background. My final interview ended with the interviewer telling me that an offer will be sent. Two weeks later, I received the official offer.

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Negotiation Details – They offered more than what I was asking for.


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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Geoscience Intern Interview

Geoscience Intern
Houston, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 months - interviewed at ExxonMobil in September 2013.

Interview Details – There was one interview only. The structure was half discussion about items on my resume and half STAR questions. The interviewer wrote down almost every response I had, and also took notes about my attire, smiling, general disposition. He wrote almost 2 pages of notes in the hour session. He gave me a combination of specific situation questions and open-ended questions that allowed me to talk about any achievement or experience I had in mind. Some people warned me that my particular interviewer was very mechanical or impersonal, but I felt he was very professional and was personal enough. I really enjoyed speaking with him.

Interview Question – After a set of specific questions, he asked: "Ok now while I write down some notes, I'd like to come up with a few items that we may have missed. Anything at all you want to mention."   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation for the internship offer.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Attorney Interview

Attorney
Houston, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at ExxonMobil in November 2010.

Interview Details – Interview took a full day; interviewed with 8 different attorneys; went to lunch with 2--was an opportunity for me to ask questions that would not be shared with those making the hiring decision

Interview Question – Why wasn't your class rank better than it was? (I thought this was a rude question, under the circumstances)   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Offer was well above my minimums on all accounts; didn't negotiate


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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Mechanical Engineer Interview

Mechanical Engineer
Houston, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 months - interviewed at ExxonMobil in February 2014.

Interview Details – 3 interviews, one on university campus, one phone interview and then one on-site interview at Houston. The entire process took 4 months from first round interview to the third round on-site interview. Received an offer 2 days after my final round interview.

Interview Question – No question were particularly difficult, they were all behavior type questions. Most of which were geared towards how to work in a team environment.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Didn't negotiate, didn't need to, offer and benefits were better than other companies.


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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Project Engineer Interview

Project Engineer
Houston, TX

I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

Interview Details – The hiring process was as follows 1. on site career fair interview 2. phone call interview3. on site. It is a typical behavioral interview. Exxon Mobil specifically looks for engineers with social and leadership skills with a high willingness to travel to generally anywhere. They will test you on all of these fronts.

Interview Question – Typical behavioral question: Name a time when you had to work with a difficult person. How did you handle it and what was the outcome?   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Information Technology Interview

Information Technology
Houston, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at ExxonMobil in March 2011.

Interview Details – They came to the career fair at my university. I got selected to go to the first round of interviews. They look for experience, and ask questions how past experience or past situations and how you dealt with it. There were three different people interviewing during the interview. They would all ask questions.

Interview Question – How did you handle a difficult situation.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Cataloging Assistant Interview

Cataloging Assistant
Houston, TX

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

Interview Details – There was no interview. Kelly Services found me on CareerBuilder and hired me.

Interview Question – There were none.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation. I got hired for a cheap $12 an hour... they worked me like crazy and eventually I moved up to $15.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Network Analyst Interview

Network Analyst
Houston, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

Interview Details – interviewed as contractor, so it might be different for full time employees, one round.

Interview Question – Nothing, if you know your stuff its a straight forward interview   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – NA


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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Geophysicist Interview

Geophysicist
Houston, TX

I interviewed at ExxonMobil in September 2013.

Interview Details – AAPG meeting in Houston. Poster presentation and some recruiters came to mine. Then, I got selected for face to face interview the next day. During the interview, the recruiter asked technical questions about my research project and 3-4 behavioral questions: 1) most difficult situation; example,2) challenging situation; example, 3) any issues with coworkers; example.

Interview Question – challenging situation and example   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

GREF Interview

GREF
Houston, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at ExxonMobil.

Interview Details – I had an on campus interview with Exxon Mobil. It was only thirty minutes long and there were no technical questions. most of the questions focused on decision making or were behavioral questions. We did not spend much time discussing the position its self but focused more on Exxon Mobil

Interview Question – tell me about your accomplishments   Answer Question

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