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Northrop Grumman College Technical Intern Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 27, 2014
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Anonymous Employee
Bellevue, NE

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Northrop Grumman in December 2012.

Interview Details – Either a group panel or a one-on-one interview. Received the offer 1-2 weeks after the interview.

Interview Question – Have you ever lead a team before? If so, what was the hardest task and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Northrop Grumman.

Interview Details – Applied online through the careers website. Received a call from a recruiter about 3 weeks later, asking for interview availability for one phone interview with 2 software engineers. Decision was going to be given based on one phone interview with engineer. Overall the interview process seemed straightforward and the recruiters were responsive.

Interview Question – All behavioral questions and some technical questions related to C++ concepts. No coding questions.
-If you were asked to work in a group, what would you bring to the group?
-Give me an example of a time you used inheritance/polymorphism.
-Describe some of the projects you have listed on your resume.
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Anonymous Employee
San Diego, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Northrop Grumman in May 2013.

Interview Details – Went on 3 interviews prior to this one from which I was hired. I'm a 20 yr retired enlisted Navy vet. I believe I presented myself well, however I think that I was my in the Navy as a supervisor that was my downfall for the previous interviews. I think they were looking for someone less used to being in a supervisory position.

Interview Question – Did I know what MILSTD was?   View Answer

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Anonymous Employee
College Park, MD

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Northrop Grumman in February 2011.

Interview Details – My interview (for the College Technical Intern position at Northrop Grumman) was unlike many other tech firms' interviews. The company really focuses on well-rounded personality -- meaning they're more interested in your ideas, visions and capability than your knowledge from classes. I had two interviewers; both of them asked me behavioral/personality questions, but there was a subtle difference in those questions.

Interview Question – What made you decide to attend the current university?   Answer Question

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Interviewed at Northrop Grumman

Interview Details – Applied online and received a phone call to schedule a phone interview a couple weeks later.

Interview Question – The interview was fairly easy. I was just asked to describe my school projects.   Answer Question

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