Parsons Corporation Interview Questions

Updated Mar 18, 2015
Updated Mar 18, 2015
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    Intern - Hourly Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Parsons Corporation.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and waited about three months to hear anything about the position. Once I heard back, things moved pretty quickly. I had a phone interview and a request for office interview. I was busy finishing my semester and next day got a verbal offer. It took a bit longer to get a written offer as HR tends to move pretty slow.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Parsons Corporation.

    Interview Details

    On campus interview after career fair. Expected a general, behavioral interview but it was a technical interview. It started off with going over my resume, then started asking simple technical questions to more sophisticated ones. I wasn't asked to actually code anything, but I was asked to explain the algorithm that solves the problem as well as time efficiency.

    Interview Questions
    • Open ended, but simple questions like "what is an operating system?" were unexpected.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not ask if I can negotiate. I was ok with the offer and I just accepted it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    IT Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There will be 1 or 2 rounds of interview, depend on your interview panel. Both will be on-site. The interview probably in a hour. For junior position, there is an expectation to re-train you after you get hired, so they will mostly asking about the skills that you put on your resume to clarify how deep you know about that field. Technical interview question will mostly be typical work day problem, rather than programming-challenge problem.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Parsons Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Q and A interview with four employees in separate interviews. Pretty traditional questions. Nothing that made you think hard. They were not able to provide much information on the actual product due to the nature of the program.

    Interview Questions
    • Pretty traditional questions. Nothing that made you think hard.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They made a reasonable offer and I accepted after they offered a 5k sign-on bonus
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Lane Tech/Motor Vehicle Inspector Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Parsons Corporation.

    Interview Details

    They discuss about the functions of the job per-say, they asked if I could work overtime and on weekends. They tell you about the uniforms, jackets, shoes and other supplies they give you. You are asked to fill out a employment questionnaire. I filled out an application while my vehicle was being inspected. I didn't accept the job, because I already had one. I was released from the job six months later. And so, they called me and asked if I was interested in working for them. I accepted, went for training for two weeks after I passed the state test and then. I started working and making good money, and best of all. "I met a lot of people".

    Interview Questions
    • There were no hard questions, the only difficult thing about this job was not knowing enough of the functions of the vehicles. In two hours they read to you all the questions and answers of the test, that contain questions regarding the emissions, and functions of vehicles. This you have to memorize during your lunch break. And then, prepare yourself for the state test.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Email; online application process; no connections; applied for a job i was qualified for. Went smooth and only lasted 15 minutes. A few questions about who I was and what I wanted to do were all I needed. I was not hired on the spot, called back shortly.

    Interview Questions
    • A question regarding my resume about familiarity of knowledge and then knowing the core values   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Parsons Corporation in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was approached shortly after I applied online for a phone interview. Time changed twice which was okay; however, if I had not been as flexible, not sure if they would've followed through. After initial interview, I was told there would be a follow on. Over two weeks later, finally got another call to set up a face to face interview. Again parsons rescheduled. Overall I wouldn't recommend the company.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Structural Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Parsons Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted by a recruiter via LinkedIn. After a few questions about my background, a phone interview was scheduled with a manager. Most questions were about my background and abilities within my field, nothing out of the ordinary. I was asked about my experience with certain design standards, my structural design and analysis experience, and any other relevant work experience.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate. I thought the offer was fair given the region and my experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Mail Services Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Company HR department will contact via email first, then phone call to set up an interview date. Interview process starts with an interview with the hiring manager, then a visit to the mail room to meet the current team. You chit chat with the team and ask any questions about the job. Last person you meet is the HR person who arranged your interview. They go over the company benefits and health plans and answer questions. Then contact you if you receive job.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you familiar with creating shipping labels?   View Answer
    Declined Offer
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    Environmental Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Parsons Corporation.

    Interview Details

    First interview, took about an hour. Interviewed by 2 managers, asking many questions about prior experience, a few hypothetical questions. Asked what do I expect to get from Parsons, what am I looking for from Parsons, how will I succeed... Entry level position so interviewers asked GPA from college, and focused on some course work.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview

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