Target Intern Interview Questions

Updated Jun 9, 2014
Updated Jun 9, 2014
72 Interview Reviews

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Anonymous Interview Candidate
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Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Target.

Interview Details

Several rounds of interviews at college campus and on-site at a Target location. First a recruiter gives you a call and you do a quick phone interview that typically lasts around 15 minutes. Next, you go in person to interview with a current Target Team Leader who asks you lots of case-style questions. Finally, you interview on-site with another Target executive. At least this is how it all happened for me.

Interview Questions
  • Nothing too difficult-- just be sure to be prepared for lots of "Tell me about a time when you had to...."   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

Received another offer from a company I was more interested in.

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I connected with my campus recruiter. Had an interview on campus that were all behavioral questions and then had a second round interview at a store with a manager then received a call 2 weeks later. When you receive a call you must take a local drug test within 48 hours. To complete the process you must apply online and take an analytical and personality test.

    Interview Questions
    • Lots of behavioral questions, if you are prepared they are easy.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Set hourly rate depending on grade.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They reached out in an email to set up a time where they could call me. Once the day came they were punctual and started the interview right away. The recruiter was very nice and courteous.

    Interview Questions
    • What is one of your weaknesses?
      Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Target in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    online application, phone interview

    Interview Questions
    • Describe when you made a mistake and how you got through it?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Initial meeting at on-campus career fair, followed by a phone interview, online quiz, and in-person interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied through my campus. Two rounds of interviews on campus

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time you worked in a group and one of the members didn't pull their weight.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Santa Cruz, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Cruz, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    They came to my school looking to hire interns and they interviewed people on the spot. It was a very simple and positive interview and they really like anyone that has an upbeat personality.

    Interview Questions
    • They were all very straight forward and simple questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    It took several weeks and required a resume submission, phone interview and an in person interview with two separate people.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to convince someone to think differently in your job.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Scottsdale, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Scottsdale, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Target in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    The overall experience was okay, except the interviewer was kind of unprofessional.

    Interview Questions
    • When did you disagree with a manager and what did you do?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Target.

    Interview Details

    I met with a recruiter one on one on a Friday. I had the interview the next Monday. Standard interview. Asked me about general sales questions. Interviewers were very nice and let me take my time answering the questions. I was notified a week later that I was no longer being considered.

    No Offer
    Average Interview

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