US Marine Corps Interview Questions

Updated Aug 30, 2015
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    E4 - Marines - Corporal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview

    There isn't an interview. There is a Medical process, back ground check. This isn't Vietnam, your not gonna get in with neck tattoos and a felony. drug tests all the way till you get out. must not be physically handicapped. Must take ASVAB to get in. Practice it, take it multiple times, as this will generate better MOS (jobs in the Marine Corps.)

    Interview Questions

    • Are you willing not to see your family for long periods of time.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    BASE PAY..... and Benefits

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    E4 - Marines - Corporal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    One Sign a contract , past a standardize test, past a rigorous physical examination, and make an oath to defend the United States Constitution

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    E5 - Marines - Sergeant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    There is no interview process. As long as you pass a physical/mental/ drug exam, then you are good to go. You must also pass the ASVAB so don't blow it off in High School.

    Negotiation

    There was none.

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    E6 - Marines - Staff Sergeant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview

    You have to stand a board and compete against your peers for promotion to this job and it is based largely off of your performance evaluations, which are called Fitness Reports.

    Interview Questions

    • By this point you really should be prepared for any kind of question that deals with tactical decision making in any situation.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?

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    Marine Corps Officer Interview

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    Interview

    Must apply through an Officer Selection Office (OSO). The OSO coordinates the candidate's entry into Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Quantico, VA. OCS trains, screens, and evaluates candidates. Graduating candidates have the option to commission as Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps, or to decline and return to civilian life. All Marine Corps Officers must attend The Basic School (TBS) in Quantico, VA. During TBS, officers continue their military training and receive their Military Occupational Sepcialty (MOS).

    Interview Questions

    • The entire process is rigorous; medical and physical fitness requirements disqualify a large amount of candidates.   Answer Question
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    Aircraft Mechanic Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview

    ASVAB, medical screening, three months of boot camp

    Interview Questions

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    Officer Interview

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    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview

    Selected while at a military academy.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    N/A Military

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    Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview

    Worked through my OSO.

    Interview Questions

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    Captain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview

    Direct and straight forward. Meet with Officer Selection Officer. He or she will ask about reasons for wanting to join the Marine Corps, why you believe you are worthy to join the organization and lead Marines, past leadership experiences, and any legal or academic difficulties one might have experienced.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if you discovered your subordinate was dating another member of your unit?   Answer Question
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    Military Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Commissioned through Service Academy (four-year undergraduate degree engineering school). Interviews for Service Academy admissions complete through state representatives and senators' offices. Selection to Marine Corps community done competitively while attending the Academy. Following graduation, transfer to the Basic Officer's Course in Quantico, VA to complete induction as Military Officer.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Not Applicable; compensation is based on military pay scales.

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