US Marine Corps Interview Questions

Updated Oct 23, 2014
Updated Oct 23, 2014
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    Sgt Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview Details

    Go to usmc.com and fill-out the information request, and within a week the Marine Corps will contact you. After they speak with you and see what you would like to do, they arrange for you to take your ASVAB if you had not taken one already or your score was not high enough for the job that you asked for. After your results come back you are give your job options, after you choice one, you will take a PFT, and then get checked out by medical. if you pass all of those steps then the only thing left is to sign your name to a contract for a set number of years.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to be a Marine? and or Do you think you have what it takes to be a Marine.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Their were none I got everything I wanted up front
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Open Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Walk in tell them you want to join walk out.

    Negotiation Details
    Thier is none
    Accepted Offer
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    Marine Corps Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Your initial interview for the Marine Officer Program may depend on your entry program. Many potential candidates will interview with an Officer Selection Officer. Others may enter through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps or the US Naval Academy. Finally, other will interview from within the organization among the enlisted Marines. Depending on which path you take, there will be an application, screening process, and final selection for which candidates will move forward for potential on site screening (also known as Officer Candidate School). It will be a physically and mentally rigorous course of instruction.

    Interview Questions
    • Why should you be consider good enough to lead Marines?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The only negotiating is whether you can qualify for flight or law contract programs.
    Accepted Offer
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    Motor Vehicle Operator/Sergeant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jonesboro, AR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jonesboro, AR
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    I was recruited by a Marine Corps recruiter. Lots of paperwork and strenuous medical screening.

    Interview Questions
    • Why would you want to be a Marine and not go to the Army or Air Force? They get treated better and their living conditions are so much better.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Contract Private First Class upon a recruiting referral.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Public Affairs Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    For enlisted Marines, visit your friendly local recruiter. If you meet all requirements, and the recruiter deems you a solid candidate for becoming a Marine, you will take a military entrance exam. The "ASVAB" which will gauge your strengths and weaknesses, and crank out a bunch of scores. Of these scores, the most important are your Overall (AFQT) and General Technical (GT) scores, which will often determine the types of jobs you're qualified for.

    Some jobs (like Public Affairs/Public Relations) will require a brief interview with a regional director. He/she is an active-duty Marine officer, usually a Captain/Major. The interview is extremely "soft-ball" and is just to ensure that you have potential as a PA specialist. Frankly, if you made it to this point, the Marine Corps does not want to turn you away. They've essentially made up their mind that they want you, just don't completely freeze up or say anything ridiculous during the 5-minute phone interview.

    If you sign the contract (usually 4-5 years) you will then set a date for going to Boot Camp (3 months). Following boot camp you receive 10 days off, then you go to 3-4 weeks of Marine Combat Training (MCT) before going to your 3-7 month Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) school at Fort Meade, MD, which will teach you the basics of Marine Corps public affairs and journalism (print/video).

    As long as you continue to pass all physical requirements and requirements in your general Marine Corps training, and you keep solid grades throughout school, you will be working as a combat correspondent (military journalist) for your first several years. This will evolve into media relations and analysis, product marketing, community outreach and event planning, speech writing, social media management, as well as training and personnel development.

    Interview Questions
    • Again, easy, short interview.

      Questions: Tell me about yourself? Why are you interested in the Marine Corps? Why are you interested in Marine Corps public affairs?
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. You enter as a Private (E-1) or Private First Class (E-2, if you have college or extensive community service). You will go to Boot Camp and MCT.
    Accepted Offer
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    Supply Chain Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview Details

    There really is no interview process. You will be given the opportunity based on your rank, time in service and grade, and the needs of the Marine Corps.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you okay with deploying and are you flexible with you schedule?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Company Commander Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview Details

    N/A, just sent a bio and asked for the position

    Negotiation Details
    N/A
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Data Network Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at US Marine Corps.

    Interview Details

    Pretty much the same as every other branch. Although their are strickter requirements to qualify, such as a high school diploma. Cant with just a GED. Criminal record. Drug use. You also need to be able to pass the initial strength test which consists of pullups, situps, and a 3 mile run. Their are many factors. Plus you gotta make it through boot camp, the fun part.

    Interview Questions
    • Their arent any questions. Well maybe if you vount your kill hit (Drill Instructor) screaming at you whike asking why you suck so bad. Maybe that counts.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Military Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interviews, college transcripts

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    ARFF/Rescue Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Recruiter, MEPS, Boot Camp, Training School

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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