Biotech & Pharmaceuticals Interview Questions

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Sep 15, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Scientist at Clontech:

“Was asked multiple times by many people interviewing me if I had a new product idea. Employees seemed stressed to produce. To top it all, the CEO's vision of the company was completely different from…”


Sep 15, 2014

Interview Question for Design Engineer II at Thermo Fisher Scientific:

“Questions were prepared and documented. Cases dealt with what have you done when you encountered a situation A,B,C and down the line. Such as - what do when given a task which is beyond abilities…”


Sep 15, 2014

Interview Question for Researcher at Cubist Pharmaceuticals:

“No difficult questions, average/standard questions.”


Sep 12, 2014

Interview Question for Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals:

“30 behavioral questions: "tell me the time when xxxx went bad, how did you handle the situation, what did you learn"”


Sep 12, 2014

Interview Question for Analytical Scientist at Pearl Therapeutics:

“Why should we hire you? What sets you apart from the rest of the competition?”


Sep 11, 2014

Interview Question for Director Technology at Thermo Fisher Scientific:

“Behavioral. 2 per person. Very scripted.”


Sep 11, 2014

Interview Question for IT Administrator at Covance:

“Will you be able to make the commute here on a daily basis?”


Sep 11, 2014

Interview Question for Biochemist ( Senior Process Development Engineer) at Nektar Therapeutics:

“No questions is tough if you know your stuff”


Sep 10, 2014

Interview Question for Director at Protein Sciences:

“There is a specific assay the company performs for one of their products. One of the employee mentioned above asked me about it and probably expected candidates to know the assay. He was peeved by…”


Sep 10, 2014

Interview Question for Sales at Millennium:

“How do you react with difficult clients?”