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Dow Interview Questions

Updated Nov 21, 2017
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    Senior Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Dow.

    Interview

    Dow has a big recruitment effort to hire fresh PhD candidates and comes really early compared to other companies. They finished their university campus interviews and their on-site interviews before you had a chance to interview with any other company. The representatives from the company say they do this so early to make sure they get pick of the best candidates.

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    Chemist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Dow.

    Interview

    The process consisted of an on campus interview and then a final interview at their main campus. The on campus was with one recruiter and mostly behavioral . The final round interview was with four different recruiters at 30 minutes an interview comprised of both technical and behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you a right fit for the company?   Answer Question
    • When have you solved a problem/added value using one of the tools marked on your resume?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Dow.

    Interview

    The interview starts with a short brief introduction;
    and then it is ~15 min research presentation, interviewers interrupted sometimes and asked questions.
    After research presentation, it was ~10 min behavior questions;
    the rest of the time was for interviewees to ask questions

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Dow (Austin, TX) in October 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online via my school's online recruiting website. I interviewed a few weeks later on campus with a Dow Finance Manager. The interview was mainly behavioral questions, and I got the offer a few days later.

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    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Dow in October 2017.

    Interview

    On-campus interview and then on-site interview in 3 weeks.
    Very nice company. Very friendly interviewers. They made me feel very comfortable.
    General technical and behavioral questions. Will hear back from them in 2-3 weeks.

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  6.  

    Engineering Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Dow (Austin, TX) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Sent my resume through the Engineering Career and Assistance Center. Received an invitation for an on-campus interview. Interviewed with one guy and he was super friendly. He asked mostly behavioral questions from a list in the STAR format and he wrote down my answers that way. I interviewed last week and they try to get back to you as soon as possible whether or not they want to offer you a job. My interviewer told me their interview process is just this one initial interview and then they decide from there.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you said you could do more than you could actually deliver. What did you do?   Answer Question
    • Name a time you worked with someone who was different from you.   Answer Question
    • Will you have access to a car?   Answer Question

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    Production Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dow (Austin, TX) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Hour long interview at a conference basic personality questions. Research the company beforehand and have a good idea of where you want to be. You only need a 2.75 GPA

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you couldn’t meet a deadline. How did you handle it?   Answer Question
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    Research Scientist PhD Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Dow.

    Interview

    Applied online through my university where the recruiters selected a dozen or so people to interview on campus. The interview was about an 1hr long and it was it was fine/friendly, I just didn't have the background they wanted.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Dow.

    Interview

    45 minute on-campus interview: 15 minute discussion of research (with various technical questions from interviewer) + 30 minute behavioral interview. If on-campus interview successful, followed by an invitation to an on-site interview (45 minute technical presentation + 1:1 interviews).

    Interview Questions

    • What was the most difficult decision you've had to make?
      Under what circumstances would you not work well with a team?   Answer Question

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    Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Employee in College Station, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dow (College Station, TX) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Process took two weeks. I went in an interviewed with a DOW employee. It was a 45 minute interview and the questions were all behavioral based. It wasn't too difficult, and there weren't any questions that were out of the box that my interview prep didn't help with.

    They wanted to know about times that you were a leader and about your teamwork skills so having solid examples about that helped.

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