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ExxonMobil Overview

Irving, TX
10000+ employees
Company - Public (XOM)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. We hold an industry-leading inventory of global oil and gas resources. We are the world’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and our chemical company ranks ... Read more

ExxonMobil – Why Work For Us?


ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. We hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world’s largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers.

Our guiding principles

Exxon Mobil Corporation is committed to being the world's premier petroleum and petrochemical company. To that end, we must continuously achieve superior financial and operating results while simultaneously adhering to high ethical standards.

The following principles guide our relationships with our shareholders, customers, employees, and communities:

We are committed to enhancing the long-term value of the investment dollars entrusted to us by our shareholders. By running the business profitably and responsibly, we expect our shareholders to be rewarded with superior returns. This commitment drives the management of our Corporation.

Success depends on our ability to consistently satisfy ever changing customer preferences. We commit to be innovative and responsive, while offering high quality products and services at competitive prices.

The exceptional quality of our workforce provides a valuable competitive edge. To build on this advantage, we will strive to hire and retain the most qualified people available and to maximize their opportunities for success through training and development. We are committed to maintaining a safe work environment enriched by diversity and characterized by open communication, trust, and fair treatment.

We commit to be a good corporate citizen in all the places we operate worldwide. We will maintain high ethical standards, obey all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and respect local and national cultures. Above all other objectives, we are dedicated to running safe and environmentally responsible operations.

Exxon Mobil Corporation aspires to be at the leading edge of competition in every aspect of our business. That requires the Corporation's resources — financial, operational, technological, and human — to be employed wisely and evaluated regularly.

While we maintain flexibility to adapt to changing conditions, the nature of our business requires a focused, long-term approach. We will consistently strive to improve efficiency and productivity through learning, sharing, and implementing best practices. We will be disciplined and selective in evaluating the range of capital investment opportunities available to us. We will seek to develop proprietary technologies that provide a competitive edge.

We aspire to achieve our goals by flawlessly executing our business plans and by adhering to these guiding principles and the foundation policies that follow.

Over the last 125 years ExxonMobil has evolved from a regional marketer of kerosene in the U.S. to the largest publicly traded petroleum and petrochemical enterprise in the world.

Today we operate in most of the world's countries and are best known by our familiar brand names: Exxon, Esso and Mobil. We make the products that drive modern transportation, power cities, lubricate industry and provide petrochemical building blocks that lead to thousands of consumer goods.


ExxonMobil is a dynamic, exciting place to work. We hire exceptional people, and every one of them is empowered to think independently, take initiative and be innovative. We invite you to explore the world of opportunities waiting for you.

Our workforce

We are committed to our employees’ professional development and supporting their career goals. We seek to foster a diverse workforce of highly talented individuals committed to achieving our business priorities.

Diversity and inclusion

We support local employee networks globally to foster a work environment committed to diversity and inclusion.

These include the Asian Connection for Excellence (ACE); Black Employee Success Team (BEST); Global Organization for the Advancement of Latinos (GOAL); People for Respect, Inclusion and Diversity of Employees (PRIDE); Veteran Advocacy and Support Team (VAST); and Women’s Interest Network (WIN). We also support diversity-based education programs and professional organizations such as the National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, among others. We believe these strategic investments in education will help build a global, diverse pool of talent to advance technologies to help meet future energy needs.

We remain committed to improving the gender balance within our company. ExxonMobil promotes leadership opportunities for women throughout all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotions, transfers, and wage and salary administration.

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    Current Employee - Advanced Researcher in Clinton, NJ
    Current Employee - Advanced Researcher in Clinton, NJ

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (More than a year)


    Excellent compensation & benefits. Challenging work environment. Excellent career growth opportunity. Work hours reasonably flexible.


    Large corporate work culture can be seen as a little outdated, company attempting to improve.

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    Continue to evolve work culture to attract new talent.

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ExxonMobil Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at ExxonMobil.


    Applied online through their website in Jan. Heard back from the Hiring team in February. Set up a phone interview, half an hour, easy behavior questions and a few simple technical ones. Pretty straightforward. Several later, the hiring manager flies me on site. Had a pretty nice dinner with ppl in the company, very nice restaurant and well organized. They answered a lot of informal question I had. I tried to ask for interview schedule before the interview day. But only got the list the night before. The next morning I was picked up at 7, give a seminar talk with an audience size of about 20, most from the hiring team. Questions were not difficult. Interviewed at least a dozen ppl, half an hour each. At the end of the day, the hiring manager told me that the feedbacks have been positive, and she will make a decision either after I left or the next morning. Overall, very good experience. Pretty intense, but I did not feel exhausted. Awesome people and very encouraging working environment. I feel like they are looking for good people instead of focusing on technical ability. Though technical excellence got me on site. But on site interview was more on fitting and personality. I accepted the offer the next morning.

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ExxonMobil Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500 (#2), Fortune, 2015
  • Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
  • Top 50 Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2011
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2009
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