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Newport, RI
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Naval Undersea Warfare Center Reviews

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    "Mechanical Engineering for Navy"

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    I have been working at Naval Undersea Warfare Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great work balance, great pay and career opportunities

    Cons

    Many difficult processes to get things done

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Naval Undersea Warfare Center Interviews

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    Computer Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pullman, WA
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 8+ months. I interviewed at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (Pullman, WA) in September 2018.

    Interview

    tl;rd: don't bother with this place.

    I spoke with someone at a job fair and had them give me an offer on the spot. Then waited two months for them to set up a time for me to visit the base and meet a bunch of labs, none of which I ended up with. Then waited a couple more months for them to give me my next offer, which they gave me 3 days to accept. Then had that offer rescinded for no reason, and had HR contact me two days later to tell me that it was a mistake. Then waited another month and a half for them to get me clearance paperwork and a drug test. When that came through they gave me 48 hours to comply with the drug test, and 7 days to fill out the clearance paperwork. Filled out all my information for clearance, and waited a month for interim clearance to come through. It came through, waited another week for HR to contact me with the final offer. The offer number was lower than any of the other offers up to that point. I contacted them and they said it was a "typo." That "typo" would have cost me $3k a year. They fixed it, and sent me another offer. They gave me 3 days to answer the offer. I asked if I could speak with the manager since I had not met her during any of this process. I had a phone call with her, and then that weekend accepted my final offer. Two weeks later, while I was looking at apartments in the area, they rescinded my offer again, because the manager changed her mind about needing a computer scientist.

    Don't bother trying with this place. It's no wonder the recruiters complain that they can't get good talent. It's so FUBARed. They take forever to do anything and then want you to respond immediately when they finally get you something. NAV AIR was so much more organized. Apply there instead.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked about research I had done and groups I had worked for. Very basic.   Answer Question
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Naval Undersea Warfare Center Awards & Accolades

  • Training Top 125, Training, 2009
  • Training Top 125, Training, 2008

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