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Updated 2 Mar 2015
Updated 2 Mar 2015
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    Chemical Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Typical online application followed by individual interview, questions were all behavioual based and split into sections to test different competancies: problem solving, personality, back ground, beliefs and values. All were expected to be answered in STAR format - situation, task, action and result.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain a time you ad to presuade someone and how you went about it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    IT Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Required cover letter, CV, academic transcript, and online application form. 2nd stage was a phone interview asking questions about you and your interests. 3rd stage was a face to face interview with a couple of GMs. The questions in the face to face interview included: Why did you apply for this job? How do you think your extracurricular activities could apply to companies like Exxon? What does a career in IT look like to you? How have you helped to implement IT solutions in the workplace? Would you be interested in a role in project management? What will drive/motivate you when you have mundane work? This interview also included a case study

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult and unexpected question was, what will motivate you when you have mundane work? The business case study was an inbox of emails which had to be prioritised and answered before leaving for holiday in 1 hour. It was based on a real life situation where there was a leaking oil pipe and requests to have it fixed from various stakeholders and a government department because of safety, financial, and environmental costs. Your outcome had to be presented to the GMs interviewing you.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    First round interview with 2 ExxonMobil employees who had been with the company for 5 years. Asked for several examples for the one question

    Interview Questions
    • give an example of conflict when you were a team leader?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Graduate- Engineering Stream Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia
    Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Face to face interview, assessment day, medical and referee checks, offer

    Interview Questions
    • Explain a time when you were faced with a situation that you felt you didnt have the skills to solve/handle.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at ExxonMobil in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apply online through the exxon mobil summer vacation work page. Had a phone interview which lasted quite long (almost 50 minutes). Didn't really prepare for it so the questions were sort of shocking - looking back they were quite generic (leadership skill, extra-curricula, problem-solving). Few days later got a call for a 2nd round interview in Melbourne. They arranged flights and accomodation. Interview was very short (30mins - repeated questions) and a drug test.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe exactly the type of project you want to be doing in your internship   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Geoscience Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was casual and fair. Met with a Senior Geologist on a college campus for a 30 minute interview. The process is extremely competitive for entry level geologists, but you have a fighting chance if you have interesting research experience that you are passionate about.

    Interview Questions
    • What were some disfunctional groups that you have been a part of? What is your dream job?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    Controllers Department Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Got the interview through campus recruiting. There was an informational dinner/meet-and-greet the night before interview. Hour long on-campus interview with two interviewers from the controllers department. Both were very nice and seemed genuinely happy to be there. All behavioral questions, .

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you were in a group project. What kind of role did you play?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Machinery Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    A whole day of four total one on one behavioral questioned interviews. I recommend coming up with different answers for each question because you will hear the same ones throughout the day. The day also consists of a plant tour and lunch. You also get to meet with Human Resources and learn about all the benefits and other packages involved with their company.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Graduate Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    Panel interview of 3 interviewers to 1 interviewee. The interviewers were from 3 different departments of different seniority. Questions asked were closely based on your resume as well as situational based questions. So they basically went through each item you have written on your resume and ask you to elaborate. At the end of the interview, it's the usual question and answer.

    Interview Questions
    • Share an experience where you have to work with difficult people to achieve a goal.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at ExxonMobil.

    Interview Details

    I gave my resume to an ExxonMobil recruiter that attend a job expo at my university. A few days later I got an email telling me that they wanted to interview me on my university's campus.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you had to sell out an idea to someone.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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