Naval Surface Warfare Center
Naval Surface Warfare Center Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Mechanical Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in April 2010.
Interview Details submit resume online, phone interview, 1 on 1 interview, then wait for decision.
Negotiation Details – not much negotiation allowed.
Research Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center.
Interview Details Gave an hour-long technical presentation followed by meetings with senior engineers and current supervisor. Interview process was smooth and professional while not overly formal.
Negotiation Details – Its the government, so nearly everything is standard. Was able to get a small starting bonus.
Research Intrn Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center
Interview Details After applying online, I received a phone call after a few weeks detailing the needs of the position with a rough description of the work I would be doing. Very friendly and very easy going around, I could tell they had made their decision before the call was even made.
Interview Question – Why did you choose NAVSEA for a summer internship? View Answer
Logistics Management Specialist Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center.
Interview Details There is typically one intereview, which would follow the intervirewing process assuming that the person was found to be "qualified" after their initial on-line application is filed and reviewed.
Interview Question – What are your qualifications with reguards to your being the most qualified for this position? View Answer
IAO Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in July 2011.
Interview Details 4 areas represented. I got hired by the one that I was best suited for. Good people, varied expertise.
Interview Question – How would you handle overall CM for the division View Answer
Negotiation Details – Simple but time consuming.
Mechanical Engineering Intern Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in August 2009.
Interview Details This position was filled via a diversity program that matches college students with government jobs. I submitted my resume and filled out an application sometime in January. In March, I received a phone call from the supervisor of the position asking if I was still interested. I was and from there I was transferred to the HR division and I filled out the paperwork needed for the position. Since it was a government position, the process is pretty lengthy. At the end of the semester, I started my internship.
Interview Question – Why did you choose mechanical engineering as a degree? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Interns in this program are paid through the program. There was no negotiating of the salary.