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Facebook Internship Interview Questions

To help you prepare for an Internship interview at Facebook, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Question 1 of 30

Do you have any questions for me?

Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

This question is posed to assess how self-guided you are in your work and whether you are the type to ask questions when training for a new job. It will also help them assess your genuine interest in working for them but also clue them. The more questions you ask, the more enhanced your communications skills will seem. Additionally, the type of questions you ask will reveal the extent to which you've prepared for your interview, an indicator of the work ethic they can expect from you as an employee.

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Facebook Internship Interview Questions & Answers

  • Ask The Interviewer

    1. Do you have any questions for me?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      This question is posed to assess how self-guided you are in your work and whether you are the type to ask questions when training for a new job. It will also help them assess your genuine interest in working for them but also clue them. The more questions you ask, the more enhanced your communications skills will seem. Additionally, the type of questions you ask will reveal the extent to which you've prepared for your interview, an indicator of the work ethic they can expect from you as an employee.

      Written by Kevin Downey on October 21st, 2022

      How to Answer

      Avoid asking any questions you could have easily answered on your own by performing your research in advance. Go above and beyond in preparing for your interview and write down any questions you can think of as you research the company. Throughout the interview, some of your questions will be answered before you get to this question, and that's fine. All the more reason, however, is to take note of what you learn to ensure your questions are poignant, relevant, and unique. This will show them you're interested in the position and fully engaged in the interview process.

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      1st Answer Example

      "Yes. Can you tell me about the other team members I will be working with? What are their roles? Also, will there be an opportunity for me to be exposed to other areas in the organization? I'm willing to help out wherever I can."

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  • Behavioral

    2. How do you build professional relationships?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      Their ideal candidate will make an impact and contribute improvements, big or small. However, their ideal candidate also needs to exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills and should be spending the first 90 days building relationships.

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      How to Answer

      Show your initiative by preparing a 90-day success plan, mapping out your approach to entering a new work environment and introducing yourself and your work style to your new teams. Then share yours beyond a 90-day plan, where you can introduce some initial, easily adapted plans where you hope to make an impact in supporting your teams and gaining their trust. Detail how you'll go about establishing a reputation for being a trusted resource of information by staying ahead of the curve with the happenings in your industry. You are not only there to support your leadership, but also your teams.

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      1st Answer Example

      "Working side by side with my peers. Asking questions and showing respect for what they've built and earned, whether through systems they've developed, methods they deploy to be more efficient, or having the interpersonal knowledge on how to work better with other members of the team. There is a lot to be learned, and I want to know. So I start by ingratiating them, working hard next to them, taking their advice or criticism to heart, and being as transparent as possible. When an interviewer decides I am right for the job, I still haven't proven myself to my future teammates, so a more informal interview process begins, them interviewing me and me them. That's the getting-to-know-you period. So I take all these points into consideration when building new work relationships and establishing trust."

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  • Behavioral

    3. How do you deal with conflict in the workplace?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      This behavioral question will offer a meaningful glimpse into your personality, as well as your soft skills. They're aiming to get a glimpse of your mediation and negotiation skills. The interviewer needs to know how adept and effective you are at diplomacy and working swiftly towards a communal end goal. They are also curious if you have issues with people in positions of authority, or if you strive to preserve the peace, and exhibit respect for your superiors.

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      How to Answer

      When an interviewer asks you how you deal with conflict, focus your example on the solution rather than the problem. Exhibit your non-defensive communication skills, as well as your ability to function as a mediator between those who don't see eye to eye. Always focus your example on the situation and never on any one person as the source of the conflict, taking a thoughtful approach by listening to the perspectives of others with empathy. Convey a possession of strong conflict resolution skills in your example by showcasing your emotional intelligence.

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      1st Answer Example

      "Any time I experience any type of emotionally driven conflict with someone in a professional setting, I just listen and ask questions. I let them get it all out. I maintain eye contact, remain confident and relaxed, nod and mirror their points so they feel heard. I then ask more questions after I've mirrored to make sure there is nothing more they need to add. Then, I'll present back to them the situation, removing the emotional context. Basically, I approach them diplomatically and non-defensively and will try to reframe the context of the emotional output into a more logical and diffused manner. Hopefully, I'll be able to de-escalate the situation. When possible, I make sure an objective witness is present as well, to ensure everything is handled well from an HR perspective."

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  • Behavioral

    4. What do you do to stay motivated?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The true meaning of this question is identifying what factors motivate you at work and inspire your productivity. Your answer will inform them of your job satisfaction in your career, and how likely you are to burn out on the job. They are more likely looking for those motivated to work in a like-minded culture and environment, to build relationships with their teams, and to further their career goals.

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      How to Answer

      Give them insights as to what motivates and inspires you on a personal level, as well as how you stay motivated throughout your workday, rather than focusing on tangible rewards or compensation. Detail how you approach your work, regardless of the nature of the work, or whether the task is high-pressure or monotonous. Share what helps you stay productive throughout your workday and that you won't burn out quickly in your field while detailing how you'll complement their teams.

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  • Behavioral

    5. How do you respond to negative feedback?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      Whether it is a permanent role or an internship, you will receive feedback on your work. Performing the basics of your job while hoping no news equates to good news demonstrates a lack of leadership potential. So they're trying to determine if you seek feedback or wait for others to come to you. Additionally, the interviewer is curious to know how you respond to negative feedback. How you answer will inform them of your emotional intelligence and whether you're open to constructive criticism. As a professional, learning how to respond when given a performance review and any negative feedback is as important as the feedback itself.

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      How to Answer

      Also, show the interviewer that you can be professional and receptive to feedback that might not feel good to hear but could lead to your improvement. You can't always predict what they may say, and you also can't always predict how you might feel, but you can learn how to master your feelings and choose how to respond. A career-minded professional distinguishes the information of value, adapts, learns how to apply that information to grow and continue to survive. It equates to ambition. This boils down to your emotional intelligence and being able to objectify the information you are receiving and separate it from the person delivering the feedback, or how effectively they are delivering it. Be honest in your answer and demonstrate you can take negative feedback and learn from it.

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  • Behavioral

    6. Tell me about your ability to work under pressure and handle stressful situations.

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to know if you are someone who can handle stress on the job while assessing what your perception of a high-stress environment looks like. Your answer will inform them of how well your perception aligns with the realities of the job and how well-suited you are for the role.

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      How to Answer

      Explain how you manage stress and your ability to control pressure in the workplace. The aim here is to exhibit your ability to remain cool and collected under pressure. Exhibiting a clear comprehension of what the job environment looks like while displaying a clear handle on governing your stress levels with emotional maturity is the goal here. If you've worked in a similar role, spend time before the interview planning a professional and impartial answer based on your working experience. Exhibit your ability to step outside of your comfort zone and your ability to stay grounded while working under pressure.

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  • Behavioral

    7. Do you prefer working with a team or alone?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      This behavioral question offers insights into the environments where your personality thrives and your interviewer wants to know what workplace setting allows you to be the most satisfied and productive. A more introverted individual recharges their battery in solitary environments, whereas an extroverted individual thrives in social settings. Most people fall somewhere in the middle. Focus your answer on what it takes for you to perform at your best without focusing on how difficult it may be to maintain your focus in other environments.

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      How to Answer

      Talk to the interviewer about your preference when it comes to teamwork or working independently. Your answer will allow them to determine your placement in their environment. Answer as honestly as you can. Frame your answer in a positive light and exhibit flexibility to be productive in any environment. Avoid pigeonholing yourself into one particular scenario (IE: I only like to work by myself). Discuss your ideal environment with the interviewer with realistic expectations. Be sure to research the type of environment that is offered in this position before the interview.

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  • Career Goals

    8. Why do you want to intern here?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      How you answer this question could inform them of the level of your ambition and where you aim to take your career, and the skills and experience you hope to build and gain. Every employer aspires to invest their resources in those interested in mutual growth towards like-minded opportunities, so the interviewer wants assurances you are genuinely interested in an internship at their company. One way of assessing your interest is by determining the measure of your career goals and how they align with what they have to offer.

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      How to Answer

      Share the knowledge and experience you hope to gain from this role at this company. This will help them in their job search to find like-minded opportunities that provide a symbiotic match for an employer/employee relationship.

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  • Communication

    9. What would you change about Facebook?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      Without being in a position within the company, it is impossible to know what ideas they've already thought of, what policies they've implemented, or what their goals are. Therefore, being presumptuous about an aspect of the company you'd consider changing might inadvertently be taken the wrong way, despite your intentions. So this question is a test of your diplomacy, your communication skills, and your approach to entering a new environment.

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      How to Answer

      Once hired, just as necessary as it is to build relationships and earn their trust, asking questions, and learning not only how to do the job but also to learn why they do things the way they do is integral. Without having that valuable information, it will be impossible to make an impact or to suggest improvements, great or small. It's like writing a report on a subject you know nothing about without performing any research before you begin. That approach won't work. Consider these points when formulating your answer.

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  • Compatibility

    10. What do you know about our company?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to know that you've put some effort into learning about their company and preparing for this interview. How you choose to answer this question will potentially reveal how genuinely you want to work for them and whether you feel this opportunity is a good fit.

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      How to Answer

      When performing your research on the company, take note of their keywords, key phrases, or language and adopt them in your answer if able to be done so naturally. Visit any media written on the company, spend extra time reading any interviews with their executives.

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  • Discovery

    11. Describe your approach to learning new skills.

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer is hoping to learn more about your approach toward your own development. Employers are always looking to hire lifelong learners who are looking to expand their skill set, especially during an internship. This question aims to answer whether you have a "can-do" attitude, and one's level of ambition can be revealed in how frequently they take advantage of learning new skills.

      In the other extreme, it may serve to reveal if you are overly ambitious and frequently take on too many tasks. Whether you're more likely to underperform on many tasks, over-perform on one task, or fall somewhere in between is what they're after here. Taking on too many tasks, and trying to overachieve without having a firm grasp on time management, can result in poor work quality, thereby not meeting expectations. Being a perfectionist, and focusing too long on performing one task, may result in not meeting deadlines and slowing a team's productivity. They're trying to determine where you come in on this scale.

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      How to Answer

      Demonstrate to the interviewer that you are curious and eager to learn while maintaining your focus on advancing your career goals and objectives. The aim here is to strike a balance between quality and quantity. Having a can-do attitude requires stepping outside of one's comfort zone. Detail how you go the extra mile, and what you learned and applied to your experience. A willingness to step outside of one's comfort zone exhibits adaptability and flexibility. The idea is to frame your comfort zone as always stepping outside of your comfort zone. This exemplifies the kind of determination to learn, grow, and develop that recruiters are often on the hunt for.

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  • Discovery

    12. What makes you a great candidate?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      This question offers you the opportunity to go beyond your education and experience to articulate what sets you apart. The interviewer is looking to differentiate you from other candidates. How you answer will give them a glimpse into how you perceive yourself, all while giving you an opportunity to advertise your merits. They are also curious to know if you will seize the opportunity to market yourself or let it pass by.

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      How to Answer

      Talk to the interviewer about a couple of your strengths and why those will help you to be successful in this role. Provide the personal strengths, skills or qualities which help you overcome difficult circumstances or overcome challenges. Offer examples where your efforts were recognized by your team or your received recognition for making a significant impact on a project. Consider your core values or strength of character, such as your integrity or approach to your work.

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  • Discovery

    13. Tell me about yourself.

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer would like to get to know you apart from what is on your resume. When an interviewer asks an open-ended question like this, it can be difficult to know where to begin... and end. This question aims to get you out of interview mode, and how you answer will inform them whether your personality fits their culture and teams. This question haunts many individuals who may accidentally go a little too in-depth into their personal lives. This question is an excellent opportunity to describe yourself by discussing the strengths and qualities you bring that align with the company's needs.

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      How to Answer

      Share how you became interested in your career path and why you are looking forward to this internship. Divulge your professional interests, views, and values. Share the basics of who you are, why you are here, where you come from, and where you're going. Describe how the experiences of your life influenced your self-awareness, growth, and continuous development. Speak to the strength of your character. Emotional maturity, ambition, self-growth, conscientiousness, and integrity are some of the driving components they're hoping to hear. Keep your reply light, and work relevant. Try not to dwell on the hardships and hurdles you've overcome. Focus on the positive takeaways from the experiences that shaped your character, while exhibiting forward-thinking.

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  • Discovery

    14. What is one area that you would love to learn more about professionally or personally?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer asks this question to examine how your self-awareness and your goals align. This also tests your honesty throughout the interview process. It's a constant challenge for the interviewer to find out whether the person being interviewed is being forthright, or doing their best to tell them what they think they want to hear about landing the job. Your consistency in how you present yourself will show the interviewer that you'll be consistent in your work performance should they choose to hire you. So keep your answers varied to avoid sounding redundant, but be consistent in how you present yourself.

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      How to Answer

      As you pursue your degree, you'll likely discover where you hope to expand your skills. Share your thoughts in full detail; your response to this question allows the interviewer to align your desires with opportunities within the company. Be sure to keep your answers consistent. How you answer this question will give the interviewer insight into your self-awareness and how you identify your growth opportunities and where you identify you have room for improvement. Remember, taking ownership of areas you have room for growth exhibits your strengths.

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  • Discovery

    15. What is your greatest weakness?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to know the areas where you struggle and how you manage those professional struggles. They also want to know whether you have an action plan in place to improve upon your weaknesses, whether school or work-related. Lastly, your answer may reveal your emotional intelligence, and whether you are able to admit to your weaknesses. Being hesitant to share your growth opportunities with the interviewer would suggest you are less likely to take ownership of your mistakes or development, and would therefore be less likely to learn from them and grow. Those who struggle with this are more likely to repeat their mistakes and present as a liability.

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      How to Answer

      You can be candid in your answer, recognizing that you aren't great at something and acknowledging your need to improve, whether it falls under hard or soft skills. Be sure to identify your weakness and convey your understanding of the actions required for sustained improvement. However, be discriminating and choose a growth opportunity that isn't a core skill for this position.

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  • Discovery

    16. What are you passionate about?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer is trying to gauge your connectivity to this work, as well as get a sense of your strengths. This question is often used to determine how serious, committed, or passionate you are about your career. They want to know if you can talk the talk and walk the walk. Your answer will offer a glimpse into your personality, philosophy, and approach to life and your work.

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      How to Answer

      It is always a good idea to formulate a response that aligns with the job requirements or the company culture. So, inform them of how well your personality could potentially complement their culture or work environment by aligning your passions with theirs. The more friendly and forthright you are, and the more you open up and let them know you, the more successful you'll be in your answer. It also offers you an opportunity to show off your industry knowledge.

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  • Discovery

    17. Who is someone you consider a great leader or mentor?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to know who has had a positive impact on your life or someone you hold in high regard. A candidate's role model, or figure of inspiration, could potentially offer a glimpse into their personality, philosophy, and approach to life and work. They'll examine the examples offered and consider how well a candidate will work with their leaders and their team. This may also help them pair them with the type of leader who best matches an applicant's inspiration, based on their ideals, helping that leader better serve as a role model for them through the internship experience.

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      How to Answer

      Talk to the interviewer about who has inspired your life and why. While your response can pertain to your personal or professional life, it is a good idea to keep it professional and mention someone who has had a positive influence on your career path or education. Provide relatable examples of leaders who influenced your character. Whether you had a strong mentor in your upbringing or a professor in college who inspired you, describe the qualities you admired most about them, and how you embraced those qualities within yourself. Talk to the interviewer about how they shaped your work ethic and approach to life. Be relatable and try to inspire conversation. How well you get along with your interviewer will also offer insights on how well you will get along with the mentor they place you with.

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  • Discovery

    18. What would make this internship successful for you?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer is trying to assess what makes you uniquely qualified for the job and wants to know what success means to you. How you answer will reveal your drive to accomplish the various goals you've set out for yourself, offer insight into your motivators, help them determine your level of self-awareness, and whether you've identified what approach works best for you. They want to know that you understand what the position entails and have confidence in your ability to do the job. The interviewer needs to gauge how your evaluation of success aligns with theirs. So tie your answer to the success you plan to bring to this particular position.

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      How to Answer

      Understanding your expectations and goals is important for both you and the interviewer. Don't be afraid to express what you'd like to gain from this experience. Tell the interviewer about your hope to earn a permanent position, experience, exposure, or knowledge if these are the things that would deem the internship successful for you. The interviewer will be able to give you an idea of whether your goals are attainable and maybe even advice on how to ensure your internship is successful.

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  • Discovery

    19. How would your classmates or teachers describe you?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      How you perceive yourself may differ from how others perceive you, including the person interviewing you. Before an interviewer or hiring manager decides to bring you on board, they want to ensure you are a good fit for the team. How you answer will reveal not only a bit about your self-awareness but also your interpersonal skills and whether you can recall what others might say about you. The last thing you want to do is guess what your peers think of you, or come across as lacking in confidence with what you present as your answer.

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      How to Answer

      Exhibit a sense of camaraderie and pride in the relationships you've built. Friendly and professional is the balance you want to strike. Try to align your answers with the type of employee they are looking for based on the internship advertisement. Volunteer anything that speaks to your character, integrity, and work ethic. Solidify your answer by referring to the strong employment references you are able to provide.

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  • Discovery

    20. Tell us about your extracurricular involvement or how you spend your spare time.

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer would like to get to know you apart from what is on your resume while evaluating how well your personality will potentially fit into their team. The less guarded you are about your personal life, the more it shows you'll be able to foster interpersonal work relationships. However, you're not in any way obligated to discuss personal matters such as your kids or relationship status. Use your best judgment, and let your personality shine.

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      How to Answer

      Focus on unique non-work-related skills or hobbies that exhibit your positive qualities. Find relatable points of common interest. Feel free to share the hobbies and interests which you feel make you interesting and affable, while keeping your answer succinct. The more unique your answer, the more memorable a candidate you stand to be.

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  • Discovery

    21. What excites you the most about this internship?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      Your interviewer is gauging how excited you are about an internship opportunity with Facebook. By testing a candidate's company knowledge, they'll get a better sense of how well they've prepared for their interview and the lengths to which they've researched the position. This will give them insights into their work ethic and enthusiasm for this opportunity. Your answer will help them determine if your personality fits the role, and they'll choose the candidate who is most aligned with their brand, their team, their environment, and their values and mission.

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      How to Answer

      Anyone bringing on a new employee wants to gauge their like-mindedness and how well they'll fit into their work environment. So save them the trouble and do their homework for them. Make sure you perform your homework on the company and on yourself to see how well the two align. Once you have clear expectations of what working in their environment looks like, ask yourself if it feels like a good fit and what working for them could offer your career. Be honest with yourself, answering with sincerity. If it feels like a good fit, incorporate their language into your own, yet in a manner according to your nature. Be humble yet determined while you exude the confidence necessary for success.

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  • Discovery

    22. What has been your most rewarding accomplishment?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to hear about something you are proud of. This question will help them evaluate what you consider "putting your all in" and the level at which you are an overachiever. It will also serve to clue them into your goals, and what motivates you in your work, while comparing you to the other applicants in the interview pool.

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      How to Answer

      Share the details of your accomplishment but more importantly, share why it made you proud, and why it had a lasting impact, and how it relates to, or prepared you for, this position. If your example is on your resume, feel free to elaborate on it and explain why this accomplishment stands out. Detail everything that went into it and how this falls in line with the career milestones you aim to overcome next.

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  • Discovery

    23. How will this internship prepare you for your career goals?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to know why you are applying for this particular internship. Your response will allow them to determine if you've done your research about the company and if your career goals align with the opportunity presented here. In other words, they want to make sure you want this job, not just any job.

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      How to Answer

      Choosing the right internship can be a challenge, but less so when you have your career goals lined up. Share how you think the role will strengthen your specific skills, provide you exposure to other careers or professionals, grant you on-the-job experience, or allow you to get your foot in the door at your dream company. Whatever your reason is, share it with enthusiasm and optimism!

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  • Discovery

    24. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      How you answer this question will reveal how familiar you are with Facebook, how familiar you are with the position, and how your future aligns with the opportunities they'll provide. It will also reveal whether you have a career plan, or if you are hoping to land a job anywhere. This question is used to determine if you have set any goals for yourself. The interviewer wants to see that you are thinking about the future and how you plan to progress over the next five years. Describe the career goals you have set for yourself and how you plan to achieve them.

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      How to Answer

      A career-minded individual who takes charge of their own development typically has a five-year career plan, and has written out their core values and their mission statement. This practice makes it easier for a professional to identify the right match, understand their motivators, and the type of work environments that enhance their productivity and drive their level of success. Consider revising or creating a five year career plan prior your interview, and aligning what opportunities you are looking for with what they are looking for in a candidate.

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  • Discovery

    25. Besides Facebook, what is your favorite social media platform?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      Not only does this question test your industry knowledge and how Facebook compares to other platforms out there, but also tests your industry knowledge and which platforms Facebook owns. How you answer will inform your interview of your industry knowledge, your communication skills, and the lengths you went to prepare for this interview.

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      How to Answer

      Familiarize yourself with the other platforms out there and be wary not to volunteer your loyalty to a competitor when answering this question. Other platforms that Facebook owns are Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus VR, Onavo, and Beluga. Whereas TikTok, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, LinkedIn, and WeChat are competitors.

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  • Discovery

    26. What is your favorite Facebook group or page?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      Before they hire someone to represent their brand, they need to determine whether that person embraces their brand. That's why most employers will hire someone with brand loyalty. It takes true passion to deliver a great on-brand experience. So this question tests your brand loyalty, and how familiar you are with everything Facebook.

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      How to Answer

      Always strive to be ready for any question your interviewer poses. This requires you to perform as much research on yourself as you would on the company. Scroll through your Facebook page and jot down of the best experiences you've had on Facebook. Make them memorable and relatable. Go deep in a way that exhibits your brand loyalty and shows that you get it.

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  • Education

    27. Can you walk me through your education and tell me how it's going to help you succeed as an intern here?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer wants to know about your education beyond what's listed on your resume. Most resumes include only very basic educational information, so this is a way for them to gain insight into specific skills or projects you've worked on.

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      How to Answer

      Choose 1-2 projects/courses that are especially relevant to the internship role. Describe the project(s), emphasizing the skills you learned and how you imagine applying them as a Facebook intern. Feel free to go beyond your subject and causality by including any valuable life lessons along the way, or any leadership skills you attained through your extra-curricular activities at school as well.

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  • Experience

    28. What research methods are you familiar with?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      The interviewer is trying to assess your skill level, and how much of your experience is learned and how much is applied. When preparing for a researcher role, your interviewer is likely to ask about your preferred approaches and the technical tools you're familiar with to perform your job.

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      How to Answer

      Prepare in advance by brushing up on what you learned and applied in your education experience. Highlight any analytical, observational and interpersonal skills. Go deeper and examine your strengths and skills that could be applied, and suggest you are a quick learner and apt to learn any new methods quickly and effectively.

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  • Leadership

    29. Describe a time where you demonstrated your leadership skills.

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      With this question, the interviewer is evaluating whether you have leadership potential, or a reluctance to lead. As there are many personality types out there, some are born to lead, and others may learn to lead. With this question, they are trying to assess where you fall on this scale by ascertaining if you have a specific example that demonstrates your leadership potential.

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      How to Answer

      Before the interview, think about previous experiences where you did more than what was expected of you to contribute to the overall success of a project. Contemplate what leadership looks like to you, framed by leaders you admire. Consider what "rising to the occasion" looks like. Doing so will present you as striving to be the best version of yourself that you can be, while demonstrating sincere potential. If you can tie this example back to the leadership qualities you'll bring to the internship, all the better.

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  • Organizational

    30. How would you rate your time management skills?

      Why the Interviewer Asks This Question

      This question is about your organizational and time management skills. The interviewer would like to know more about your ability to manage your time, manage your stress and workload, and your ability to meet deadlines. Accuracy is a critical part of the daily activities of any job. How well you produce error-free, high-quality work within given timeframes will be evaluated based on your attention to detail, adaptability, and flexibility.

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      How to Answer

      Discuss how you prioritize your work. Think about how you manage your projects and daily tasks based on their level of importance and urgency, rather than short-term goals. Discuss the tools you used to plan your work and stay organized. Exhibit an ability to assess the timing, importance, and unpredictable variables. Additionally, convey your ability to know when to tap into other resources when necessary.

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