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Question 4 of 40 for our SpaceX Mock Interview

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Question 4 of 40

Tell me about yourself.

The employee culture at SpaceX is known for long hours, non-stop, where you spend most of your time with your teammates. This question is a personality check to unravel what makes you tick, what motivated you to pursue this field, and what drives your passion beyond your resume. It is an icebreaker question designed to get you to relax, get you out of interview mode, and show who you are as a person. How you answer will help them assess how well you'll fit in and whether you are made of the right stuff.

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  • 4. Tell me about yourself.

      What You Need to Know

      The employee culture at SpaceX is known for long hours, non-stop, where you spend most of your time with your teammates. This question is a personality check to unravel what makes you tick, what motivated you to pursue this field, and what drives your passion beyond your resume. It is an icebreaker question designed to get you to relax, get you out of interview mode, and show who you are as a person. How you answer will help them assess how well you'll fit in and whether you are made of the right stuff.

      Written by Kevin Downey on October 25th, 2022

      Answer Example

      "From an early age, I have been incurably curious. I used to take apart all of our appliances and put them back together, which drove my parents crazy. I can be a bit obsessive-compulsive when working on a project. I have trouble stopping and letting go of what I am working on. I tried to fight it, but then I'd lose sleep thinking about it and eventually quit trying to sleep and kept working on a project until I needed to sleep. I have never been a quitter. I firmly believe any obstacle can be overcome. Where there is a will, there is a way."

      Written by Kevin Downey on October 25th, 2022

      Mechanical Engineer Example

      "I am a dedicated person, nearly to a fault. I tend to get singularly focused on the task at hand, even to a point where I forget to eat. Challenges intrigue me, as I know there is an answer and it just needs to be found. I am even a volunteer firefighter in my local community."

      Written by Joseph Murphy on November 4th, 2022

      Manufacturing Engineer Example

      "I am a strong family man who has a passion for engineering and technology. One of my greatest sources of joy in this life is being able to contribute to humanity through my own engineering efforts."

      Written by Timothy Cannon on November 18th, 2022