Environmental Scientist Interview Questions

25 Questions and Answers by Nisha Yadav

Question 1 of 25

Do you have experience with asbestos?

Environmental Scientist Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Do you have experience with asbestos?

  2. 2.

    Describe your working relationship with your previous or current colleagues.

  3. 3.

    When have you had to change a major component of your project, due to new information being presented?

  4. 4.

    How do you encourage creative thinking with your fellow scientists?

  5. 5.

    Tell me about a career related goal that you set and did not reach. How did you recover from the disappointment?

  6. 6.

    What are your strengths as an environmental scientist?

  7. 7.

    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  8. 8.

    What is the most challenging part of supervising environmental technicians and junior scientists?

  9. 9.

    Why are you the best environmental scientist for us?

  10. 10.

    What do you like most about being an environmental scientist?

  11. 11.

    What made you choose to become an environmental scientist?

  12. 12.

    Tell me about yourself.

  13. 13.

    As a scientist, team communication is key to your success. What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?

  14. 14.

    How do you believe you will complement our department if you were hired?

  15. 15.

    Do you prefer to work in the field, or in a lab setting?

  16. 16.

    When conducting scientific research, how often do you create alternative scenarios for potentially unexpected outcomes?

  17. 17.

    As an environmental scientist, you will face a significant amount of diversity among your coworkers. Are you accustomed to this?

  18. 18.

    Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?

  19. 19.

    What questions do you have for me?

  20. 20.

    What are your salary expectations for this environmental scientist role?

  21. 21.

    Which scientific literature resources are your favorite?

  22. 22.

    Where do you see yourself five years from now?

  23. 23.

    What type of environmental test equipment have you used in the past?

  24. 24.

    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  25. 25.

    What kind of events cause you stress on the job? How do you deal with stress?