Are you able to be productive in any environment? Are there particular types of settings that you find distracting? Discuss your preferences with the interviewer. Be sure to research the kind of environment present in this position before the interview.
"I understand that your lab environment is very collaborative. I come from a similar environment and found that I could be very productive when there was the "
Entry Level answer example
"I work well in environments where I am trusted to do my job without micro-managing, after I learn the ropes of the business, of course."
Experienced answer example
"I work well in a high pressure, demanding environment that requires you to work smart and make your mark. I am competitive in nature and love to be personally challenged."