Monsanto Company Interview Questions

Updated Sep 8, 2014
Updated Sep 8, 2014
135 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Green House Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Winnipeg, MB
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winnipeg, MB
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Monsanto Company in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    They started right a way with the interview questions without informal chatting. No much greetin or welcoming in the interview. It was more like an oral examination. Two people asked questions alternatively. There was no discussion but only answering the questions they asked and they took notes of what I was saying. However, since I was prepared well I face each and every question very well.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a situation when you were asked to do some thing in addition to what you were doing?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    IT Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was a behavior interview and the procedure was not painful. They asks several general questions and there are no technical questions. I went to two rounds including the onsite ones and all of them are behavior questions. Just makes sure your resume is good.

    No Offer
  3.  

    Analytics Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone interview. Basically the Hiring Manger went through everything on the job description and asked for detailed examples. Also a mixture of behavior and technical interview questions. The Hiring Manager is overall nice and seems knowledgeable. But it didn't work out because my experience does not fit the position very well.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Biologist I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Woodland, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodland, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Monsanto Company.

    Interview Details

    Panel consists of the supervisors of the involved departments. They take turn asking you interview questions, mostly behavior questions related to your previous work experiences. Then you get a tour of the lab.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle these situations were the hardest for me.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation since it was a contract job
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Monsanto Company.

    Interview Details

    A phone recruiter will call and prescreen you. If you pass that, you'll be scheduled for a 2-3 hour behavioral interview where they have several groups of people interview you on Monsanto's core compentencies.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to describe a time in which my customers or co-workers lost trust in me and the actions I took to try to rebuild that trust.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Soda Springs, ID (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Soda Springs, ID (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 months - interviewed at Monsanto Company in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had two phone interviews the first was with an HR person just to ask a few basic screening questions. The second was a technical phone interview with a rep from the company. Then I had an onsite interview, they reimbursed me for travel expenses, consisted of a tour and several one on one interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • When was a time that you have faced conflict on a project and how did you resolve it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Research Assistant I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Monsanto Company.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was held at a hiring blitz, it was very neat to see the other candidates. Very nice, calm environment . You would bounce around from groups/panels of interviewers and asked the same questions over and over.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Seed Process Engineering Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Monsanto Company.

    Interview Details

    I talked to an engineering leader in my college's career fair and submitted my resume. A month later, I was notified that the engineering group is interviewing me. I was asked to visit their main campus in Saint Louis. I was interviewed by three people on site in Saint Louis along with other candidates. The interview was rather casual I feel. The interviewer are really friendly and approachable. The questions they asked are very typical behavioral questions and they requested me to go through my experience and resume.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Human Resources Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Monsanto Company.

    Interview Details

    I got the information for classmates and directly emailed the recruiter asking for a phone interview opportunity. During the phone interview, just explained the job position to me and let me introduce myself and went through my resume and asked several personal information.

    No Offer
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    Fixed Asset Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Creve Coeur, MO (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Creve Coeur, MO (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Monsanto Company.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds of interview - 1 HR round on telephone and 1 with line manager in person. HR interview was very basic. The round with line manager had technical accounting questions

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The negotiation was not required as the benefits more than made up for the salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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