Pfizer Entry Level Research Scientist | April 2021
Location: Chesterfield, MO
Role: Research Scientist
Level: Entry Level
Outcome: Accepted Offer
When did you have this interview?: Last Week
What steps were in the interview process? How far did you get? What do you think about the overall interview experience?
First interview was over the phone with 2 scientist. They asked about my background and experiences, some behavioral questions and some technical questions. 2nd interview was virtual with 2 scientist that were in the department I would be working in. Asked a mixture of behavioral and technical questions. 3rd interview was right after the 2nd with 2 other scientist in the group and they asked similar questions.
Overall was a good experience. Make sure to know how to describe things listed on your resume. Also good to search for common technical questions asked for whatever job you are interviewing for.
What interview questions did they ask?
If you are trying to make a buffer with a specific pH and keep getting a slightly higher pH while following the protocol exactly what do you do?
Describe a specific type of chromatography listed on resume.
Describe protein structure.
Describe protein degradation pathways.
Talk about an instrument listed on your resume in detail.
For behavioral questions they asked a lot about examples of being in a team environment, working with new people and times you disagreed with people.