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Interviews at Intel

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Intel.
Interview experience
Based on 174 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 172 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 157 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Intel

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
29%
About a week
23%
About a month
20%
About a day or two
14%
More than one month
14%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
72%
On-site interview
69%
Background check
50%
Group interview
39%
Drug test
33%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Intel

  • Phone interview with HR then on site interview with the hiring manager
    Shared on February 9, 2018
  • When I was interviewed for a job in 1988, it was very laid-back. Ask me about my previous jobs and ask me how I can improve the process from my previous job (if there is a need of improvement). Then, …
    Shared on November 2, 2017 - Materials Development Engineering Technician - Chandler, AZ 85226
  • They put you in "what would you do?" in certain scenarios. etc...
    Shared on October 26, 2017 - Lab Technician - Chandler, AZ

Interview questions at Intel

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What things have you done lately that you think are your best achievements?
    Shared on December 3, 2017 - Engineering design Technician 4 - Hillsboro, OR
  • Work experience and team culture
    Shared on October 16, 2017 - Equipment Specialist/Equipment Owner - Hudson, MA
  • Behavioral
    Shared on October 16, 2017 - Process & Technology Development Engineer - Hillsboro, OR
Interview tips at Intel
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)62%
  • Formal (business suit)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code6%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Intel
  • Grueling interview process: Meet 8 people and have one hour with each person. All it takes is one "No Vote" to kill your chances of employment.
    Shared on July 1, 2018 - Program Manager - Engineering - Hillsboro, OR
  • Make career goals know, both to yourself and management.
    Shared on May 31, 2018 - Network Engineer - Riverton, UT
  • Be ready to convice people at intel how you will be able to contribute to the teams bottom line.
    Shared on April 25, 2018 - Leader - Santa Clara, CA
The first interview at Intel
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me31%
  • Employee referral28%
  • University recruiting/job fair11%
  • Other online application10%
  • Through Indeed.com7%
How candidates received their first interview at Intel
  • My first interview came during a career fair visit from Intel in 1997. The interview was somewhat challenging, but I got through it....thank God.
    Shared on February 27, 2018
  • Internal referral
    Shared on February 9, 2018
  • Applied online at a job fair
    Shared on January 4, 2018 - GAM GES Senior Business HR Specialist - Costa Rica
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