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Sample Environmental Science Interview Questions 

  • Describe your ideal work environment.
  • What do you think is the most pressing environmental issue we are facing today, and why?
  • What experiences helped develop your interest in pursuing a career in the environmental field?
  • What has been your least favorite job? If no work experience what has been your least favorite project assignment and why?
  • What aspects of environmental work most interest you?
  • In what ways has your academic experience prepared you to work on environmental science projects?
  • What is your greatest achievement and why?
  • What are your long-term career goals?
  • Do you think that there is a readily available solution to water pollution, and if so, what do you think it is?
  • Do you believe that there are reliable fuel alternatives besides fossil fuels that could sustain a modern society? If so, do you have ideas as to what these alternatives could be?
  • Would you consider poaching a major environmental issue? Do you have any ideas as to how we could counter it more effectively?
  • Why do you want to work here?
  • Talk about one strength and one weakness that you possess.
  • When and why did you get interested in environmental science?
  • Provide me with some details about your science background. Have you had any lab experience or have you written anything?

  

  


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