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Sample Geology Interview Questions 

  • When did you get interested in science?
  • Why did you choose to study geology? What do you like about it?
  • Give me an example that demonstrates your ability to organize when you have multiple tasks to accomplish.
  • Why should we hire you? What makes you a good 'fit' for our organization and this particular position?
  • What does a Geologist do on a typical day?
  • Tell me about your experience using technology (GIS, ARC GIS, etc) in order to complete a task or project?
  • How are fossils formed?
  • Tell me about your most rewarding accomplishment. What makes it so rewarding to you?
  • What is your understanding of the meaning of geology?
  • How do geologists find out the age of mountains?
  • What are the three major forms/types of rocks?
  • What experiences and skills do you have that make you think that you will be successful in this position?
  • What is one thing people who you have worked with say you are good at, and one thing you need to work on?
  • What is the rate of species and how does this relate to finding transitional species?
  • Why did the continents spread apart?
  • How does technology fit into the field of Geology?
  • Provide me some details about your science background.
  • What do you know about this company?
  • What steps did you have to take to get your current position?
  • What are your salary expectations?
  • How do you think the earth has changed since it was formed?



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