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Sample Philosophy Interview Questions 

  • What is Philosophy?
  • Why did you choose to study Philosophy?
  • What are 3 of your strengths?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • What college courses have helped prepare you for this position? Why?
  • Where do see yourself or what do you see yourself doing in the next 5 years with Philosophy?
  • When examining your long -range goals, what are they and how do you see our firm interfacing with your goals?
  • What do you know about our organization and why do you think you could like to work here?
  • Tell me about your experience in this field. What was challenging? What was your contribution?
  • How do you deal with stress?
  • How do you prioritize your time and activities?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What 2-3 things are most important to you in a job? Why?
  • What do you hope to accomplish personally and professionally in this position?
  • Talk about your research or writing skills in relation to school, work, or extracurricular activities.
  • How do you balance your reliance on facts versus intuition?
  • What motivates you?
  • Describe a time when you made a major sacrifice to achieve an important goal.
  • Describe a time when you took the initiative to do something that needed to be done.



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