Boehringer Ingelheim Internal Consulting Internship

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Anonymous A asked on Feb 16, 2021

Hi,

I have an upcoming interview for intern position at Boehringer Ingelheim (Pharma Company HQ in Germany) in Internal Consulting. The interview is planned for 30 mins and I did not receive any notice about case study. I am still unsure of what to expect? I checked their website and the interview questions on Glassdor, but didn't see any mentions about case interviews within this company. Do you think is possible to have a case interview without mentioning it?

Thank you!

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Ian
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Hi there,

It sounds like this will likely be a fit interview. That means, be prepared with "Resume Walkthrough", "Why x role", and "Why Boehringer"

Additionally, be prepared to answer questions about your resume, experiences, etc.

Finally, don't rule out brainstorming questions in the place of a full case.

Good luck!

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Torben
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Hey there,

I am not familiar with Boerhinger Ingelheim but in a 30 minute interview I would not expect a case study. A quick brain teaser is always possible in the consulting context, but I'd expect a motivation/CV-drievn interview.

Is this the only interview or did they label it as a "first call"? Also, it is perfectly fine to reach out to the company and ask for more details about the interview itself.

If you want to chat more about Inhouse Consulting in general, let me know!

Best of luck

Torben

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Anonymous on Feb 16, 2021

Hi Torben, Thank you for your answer. I asked them if this is the only interview and they said yes. However, I am contacting with a HR person, whereas my interview is with the Director of the Department, who has more details about the interview, and I feel is awkward to ask him about more details before the interview. Kind regards,

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Torben on Feb 17, 2021

Ok! Best of luck and would be great if you can come back after the interview to share your experience! Looking forward to it.

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Hi there,

In these cases, the best thing is to reach out to HR and clarify with them what the structure of the interview is. If you are very close to the interview, you can call them to accelerate things.

Hope this helps,

Francesco

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Hey there,

Good replies here already. In any case, whenever something is unclear I'd reach out to HR (call them!) and ask what to expect. They will most likely tell you how the interview will be structured.

Good luck!

Cheers,

Florian

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Hello!

First of all, feel free to touch base with HR about this. They are here for these things.

Secondly, without more info, seems like a FIT interview with HR. If you want to deep dive on the prep for it, the "Integrated FIT guide for MBB" has been recently published in PrepLounge´s shop (https://www.preplounge.com/en/shop/tests-2/integrated-fit-guide-for-mbb-34)

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Hi there,

It seems like the interview will consist of the fit part - if you need to prepare, look it up on the preplounge forum.

If you are still worried - you can ask HR about the interview procedure - they are there to answer your questions.

Hope that helps!

GB

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