How to get a job at

Experian

One of the top three credit bureaus in the nation, Experian normalizes diversity and inclusion into the fabric of their company culture.

What

Experian

Looks For

Experian looks for future leaders and innovators to join their workforce to experience taking advantage of top-tier mentors, cutting-edge job training, and just the right work/life balance. For new hires, Experian champions creative problem solving, collaboration, strategic, ‘big picture’ thinking, and the ability to troubleshoot issues.


Experian also champions the importance of exceptional time management skills, being a self-starter, the ability to handle multiple projects at once, and a strong understanding of their platform and products.

History of

Experian

Experian was founded in 1996.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Quality Assurance
Product
IT/IS
Sales / Account Management
Business Development / Corporate Development
Data / Analytics
Legal / Public Policy
Finance
Project Management
Marketing
PR / Corporate Communications
Customer Support / Success
Human Resources / People / Talent
industries
office locations
Greater Los Angeles
2019 Revenue:
$2.910B

Experian

Internship Programs

Experian Summer Internship Program

The Experian Internship Program extends across Experian’s entire corporate headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA. In addition to working with your respective department, you will also be participating in a larger cohort of all summer interns across Experian. As an intern, you will gain hands-on experience and work on projects that directly impact the business.


Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Juniors, Seniors, Recent Grads
Perks:
  • Weekly “Intern-Only” Events
  • Lunches with Senior Executives
  • Volunteer Activities
  • Networking Events
  • Career/Resume Workshops

Experian

Interview Process

Group Discussion

The first step is a group discussion based on evaluating industry knowledge of the candidate.

Technical Round (for Software Engineers)

The next step is specifically for more technical roles like Software Engineers to test your technical skills.

HR Round

The final step will have you go through a round of interviews with HR to see if an offer should be extended.


How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Experian and the interview process.

Do your research

Conduct research on Experian so that you can tell an interviewer exactly how your vision, ideal work environment, interests, and goals align with theirs. Have a list of questions ready to show your passion.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type and any relevant technical questions is imperative. 


Common Interview Questions at

Experian

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  • Why Experian?
  • Why this role?
  • What do you know about Experian?
  • If you have a problem with a colleague, how would you handle the situation?
  • Explain a work experience/task that did not go as planned and explain how you dealt with it.