How to get a job at

Home Depot

The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer. The home improvement leader has continued to best its competitors—including Lowe’s. The company's e-commerce operation grew more than 20% last year.

What

Home Depot

Looks For

Home Depot is looking for associates who are flexible, positive and eager to pitch in and help those around when needed. Looking for those interested in building the community around them.

History of

Home Depot

Home Depot offers its customers an assortment of building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products, and decor products and provides a number of services, including home improvement installation services and tool and equipment rental.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Marketing
Data / Analytics
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
Supply Chain / Logistics
IT/IS
Product
Human Resources / People / Talent
Operations
Finance
Engineering
Sales / Account Management
industries
Tech
Retail
office locations
Greater Atlanta
Greater Austin
2019 Revenue:
$110.225B

Home Depot

Internship Programs

Home Depot Summer Internship Program

Home Depot offers an award-winning 11-week paid internship program over summer to engage and empower interns to immerse themselves in the Home Depot culture while working on challenging projects that directly impact the business. Interns are presented opportunities to build essential skills while making meaningful connections with peers and executive leadership. This program is ranked as #9 on Indeed’s “The 15 Top-Rated Workplaces for Internships” and ranked #30 on Vault’s “50 Best Internships”. In 2019, 70% of interns were offered a full-time position at the end of their internship.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Current undergrad student
Perks:
  • Meaningful projects
  • Networking opportunities
  • On-Demand Doctor

Home Depot

Interview Process

Initial Phone Screening

Although not always the case, the interview process typically starts with an initial brief phone interview to go over your resume and talk about your experience and interests.

Group Interview

The next step could be a group interview where all candidates are given problems to solve.

Interview

Past the initial phone screen and group interview, there will then be interview(s) with your potential manager. Questions will most likely be a varied mix of technical and behavioral.


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 Home Depot and the interview process.

Do your research

Conduct research on Home Depot 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

Home Depot

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  • How do you deal with tight deadlines?
  • How do you keep up with the latest technologies?
  • When was a time you improved a process?
  • Technical: OOP concepts, if we have a cube comprised of ten rows of blocks across, ten wide, and ten long, and we remove the top layer of blocks, how many are remaining, If you had unlimited access to data to solve a particular problem, would you use prior knowledge (i.e. subject matter experts) in your solution and why or why not?