University of British Columbia Interview Questions

Updated Jul 18, 2015
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    Records Management Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in July 2014.

    Interview

    It was a very lengthy process with four people in the interview room and whole lot of complicated and long questions. The interview is difficult but I learnt later that it's university policy to ask these long winded questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think you are a good fit for the job? The questions were so long I can even remember   1 Answer
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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    professional, good structure, offer to provide information about experience, skills and qualifications, department representation and human resources, questions about work related pressures and on the job performance, future plans and goals, former employer, experience

    Interview Questions

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Initial communication was positive. The interview was a panel format, and it did not appear that the interviewers were very well prepared in terms of either describing the requirements of the position, nor having made anything more than a cursory review of my resume.

    Interview Questions

    • The most unexpected question was what a comprehensive business plan might include.   Answer Question
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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at University of British Columbia.

    Interview

    a lot of questions about everything ranging from how the internet works to what you should do when your boss asks for something impossible

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    Peer Mentor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kelowna, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of British Columbia (Kelowna, BC (Canada)) in May 2011.

    Interview

    After applied, I recieved an email to have a face to face interview. As I was out of the country they accomodated a Skype interview. Questions were pretty straight forward, behavioral and non technical. Super relaxed.

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    Administration Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of British Columbia in August 2010.

    Interview

    The interviewers were very friendly. They took turn asking me questions aboout my interests and some other situational questions. However, I was unable to commit to the length of employment.

    Interview Questions

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    Housing and Conferences House Person Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in April 2010.

    Interview

    It was a bunch of general questions about your personality and how to problem solve issues and whether or not you would be a good fit with the team of individuals who are already woking there. They asked about previous work experiences and what kind of contribution we made to the job. It really is a fairly generic interview set up for a labour position with Housing and Conferences

    Interview Questions

    • What was an unpopular decision at your last job and how did you make others feel better about it?   Answer Question
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at University of British Columbia in February 2010.

    Interview

    I submitted my application online, got an email from my employer within a day requesting for an interview. I had two one-on-one interviews with my employer. It was a less-structured interview in which my employer was trying to find a personality fit for the lab more than verifying my actual skill set.

    Interview Questions

    • Without much work experience, why do you think you can be a more suitable candidate for the job compare to other more experienced candidates?   Answer Question
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