University of Texas at Austin Interview Questions

Updated Aug 30, 2014
Updated Aug 30, 2014
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  1.  

    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    Very unprofessional ; I had to visit multiple times due to availability of the potential advisor even though I had been scheduled for interview ahead of time; lack of proper directions and admin inputs

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation for my group
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Help Desk Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    The interview process had two individuals, typically a hiring manager and an individual in the same position you would be interviewing for in the interview. The response process took some time, approximately 1 month, and from there approximately 2-3 months to configure the paperwork to be signed and dated.

    Interview Questions
    • You look over and see your coworker on Facebook. How do you react?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    A/V Technician Student Activity Center Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    Invited for a one time interview after my resume was reviewed. Talked about my past experience and my current interests. Most of the duties would be learned on the job, and the most important part was that my personality fit with the team dynamic.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, set hourly rate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 months - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    applied on campus, a few weeks later, took an aptitude test on a selected subject, then few days later, went in for a mock interview. a few weeks later, I received an email of acceptance.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    They Called Me Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    After many months of applying to jobs anywhere and everywhere I recieved a call from a department at UT that I hadn't even applied to. It turns out they kept my resume in circulation and eventually it found a place. The process from there was pretty quick and easy. 1 phone interview, on in person interview and I was working the next week. It was a bit sobering that they posted the position AFTER offering me the job, which means most of the opportunities that you see from the outside aren't really there.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Student Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    Was a quick and very straightforward process overall. They got back to me after sending in my resume within a week and scheduled the interview within a month of me sending them my initial application. This was all in line with the time-frame described in the initial job posting and easy to go through. The interview itself was actually quite short and acted mostly to confirm and expand upon my previous experiences listed in my resume. The interviewers were also my soon to be bosses which helped me understand what would be expected of me for the job instead of just having a person with little connection to the day to day work from HR doing the interview which can be all too common nowadays.

    Interview Questions
    • Asking what I wanted to get out of this job and what they could do to help me attain those goals.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    The first is searching job online, submit my application online. Then got contacted by the boss and scheduled an phone interview. Discussing with the boss on the phone about the position, working, environment, my future plan and his expectation. Setting up the onsite interview and fly to Austin for an interview, finally got the offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Program Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    1 prelim 1-on-1 interview and 1 group interview. The interview process will differ by department, however. All jobs are applied for over the website, and sometimes additional documentation is required. You have to upload your resume data to the application website, but also have the option of attaching a PDF.

    Interview Questions
    • I don't remember, because it was a long time ago now. It was some standard inteview questions, such as whether you can work in a team and where you see yourself in 5 years. Now I'm here well beyond 5 years and in such a static environment that my boss had to retire for me to advance. Advancement is difficult here in general.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No room to negotiate--it's essentially a state job.
    Accepted Offer
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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    If you are admitted to grad school its basically a shoo in but you are really being interviewed for your group (if you are going for natural sciences). They wine and dine you to make you feel special but its really an evaluation period.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    very short with panel of 8

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    during counter offer they asked for proof of former salary & when submitted, nothing changed
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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