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Updated Feb 11, 2015
Updated Feb 11, 2015
65 Interview Reviews

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    Grader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Actually, it wasn't an interview so much as they solicited me to do it. The interview was easy, I just was honest about my experience. That was how I was able to secure the job. Make sure that you know how to be honest about your skills. This is very important. Also make sure to dress well. Do not look like a slob. It is important to make sure you take care of that.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    Very simple process for me. The professor knew me and asked for me by name. Most professors just wait for assignments to come in randomly and will tell the students they can't request by name. Don't take it personally.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't really one. The offer is very standard.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Student Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    The interview focuses on professionalism. If you have the ability to maintain your work/life balance, then make sure to show that in your interviews. The team is really looking for someone who will make the university look good and will be able to keep up with school and their work.

    Interview Questions
    • Please describe a time when you had to show extreme attention to detail.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Student Caller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview Details

    I submitted a resume, took about a week for them to respond. They call you for an on-the-spot phone interview, but it's not bad. They'll say to come to a two-day training and after that, you'll get the job.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, as this job is mainly for students during the school year
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed 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
  7.  

    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
  8.  

    A/V Technician Student Activity Center Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed 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
  9.  

    Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed 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
  10.  

    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
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    Student Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed 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

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