University of Washington

  www.washington.edu
  www.washington.edu

University of Washington Interview Questions

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014
26 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

22%
50%
27%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

80%
5%
5%

Interview Difficulty

2.9
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

26 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Patient Care Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    straightforward, the process was very informal. The interviewer was reading from a preassembled questions. Typical questions. interview was with the assistant nurse manager so it I had to very detailed, articulate and precise so she can relay this to her boss.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a characteristics about you that you don't see but others do. Why is this ? And how do you bring it your advantage.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    MA III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Washington in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    From the time I submitted my resume to a face to face interview was about 3 weeks. I proceeded with a courtesy thank you e-mail and received a response for a group interview (2 weeks later) and was told they would get back with me. I have yet to hear back. This was a 6 week process. I then received a call from the HR department wanting to forward my resume to another department, I told her that I was still waiting to hear from the previous department. She was going to contact them to see if I was a candidate & get back with me.Still waiting (3 months) & this morning I reviewed a pre employment questionare, followed by a personal email from a college at a different department offering to accept my resume.
    The Process Takes Too long

    Interview Questions
    • Are you the kind of person that if you have a case load and another coworker has a heavier load would you help them ? ?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Research Study Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Washington in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Approximately five minutes into the interview, the interviewer suggested that the department might not fill the position, but they had another position. The original position was posted because the current research study coordinator was on medical leave. Unless this employee returned before their deadline, the position would be open. Evidently, the interviewer expected the employee to return. Then the interviewer began to discuss the second position, which was administrative with no research related responsibilities.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you be interested in a new position that we are, or may be developing?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Assistant Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position online, at which point my resume was forwarded to the department and then I was contacted for an interview via email. I was not given an email update when my resume status changed, though it was updated on the UW job website.

    The interview itself wasn't bad, though I was underqualified for the position and it showed. I found the interview panel (three people) to be professional and friendly. The questions were mostly related to the job, but they also tried to get to know me as well. It was a pleasant experience even though I didn't get an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • How will you handle working with and assisting people who have more experience than you?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Data Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was first a phone screening and then an in person interview. Enjoyable process. Questions were reasonable and they really seemed to want to find a good fit for both the employee and employer.

    Interview Questions
    • No trick questions here - just good old fashioned "tell me about a time when..." types of scenarios.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Program Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Washington in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online Aug 1, 2013. First contact was Aug 27th boilerplate email, "Dear Candidate...we're conducting 15 minute phone interviews over the next 3 days, if you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please choose a time from one of the following 4 hour blocks and we will call you. 15 minute phone interview on was with the Administrator of the department, mostly feeling me out about the (low) pay range. An email followed that day requesting an in person interview the following week.

    Parking is challenging, get a ride if possible. Interview was approximately 1.5 hours long with 3 people, the Administrator I'd been emailing/speaking with previously, and 2 Department Heads. Questions were very standard, read from an HR form, "Describe a time when you faced a conflict with a coworker and how you handled it", "If you were given an assignment and a deadline that you found was impossible to meet...", etc.

    Overall it seemed to go very well. Both Department heads seemed very interested and impressed. Administrator was quiet.

    Got a form email on 9/25/13 that another candidate had been chosen.

    (The position had been eliminated a year previously due to budget cuts. It felt as though I may have been one of several required competitive candidates, so they could bring back the person who'd previously held the position. But this is only a guess.)

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Macy's Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview Details

    intervied in a small room, the guy read questions off a paper, about 6 then picked a few more from another sheet; he seemed nice and said that he would have to check with the managers who were hiring. i got the impression i was going to get hired, but then got the rejection email

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Student Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Washington in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applying through husky jobs. I waited for a month and a half. I got an interview. They interviewed me for about half an hour. They were very nice and listened perfectly well. They asked very good questions and very apt too. The office was very nice and I never felt even a bit of strain or nervousness. It was amazing.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Research Technologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Washington in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had a one-on-one interview for a research tech position in a biomedical research lab. Interview was the P.I. asking about my previous research experience, quizzing my knowledge on various experimental techniques, and inquiring about previous academic coursework, the latter of which was difficult to recall as several of the courses had been taken several years ago.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Operation Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Washington in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    This is an interview for the operation internship for Goldman Sachs. It is a two-round interview. One round is half hour, so it was one-hour long in total.

    Interview Questions
    • Given a scenario, say, you need do a presentation for your client. The presentation is supposed to last for at least 2 hours. But your clients have to rush to another meeting, so you only have 20min left to get this presentation done, so how can you deal with this situation?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

Work at University of Washington? Share Your Experiences

University of Washington

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.