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Wayne State Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Research Assistant Interview

Research Assistant
Detroit, MI

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Wayne State.

Interview Details – Interviewed by the Principal Investigator and a research coordinator. Very friendly and felt comfortable during the whole interview process. Was asked questions about past experiences. Very straightforward interview questions.

Interview Question – None that I can think of. It was a very straighforward interview.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Student Interview

Student

Interviewed at Wayne State

Interview Details – You can pretty much just apply. They take most anyone. I think Wayne State has a 70% acceptance rate. I did computer science, I would not do that there. Its a bad program

Interview Question – Calc II is hard   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Research Assistant Interview

Research Assistant
Detroit, MI

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Wayne State in November 2010.

Interview Details – 1 interview

Interview Question – Skills and behavior questions. Follow the star format when answering. No question really stood out as being hard.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No real negotiation process


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Student Assistant Interview

Student Assistant
Detroit, MI

I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Wayne State in July 2013.

Interview Details – I spoke directly with one of the supervisors who told me where to turn in my application and asked me when I could start.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Manager Interview

Manager
Detroit, MI

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Wayne State in April 2012.

Interview Details – The individual department doing the interview handled it very well. The Human Resources department was poorly organized. Before they called me to offer me the position, they sent me a rejection letter.

Interview Question – I didn't find any question too difficult or unexpected. They were mostly interested in my knowledge of university policies and procedures.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The Human Resources department was poorly organized. Before they called me to offer me the position, they sent me a rejection letter.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Research Assistant Interview

Research Assistant
Detroit, MI

I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Wayne State in April 2009.

Interview Details – Received an email, contacted by hiring manager and scheduled a time and place. Was nervous but I felt very relaxed once I met the people here

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself five years from now?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The offer was accepted because I agreed without negotiating


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Assistant Professor Interview

Assistant Professor

Interviewed at Wayne State

Interview Details – Standard. You'll go to a finance conference, they'll fly you out for a presentation on campus if they like you, you will get to meet the faculty, have lunch and dinner with the faculty, get to meet the PhD students, discuss compensation etc.

Interview Question – None. Pretty standard.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Research Associate Interview

Research Associate

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Wayne State in February 2009.

Interview Details – I think this experience is PI dependent. Mine is OK

Negotiation Details – very clear


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Peer Mentor Interview

Peer Mentor

Interviewed at Wayne State

Interview Details – not bad, no STAR type questions, WSU now has background checks

Interview Question – there are no difficult questions or unexpected questions if you have experience   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Research Assistant/Research Study Coordinator Interview

Research Assistant/Research Study Coordinator
Detroit, MI

I applied through other source and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Wayne State.

Interview Details – I was hired through networking with a researcher with whom I'd had contact for several months, she recruited me, no questions asked, other than salary negotiation.

Interview Question – It was 12 years ago, I really don't remember anything at all that was difficult or unexpected.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Simple, I was offered 5% more than I was making in my previous job.

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