Brandeis University Interview Questions

Updated Mar 2, 2015
Updated Mar 2, 2015
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    Graduate Student Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Brandeis University.

    Interview Details

    Very casual and enjoyable, distinctly aimed at identifying good fits to the program and competent scientists. Felt like more of a 'get to know you' day than a formal interview. The dinner that evening also felt like it was aimed at getting a feel for how you as a student would fit into the program.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Equity Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Brandeis University.

    Interview Details

    First give a behavioral interview and then process to an online test.The behavioral questions are about your basic mathematical intuition and may be give you a tiny case to solve. However, the online test seems very strict. I believed I finished them all correctly however I still did not meet the minimum requirement.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Event Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone Interview done by a representative from the human resources department. In person interview conducted a week or so later. Hiring process took a few week before an offer was made.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Digital Media Specialist Interview

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    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Brandeis University provides students with the opportunities of a world-class research university in the intimate setting of a small liberal arts college just a few miles from downtown Boston. We truly believe we blend the best of both worlds.
    Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, Brandeis is widely recognized for the excellence of its faculty and the quality and diversity of its student body.

    Interview Questions
    • The university was named for the late Louis D. Brandeis, the first Jewish Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and it was shaped by the ideals he represented: passion for learning, commitment to social justice and equality, individual rights and concern for the world.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
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    TEACHERS ASSISTANT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waltham, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waltham, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Brandeis University.

    Interview Details

    I was approached by the professor. No interview required.

    Negotiation Details
    It was basically a take it or leave it offer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  7.  

    Undergraduate Peer Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One interview, very simple process. Also required one professor reccomendation, 3 hour training, mostly learning about tutoring styles

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Department Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Brandeis University.

    Interview Details

    Process involves at least 3 days, and interviews with 6 or more people. It can be very time consuming if you are transitioning into a new career, but is typical for higher ed.

    Interview Questions
    • Not a question but a suggestion: sending thank you notes here is very important. It is expected that you send a personalized thank you note to every person you meet with, from the HR phone screening to the Department Director.   View Answer
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waltham, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waltham, MA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Brandeis University.

    Interview Details

    After some email and phone exchanges, I came over for a day, meet the people, discussed science.

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    Negotiation Details
    I gave a range, with explanation how I got it. The offer was in the middle.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Brandeis National Committee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Brandeis University in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had 2 interviews. One over the phone and one in person with hiring committee. After second interview they asked me to submit a writing sample, but never called me back.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technology Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Brandeis University in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Was first contacted by email to setup a phone screen. Went through this process and a month later was contacted for in-person interview. This went well with individual and panel interviews. Was then contacted for a second in-person a couple weeks later. Went through all that and then waited over 2 weeks. No response from the department either way. This was the worst part; not knowing. Seems disrespectful and callous to put someone through this process and then offer no response at all.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you managerial skills dovetail with your financial knowledge?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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