Clemson University Interview Questions

Updated Jul 21, 2015
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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Clemson University (Clemson, SC).

    Interview

    Two interviews via Skype were conducted online, asking about my previous experience, career goals and research interests, and later on I have been inveted to join the professors in a campus visit to know the buildings and offices

    Interview Questions

    • About my previous experience, research interests, goals   Answer Question
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    Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    there was friendly talking. nice people. good opportunity. nice lakes and trees surrounding the working place.there was friendly talking. nice people. good opportunity. nice lakes and trees surrounding the working place.there was friendly talking. nice people. good opportunity. nice lakes and trees surrounding the working place.there was friendly talking. nice people. good opportunity. nice lakes and trees surrounding the working place.

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    Scholarship Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Clemson, SC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) in February 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online and was contacted by email to schedule a phone interview. After the phone interview, I was invited to come to campus and interview. I had to prepare a 15-minute presentation on Clemson scholarships and give it to most of the Student Financial Aid staff. I also interviewed with the financial aid selection committee. Then, I interviewed with the director.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic interview questions about my skills pertaining to the position.   Answer Question
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    UPIC(Fabrication Specialist) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) in December 2014.

    Interview

    I applied through Clemson's career development department and was offered an interview soon after. The interview itself was set up differently than other interviews I've had. I had three interviewers and they had brought some of the apparatus they were using and asked how I would improve upon the designs and what benefits my design would offer. They also asked about my fabrication experience.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you improve these designs? (they brought apparatus they had designed and were using)   1 Answer
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    Declined Offer

    Interview

    Interviews programmers, engineers, developers, and other technical personnel. Reads previous documentation and design notes, and uses computers. Must have strong communication skills, to include the abilities to: Translate requirements from customer to developer, Translate feedback from superiors.

    Interview Questions

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    Graduate Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Clemson University.

    Interview

    Different departments run their own hiring. So, the process varies widely from one dept to another. In some cases, the GTA's are stuck to a certain supervisor, some have the opportunity to move. A phone interview is sometimes taken, sometimes hiring is based on email conversations. A good background in teaching is helpful in getting hired.

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    Assistant Professor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Everyone was very professional and was very organized. I met with all the professors in the department, staff, and students. It was a 1.5 day interview process, starting with breakfast-dinner on day one and breakfast-lunch on day two. I also gave a presentation on my research before lunch on the first day.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked a statistics question on something I learned during undergrad.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Through email.

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    Graduate Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Clemson University (Clemson, SC).

    Interview

    Online application and phone interview as initial screening, face to face interview was not technical

    Interview Questions

    • No difficult questions. Most focused on basics of my undergraduate major   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No salary negotiation was permitted

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    Systems Programmer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) in June 2013.

    Interview

    The interview process is very bureaucratic, much like everything is with state agencies. Each department is different but must still adhere to the checks and balances. Sometimes, the people in the room ask you questions that they do not know the answer to, which can be very frustrating.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the difference between rights and permissions?   Answer Question
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    Linux Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Central, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Clemson University (Central, SC) in May 2013.

    Interview

    phone first, then on site.

    Interview Questions

    • no, just simply linux service. if you have rhce, you will be fine   Answer Question
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