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Fox Chase Cancer Center Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 6, 2014
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Easy Interview

Data Warehouse Developer Interview

Data Warehouse Developer
Fox Chase, Philadelphia, PA

I applied online and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Interview Details – Dont waste your time appling for this postion. The interview process will take atleast 6 months. They will interview 50 to 60 eligible candidates and downsize to 15 candidates for 6 hours onsite interview ending with a test and select one candidate. I am a Lead developer in my current company applied for Sr.Developer position and answered all questions because the interview is very easy to me and I answered all questions correctly in the final test because I work in extremely challenging project, but still not selected. This was happened to couple of other candidates too.

Interview Question – There are no requirements in this project, how do you work/develop code in this environment   View Answer

No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Research Assistant Interview

Research Assistant
Burholme, PA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center in December 2013.

Interview Details – After applying through their website, I emailed the person in charge introducing myself. The person in charge was nice enough to email me back with some questions about me. The next day, I got a call from HR wanting to have an interview with me. The interview was scheduled a couple days later. When I went to the interview, I was first interviewed by the HR representative. The interview questions were the standard ones asking me about my background and experience-nothing too difficult. The representative also explained to me their salary structure and benefit package at the initial interview. After the interview with the HR representative, I was also interviewed by the person in charge. It was supposed to be only about 15 to 20 minutes, but we talked for more than 30 minutes. The person in charge asked me about my background. I asked her about her background and research. We had a good conversation. She was very kind and it didn't feel like an interview.

Interview Question – "How do you manage your time?"   View Answer

No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Major Gifts Officer Interview

Major Gifts Officer

I applied online and interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Interview Details – Three to four step process. Phone interview followed by several face-to-face interviews.

No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Clinical Research Associate Interview

Clinical Research Associate

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Interview Details – You should expect to meet at least 3 people from the company plus HR. They will ask about your work experience and expect you to have done many SIVs, Close out visits and monitoring. They will make you swear on your life that you love to travel and 90% is not too much for you to handle.

Interview Question – How do you handle an investigator who doesn't agree with your assessment of eligibility?   Answer Question

No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Storage Administrator Interview

Storage Administrator
Philadelphia, PA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center in February 2009.

Interview Details – Quick phone interview with HR. In person HR interview then an interview with the Department Director and several of the employees. Then nothing, pure silence. No response from FCCC indicating that I had been passed over. I even went so far as to contact the HR department and the Director asking for follow up but no reply received.

Interview Question – Tell me about a situation where you were the direct cause of an incident that affected the entire organization and how did you resolve it?   View Answer

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Health Educator Interview

Health Educator

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center in March 2011.

Interview Details – I applied online for the position and in a week got response from HR to schedule for phone interview. Following which I had 1:1 interview with the PI and HR.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – If it entry level position then they do not entertain any negotiation.

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Scientific Technician Interview

Scientific Technician

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center in January 2009.

Interview Details – I applied online. After a little more than a week of no response from HR, I directly emailed the principle investigator in the job description. Then I get an email from HR that week requesting an interview. The interview was two rounds. First round was with a HR personal and the second interview was with the principle investigator that I will be working so. An offer came about one week later.

Interview Question – Why do you think you would be good for this job?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The entry level salary is very clear and written in stone. Unless you have prior experience in the field, there's little room to negotiate.

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Personal Banker Interview

Personal Banker

The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fox Chase Cancer Center in November 2008.

Interview Details – There was an initial phone interview asking basic questions about your previous work experience and then two weeks later there was a group interview that consisted of alot of role playing and between the interviewer and the interviewee and then between those who were interviewing. And then there was one in one again asking about your previous work experience.

Interview Question – What is one thing you need to work on to make you a more efficient employee   Answer Question

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