GolinHarris
3.7 of 5 54 reviews
www.golinharris.com Chicago, IL 500 to 999 Employees

GolinHarris Intern Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 11, 2014
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Interview Details – It was very friendly. They had us in private rooms and interviewers will rotate every 10 minutes. The rotation happens 4 times and you would meet employees from entry level positions to senior and managerial positions. Overall it was a very positive experience.

Interview Question – After working in a team, what would you like their impression of you to be?   Answer Question

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Los Angeles, CA

I applied online and interviewed at GolinHarris.

Interview Details – Had two rounds of interviews. One was with the VP and then with the Associates I would be working under. The initial screening is with the HR department and they definitely want people with previous internship experience. If you have that and can talk about it confidently, getting the job is easy.

Interview Question – Do you have any experience with Radian6?   Answer Question

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Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at GolinHarris in January 2013.

Interview Details – It's a comfortable facility. I was greeted with warm smiles and anticipation. They offered me coffee and within a few minutes I was interviewed. Two people interviewed me. They only asked a few questions. They were basic straightforward. Both interviewees asked the same questions. I was expecting a different set of questions from each interviewee. I wonder what the reason was to ask the same set of questions. Overall, it was a pleasing experience. After the interview, I was led to another room where I took a 2 hour writing test. The test wasn't too hard, but if you have test anxiety issues like me then it will become difficult. There are three parts. The first is to write a press release. They give you a fact sheet to go by. The second part they test you on is your AP style and editing skills. They will have you edit a press release using AP style marks and the last one is to write a paragraph or two on your favorite color. 2 hours is a long enough time to take the exam, but I found the time went very fast because I'm nervous and over thinking everything. You have to really come prepared for the exam. You may have given a good interview, but the test is such a major factor in rather or not they will hire you as an intern. Be prepared to write a good press release, have prior knowledge of AP style marks, and know how to write well enough. If you fail or give a mediocre performance on the test, then it may kill your chances of getting the position. That's my advice. Take the test seriously!

Interview Question – There were no difficult questions. The questions asked were simple.   View Answer

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Los Angeles, CA

I applied through other source and the process took 1 week - interviewed at GolinHarris in July 2012.

Interview Details – Very relaxed company culture. Easy interviewing. They test your character fit and ability to speak coherently as you will be client-facing.

Negotiation Details – It was for an intern position, so there was no negotiating.

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I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at GolinHarris in January 2011.

Interview Details – Wasn't expecting to speak to seven different people during the interview process, so come prepared with MANY questions. Overall was a great experience to speak with everyone from AAE's to the VP.

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at GolinHarris in May 2009.

Interview Details – The office manager called me up for an interview a few days after I had submitted my resume. On the day itself, I had to take a 45 minute long written test to test my language and thinking abilities. Following that, I was interview by two directors in 1:1 interviews.

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