Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Harvard University
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- Coordinator (4)
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- Program Coordinator (3)
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Program Coordinator Interview
I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Harvard University in February 2014.
I had two interviews, one with HR and one with the group. The HR interview was very basic, asking if I had questions about the benefits of working at Harvard, briefly talked about my resume. The actual job interview was with a panel of 3 people.
- A lot of questions about my career path and justifying my previous positions. A few behavioral/hypothetical scenarios, how would I react etc. Answer Question
Other Interview Reviews for Harvard University
Program Coordinator InterviewDeclined OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Harvard University in February 2009.
I was interviewed at the Ed School. Very HR like process. First there was an initial phone call asking very basic information. Then there was a true phone interview. And then there was a face to face interview with an HR person. After that I would met with the department and essentially been given a final green light. I never got past that stage. I would not have accepted the position as it was a lateral move for very little more money, a much better title, but a LOT more work.
Reasons for Declining
It was a lateral move and not a true promotion.
Program Coordinator InterviewNo OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Harvard University in October 2009.
Was contacted by a very straightforward (read: Rude) HR director who abruptly grilled me about the job, and then asked when I could interview. After refusing my first few dates, she then scheduled me at her convenience. Meet with her and she scheduled an appointment two meet manager. Spoke to manager for 15 mins, Was a final candidate before being removed from consideration three weeks later.
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