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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at IOM.

    Interview Details

    Don't bother applying through the website. They received about 300+ applications for one internship and closed the application after two days. Your best bet is to e-mail someone directly and explain why you'd like to intern for them.

    Interview Questions
    • There is no "formal" interview...it's usually with the person who will be your supervisor, not HR.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I got strung along thinking that I would be a consultant. They gave me an internship. When I realized there was a guy interning who was 40+, I also realized how wrong IOM's HR practices are.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Operation Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at IOM.

    Interview Details

    good, easy to answer, just based on the your CV, interview in bahasa indonesia, not explore more, but be careful because they may promise you anything but nothing at the end

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Port-au-Prince (Haiti)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Port-au-Prince (Haiti)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at IOM in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied via the online application system. Contacted by email for a phone interview. Interview was a general competency-based interview in English and French with questions on teamwork, planning and organizing, cultural diversity and others.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was to explain my personal weaknesses and moments where I disagreed or had a conflict with a supervisor in the past.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated a level/pay-scale that was higher than initially offered.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at IOM in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    I worked with IOM as their communication partner before I joined there. Thus, I knew some people from IOM with whom I worked with. When I felt to work in IOM, I contacted those people I knew. Hence, I faced interview and got the job.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at IOM in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Create exposure and responsibility to international law

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at IOM in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    it was good.
    the interviewer asked me personal questions about my background.
    later they showed me the organization.
    they explained the aim of the organization and handed me over booklets with more info

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    good.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at IOM in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    was good and fair.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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