Macalester College Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Recruiting Coordinator Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Macalester College in March 2014.
Interview Details – I give them credit for being quick and polite about the whole interview process. I received an email for a phone screening, and then 4 business days later an email to come in for an interview in just a couple of days after that, and then 5 days later got an email that I didn't get the job. Interview questions were pretty standard. Conversations each time lasted 30-45 minutes.
Interview Question – What was an example of using innovation when faced with a problem? Answer Question
Summer Research In the CS Project Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Macalester College.
Interview Details – I actually just befriended a professor and he asked me about it. He seemed very thrilled with my proactive reaching out for a job. We had a few conversations and he decided to add me to the research even if I hadn't know to apply in the first place.
Interview Question – Asking about how I worked in a group. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None.
ITS Help Desk Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Macalester College
Interview Details – Submitted app, got job. Work Study
Negotiation Details – no negotiation
Very Easy Interview
Technology Support Assistant Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Macalester College in February 2010.
Interview Details – I applied for the job over the college's student employment website. A day or so later, I was contacted over email to set-up an interview time. The interview was not quite an interview. If I recall correctly, I was not asked about my qualifications or past experience. Instead, we talked about work expectation, procedures, my availability and set up my work schedule.
Interview Question – No interview questions asked. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None. Given job immediately.