McGill University Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 22, 2014
Updated Aug 22, 2014
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  1.  

    Administrative Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Downtown (British Indian Ocean Territory)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Downtown (British Indian Ocean Territory)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at McGill University in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    , very informalApplied online and received a interview 4 days later. Interview was average

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None, it was a contract union position
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Accounts Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 1 week - interviewed at McGill University.

    Interview Details

    It was rather simply. I was referred by an employee who asked me to come in for a sit down with her boss. It was really very general and informal. Nothing in particular to prepare for. Then I spoke to the person I would be working with on the same day in a separate office. Was a breeze just conversational. The people in general were very nice but the job was actually underwhelming given I had higher expectations.

    Negotiation Details
    There was none. First job out of university in a shrinking financial market.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Site Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McGill University.

    Interview Details

    Through referral and previous web management experience; Know Drupal (CMS used by McGill) and you'll be useful to A LOT of professors/departments who need their sites updated

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing particular; If you have previous experience working with Drupal (CMS) or have built websites before, show your work and you'll be competitive (there are a lot of opportunities to manage sites at this institution)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Cited previous hourly wage ($15/hour) and employer agreed
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source - interviewed at McGill University.

    Interview Details

    Did not require an interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. Salary was fixed.
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Student Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 5 days - interviewed at McGill University in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Everything was easy, just asked general questions, want to see if you know anything about serving food and stuff.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked basic questions nothing unexpected you basically just need to know someone working there who is in good terms with the boss to get an interview and a job.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 days - interviewed at McGill University in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with the supervisor. Had the experience with identifying plants, therefore I got the job.

    Interview Questions
    • What other experience do you have working in the field?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Correspondence Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McGill University.

    Interview Details

    -Contacted for an interview within a few weeks of applying through McGill work study
    -Interviewed by two interviewers - both were very kind and helped me feel comfortable throughout the entire process
    - Interview lasted for about 20 minutes
    - Went through resume, discussed relevant experience, and answered fairly standard behavioural questions
    - Job offered on the same day of the interview

    Interview Questions
    • What are the procedures you take to ensure accuracy in your work?
      How do you handle mistakes?
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Junior IT Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McGill University in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Submit an online application as well as a hard copy. You will be called a towards the end of the semester for an interview. It's a one round interview.

    Interview Questions
    • It's mostly gonna be a behavioural question, and some technical questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, it was a set salary for a part time job
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at McGill University in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    I knocked all the professors in my field of interest, 2/3 of them were interested. My current supervisor asked me to apply to the university program and then after getting my offer letter my current supervisor enrolled me as his graduate research assistant

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at McGill University in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    contact a professor on the phone, and asked me about my background and associated modeling skills, very causal, and brought me to a lunch.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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