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Bethesda, MD

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at NIH in January 2012.

Interview Details – Got called in December to interview for an announcement I applied to in October. I spoke with two people, the lady who would be my supervisor and another supervisor. They told me about the job, ask me a few questions and I asked a few questions. Got a call about a week or two later asking to set up another interview in January. That time I met with the supervisor and two Chiefs. They had a paper with behavioral interview questions on it and took turns asking questions. I got a call the next day with an offer.

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  • In your last job what would happen if you made a mistake?   View Answer
  • Tell me about a time you were able to influence someone outside your organization to do something for you when your other co-workers were not.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I was told I could not negotiate since I had never been a fed before.

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