ORAU Interview Questions

Updated Aug 6, 2015
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    Budget Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oak Ridge, TN
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7+ weeks. I interviewed at ORAU (Oak Ridge, TN).

    Interview

    Nothing about your actual knowledge, skills, abilities or any qualifications. Interview is an hour and a half long and is nothing but behavioral questions so that they can twist your answers to suit them. It's about interpretation, - right?

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    • Tell me about a time when you worked on a project with your manager? DUUUUUHHHH!!!   1 Answer
  2.  

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at ORAU in March 2015.

    Interview

    Applied through LinkedIn for a different position, recruiter contacted me asked me to complete video interview and officially apply through the organizations website because she had two days to select a candidate. A few days later, I sent a 'thank you' email and the recruiter informed me that there was another opening in my area (Budgeting position) asked me to once again complete the application and the video interview. About a week later, I received an email from a different recruiter who advised me to contact my references and let them know that they would be contacted very soon. Needless to say that has been weeks ago and they haven't contacted neither myself nor my references. With the time spent applying and interviewing a simple rejection letter would be appreciated.

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    Orise Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at ORAU.

    Interview

    The interview process is very simple and it's the same for almost all employees who interview. It consists of one phone interview. The organization does not make an effort to vet people for jobs because everyone is doing contract work. If need be the agency can release the person without much thought at any point.

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    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation

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    Purchasing Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oak Ridge, TN
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at ORAU (Oak Ridge, TN) in December 2014.

    Interview

    Three phone and one in person interview. Over a month and have not heard back. Not sure if they are still conducting a background check or what. Should not be that much in anyone's background that would take over 3 months. It would be nice to receive a letter, email or call saying either way. It is understandable that this takes time to go through the process and I am not complaining. It is just frustrating when you are very interested in the job and not wanting to take another job if there is a possibility.

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    • What frustrates me the most.   1 Answer
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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oak Ridge, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at ORAU (Oak Ridge, TN) in September 2013.

    Interview

    I spoke with my recruiter about the position. He helped to set up an interview. I received a phone interview. A few days later, I was notified that the interview went well and they would like to move forward with the process. I was brought on as a contract worker within a month.

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    • Have you ever worked with Bootstrap?   1 Answer
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    Benefits Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    it was very quick, i interviewed once and then a few days later i heard back that i got the job

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    NASA Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pasadena, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at ORAU (Pasadena, CA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    Contacted by the potential supervisor. Email exchange in research ideas, and possible research program. In person conversation for further detailed discussions. In formal conversation regarding the research plan and scale of the research projects. No discussion on the salary or benefit since there is some standard in the area with similar position.

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    • Expertise, experience, how to approach a specific problem, and research ideas.   1 Answer
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    Postdoctoral Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at ORAU in March 2012.

    Interview

    1 hour presentation followed by a tour and 5 or 6 one on one interviews with group sections, all questions were research and personal level not situational, very casual process

    Negotiation

    none

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oak Ridge, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at ORAU (Oak Ridge, TN) in October 2010.

    Interview

    i applied from ORNL site. got a call from HR ab out after 3 months. cleared tele phone inter view. then got a call for on site inter view. got positive reply after 2 months.

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    Research Associate I (Post Bachelors) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Detrick, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at ORAU (Fort Detrick, MD) in January 2010.

    Interview

    I submitted an application that was ignored for a couple months because of transition in the recruiting department. Eventually accepted and briefly met with the PI (more of a tour than interview).

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