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    Assistant Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Parsons the New School for Design.

    Interview Details

    I was referred by a friend and therefore somehow only met with the person who became my supervisor. It was a good interview but the job description seemed a bit less clear than it was on paper.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you market our program to people outside of the University?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was little room for negotiating the salary because of salary grade caps and budget limits.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Academic Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Parsons the New School for Design in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Had a total of 3 interviews. The first was a phone screening with HR. The second was a group interview with a hiring committee. The third and final interview was with my immediate supervisor and the director.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were about my advising philosophy, how I prioritized my workload, what I knew about the university, why I wanted the position, examples of times I solved problems with students.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Activities Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Parsons the New School for Design in October 2008.

    Interview Details

    The process was very informal, two different people interviewed me, and they found me through another employee at the school.

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    Negotiation Details
    It was a very low paying job. (The year is off it only let me put in 2008... the year was earlier - like 1997)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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