Planned Parenthood
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Planned Parenthood Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 30, 2014
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Clinic Assistant Interview

Clinic Assistant

Interviewed at Planned Parenthood

Interview Details – First interview was with an HR Recruiter, second interview was with a nurse and manager of the clinic. Very straightforward. Very honest about the work they do in the clinic, answered all of my questions. They have a lengthy training process to get you acquainted with the company, very supportive environment.

Interview Question – No difficult or unexpected questions. They did ask if you have experience working with confidential information.   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Associate Director of External Affairs Interview

Associate Director of External Affairs
Allentown, PA

I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Planned Parenthood in April 2013.

Interview Details – phone interview, 2 personal interviews with a panel, PI testing, security checks

Interview Question – What do you know about donor development   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Easy, counteroffer accepted with a bit of negotiation.

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Neutral Experience

Development Associate Interview

Development Associate

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Planned Parenthood.

Interview Details – 3 steps: phone (30-45 min), first in-person (1 hour), final in-person (1 hour).

Interview Question – How do you prioritize your work when multiple supervisors tell you their project has to be done at the same time?   Answer Question

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Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Phone Specialist Interview

Phone Specialist
Aurora, IL

I applied online - interviewed at Planned Parenthood in May 2011.

Interview Details – Applications must be submitted online. phone interview then a face to face. If you get to Face to face they are most likely going to offer you a job.

Interview Question – Nothing I seemed to know more about them and the job then they did. I lead the interview.   View Answer

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Health Center Manager Interview

Health Center Manager

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Planned Parenthood.

Interview Details – Long process, panel interviews with pre-planned questions, minimal time for free flowing conversation with potential colleagues and your own potential manager to determine style/goals/paths to success

Interview Question – Very predictable questions - panel interview with people taking turns asking questions. Interviews should be more conversational so you can learn more about your applicant and the applicant can get a better feel for the culture and the relationships within the organization   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Minimal, they offer I countered they agreed to my counter

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Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Clinic Assistant Interview

Clinic Assistant
Portland, OR

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Planned Parenthood in September 2009.

Interview Details – Asked about my commitment to Planned Parenthood and how I would deal with people who don;t share in the mission of the organization. Otherwise, typical questions. There is an extensive background check and HIPAA training process required.

Interview Question – How would you respond to people who don;t necessarily agree with the mission of Planned Parenthood?   Answer Question

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Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Executive Personal Assistant Interview

Executive Personal Assistant
New York, NY

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Planned Parenthood in August 2010.

Interview Details – Brief, informal and made to believe that job was mine to later find out it was not.

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Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Organizer Interview

Organizer

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Planned Parenthood in January 2012.

Interview Details – I had an initial "phone screening" and just got called back for an interview. The phone screening consisted of the questions:

What do you know about Planned Parenthood?
How do you feel about working for an org that performs abortions?
This is a one year grant, is that OK with you?
If you are hired can you start immediately?
Do you have a license and insurance?
Tell me about your organizing experience.

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Health Center Director Interview

Health Center Director

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Planned Parenthood in August 2012.

Interview Details – Received a phone call to schedule an interview. Interviewed in 3 days (on a Saturday!). Interview went really well, the Senior Director said I would be a good fit there, and there would be phone calls for the second round of interviews; 3 weeks later and no contact!!

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Medical Assistant Interview

Medical Assistant

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Planned Parenthood.

Interview Details – Very standard interview process starting with a phone interview that included simple questions regarding compatibility of values, work experience, career direction, etc. This was followed by an in-person interview with the clinic manager, again, very straight-forward interview questions. The most challenging part was the delay after being offered the job due to funding issues.

Interview Question – Questions about willingness and comfort with assisting on surgeries   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Negotiations were limited due to financial constraints of the organization.

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