Interviewed at Tufts University
Interview Details – There was almost no interview. They are very open to enthusiastic students. They did great work all summer and have a very fun and open work environment. Interns also have 10% time on friday afternoons.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Tufts University in May 2013.
Interview Details – Online, can take up to six months for an interview
Interview Question – What do you like least of all duties Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Easy
I applied in-person and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Tufts University in December 2012.
Interview Details – I e-mailed the lab PI requesting to know if he has an opening for a postdoc in his lab and he would consider me for the position. I included my CV and the latest published paper. I got a positive response the following day. A date was agreed upon for a in person interview. I traveled to Boston (plane ticket and hotel paid for by the lab) and had an interview with the PI and all members of his lab. I also presented my PhD thesis work in an hour long talk to the lab. Everybody was frank with their answers regarding what they liked an disliked about Boston, Tufts and the PI.
Interview Question – I wasn't expecting to be asked about my research experience prior to my graduate school years Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Standard postdoc package offered, no negotiations.
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tufts University in November 2012.
Interview Details – I found the people to be incredibly friendly and helpful. A guy from HR contacted me to schedule an interview, and made me feel really relaxed and comfortable (I'm usually much more nervous). I thought the interview with the PI also went well, he was really approachable and you could tell he cared about his research.
Interview Question – The PI asked me what I could bring to the table beyond my laboratory experience, which I hadn't given much thought to beforehand. View Answer
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Tufts University in July 2012.
Interview Details –
I applied for this position over 2 1/2 months ago and the process was as slow as molasses. I don't know if the office of the CIO is just slow, or they don't really care what kind of impression they make on candidates. This university seems to have a "take it or leave it" attitude toward the recruitment process. The on-campus recruiter was very unhelpful with respect to dates, decision expectations, etc, and the departmental staff seemed unwilling to offer any progress reports either.
The process began with a recruiter interview over the phone, then 2 weeks later, I was invited in for a sit-down with the department. After nearly a month (yes, a full month), I was called back for a second interview with senior management. They seemed bothered by the whole process and although one of them took copious notes, the director in this department seemed to be on a totally different wavelength with respect to what she wanted than the hiring manager (I hate this more than anything in the world).
On neither of those occasions did Tufts offer to pay my bus ride fees down from NH where I live and work at another higher-ed institution - 2 other firms did this without being asked. So, 2 1/2 months into the process, and after two days off from work to interview, I have not a single word from them. My feeling is, if they treat management candidates like this, you can only imagine how they will treat you as an employee.
And to boot, their salaries are markedly lower than the rest of the higher ed institutions in the Boston area.
Interview Question – What kind of provisioning process have you worked with for automated provisioning of servers for end customers (hiring manage never brought this up; only the director put it on the table - it was a sandbag). View Answer
I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Tufts University in July 2012.
Interview Details – Very rigorous; I met with HR and three potential supervisors.
Interview Question – Describe a time you had an issue with a coworker and how you resolved it Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I was so grateful and surprised to be offered the position; I wish I had negotiated but I did not.
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Tufts University in January 2012.
Interview Details – I applied through the website, requiring an essay and three reference letters, transcripts, and a fee. I was called after two months, and they screen approximately 20 applicants for 5 positions in the program. Interviewed with three professors, and a group interview.
Negotiation Details – n/a
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Tufts University in December 2011.
Interview Details – we had to interview different professors from the department, each of them specialized in even: research, clinical training or education. On top of it,
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Tufts University in September 2011.
Interview Details – They were very nice, understanding and helpful
Interview Question – What is your experience with teaching and programming in C++? Answer Question
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