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Updated Dec 8, 2014
Updated Dec 8, 2014
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    Senior Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at UC Davis.

    Interview Details

    Working for the Information Center for the Environment required rigorous response to a host of questions related to public policies, programs and workplace preferences. Do your homework and review key articles by Project Manager staff and professors associated with ICE.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me to provide an example of working with advocates to use science to better inform their decision making process.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    private
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Programmer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at UC Davis in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online through the UC Davis website and was contacted via email to schedule an interview after about two weeks. The interview was with a panel of three people. It was a pretty relaxed and light-hearted atmosphere, overall. After a single interview, I received an offer after a few days.

    Interview Questions
    • A good deal of definitions and terminology tested rather than coding ability.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Programmer III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at UC Davis in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    I received their call to interview 1 week after applying for this job. The Interview was about 20 questions. The interview was conducted by 5 people. The main Interview person was good, but the other people didn't seem competent. One of the panel person was drawing flowers on his paper instead of writing notes about interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Producer/Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at UC Davis in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with a panel, 4 people in the department, one from anther department. I was asked mostly technical questions, but then some about my experience and working style. The interview was scripted, all the questions were pre-written, and the same questions were asked of all candidates. I heard back a week later.

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult questions were the technical questions - very specific cases about audio-video special cases and scenarios.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered more than I was expecting, so I was not the strongest negotiator. I asked for one step above what they offered me. (UC job pay grades are in "steps")
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Lead Java Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at UC Davis in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position on their website. After a few days, they arranged a phone interview, which lasted about 30 minutes. The interview is technical oriented. The questions are mostly focused on Java, JSP and Spring MVC.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you pass variables between two JSP pages and how do you do it between a controller servlet and a JSP page?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Ad Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at UC Davis in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication then two interviews. Had to start as an ad representative.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Graduate Student Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at UC Davis.

    Interview Details

    Not much. I met with the PI for a brief meeting, talked about the project, and then got an email a week or so later with my salary and benefits.

    Interview Questions
    • I really don't remember. There weren't really any questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There really aren't any in grad school, I think?
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Student Caller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at UC Davis in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    basic, answer a couple questions

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Peer Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at UC Davis in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had a quick interview/chat about the position in May. Went through application process and interview with a few of the staff there in the summer. Interview consisted of mostly behavioral questions and questions about my previous experiences

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at UC Davis in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Professional process. Asked 10-15 questions about your graphic design experience. Asked to show your portfolio at the end. Very standard interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Branding is a huge concept. Understand that and you will flourish.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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