UCLA Interview Questions

Updated Jun 10, 2015
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    Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    There was no interview process, just the normal admissions that one would have to complete and be qualified for. For graduate school it is better to know a professor and be able to work in the lab.

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    Postdoctoral Scholar Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at UCLA.

    Interview

    There was a phone call which consisted of me discussing academic background and previous research. We also discussed the current projects ongoing in the UCLA lab and which of these I would be most interested and suited to participating in. We subsequently discussed potential start dates.

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    Associate Account Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Easy interview, basic questions relating to customer management. Process consisted of a phone interview and multiple in-person interviews where I met with a total of 4 people. Overall, it was a good experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you had a difficult time dealing with a customer   Answer Question
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    Research Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at UCLA in April 2015.

    Interview

    45 minute interview with 2 of the lead project's staff. Interview was straightforward and typical. Interview was the 2nd phase of their hiring process. Did not make it to the next phase, where candidates were emailed a "test". Was notified 2 months later via email that the position had been filled.

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    Medical Records Abstractor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Woodland, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at UCLA (Woodland, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The interview was good i explained what i did and the interviewer explained what i would be working with a group. She stated that there would be a lot of work abstracting from there computer system to care connect

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    Reasons for Declining

    The time they wanted me to come was at 6am and I take the bus that runs at 428 am

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Applied online, was called in for interview. Was a very upfront and run of the mill interview. Only had a couple questions that caught me off guard. Only made it to first round of interviews.

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    Resident Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    5 tables - each table had two questions about a particular topic (ex. self-awareness table, programming table, policy enforcement were a few). Make sure you know a lot about Core 5 and important standards of residential life.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us a time where you made a mistake and what you learned, what is most important in programming (challenges), etc.   Answer Question
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    Staff Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    We need to interview before the job posting. The lab member did the interview for me with the supervisor. Everyone is nice and ask questions about my future plan. I would like to open one company about engineering.

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    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at UCLA.

    Interview

    I applied online for the campus position during their recruitment season. They then called me in for one on-site interview where I talked with a supervisor and a student computer support technician lead. I received my offer within a couple days via email.

    Interview Questions

    • Open up a computer case and explain what each part does.   Answer Question
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Got a phone call from my current advisor asking about my background. Not too many harsh questions, just about what I have done in my research. And he told me about the fantastic weather in LA and encourage me to go to UCLA.

    Interview Questions

    • I do not think there is any difficult questions in the interview. The whole process is very friendly and it is basically just chatting with each other.   Answer Question

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