UCLA Interview Questions

Updated Jul 30, 2014
Updated Jul 30, 2014
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    Accountant Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at UCLA.

    Interview Details

    They use an outside company as the first point of contact and will conduct a phone interview initially.

    Interview Questions
    • You just need to know your experience well and make it relate to the job you are interviewing for.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Graduate Student Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The process consisted of connecting with the researcher, interviewing, and then being hired.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Resident Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Met with manager and was offered position within a week

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Institutional Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at UCLA in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I heard back from them about a phone interview about 3 weeks after I submitted my application. I had to complete 3 essay questions about problem solving situations before the interview. The position seems to be very IT focused, rather than research oriented.

    Interview Questions
    • When you are communicating data to people who are not experts in the field, what is the most important thing?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Postdoctoral Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at UCLA in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    E-mail and Telephonic interview.
    Interview was basically directed towards hiring position requirements and my background to solve those needs. Questions were mostly technical and my previous experiences. Apart for that general questions were asked to evaluate my work attitude, leadership and needs. I think I was evaluated if I have enough background experience to work in this position and my ability to satisfy the position needs.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing was very difficult for me.. It was general questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing was much to negotiate. Deep background research needed before applying to your recruiter.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    ______ Assistant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at UCLA in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    There was only one interview with two supervisors. Questions were pretty ordinary for a clerical job. The hiring process was really quick. Work culture varies in terms of who (personality-wise) and where you get placed to work with.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain your strengths and shortcomings, always really awkward to think about.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Administrative Assistant III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 months - interviewed at UCLA in April 2011.

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    Behavioral Interview Questions

    Interview Questions
    • Standard questions. Some departments require a computer test.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at UCLA.

    Interview Details

    Applied on-line in June, and received phone call from HR manager in Sept. Three rounds of interviews.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Student Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at UCLA in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Simply film out an application and they will call you if they would like to hire you. For the interview, they only ask some basic information about yourself. If they call you, it's a high percentage that they would hire you.

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Postdoctoral Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at UCLA.

    Interview Details

    I visited UCLA during my PhD and the Prof. that supervised me during this period offered me to join his group after I finished my PhD

    Accepted Offer

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