I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at UNDP in September 2013.
Interview Details – I applied through university career website and submitted online application in March 2013.
Interview Question – How much do you know about IPSAS View Answers (2)
Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate, since I'm young and innocent.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at UNDP.
Interview Details – You will take a writing examination before invited to the interview.
Interview Question – There really wasn't any difficult or unexpected questions. All of the questions were standard questions such as conflict resolution stories etc. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at UNDP in July 2013.
Interview Details – Applied online. Sent an email to a team member. Had a phone interview. Was not a good fit for me. Required more experience in political analysis which was not something I wanted to do in future. The interviewer was very sweet though.
Interview Question – Why do you want to intern in this department? Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at UNDP in April 2011.
Interview Details – I did an internship with the UNDP and kept in touch with some of my colleagues. Eventually a project came up where they needed to hire a consultant. I was offered the position, but still had to go through the application process. Basically, they listed the need for someone with my exact credentials on the website, made me apply, and then picked me. I feel bad for people that spent time on their application.
Interview Question – There weren't any difficult questions for this interview. Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 5 days - interviewed at UNDP in October 2010.
Interview Details – 15 minute phone call, very short, asked mostly about resume experience, why I wanted to intern there and what I knew about the organization.
Interview Question – How does working here match your goals? View Answer
The process took a day - interviewed at UNDP in November 2009.
Interview Details – The interview process consisted of two phases. The first phase involved a cover letter, CV, and essay review. If you pass that phase, you complete a 20-minute phone interview that consists of basic questions about the role, one's competencies as a candidate, etc.. The process moved quickly from inception to conclusion. The whole thing was completed within 3 weeks. The interviewers (two( were friendly and pleasant.
Interview Question – Why do you think business X is a good profile choice? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at UNDP in July 2013.
Interview Details – The Interview was normal as any other interview.
Negotiation Details – there was nothing, the offer was really good
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at UNDP.
Interview Details – Two interviews were conducted, after initial screening. One should do lots of research about the position, about the specifics of the project activities, about the organization itself, organizational structure
Interview Question – questions related to the specific sector with case scenarios will be provided and seeking for your solutions, or how to manage this situation ideas, lots of management style, reporting hierarchy type of questions, meeting deadlines etc Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at UNDP.
Interview Details – One to one interview and background check. I wanted to gain some experience along with my school.
Interview Question – nothing difficult or unexpected question. Simple basic questions. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at UNDP in December 2011.
Interview Details –
to ensure fairness for all interviewees, interviews are done over the phone
interviews last about 45 min
they are Competency Based interviews, not technical, so you need to train for this technique, i.e. have you CAR (context, actions, results) stories ready
questions on team work are almost always included
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