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Updated Jan 24, 2015
Updated Jan 24, 2015
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at UNDP in June 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 Questions
    • How does working here match your goals?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Junior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at UNDP in June 2010.

    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 Questions
    • There weren't any difficult questions for this interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at UNDP in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    had a great 1-hour conversation with one of the country programme officers. he was very informative, very nice, and he did all the talking. asked me a few questions at the end of the conversation. in the end, he offered me a 6 month internship in Switzerland. i advised him that i would need to think it over before moving forward.

    Interview Questions
    • what is the first thing you do when you are given a literature review?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at UNDP in July 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 Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at UNDP.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the position online. I was contacted within 1 week for an interview. Once interview was complete they narrowed down to myself as the selected candidate and 1 other person as the alternate. They asked for references and then made me an offer which i accepted and started work about 2 weeks later

    Interview Questions
    • How do you ensure continuity and longevity in web development processes after you hand over to your clients.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    In essence they go with the lowest and qualified bidder hence no real negotiation. I looked up the salary scale which is publicly available and knew a ball park figure within which I could quote. I did somewhat underquote in order to secure the job, however different strategies work for different people.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Urban Planning Expert Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at UNDP.

    Interview Details

    Interview process is good. Scrutinizing, short-listing, written test, viva-voce/direct interview and offer letter. Interview environment is OK

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No scope to negotiate at that moment.
    For others, I would like to say know all the things before accepting the offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Economic Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at UNDP.

    Interview Details

    Normal no curve balls.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yerevan (Armenia)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Yerevan (Armenia)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at UNDP in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Positions advertised in local UNDP website, 1 interview, 1 letter to write right after the interview, chosen. Communications by email, 1 test was writing a letter. i was selected so I was very happy,

    Interview Questions
    • Of course how do i deal with difficult situations at work.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    they sent me a economic offer letter by mail
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Inventory Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at UNDP.

    Interview Details

    One to one interview and background check. I wanted to gain some experience along with my school.

    Interview Questions
    • nothing difficult or unexpected question. Simple basic questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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