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Updated Nov 19, 2014
Updated Nov 19, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    SAP Training Developer Interview

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

    interviewed at United Nations in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview on a Wednesday called on Friday to be on site Tuesday

    Negotiation Details
    They accepted my offer immediately
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  2.  

    ICT Officer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at United Nations in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interview process is very professional and on subject. You have a written test and competency test to make up the evaluation. It can be excruciating in the competency if you have minimum work experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Question surrounding business or activity reengineering.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at United Nations.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the international internship program offered by the UN. With just a month before the start date I received an email saying if I am still interested in the position. As I was, I submitted two references and then the Human Resources department sent me an acceptance letter. No phone calls, no in person interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Communications Specialist Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at United Nations.

    Interview Details

    First you do a written test and then a panel interview by phone. I was interviewed by a panel of 6 members and each asked a question. All the questions are competency based questions that you should link back to your professional experience by providing concrete examples of situations that demonstrate that competency.

    Interview Questions
    • how you managed a challenging situation with a college or former boss   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    they send you a contract for you to sign. little to NO room for negotiation as the salary and benefits are per the post description and level.
    Accepted Offer
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern In Department of Public Information Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at United Nations in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    First, I got an Email checking my availability for interview. Secondly, I went to UN Headquarter for an interview. Questions are very standard: my 3 strengths, 3 weaknesses; we also went over my cv

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at United Nations.

    Interview Details

    Registered online with the INSPIRA process. Mailed the department directly through the official website.

    Accepted Offer
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    Administration Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at United Nations in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview. Questions eg: are you living in NY? Can you afford your own living? Most difficult question: we don't give you salary, are you ok... To sum up, at the start I was nervous. But later the interview was shown to itself just 10 mins.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Get relax, be honest.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern- Office of Legal Affairs Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at United Nations in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied Online, and got a phone interview many many weeks later, but it wasnt tricky or anything.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Internship, so no salary requirements.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    interviewed at United Nations in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    First round is phone interview by the HR; and then they sent an online test; two days after they invited for onsite interview in their office with the head of the office and other project team members.
    Why UN? Any experience within UN system before?...

    Interview Questions
    • All of the questions are expected, not very difficult, they asked about your experience on your resume, and your expectations about the position.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Untv Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at United Nations.

    Interview Details

    i applied through inspira and was told later that i got the job because of the passion they sensed in my cover letter. be precise about your experience and how it fits with the requirements in the announcement.

    Interview Questions
    • you have to go through your work experience before you go in for the interview because they do tend to ask detailed questions about previous work.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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