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    Software Engineer Coop Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Conklin, NY
    Anonymous Employee in Conklin, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Universal Instruments in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview mostly related to previous work experience. Were mostly interested in vision related projects. Candidates selected purely on basis of projects and availability. 4-5 people during phone interview. Called for 2nd interview in their HQ at Conklin, NY. A purely electronics based company. 5 interviewers interviewed for 30 mins each, asking HR questions and more about project work.

    Interview Questions
    • A lot of HR questions and most of the 5 interviewers asked the same question.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Software Developer is the position they wanted to hire me for but wanted me to develop GUI and write machine level code. Not relevant to what I was looking for.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Conklin, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Conklin, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Universal Instruments.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by a Senior Manager. Arranged for phone interview, followed by an on-site interview with several senior staff. A presentation was demanded, but only the hiring manger attended. The hiring manager was satisfied and then asked for a repeat presentation with more people. A second round table interview was arranged at a later date. I was given a tour of the facility and generally impressed by the appearance and professionalism of the HR staff at the time. Since then 3 VPs of HR have resigned, and, you can't judge a book by its cover.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions were asked. The hiring manager simply wanted to talk about themselves most of the time.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated for term that once I was employed never materialized after 5 years. The lack of compliance to verbal promisses left me bitter, angry and dissatisfied. I eventually left.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Not Sure Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Conklin, NY
    Anonymous Employee in Conklin, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at Universal Instruments in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    you go from amanger to manager and then they all get together and decide who can usr=e you and where and if they want you you get called.. but it is usually temp jobs..

    Reasons for Declining

    no stability in company

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    can't remember all of it was a long time ago and people were much more family oriented than it is now

    Interview Questions
    • did I know how to use some of the tools and such   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    It was not a big deal, as I said it was a long time ago when the economy was alive
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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