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University of Ottawa Interview Questions

Updated Sep 30, 2014
Updated Sep 30, 2014
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    applied out of Canada by email.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There may or may not be a interview. Advanced courses usually have a small interaction process before the final offering. Job seekers should have passed that particular course in past years.

    Interview Questions
    • You must know the tools to be used in the lab sessions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Writing Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Ottawa in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    One interview which also includes a referencing style exercise to assess the applicant's ability to incorporate APA, MLA, or Chicago Style, as well as pick up on and explain simple grammar rules.

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    Negotiation Details
    Pay is non-negotiable. Supervisors do they best to accommodate preferred work hours.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There is no no interview process. The positions are generally allocated to students as a part of a scholarship, at a rate of one course or 130 hours per semester for four semesters. However registered students with relevant experience may apply for the positions, but face still competition from others especially since there are few positions to begin with.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Ottawa in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Sending e-mail to professor, get an interview in office.

    Negotiation Details
    no
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Programme Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Ottawa in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Conventional staged interview process. After applying for the posting online, you will be selected among candidates for an initial interview. Moving onto the second interview you will be asked to answer questions catered to your job description. Finally orientation and training.

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    Negotiation Details
    Simple structured pay-based on experience. Non-negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Ottawa in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was fortunate to get this job opportunity as my effort to see many counselors paid off. I booked an appointment with one of the counselors at Career Services in the university and the very next day, there was an opening in the same office. Interview took 15 minutes and I was hired based on my experience in IT sector and knowledge of computers.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Undergraduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Ottawa in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Took a course from a professor. Got good grade. Then mentioned to him that I'm interested in doing a research project with him. No interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Development Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Ottawa in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    All candidates must be fluently bilingual both in French and English. Candidate will be asked to answer both in French and English during interview process. Sometimes a test is required for certain position. The hiring process is based on a grade system, and of course priority will be given to current employees

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly your previous experience in correlation with the new job you are applying   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Webmaster - Telfer School of Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at University of Ottawa in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    Any monkey could take this interview. No technical interview what so ever. What do you expect from management majors ? All hype and no substance.

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    Reasons for Declining

    Lack of advancement and poor salary.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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