University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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Average Interview

Fellowship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in January 2013.

Interview Details – They care more about personality and fit. They will train the hard skills, so the interview questions were more behavioral based

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Accepted Offer

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Easy Interview

Research Associate Interview

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Pittsburgh, PA

I applied through other source and the process took 6 weeks - interviewed at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in June 2011.

Interview Details – I was brought in for an initial interview with the PI, and essentially told I would have the job as long as everything went through HR ok. I was set up to have a second interview with the rest of the staff a week later and then it took about a month for me to get contacted by someone in HR with an offer.

Interview Question – None, just basic questions about my previous experience.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I did not attempt to negotiate.

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No Offer

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Difficult Interview

Director Interview

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Pittsburgh, PA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 5 days - interviewed at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in May 2012.

Interview Details – Recruiter contacted me
Had a phone interview with the VP
UPMC made arrangements to fly me to Pittsburgh and meet with a panel of 13 key executives
Got highest scores from all members of the panel except the VP of Sales
Did not get the job

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Student Nursing Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Pittsburgh, PA

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in October 2009.

Interview Details – I applied for the position over that summer but I got called for an interview 2 months later. The interview process took one day with a Head Charged Nurses of floors of my choice. I got a call 3 days later with the job offer.

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

RESEARCH SPECIALIST Interview

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Pittsburgh, PA

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in June 2009.

Interview Details – Initial phone interview, followed by a visit to the laboratory and an interview with key personel.
This included presentations by staff and postdoctoral associates on their work with the expectation that I would comment, question and review their presentation.
There was also a lunch and discussion through lunch on laboratory managerial issues, such as the methods for ordering and management of staff and hierachy.

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