University of Texas at Austin Interview Questions

Updated Mar 12, 2015
Updated Mar 12, 2015
83 Interview Reviews

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    Help Desk Support Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    The interview process had two individuals, typically a hiring manager and an individual in the same position you would be interviewing for in the interview. The response process took some time, approximately 1 month, and from there approximately 2-3 months to configure the paperwork to be signed and dated.

    Interview Questions

    • You look over and see your coworker on Facebook. How do you react?   Answer Question
  2.  

    A/V Technician Student Activity Center Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    Invited for a one time interview after my resume was reviewed. Talked about my past experience and my current interests. Most of the duties would be learned on the job, and the most important part was that my personality fit with the team dynamic.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation, set hourly rate

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    Tutor Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    applied on campus, a few weeks later, took an aptitude test on a selected subject, then few days later, went in for a mock interview. a few weeks later, I received an email of acceptance.

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    They Called Me Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    After many months of applying to jobs anywhere and everywhere I recieved a call from a department at UT that I hadn't even applied to. It turns out they kept my resume in circulation and eventually it found a place. The process from there was pretty quick and easy. 1 phone interview, on in person interview and I was working the next week. It was a bit sobering that they posted the position AFTER offering me the job, which means most of the opportunities that you see from the outside aren't really there.

    Interview Questions

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    Student Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    Was a quick and very straightforward process overall. They got back to me after sending in my resume within a week and scheduled the interview within a month of me sending them my initial application. This was all in line with the time-frame described in the initial job posting and easy to go through. The interview itself was actually quite short and acted mostly to confirm and expand upon my previous experiences listed in my resume. The interviewers were also my soon to be bosses which helped me understand what would be expected of me for the job instead of just having a person with little connection to the day to day work from HR doing the interview which can be all too common nowadays.

    Interview Questions

    • Asking what I wanted to get out of this job and what they could do to help me attain those goals.   Answer Question
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    Research Associate Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    The first is searching job online, submit my application online. Then got contacted by the boss and scheduled an phone interview. Discussing with the boss on the phone about the position, working, environment, my future plan and his expectation. Setting up the onsite interview and fly to Austin for an interview, finally got the offer.

    Interview Questions

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    Marketing Coordinator Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    The initial process went fairly smoothly overall two interviews with the same person, first on the phone and then via Skype since I was not in the area. II received notice the job had been canceled around the same time I was supposed to hear back whether I had got the position or not and received a vague email from the administrative assistant, I saw it was re-posted the next day and when I emailed my interviewer received a one sentence response with no real explanation, only that they were still in the process of screening candidates.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing too difficult or unexpected, mainly about my experience, what I could bring to the position and why I wanted to work there.   Answer Question
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    Program Coordinator Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    1 prelim 1-on-1 interview and 1 group interview. The interview process will differ by department, however. All jobs are applied for over the website, and sometimes additional documentation is required. You have to upload your resume data to the application website, but also have the option of attaching a PDF.

    Interview Questions

    • I don't remember, because it was a long time ago now. It was some standard inteview questions, such as whether you can work in a team and where you see yourself in 5 years. Now I'm here well beyond 5 years and in such a static environment that my boss had to retire for me to advance. Advancement is difficult here in general.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No room to negotiate--it's essentially a state job.

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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    If you are admitted to grad school its basically a shoo in but you are really being interviewed for your group (if you are going for natural sciences). They wine and dine you to make you feel special but its really an evaluation period.

    Interview Questions

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    Human Resources Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX).

    Interview

    very short with panel of 8

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    during counter offer they asked for proof of former salary & when submitted, nothing changed

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