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University of Texas at San Antonio Interview Questions

Updated Nov 22, 2014
Updated Nov 22, 2014
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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio.

    Interview Details

    Before beginning the interview, the manager must define the skills needed to fill the position. This, along with careful applicant research and candidate selection, helps to ensure a smooth interview process.

    Critical Skills. To secure the right person for a job, the manager must define the necessary skills for the job, often called the critical skills. These describe exactly the skills a person needs successfully to perform the tasks. Sample critical skills could be phrased as "facility with communication," "high degree of organization," or "ability to work well independently." Critical skills are expanded upon in the job description and help guide the manager during the selection process and then provide structure for the position throughout employment.

    Interview Questions
    • Before beginning the interview, the manager must define the skills needed to fill the position. This, along with careful applicant research and candidate selection, helps to ensure a smooth interview process.

      Critical Skills. To secure the right person for a job, the manager must define the necessary skills for the job, often called the critical skills. These describe exactly the skills a person needs successfully to perform the tasks. Sample critical skills could be phrased as "facility with communication," "high degree of organization," or "ability to work well independently." Critical skills are expanded upon in the job description and help guide the manager during the selection process and then provide structure for the position throughout employment.
       
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio.

    Interview Details

    Many questions are about your core values and how they fit with UTSA's core values. I was very surprised about that. Some technical questions, and the usual qualifications questions. Everyone was very welcoming. They definitely made me feel comfortable which took some nervousness away. Overall, it was a very good interview.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Events Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio.

    Interview Details

    The online form is cumbersome and seems fitted for the students, versus professionals, but it's necessary. The interview process is individualistic, and each department is handled differently. The questions were standard for this position.

    Interview Questions
    • Provide your complete understanding of the job for which you are applying.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Phone interviews-as I was overseas, followed by thesis description and present work responsibility description.

    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Student Assistant I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio.

    Interview Details

    Asked several difficult questions for the candidate. Also mentioned a focus of the job duties entailed.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Offered the job over the phone. Accepted the position immediately.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Grahic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio.

    Interview Details

    First interview was a phone interview, followed by an in person interview. I interviewed with four people at one time as each reviewed my portfolio.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was unable to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    It only takes two interviews to complete the process. Come prepared to talk about past academic experiences and behavioral type interview questions. Also, be sure to ask informative questions about overtime options and how many professors you will have to answer to.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Undergraduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview was conducted by two professors and involved basic questions about prior experience, course work, yourself. There were no technical questions involved. Motive to join the Department and the ability to contribute to the ongoing research was tested thoroughly. Overall the process was simple and of average difficulty.How do you wish to contribute to the ongoing research in the Department. This was not unexpected but difficult for me since I am from an entirely different field of study.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you wish to contribute to the ongoing research in the Department. This was not unexpected but difficult for me since I am from an entirely different field of study.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I accepted the offer without any negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Fitness Monitor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Basic interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at University of Texas at San Antonio in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Easy submission of application

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to be a Graduate Research Assistant   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Difficult
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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