University of Warwick
University of Warwick Interview Questions & Reviews in Coventry, England
Getting an Interview
Research Officer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Warwick in September 2013.
Interview Details – Clear communication prior to the interview and after job offer
Negotiation Details – straightforward
Residential Tutor Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at University of Warwick.
Interview Details – Application is submitted online or via email. All initial interactions are via a secretary. A panel interview follows. Can be anywhere from 2-6+ people, typically wardens with possibly the head of residential life or sub-wardens included. Multiple questions are asked. After the first application if unsuccessful, which is moderately common, a second application is often successful. Interview feedback is also given if unsuccessful. This process can take several months overall. A role-playing, hands-on assessment center may now be included in the interview process.
Interview Question – If a student came to you with a problem but asked you to keep it in confidence before relating it, what would you do? View Answer
Negotiation Details – The compensation in the form of free accommodation is non-negotiable.
Very Easy Interview
Waiter Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Warwick in March 2010.
Interview Details – After applying online on unitemps I was invited to the unitemps office in University House (its now in the Student Union on campus. They basically brought me in to see if I had stupidly coloured hair or some piercings as they can't have waiters looking too outlandish for banquet dinners.
Luckily my hair and body piercings (i didnt have any) were acceptable and so i was told i had the job after about 5 minutes.
Interview Question – do you have any piercings? Answer Question
Careers Consultant Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Warwick in June 2010.
Interview Details – first stage - panel interview ( people) and group exercise
second stage - panel interview (3 people) and presentation
- How would you build relationships across the University ? Answer Question
- How we reach out to students who may not feel confident approaching the careers centre or whose career ideas are at a very early stage ? Answer Question
Reason for Declining – for personal reasons