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Updated Oct 1, 2014
Updated Oct 1, 2014
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    Co-op Alumni Advancement Assistant Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    One half hour interview in-person with supervisor, followed by a 10 minute Excel proficiency test.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Communications Associate Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    It was very casual. There was a panel which interviewed me. Supervisor is very friendly and I felt appreciated for the works that I've brought in to show them. They didn't do anything in particular for me but I felt immediately comfortable.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiations because we are mutually satisfied
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Research Assistant Interview

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

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

    Interview Details

    It was simple and straight forward. They told me straight away what the project is and what skills they are looking for. And asking me what can i do for them.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain the extent of my knowledge for specific coding language.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Researcher Interview

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

    The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Waterloo in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Basically talk about your plan of your research work

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation, mathematician usually don't have much funding
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Instructional Support Assistant Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Waterloo in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    I saw the posting on their website and then I applied through email and received a response back from the interviewer with information about where to go for my interview a week later. I met with 3 people for the interview which lasted about 1 hour. I then heard back a few weeks later with their decision.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle upset professors or lecturers when it comes to creating their content?   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Events and Outreach Associate Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Very friendly interview, one interview and will be chosen through Jobmine.
    Constant email communication between supervisor before and after interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us when you had to negotiate tasks under a stressful situation and tell us how and why you handled it that way.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Email back and forth and visiting. Very casual and informal.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Waterloo in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Iniital screening by resume and then a couple of interview by your prospective graduate advisors.
    interview was pretty informal and you were just asked what you know about a parituclar field,, no home assignment or anything else.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview first; if passed, flowed by on-site 1:1 interview; if passed, job offer will come.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Clerk Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Waterloo in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    There will be one I interview before the hiring and it is mostly luck of the draw. There is a lot of internal promotion and external recruiting.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you resolve a conflict between two people if you do not understand the problem.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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