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University of the Pacific Interview Questions in Stockton, CA

Updated Feb 5, 2015
Updated Feb 5, 2015
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    Graduate Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of the Pacific in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    There are two interviews, one with a faculty member and one with a student. There is also a writing portion and a tour of the campus.

    The questions seemed were very typical. They seemed to be picking a few from a list they had.

    The entire staff was friendly and helpful. The school presented itself in a very warm manner as opposed to a colder and dry approach that is expected in the professional world.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Administrative Assistant I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of the Pacific.

    Interview Details

    General interview reviewing initial application. There was a description of the department given as well as the expectations of the position. Pretty basic and easy.

    Negotiation Details
    Once the initial offer was made, discussions regarding commute, child care and comparison of current job.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Biology Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Interview Details

    Virtually all incoming graduate students into the Masters of Biological Sciences program get the option to receive a Teaching Assistant position. There is no interview for this process. There was also no interview for me to get into the program, but I was already an undergraduate at the university. I hear now that there is an interview to get into the program, but I have no details about the questions asked.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Administrative Assistant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of the Pacific in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    My initial interview was with a panel of five. I was very surprised by this and felt a little nervous. However, the interview went extremely well and I quickly felt very comfortable with everyone in the room. Most everyone was very nice, however, there was one person in the interview who I felt uncomfortable with. Either way, I left the interview feeling confident that I had done well and knew that I would accept an offer if they gave it. Within the same week, I was called to meet with the head of the department for a second interview, 1:1. I was much more nervous in this interview. Unfortunately, the person I interviewed with did a lot of talking, but not very much listening. By the time I was done with the interview, I knew all about them, but they knew very little about me. Wait, who was interviewing who?! After that meeting, I was so unclear about the interview that I left feeling unsure about whether or not I still wanted the position. I was called the following day and offered the position, so I ultimately accepted.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate slightly. I asked them to increase the salary offered by a small amount
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Student Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of the Pacific in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Very easy and you only needed good grades.

    Negotiation Details
    No, I was not.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of the Pacific in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Apply via the University's job site on main page (www.pacific.edu). Most jobs are reviewed by a committee who will then call applicant for an interview. Not required that applicants are notified that they will not be called in.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Know what you are worth prior to going in and also get a feel for what they can pay you at starting (range is okay). Pay raises occur but are always small (2-4% range), so try and start at as high of a salary as you can. If the job only pays in th 40-60K range and you feel you are already at 60K, I probably wouldn't even bother applying. The job probably wouldn't challenge you anyhow.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technical Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stockton, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at University of the Pacific in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was pretty straight forward I expressed my interest in the position to the supervisor and handed him my résumé.. Since my position was a student job I got a call before the semester started and was asked a few simple it related questions like what is SATA

    Interview Questions
    • How do you remove hard drive from a computer without touching it   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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