The process took 6 months - interviewed at World Health Organization in May 2011.
Interview Details – You apply online through the website. It takes about 2 to 3 months to move to the next phase, that is a timed skills test. After the test it takes about 1 month to move to the next phase, which was a panel interview. After that you get an offer or not (it takes about 2 months to have a reply).
Interview Question – Questions are mainly technical. Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took 4 months - interviewed at World Health Organization in June 2013.
Interview Details – Getting hired as an intern at the WHO came by pure coincidence. I met my adviser while on a study trip. The topic of my thesis was of interest to my adviser who offered me an internship after a short interview. After exchanging a few emails, the start date was set. After completing my thesis I moved to Geneva where my internship was taking place. The process was very simple.
Interview Question – What are your expectations regarding this internship? Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at World Health Organization in December 2012.
Interview Details – Application and one round of interviews via Skype. Onboarding process is complicated and finding answers to simple questions is time-consuming as no one takes ownership for communicating facts.
Interview Question – There were no difficult or unexpected questions. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None as all salaries are pre-determined.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at World Health Organization.
Interview Details – Once you get into the long list you will be invited for a written test. From the test results, short listed candidates will be invited for interview. Interview via video conference. There were 4 people on the panel: the post supervisor, a neutral party, HR representative, staff association representative. They asked questions and took note. The interview was a combination of technical, behavioral and competency-based questions.
Interview Question – Tell us about your teamwork skills Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at World Health Organization in October 2010.
Interview Details – They took a computer test followed by Group/Panel Interview.
Interview Question – How will you deal with your juniors of you caught them fighting ? View Answers (3)
I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at World Health Organization in January 2011.
Interview Details – There was a written test after having been selected. Then the phone interview lasting an hour
Why are you the best candidate, tell me of a time when you had to deal with a difficult team member, what is yor greatest weakness, how would you deal with a difficult boss and what steps do you follow to solve any given problem.....I tried my best but did not get the job
The process took a day - interviewed at World Health Organization in May 2008.
Interview Details – The interview consisted of a phone screening and later a one-on-one meeting at headquarters. I submitted several writing samples and letters of recommendations from past employers. It was a very collegial atmosphere and felt more like a discussion than an interview.
Interview Question – What are some of your publications? View Answer
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