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Brookings Institution Interviews

Updated Dec 11, 2014
Updated Dec 11, 2014

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    Intern Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Brookings Institution.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview with department coordinator/RA, simple questions. Tell me about yourself, tell me about X experience on your resume, your weaknesses and your strengths, why are you interested in Brookings, why this department, do you know any of the scholars work, what are you most looking forward to in working here

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    • Pretty easy, I guess hardest would be do you know scholars in the department   Answer Question
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    No negotiation, you have about a week to accept
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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1916
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Brookings Institution is a non-partisan public policy organization that researches and analyzes emerging issues in areas such as economics, foreign policy, and governance. Its more than 200 resident and nonresident scholars perform research; write books, papers, and articles; testify in front of congressional committees; and participate in public events every year. The non-profit organization, which is financed by gifts and grants, got its start in 1916 and is named after businessman Robert S. Brookings, who was also a well-known civic leader and philanthropist.

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