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Catholic University Reviews

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Catholic University President John Garvey
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    four years of experience and have worked in three different departments

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Catholic University


    There are great opportunities to grow and have access to resources. Most people are very pleasant and for the most part, supervisors take an interest on improving programs.


    could improve on training and communication

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Catholic University Interviews

Updated Aug 23, 2014
Updated Aug 23, 2014

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    Student Affairs Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Catholic University.

    Interview Details

    2 part interview process-- First was a phone interview which lasted about 30 minutes. I was then called for an on-campus interview which lasted two hours. The first part of the interview was about 45 minutes with the director followed by a panel interview.
    The interview questions were well thought questions. Not a canned interview approach. Each person had thoroughly read my resume and cover letter and posed relevant questions.
     Following the interview all of my references were checked and then I was offered the job about 7-10 days later.
    HR called with the job offer and salary offer (not the director/manager) which was unusual. HR was totally unwilling to negotiate on salary or benefit package at all. Experience with HR was negative.
    The entire process took about 2+ months.

    Reasons for Declining

    The offer was way lower than comparable positions at comparable institutions. It was also too low for the cost of living in the DC area. Further, HR was unwilling to negotiate in the slightest-- something that I've never encountered before in any previous job. If the salary had been adequate, then I probably would not have needed to negotiate.

    Declined Offer

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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1887
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Catholic University of America (CUA), established in 1887 by US bishops, has an enrollment of more than 6,700 students from all 50 states and about 100 countries. With graduate and undergraduate programs in 12 colleges, CUA offers degrees in such fields as architecture and planning, arts and sciences, engineering, music, and nursing. The Catholic University of America is the only US university with ecclesiastical faculties granting canonical degrees in canon law, philosophy, and theology. Some 90% of undergraduates and 60% of graduate students are Catholic. The... More

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