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Columbia University Interviews

Updated Dec 19, 2014
Updated Dec 19, 2014

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    Web Developer Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Columbia University in January 2015.

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    After a 5 hour interview it seemed like everything went well and they even went on to ask me about salary requirements and starting dates. Following the interview, about 2 days later, they sent me an email asking about 7 different managerial level questions completely unrelated to the position they were offering. In the email, they mentioned that they are still in the interviewing-process and that they will get back to me about my candidature within 3 business days. A week later, after no response, I was forced to reach-out myself and ask them about updates after which they notified me about that the fact that they have found a better suiting candidate.

    Overall experience: Extremely unprofessional and a complete waste of time and anticipation.

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    • How would you approach moving away from .NET towards a newer technology? For example Javascript.   View Answer
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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1938
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Predating the American Revolution, Columbia University (founded as King's College in 1754) is the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the US. With a student population of about 25,000 and faculty of more than 3,600, the Ivy League university's main campus spreads across 36 acres in Manhattan. Columbia has three undergraduate schools and 13 graduate and professional schools that grant degrees in about 100 disciplines, including its well-known programs in literature, law, and medicine. Columbia's community of alumni, faculty, and researchers has produced about... More

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