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    I worked at University of California Berkeley part-time

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    The work was relatively easy and gave ample time to do homework.


    I was at Unit 4 and it was on top of a hill.

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    Sometimes no one really understands how it is structured.

University of California Berkeley Interviews

Updated Apr 15, 2015

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    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).


    Quick interview--they wanted to make sure you were responsible and quick to react to unforseen problems. Asked situational questions and realistic scenarios that you had to decide how to react. You interview with the person who will be your Unit Coordinator--mostly she wanted to see if I would fit in with her team and get along with the rest of the group, since she said there was a lot of email interaction regarding shifts and changing shifts at the last minute. She asked if my plans usually change frequently or if I was usually able to schedule my calendar a month in advance (which was required for this job since we schedule our shifts in month-long blocks).

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    • A student is trying to sneak a friend in without showing the friend's ID. What do you do?   1 Answer

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Headquarters Berkeley, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1682
Type College / University
Industry Education
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The University of California at Berkeley has been organic from the beginning. UC Berkeley was created by the state's Organic Act of 1868, merging a private college and a land-grant institution. From modest East Bay beginnings came a world-class university that grew world-famous in the 1960s from the Free Speech Movement on campus, and for the social activism that still defines many of its students today. The 2,000 members of the faculty include eight Nobel laureates, four Pulitzer Prize winners, and 32 MacArthur Fellows (the "genius awards"). UC Berkeley, also known as Cal... More

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