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University of California Interviews

Updated Dec 14, 2014
Updated Dec 14, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Resident Assistant Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at University of California.

    Interview Details

    You have to do a group interview as well as a two on one interview. The group interview is about how you can work with a team and whether you can step up and also step down. The two on one interview is about your experience and problem-solving skills.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if someone gave you the answers to a test you were stressed out about?   Answer Question
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University of California Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work in Academia (San Francisco, Davis, & Los Angeles), The Scientist, 2009

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Headquarters Oakland, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1868
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Working for UC means helping to shape the quality of life for people throughout California and around the world. No other university does as much for so many. For almost 150 years, the University of California has educated the brightest minds and helped California become a beacon of innovation. Our campuses routinely are ranked among the best in the world. But our reach extends beyond campus borders. Our people connect the dots, exchange ideas, make advancements and unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe every day. They engage local governments and underserved... More

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