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Bucknell University Interview Questions

Updated Nov 9, 2018
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    Web Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA).

    Interview

    Initial 45 minute phone interview with library and IT team.
    Invited to all day visit on campus. This day began at 8:00am and ended at 3:30pm. I had the chance to meet with numerous managers ranging from my direct supervisor to the CIO.

    Interview Questions

    • strengths/weaknesses
      what do you know about Bucknell?
      what type of management style do you prefer?
      describe the processes for query optimization.
      why should we hire you?   Answer Question

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    Grader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) in September 2012.

    Interview

    Ask about your major GPA and ask you to talk about yourself. Then check your credit hours to see if you have enough spare time to finish grading before deadline.

    Interview Questions

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    Tour Guide Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lewisburg, PA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Very open-ended, behavorial questions that are intended to show how involved you are on campus. You will be interviewed by current tour guides and there will be other candidates interviewing at the same time with you.

    Interview Questions


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    Student Caller Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) in August 2015.

    Interview

    I applied to the position through the Bridge, the job search page of the university. After a couple of days, I received an email asking me to set up a time for a face to face interview. The interview had two parts. First, I was asked about the position and why I would be interested in becoming a student caller. Second, there was a simulation of a mock call that I had to undertake.

    Interview Questions

    • Why would you be interested in this position?
      How does your background prepare you to be successful at it?   Answer Question

  5.  

    Student Caller Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Sent in application and then had a 2-on-1 interview. This was with the head of the program and one of the senior employees. All the questions involved why I like Bucknell and what I would do in a situation where an alum was upset with the school.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you like Bucknell? I was also asked to do a mock phone call   Answer Question

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    IT Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA).

    Interview

    After the application, which was brief, I was contacted almost immediately for an interview. The interview process was informal and consisted mostly of basic technology questions and a survey of my customer service skills.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    There wasn't one. It's a student position.


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    Communications Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Bucknell University in August 2014.

    Interview

    One on one phone interview, followed by a group phone interview, followed by a trip to Lewisburg for several one on one interviews then a group interview. Was offered the job three days after the in-person interviews.

    Interview Questions

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    Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) in April 2012.

    Interview

    In order to get an interview, I was recommended to the staff by several professors. After a 2 on 1 interview, there is a group interview in which you brainstorm ways to deal with different scenarios. The whole process takes a while but is pretty easy and they didn't turn anybody down. This was when the process was being refined though so it may have changed since then.

    Interview Questions

    • What classes would you have the skill base to tutor for?   1 Answer

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    Study Abroad Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Bucknell University.

    Interview

    Received invitation for telephone interview 3 weeks after position closed. Telephone interview scheduled for the following week. There were 6 people on the interview panel, each person asked 1 question. Questions were about about my experience, ideas for how I would contribute to the position, my impressions of trends in the field, etc.

    Interview Questions

    • What do I see as the more important issues facing the field in the future and how will I contribute to these.   Answer Question

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Bucknell University.

    Interview

    I thought that the interview was good overall. I felt comfortable in the environment, but I also felt like my skills were being assessed adequately. The conversation was easy and the questions were pretty straightforward. I didn't feel like I was getting pinned or pushed far to see how I would react. I got the sense that the interview was very important to the Office of Residential Education when I was participating in the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What is a hall program I would plan?   1 Answer

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