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  1.  

    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Very friendly and professional to an extent that surprised me. But the bureaucracy to setting up the interview was unnecessarily complicated. Unbelievably receptive and open to requests and questions.

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  2.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at LSE.

    Interview

    Interview comprised a skills task and then brief interview. Interview was only 20 minutes. Each stage took a long time. I applied on the LSE website and completed the entire interview process remotely.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical questions about research and experience in research roles.   Answer Question
  3.  

    Postdoctoral Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at LSE (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    One hour interview started with a 10 min presentation on how I would have approached the research, followed by many questions about the role, my research and how it matched with the position.

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  4.  

    Student Ambassador Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at LSE.

    Interview

    You submit an online application, wait a couple of days and then there’s a group interview, where they ask you situational questions like how would you picture LSE to other young students and how would you address their concerns

    Interview Questions

    • If a prospective LSE student asks you that student satisfaction is low at LSE so why should they come, how would you answer?   Answer Question

  5.  

    Content Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    It was an easy process. The management were very friendly. The interview lasted about half an hour and was done in person, at their offices. There were about 3 or 4 interviewers and they all took turns asking questions. I felt comfortable throughout the entire process

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  6.  

    Development Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at LSE (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    Straightforward, 3 interviewers from differing departments and including the team lead. Ensure you are able to have a multitude of examples from your working prowess. Each interviewer will ask 3 questions each and you will be required to do two tasks - both written.

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    PhD Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Required is a copy of the Master's thesis as well as two academic reference letters (usually from Master's advisor) and as well as a Research Statement.
    In case of positive feedback a skype call with three professors of the department takes place to make the final decision.

    Interview Questions

    • Masters' thesis as well as research experience and interests.   Answer Question
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    Systems Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Competency Based. Not technical. What problems did you resolve ? How did you resolve them ? What was the outcome ? Did not really get a real picture of what the role was really like. Very difficult to understand whether it involved coding or not.

    Interview Questions

    • What problems did you solve ?   1 Answer

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    Undergraduate Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at LSE (London, England (UK)) in May 2019.

    Interview

    Applied online with CV and covering letter, I then received an online notification and email to confirm my interview and had to pick a slot. I was informed that there would be an in-tray task and a panel interview. I was given 45 mins to look at 5 applications and grade them. The panel interview was with 4 people

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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Applied through online form; had to ask reccomendation letters to former professors in order to be considered for application. The decision process was quite fast (1 month) and i didn't have to do interviews. The process is managed by the department admin and it is easy to get a position if you are doing there a phd

    Interview Questions

    • Previous experience in teaching/research?   1 Answer

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