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Northwestern University Interview Questions

Updated Aug 31, 2018
223 Interview Reviews

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    Community Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Evanston, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in March 2011.

    Interview

    There are two components of the interview process: various activities completed in group, and a traditional 30 minute interivew. Overall, it is a fun process and the staff tries to make you as comfortable as possible. When I went through my group interview/activities, we collaborated well and I think that made the experience better.

    Interview Questions

    • How I would engage residents on my floor if they seemed to not be interested and did not show up to events.   Answer Question

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    Construction Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Evanston, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in October 2013.

    Interview

    1 phone interview, 2 face to face interview with total of 6 managers. it was mostly about types of projects i had worked on in the past, and how it could possibly apply to current job description or requirements

    Interview Questions

    • nothing difficult, pretty standard   1 Answer
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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Evanston, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Simple, relevant and straightforward. It was a group interview with a panel who asked me to guide them through a couple of user support questions. They require significant commitment so beware of that as you won't enjoy if you don't devote time.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. guide an old person through a computer   1 Answer

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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    After I applied online, they sat me down in a room with the manager and three of the senior students working at the support center. They ask some questions in the first part of the interview and do a practice phone call by talking out loud. After that, you do a practice call at an actual phone.

    Interview Questions

    • Who sets up the wireless or troubleshoots the technical issues in your house?   Answer Question
    • Why do you think you'd be a good fit for this job?   Answer Question

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    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Evanston, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in June 2013.

    Interview

    Comprehensive, many people. But just one day, which is good. Still, not knowing with whom I was interviewing made it difficult for me to be prepared on which subjects to speak. Professionalism and stamina are important, to be able to remain enthusiastic when repeating some of the same answers to different groups.

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    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Northwestern University.

    Interview

    Long, slow interview process. Very thorough and informative. Dedicated to process and students. Multiple interview rounds. Received a call 4 months after initial application. Asked a lot of questions about past experiences.

    Interview Questions


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I had a very smooth process. All the questions asked are relevant to my job. I did some review before going to the interview. It does help. So going through some algorithm books before the interview.

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Statistician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    Long, complicated and unclear. I had to wait a long time to hear back after the interview which was needlessly stressful. It seems like there is a real disconnect between HR on campus and the departments that do the hiring.

    Interview Questions


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    Circulation Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Evanston, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Very quick interview. You don't have to have any skills except people skills. Basically just want to know if you can come in when you're needed and that you are reliable. Helps if you've work in libraries before.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    They pay minimum wage. There is no use negogiating because someone else will just take the job and it's the best you can do around here.


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    Clinical Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Northwestern University (Ann Arbor, MI) in September 2015.

    Interview

    Northwestern HR contacted me and set up a date and time for an interview with the Dr. It was a phone Interview since I lived out of state. Then I would go to Chicago for an on-site interview.

    Interview Questions


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