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Purdue University Interview Questions

Updated Nov 7, 2017
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Purdue University.

    Interview

    first email the process and check for project availability and your skills to see match or not; usually will have a response in a week; it's easier and better to ask the professor in person

    Interview Questions


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    Bellman Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Purdue University.

    Interview

    Informal, walk-in, presented resume, shook hands, talked about the position and about my personality, how I would handle certain situations, comfort level with computers, and ability to pass credential exams

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have a valid drivers license   1 Answer
  3.  

    Manager IT Service Management Office Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Athens, OH
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at Purdue University (Athens, OH).

    Interview

    First phone call with 2 people. Then face to face 5 hours process of interviews - 2 groups. Second group was reporters and peers. With the hiring manager for 30 minutes. Then with AVP.

    Interview Questions

    • 20 questions I think. Mostly about how to manage situations   Answer Question

  4.  

    TA Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    Easy interview basic questions understanding of subject
    communication skills tested and ability to listen and understand
    English screening test required
    Testing your ability to teach communicate understand write and read
    Easy interview basic questions understanding of subject
    communication skills tested and ability to listen and understand
    English screening test required
    Testing your ability to teach communicate understand write and read

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Purdue University.

    Interview

    reached out by emailing the professor who is responsible for teaching that particular class
    The professor knew had I already taken the class previously, he refreshed me about the duties of the
    job, and the interview was based pretty much on my performance on in the class and behavioral questions

    responsibilities before hand. Once

    Interview Questions

    • how would you manage answering questions asked by multiple students at the same time?   1 Answer

  6.  

    Student Worker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lafayette, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Purdue University (Lafayette, IN).

    Interview

    Behavioral based interview questions, fairly simple. Most positions here require little to no experience in the field. Initial interview starts with business operations position, then moves to a panel of workers.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you encountered an issue working in a group and what did you do to solve it?   Answer Question

  7.  

    Vice Chair of Operations Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hammond, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Purdue University (Hammond, IN) in January 2017.

    Interview

    The team evaluated how I use my analytical skills to solve difficult problems which results in process improvements. The team asked for examples and expected a problem, resolution and result.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain how you use your analytical skills to solve difficult problems.   1 Answer
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    Graduate Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Purdue University (New York, NY) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Skype Interview. Talk about your research work and listen to interviewer's introduction of the research of Purdue University. The interviewer asked details in your work. Involve some concept explanation.

    Interview Questions


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    Resident Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Lafayette, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) in November 2016.

    Interview

    There were two individual interviews and one group interview. The individual interviews were basic interview questions pertaining to relationship building and leadership skills. The group interview was actually pretty fun and entertaining. It involved plenty of teamwork, make sure to provide some input in the activities.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you build community and relationships with your floor?   Answer Question
    • Describe one time that you were a member of a team that did not get along and how did you manage that problem?   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Purdue University in September 2016.

    Interview

    Very casual and comfortable Skype interview. Did not exceed 30 minutes. Primarily went over functions of jobs and my background. Interviewer answered my questions in great detail. Described the town and what to expect as far as living in the area.

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