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SUNY Downstate Medical Center Interview Questions

Interviews at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

25 Interview Reviews

Experience

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  1.  

    Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) in April 2011.

    Interview

    Met with the department chief who interviewed me and gave me a tour of the department where I met the staff.

    Interview Questions

    • Would I be willing to attain certifications relevant to the position in the near future?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. An offer was made and I accepted.


  2.  

    Undergraduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I cold emailed a bunch of professors on the medical school faculty asking if they had any openings for an undergraduate research assistant. Two of the faculty members responded that they were looking for help, and arranged an interview. I ended up meeting with one of them, where I discussed my college career thus far, where I planned on going after college, and what interested me about the work he was doing in his lab. He accepted me on the spot and I began working in the lab three weeks later.

    Interview Questions

    • 1) What interests you about this specific field of research?
      2) What techniques have you learned from you school research?
      3) Do you plan on pursuing a career in research or getting a phd.   Answer Question
  3.  

    Medical Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 10+ months. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) in February 2009.

    Interview

    One interview and they look at rest of application as a whole. Interview obviously depends on interviewer and can vary widely. I had chief of surgery as interviewer and he was rough, asked a lot of difficult questions. Interview has huge weight. The rest of the interview day was good. I heard some people had very easy interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • Interviewer asked why i took a vacation when I could have worked or did volunteer service. Tough to answer since he was the type of person who was a workaholic.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Medical Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) in November 2010.

    Interview

    One interviewer grill you for about a hour.

    Interview Questions

    • Why downstate and not another very similar school?   Answer Question
    • It looks like you are into research, if so why come to downstate?   Answer Question

  5. Helpful (1)  

    Admissions Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) in February 2014.

    Interview

    There were 2 steps to the interview process for this position. The first portion was a phone interview conducted by an associate in the office. The second interview was conducted by 2 associates representing the admissions and student affairs offices. I was also required to complete a transcript review at the end of the second interview. Once offered the position, the hiring process to 3-4 weeks to complete. Be ready for this.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself professionally in the next 10 years?
      Describe an instance when you failed at something. How did you correct your error?   Answer Question

  6.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY).

    Interview

    The interview process went real smooth... The HR recruiter was very polite and patient. she made the atmosphere very comfortable.... I answered all her as is. Two weeks later she called me back in for a second interview and I got the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about your self? How would you handle a anger customer?   Answer Question

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Graduate Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY).

    Interview

    Volunteer work, good GRE scores

  8.  

    Applications Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (New York, NY) in September 2015.

    Interview

    met CIO and fellow workers and show me all the work stations in office. nice office and friendly staff. getting one free lunch with the CIO and CEO. lots of questions about old job, they like my answers, wish working there. but no luck


  9.  

    Former Employee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

    Interview

    It was very simple and straightforward. I did not actually apply for the position; management knew me outside of work already and the interview was more of a formality. I was a very young person and they asked me basic questions about school and I was informed about my day-to-day responsibilities.

    Interview Questions


  10.  

    IT Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) in November 2012.

    Interview

    The interview was unprofessional. People who interviewed didn't know the job.
    Surprisingly I got the offer, but didn't realize who strange the interview was.

    I regret I took the offer. I had other offers, but SUNY offered a very good salary, so I excepted.
    I am going to leave soon to a place where I can enjoy my work and career.

    Interview Questions


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