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The Cambridge Institute of International Education Interview Questions

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    ESL Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education (Kansas City, MO).

    Interview

    First I submitted my resume and cover letter to GPhomestay. Next, I was contacted by The Cambridge Institute of International Education to continue the interview application. I think the process included two main interviews. I believe the first was a general HR interview. Then there was a second interview focused on ESL and teaching. Both felt fairly standard though I have certification in ESL.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked to either teach a brief grammar point of my choosing or one that they provide. (They may have asked me to teach on the present perfect tense?)   Answer Question

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    Corporate Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education.

    Interview

    Great process, efficient, hired quickly There was a great opportunity to meet with people across the organization as well as across varied career stages. Everyone was very transparent and open about the company and its strengths and challenges.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the craziest thing you have ever done at work?   Answer Question

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    Support Services Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education (Minneapolis, MN) in December 2015.

    Interview

    The first phone interview was about 20 minutes via phone. I talked to a manager about my background experience, education, and discussed what role the position I was applying for. The second interview I had was via Skype for 30 minutes. I was asked many mental health questions regarding my past work experience, how I have handled crisis, etc. After the Skype interview. I took a personality 'quiz'.

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    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education.

    Interview

    Unorganized, to say the least. Three different people within HR contacted me directly to ask about my resume, after I had already interviewed. They were unresponsive at times, but always polite. The interviews themselves were fine, conducted via skype. There was also a writing sample, although I don't know if anyone read it.

    Interview Questions

    • How will you adjust from being in the classroom to being in a corporate office?   Answer Question

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    Professional Services Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education.

    Interview

    Brief phone screening then in-person interview with recruiter and CEO.
    I'm unimpressed when employers do not get in touch after an in-person interview with good or bad news. If a person takes time out of work for an interview, at least respond with any news. No response at all is unprofessional and insulting. Keep in mind, your first impression to the candidate counts too. A reputation (good and bad) spreads through employees, interviewees, and clients.

    Interview Questions

    • Recruiter did not ask any questions. CEO asked about my work history and recommendations I had for the company.   Answer Question

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    Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education (Waltham, MA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Awful- the recruiter was a man who shook my hand and then didn't know anything about benefits, etc. He seemed to be disconnected from the company. He had lousy follow through. He called me out of the blue and gave me an offer, after I had no contact with him for 15 days. The letter didn't have a start date in it, a reporting manager and no benefit information. So unprofessional.

    Interview Questions

    • There weren't questions from the recruiter, just logistics "telling me" who I was meeting with. It was ridiculous.   Answer Question

  8. Helpful (1)  

    International Program Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education (Waltham, MA).

    Interview

    I had two Skype Interviews, one with two managers, the other one with an Associate Director. The two managers were very friendly and had a pretty structure format of alternating between questions for me. They explained their roles and a little bit more about the position and always checked to see if I had any unanswered questions about the company and/or the specific job. I felt pretty comfortable throughout the interview and made sure to ask questions. I would say the entire Skype interview lasted about 45 minutes overall. I was then scheduled for another interview with the Assc. Director. That interview lasted 15 minutes at the most and surely I got an offer a week later.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: How do you handle high-stress situations?
      There were mostly many questions centered around international education and abroad experience.  
      Answer Question

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    Education Program Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waltham, MA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education (Waltham, MA).

    Interview

    phone screen, in-person interview with HR and direct supervisor, second interview with supervisors and brief presentation. it was quite easy, but seemed disorganized and like the hiring committee weren't communicating. After receiving an offer and reading the reviews on Glassdoor, as well as other issues, I declined.

    Interview Questions

    • experience based... how would you handle this situation and so on...   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    The job advertised wasn't quite what it was, reviews of the company were terrible, and the value-add to my resume wasn't substantial.


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    Residential Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education (Waltham, MA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    It was very organized and very unprofessional. They did not even know who was supposed to do the interview and kept me waiting for a long time. The person interviewed me did not even know which position that I was interviewed for.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in the position?   1 Answer

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at The Cambridge Institute of International Education in January 2015.

    Interview

    Fairly basic phone interview, but extensive in-person panel. There were 3 people on the phone interview. Following that I was on campus for a full day and met with 14 members of the school.

    Interview Questions


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