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UC Davis Interview Questions

Updated Nov 8, 2017
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    Tour Guide Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at UC Davis (Davis, CA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    They had any interested applicant send in a cover letter, resume, and a set of supplemental questions to decide whether or not one would receive an interview. I did not make the cut for an interview or I did but I yeah

    Interview Questions

    • What is your favorite thing in Davis?   1 Answer

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    Upward Bound Instructor (Summer Camp) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodland, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at UC Davis (Woodland, CA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I was asked to choose from 3 different dates to come for an interview. There were 3 people on the interview committee. At the end of the interview, the panel asked me to perform/discuss a sample lesson plan for 5-10 minutes. I had to provide exercises I designed myself.

    When you show up, please take a seat in the lobby area, and the committee will call you in once they are done with the previous interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in tutoring for Upward Bound? What would you do with an unruly teenager? Why do you think you qualify for this position?   1 Answer
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    Scientist Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at UC Davis (Davis, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview. Asked general question about the position and my experiences in the field. I was also asked about how to solve conflict and whether I have managed people before.

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    Student Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at UC Davis (Davis, CA).

    Interview

    I applied for a job at the bookstore online. I got an e-mail informing me that they sent my application to another student job area that was hiring. I scheduled an interview through e-mail.

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    Compliance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at UC Davis (Davis, CA).

    Interview

    I was called for a first round interview. It was a panel of three people. They were friendly and asked reasonable questions about my background and experience. I did not find the questions to be especially difficult. They are all relevant to the job description and could be predicted. It was a pleasant interview experience.

    Interview Questions

    • How is your experience relevant to the needs of this position?   Answer Question

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    Clinical Research Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at UC Davis (Sacramento, CA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Panel Interview, 4 people (1 men and 3 women) , interview lasted over an hour, no conversation, they've reading questions from forms - same position different department, different people - same boring questions

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a conflictual situation and how did you resolved it.   Answer Question

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    Administrative Assistant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at UC Davis.

    Interview

    I was interviewed by a panel of three people; an HR person, a direct supervisor to the position, and a head from a related department. They gave me a sheet of paper with about fifteen questions to review, and began asking immediately. The questions were mainly aimed at specific examples of past experience.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked what three words my colleagues would use to describe me. They asked why I was interested, and what my experience with software was. They asked how I build relationships with the people I work with and what I think is important to being successful in the workplace. They asked for an example of a time I had made a decision without my supervisor present.   Answer Question
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    Student Assistant II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davis, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at UC Davis (Davis, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    The interview was short and took about 30 mins. It was a group interview with two other people. Two interviewers. The interviewers wrote down our answers. Every question, they would direct a new person to start answering it first.

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    Junior Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Applied Online. Was contacted about a month later for interview. Underwent interview process and was asked a lot of technical questions and how my current experience and education could apply to the position. Interviewed by a 5 person panel. Highly intimidating

    Interview Questions

    • Please give an example of a difficult situation at work in which your interpersonal communication skills significantly improved the outcome?   Answer Question

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    Director, Research Compliance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redding, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at UC Davis (Redding, CA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    This was a phone Interview. Asked very basic questions.I received an email letting me know that I had been selected for the first step of the interview process that was a phone interview. If I wanted to proceed I should respond to the email. I responded, the phone interview was set.

    Interview Questions

    • The usual ...tell us about yourself. Why are you interested in this position? All straight forward questions.I did enjoyed the process. The seemed very knowledgeable and knew what they were looking for.   1 Answer

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