UCLA Interview Questions | Glassdoor

UCLA Interview Questions

Updated Mar 24, 2017
225 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience
71%
18%
10%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
58%
13%
12%
9
2
2
1

Interview Difficulty

2.6
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Filter

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

Filter

  1.  

    Social Media Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Pretty simple process. I just reviewed my resume before heading in and talked about how my experiences were relevant; nothing tricky really since the hiring process is quite straightforward and meant to hire students.

    Interview Questions

  2.  

    Technology Transfer Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    The phone interview was with a contracted 3rd party who does screening interviews for UCLA. The interviewer made it clear that it is going to be a screening interview.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at UCLA.

    Interview

    The application process was simple: Online application, set up interview time via email, interview on site. The interview itself was a traditional interview with three department members consisting of mostly behavioral questions. The question difficulties range from easy to moderate.

    Interview Questions

  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Medical Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at UCLA (Santa Monica, CA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Very long. I had to do one phone interview. 2 in person interviews and a computer test. There's two orientations that are mandortory. But everything seems very promising and rewarding. Patiences is the key:

    Interview Questions

  6.  

    Graduate Student Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    Just talk to all the faculty in the field. They decide whether your interests and their interests match and also whether you have the knowledge base they require for their lab.

    Interview Questions

  7.  

    PhD Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Department flew everyone in for a large meeting at the beginning. Every student was to meet a few professors to discuss opportunities within groups. Thereafter each interview with professors varied widely in their questions. Come prepared to discuss why their research interests you. After that, network with current grads and head home the next day.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    IT Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    One on one in person interview. Questions about resume looked at some projects on my resume, and asked a coding problem. They were looking for previous experience with the technologies they used or something closely related so that you could learn their technologies quickly.

    Interview Questions

    • write a function that prints the 10 most frequently used words in a string.   Answer Question
  9.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a week. I interviewed at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2016.

    Interview

    One of my friends worked here and sent me the information for the job. I emailed my resume and cover letter to manager in charge. Scheduled an interview a few days later. I interviewed with two people.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about myself, how my friends would describe me, my greatest accomplishment, my strengths, my weaknesses, why I wanted to work there, how the job related to my career goals, etc.   Answer Question
  10.  

    Payroll Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in UCLA, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at UCLA (UCLA, CA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Engaging and interactive. Knowledgeable interviewers. Professional. Group and Panel. Phone interview was done with a recruiter. 2 schedules of Panel and group interviews. The questions were very familiar as they are only interested on you discussing on your previous job or tasks and those that I can apply to the Job I am applying to. It took a long time from the beginning of the job application process to hiring process.

    Interview Questions

    • How are you a good fit to the position?   1 Answer
  11.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Porter Ranch, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at UCLA (Porter Ranch, CA) in December 2016.

    Interview

    I applied and the same day the hiring manager called to set up an interview, after the interview it took quite a long time to hear back from them, about three weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for UCLA?   1 Answer
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.