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University of Southern California Interview Questions

Updated Aug 22, 2017
234 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Southern California.

    Interview

    Referred by faculty. Reached out to director with interest to apply. Submitted resume and writing samples. Interview with director. Easy HR process. Multiple training sessions on all systems. Had time to shadow others.

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  2.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Southern California.

    Interview

    I had 2 one-on-one meetings and then a half day to meet the team. It was not anything out of the ordinary for a development position. There was no human resources meeting which seems to be the norm now having left that position years ago.

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  3.  

    Research Programmer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) in June 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview first, then in person one on one interview. First ask about my background, and then more details about the work I've been doing, and the projects they currently work on.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: Tell me about your self?
      Q: Have you been working on XXXX?
      Q: How do you see yourself in 5 years?   Answer Question

  4.  

    Postdoctoral Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Southern California.

    Interview

    It took 10 to 15 minutes. She asked about my experiences and future plans. She did not talk too much. Interestingly she was in Starbucks and eating something. I expected that she would ask some questions regarding my explanations. It was my first interview and I disappointed.

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  5.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Very easy over Skype. I. was Interviewed by one person. I was asked about my goals and why I chose this place. Also they asked me about my plans after graduation.

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  6.  

    Student Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Interviewer basically asked me about the stuff I am interested in and what I have upon in the past and my educational background.
    Will you be able to work 20 hours easily every work without disturbing your studies?

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    Director of Development Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    Telephone Interview: Interviewer focused on Although interview was 60 minutes, The interviewer focused questions that would determine age. Such as, college graduation dates as a way to determine age and whether I knew anyone working at USC.

    Interview Questions

    • What year did you graduate from College? Do know anyone at USC?   1 Answer
  8.  

    Library Security Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty easy and quick with just main focus on behavioral questions.
    Main focus of the interview was to know how well you react and handle real time situations.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your weaknesses and strengths?
      How do you handle stress?   Answer Question

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    Museum Educator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    1 to 1 with the director (who was more than 30 minutes late) in a room of the USC. No specific questions. It was a 45 minutes interview without any dynamic, I asked the main part of the questions.

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    Writing Center Consultant Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    I phoned the director of the writing center. After a conversation with him, I scheduled an interview on campus. My interview was just me and the director and he was congenial, and the questions were authentic and to the point.

    Interview Questions


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