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University of Texas at Austin Interview Questions

Updated Aug 17, 2018
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    Outreach Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Applied by referral from student organization.It was very quick, but informative interview process. I accepted it to help out international students. They also required a demo presentation of a study abroad program.

    Interview Questions


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    Contracts Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    When I was initially contacted to set-up the interview, I was told that I would be speaking to two people over the phone. However, when the interview began there were six people on the conference call and I had no idea who was asking me each question. It was all very scenario driven with none of the typical getting to know you type questions. After I answered each question, they were silent as they took notes, so there were a lot of awkward silences. At one point they even put me on mute for a while, which was pretty shocking. I prepared pretty significantly, but I still found the questions very difficult. Overall, not a good experience, but I think it varies pretty significantly from each department.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you want to include in the Warranties provision of an SaaS contract?   Answer Question
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    Peer Mentor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) in April 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process was average, nothing too complicated. They asked the regular questions that one will more than likely get asked at any other job interview. There were plenty of positions open, so I think just as long as you did well on the interview you would get an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your weaknesses? A time you've had to overcome an disagreement with a peer? What's your availability?   1 Answer

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    Parking Attendant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Conducted a phone interview that lasted about 5-10 minutes. They were a little concerned that I had no prior cash handling experience. Interview was very short and cordial.


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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    Process took awhile - initial phone interview followed by in person. Overall took around a month.

    Pleasant meeting with everyone - people seemed to really enjoy their jobs. Really fun atmosphere!

    Interview Questions


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    Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Fairly standard. First a telephone screening, then a three person panel interview followed by a several part written test portion, then a second panel interview with the entire team and director. The contact was friendly throughout the process, as was each person I met. The panel team asked interesting questions, some behavioral. Following two interviews, I would have expected some sort of final response, but there was no further contact, not even a boilerplate rejection email.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if the supervisor advised you to change your assessment and you did not agree with it?   Answer Question

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    Lab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    I applied to this job online. The PI phoned me about a week later, inquiring about my experience, whether I wished to work full time or part time, and what my goals were long term.

    Interview Questions

    • I was surprised to be asked whether I wished to work part time for a full time job posting. I was also taken aback by the bored PI. It seemed he phoned me because he had to. Finally it was most unexpected to be phoned on my mobile out of the blue.   1 Answer
    • I was asked a lot of details on my previous research experience: methods, protocols etc.   1 Answer
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) in August 2012.

    Interview

    Very detailed questions about your past work experience. I had to explain exact work procedures, how I structured my work and which skills I have earned are gonna be useful for the job. I was hoping it would not last long, but it did. It was not that painful as one might think. Just a little annoying.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Director, Communications Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Applied online w samples, resume, cover letter. Received call quickly to set up phone interview. That went well, so they brought me to Austin for 1/1 and group interviews. Called within a few days to offer the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your vision for the editorial product we are potentially hiring you to create. (not unexpected, but difficult)   Answer Question

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Texas at Austin.

    Interview

    It was a research internship, so there was no interview. Instead, we had an application and 3 recommendation letters. In addition, each applicant submitted a cover letter that described their research interests, and then indicated any interest in any field they had. Other than that, there wasn't much else to it. I heard back from the admissions department in about a month's time.

    Interview Questions

    • No questions. It was a research internship application.   Answer Question

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