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University of Toronto Interview Questions in Toronto, ON

Updated Jan 9, 2018
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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Scarborough, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    There is no interview process, however previous teaching experience is quite helpful for being selected as a TA at UofT. Emphasize on your independent abilities, knowledge or the subject you are applying to and you will be fine.


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    IT Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Telephonic HR interview on the day the job posting was closed. Basic q’s by HR. After a couple of days, I was called for an in person technical round with a panel which went on for about 30 mins. Exactly after 2 weeks I was called in for an interview with the directors and it went for 30-45 mins and detailed.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly from my resume and generally about ABAP development objects. They were all behavioral questions and the panel was extremely friendly and professional at the same time.   1 Answer
    • Toughest project example?   Answer Question
    • Successful project example?   Answer Question
    • How do you handle conflicts?   Answer Question
    • Have you worked on webdynpros, UI5 and workflows? explain with an example.   Answer Question
    • Interview with directors were similar in nature (behavioral) but had to talk a lot about my experiences.   Answer Question
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    Work Study Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Applied through Career Learning Network. Submitted my resume but wrote customized detailed cover letters. Got callbacks via phone and email. Went into the interviews shortly after, and received a job offer within a week. Do a lot of research about the specific department before you go in.

    Interview Questions


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    Global Learning Ambassador Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in May 2017.

    Interview

    First there was a group interview with other student candidates for the work- study position, then there was a computer test that determined our excel, Word, and professional email response skills

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle a crowd of students outside of your office during the office hour?   Answer Question
    • What advise would you give to an international student at U of T who has had difficulty making friends and is getting homesick!   Answer Question
    • Tell us how you managed a difficult moment you had while you were abroad on your own?   Answer Question

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    There was one interview, scheduled 3 weeks in advanced. There was a panel, and they asked me questions. There was a form that I had to submit that asked for 3 references. The recruiter said that after they have interviewed their candidates they will contact for permission to connect with the references I submitted.

    Interview Questions


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    Graduate Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Nonexistent - hired on CV alone. Applied through an online system, no interview, informed by email when I had received the job
    I was not interviewed at all. The "interview" consisted of me sending an application (resume and cover letter) through email to the Chair. Overall the experience was nonexistent


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    Student Library Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    The interview process was very straightforward. There was a phone interview first to determine what days I was available, in person interview had 2 interviewers who were friendly librarians. Lasted less than 20 minutes, following the interview there was a library of congress classification test.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you deal with an unruly or rude customer   1 Answer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Mississauga, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    One-on-one interview. It is very casual. Talk about the courses you've taken and the research project you 've done at school. They also want to know which field are you interested in.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I wrote an email to the professor says I'm interested in the research position, she told me to contact master students in her lab. Then after couple email, she told me to send my CV and transcript. In a week, I got an interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Graduate Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    There is no interview process, you just need to apply. You do need to find your own supervisor once you are accepted, but they are generally pretty receptive towards graduate students.

    Interview Questions


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