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University of Washington Interview Questions

Updated May 23, 2017
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    Senior Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    It completely depends on the PI / employer group / adviser

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    Negotiation

    I could not , since it was alreayd fixed with the grant


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    Program Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview

    After submitting an online resume (no other options) you may be contacted by a recruiter or hiring manager for an interview. An initial interview may be simply a screening interview before the real thing.

    The real interview will be with a panel of 3-4 people who will probably take turns asking you prepared questions off of a piece of paper and will take about 1 hour.

    Interview Questions

    • If we were to talk to your coworkers, what would they say about you?   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Part of the application process for this position includes completing anonline cover letter assessment,as well as the Employment Eligibility Assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessment(s) will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select \"Apply to this Position\" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your \"My Jobs\" page to take when you are ready.Please note that your application will not be reviewed and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.

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    Technical Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview

    Applied through HuskyJobs. Had two interviews: the first one is a phone interview. Not too many surprises in this interview. Mostly the questions are based on my past experience in resume. The second interview is with two people, one is the manager, another is the technical lead. Then I was informed about the result in one week.

    Interview Questions

    • How to deal with an angry customer.   Answer Question
    • What to do if you find your teammate made a serious mistake.   Answer Question
    • Active directory. Group policy. Map a network drive. Basic DOS commands.   Answer Question

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    Graduate Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Meeting with multiple lab PI's; going to talks and posters; interacting with current students

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    Math Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview

    Had to complete a skills test on math concepts from precalculus to matrix algebra followed by personal interview with managers.

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    Part-Time Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    My advisor introduced me this job. They just asked me which courses I would like to teach. Need to mark the homework in sure. Handling students for me is the most challenging. It is good that I don't need to back to UW every day. I share a office with another.


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    Research Scientist I Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview

    Phone interview with PI, then a face to face with PI and lead research scientist.

    Interview Questions

    • No behavioral question, only interest and prior experience.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation


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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview

    Hired on second interview

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you failed with a student and what did you learn?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiate. They will offer the minimum. Counter offer-always.


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    Data Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Washington.

    Interview

    Interview process was first a phone screening and then an in person interview. Enjoyable process. Questions were reasonable and they really seemed to want to find a good fit for both the employee and employer.

    Interview Questions

    • No trick questions here - just good old fashioned "tell me about a time when..." types of scenarios.   Answer Question

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