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University of Waterloo Interview Questions

Updated Dec 12, 2017
71 Interview Reviews

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    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Waterloo in January 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was comparable to that I've experienced at for-profit large corporations. All employees acted professionally and were quick to provide a decision on employment. I would recommend this as a great job opportunity to other potential job applicants.

    Interview Questions

    • How applicable experiences would relate to the current position.   1 Answer

  2.  

    PhD Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at University of Waterloo.

    Interview

    The selection was based on committee decision, past achievements in the field, GRE general and GRE subject scores as well as TOEFL scores. The results were announced within approximately four months of the application. After the acceptance, I took around 4-5 months to start my PhD program

  3.  

    Client Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in November 2017.

    Interview

    2 to 1, lasted for around 30 minutes, there are no tough questions. They went through the responsibilites to make sure you meet their requirements. And also some behavioural questions. The interviewers are kind.

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Waterloo in September 2017.

    Interview

    It was a phone Interview that lasted a brief call as scheduled over email, the whole thing lasted about 15 minutes, interviewer was very friendly but to the point and also went over job expectatitons which was helpful

    Interview Questions

    • How do you make a first impression with potential participants   1 Answer

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    TA Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    There was no interview, because I'm already a student and there are looking for the CV only. from your CV they will judge either you are fit for this position or not.


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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    There is no interview. The position is automatic when you become a grad student at the University of Waterloo. You may also get a Graduate Experience Award at 2-3K value


  7.  

    Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ months. I interviewed at University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Very professional, fast, very nice people and respectful. Great questions great place great time . Long interview but expected. Enjoyed mock lecture. Fantastic classroom. Super nice committee people and good questions to be asked
    Overall very well and amazing

    Interview Questions

    • How unique your teaching is?   1 Answer
  8.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Well informed and rigorous without being intimidating. The interviewer had many question. Prep needed regarding the university as an institution was necessary to answer all of the questions. Situation was a little awkward because I was going from a teacher position internally to a different position so I was privy to a lot of the back end hiring decision.

    Interview Questions

    • How can you adhere to the policies at the University of Waterloo and make sure they are fulfilled?   Answer Question

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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at University of Waterloo (Toronto, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    The interview process I went through involved a lot of phone interviews because I lived 2500 miles away from San Francisco.

    1. Applied Online
    2. Phone screening with internal recruiter
    3. Phone interview with hiring manager
    4. Phone interview with potential co-worker
    5. On-site interview with several managers and internal recruiter


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    Gene 121 TA Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in June 2016.

    Interview

    I wa really simple. you just apply on job mine and wait for an interview. then the ranking process. ant that is pretty much it. During the interview they just ask you trivial questions and also to code some simple stuff.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if a student is struggling with some piece of code?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation.


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