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University of Wisconsin-Madison Interview Questions

Updated Jul 22, 2017
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  1.  

    Finance Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Phone Interview with hiring manager and HR. This was a prescreen call and only lasted 15-20 minutes. There were many options to select a time that was available with the interviewers which was helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us what you know about the Memorial Union (job was for Finance Role at Memorial Union)   Answer Question

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    Undergraduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) in September 2016.

    Interview

    I emailed a professor to see if he had any research that I could help out with. He asked for my resume which I sent in and that was about it. He directed me to his graduate student with whom I'd be working and we got in contact and set up a meeting to get me rolling.

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  3.  

    Food Service Worker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) in September 2016.

    Interview

    8.25 HOURLY prepare food customer service ask some question about the food service and you personal experience. It is university on campus part-time job every one can apply this position if you want.

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Statistician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Interview

    Serious of telephone interviews to determine statistical background and competency. Also, meeting the team in person for final round of interviews and description of the team and duties for the position being offered.

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    Negotiation

    Reasonable


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    Student Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Interview

    The interview was held at a resident hall. The directors were unorganized. The first thing that one of the interviewers told me was they did know anything about me. I lost interest in the position on the spot because they neither had my resume nor knew about me as a candidate.

    Interview Questions

    • One question was a time when you had a problem, and how you solved it.   Answer Question

  6.  

    Senior IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Atlanta, GA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Skype interview with hiring manager and 2 other senior project managers in the department. Interview lasted over an hour. All three mangers were prepared and asked very good questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most important skill for a project manager.   1 Answer

  7.  

    Postdoctoral Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI).

    Interview

    I send a letter to the lab that I'm interested to work there. I was invited and asked why I'm interested to do research in this area. Also I've been asked about my previous job and how well I did in high school. I had several questions relating to the power of my motivation.

    Interview Questions

    • They gave me a paper and asked what experiments I'll run to figure out the influence of the molecule for cells.   Answer Question
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    TA Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) in June 2016.

    Interview

    It's a very short process, lasting only for about 20 minutes. They are more interested in my teaching experience than my research, understandably. They also ask for proof of past teaching evaluation, a 4.5 should get you through the first round.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you help students who are less active?   1 Answer

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    Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) in May 2016.

    Interview

    It is a two hours process. We went through a group game, basically letting interviewers see our cooperation and communication skills. Then we were asked five questions about different aspects of help desk agent.

    Interview Questions


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    Facilities Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Phone interview followed by a group interview with some team-working task, then lastly is a small-group interview. There is also a short presentation on the values of Rec Sports and you will be tested on it.

    Interview Questions


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