I worked at College Summit (More than a year)
Connecting with high school students to improve their awareness of higher education.
Working cohesively with other alumni of the organization to spread the importance for students to further their education after high school
Positive environment to work in
Differences in individual goals for organization members - lacks a collective goal
I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at College Summit (Washington, DC) in February 2011.
Was contacted for a quick phone interview with a HR representative. Then asked to come in to have a group interview with Hiring Manager and 6 others of the team. A week and a half later called and asked to come in and interview with the VP, and one more discussion with the Hiring Manager. From all the signals I was getting from them, I foolishly thought that they really liked me and wanted to hire me, but didn't get a job offer.
HR representative was so hard to get a hold of and took days to return my phone. He also called me at very random times (like 7pm, or on a Saturday) to ask me to come in for an interview.
The panel group was a good interview with very thoughtful questions.
The organization seemed like a really fun group of passionate people. You could get a good sense of that from visiting the office and meeting with the staff.
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