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University of Pennsylvania Research Specialist B Interview Questions

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Research Specialist B Interview

Anonymous Employee
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Application

The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Pennsylvania.

Interview

It took about two weeks for a hiring manager to make initial contact. It consisted of a panel interview. The panel seemed uninterested from the start. I was not offered an opportunity to ask questions about the position. I was practically pushed out of the door and a comment by the hiring interviewer stating that it would be a very long time before I heard from them because they are going through to motions of HR requirements about paperwork and performing a certain number of interviews needed for documentation (Perhaps they meant the affirmative action paperwork that makes them tally how many minorities they interview per job). Never heard from them again.

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  • No trick questions, they weren't interested from the start.   Answer Question

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    Research Specialist B Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Pennsylvania in March 2013.

    Interview

    They often like to give med students or people that already work for Penn Medicine preference when it comes to final interviews. Therefore, it is helpful to know some one within the department.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe all the steps of (xxxxx) protocol. People don't typically memorize trivial procedures   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Academia doesn't pay great but they have very attractive benefits.

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    Research Specialist B Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA (US)) in January 2012.

    Interview

    I applied online. After following up, I was contacted by the lab manager and came in to interview. I went through very laid back, informal 30 minute interviews with about 6 different members of the lab. The interviews were all very standard, no behavioral questions.

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