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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Northwestern University full-time (more than 3 years)Pros
-freedom and encouragement to pursue goalsCons
-lack of faculty-staff communication
-poor directional leadership at the school levelAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Top level and mid level goals do not seem to align creating uncertainty. Academics do not like uncertainty and may even resent it.RecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at Northwestern University.Interview Details
After submitting my resume and basic information through their HR website and submitting my supplemental application where they asked questions about why I would fit the position, I was contacted for a phone interview a week later. The Summer Program Director contacted me and she was very friendly and open to answering any questions during the interview.
She asked questions about my work experience, and some behavioral questions which were not difficult. The questions were about working on a team, logistical planning, and assessing your strengths and weaknesses. She then provided time at the end for to ask any questions about the program. She then said she contact me within a week, and I was provided with a job offer about two days after the interview.
Overall I had a very positive interview experience, and because of the exciting and engaging work the program does I accepted the offer.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsThere is no room for negotiation. In the job description, it clearly states what salary one would receive.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
- There really were not any difficult questions. Answer Question
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What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its Chicago campus houses the schools of law and medicine, as well as several hospitals of the McGaw Medical Center. With a faculty of 2,500, the school has a student-teacher ratio of 7:1. NU is home to several research centers and community outreach programs; it also has a branch in Qatar. It is the only...