I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at University Directories in February 2013.
Interview Details Submitted my resume online and got contacted immediately. I had to fill out a personality test and an online video interview. Met with the recruiter at my school's career fair and signed up for an interview time the following day. Had my 30 minute interview and got an offer two days later. It was a pretty standard interview with some small talk, a few questions, and then time for the interviewee to ask questions. The whole process took about 1-2 weeks.
Interview Question – Roleplay a sales scenario (mine was supposed to be selling a spot in the planner so I talked about how large the university is, how often students use the planners, etc.)
How do you handle rejection?
Tell me about a time you failed. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiations
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University Directories in February 2013.
Interview Details Applied through my campus recruiting website. First interview was an online/webcam interview that you can complete at your convenience. This interview is fairly easy with basic questions. The second interview was a phone interview which takes about 45 minutes. These were more in-depth questions about sales and marketing.
Interview Question – If I was new in town and asked you what the best restaurant to eat at is, how would you sell me on this restaurant? View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. You get a base salary for the summer plus commission you make on sales.
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at University Directories.
Interview Details Not hard interview. mostly behavioral based. they are looking for people who is willing to go out and talk to a bunch of new people. A very sale-based internship
Interview Question – Be expected to answer how you handle the rejection Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at University Directories in April 2013.
Interview Details Two phone interviews
Interview Question – "What is your favorite restaurant around campus, imagine I'm the decision maker for that business. Give me your sales pitch if you're one of our interns." View Answer
Negotiation Details – You either accept or deny.
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University Directories in May 2013.
Interview Details A couple casual phone conversations establishing an understanding, of the position an its entailed responsibilities, and relationship with regional manager. One 1:1 interview with said regional manager, the 1:1 was very sales-skill focused, testing my natural ability to pitch the product without prior training/coaching.
Interview Question – Sales skill role-playing, using the actual student planner. Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at University Directories.
Interview Details Networked at a career fair on college campus. Submitted my resume and had an interview scheduled for the following week. The interview was very conversational, and they really wanted to know about my availability, strengths and weaknesses, and why I would be the best salesperson out of the dozens of interviewers. One of the last questions was a mini-case where the interviewer asked me to perform an impromptu sales call for a local business that I liked
Interview Question – Pick your favorite restaurant...How would you convince the owner to purchase our product? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None
Very Easy Interview
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University Directories.
Interview Details I was contacted via email from a regional manager who was interviewing at my university. I applied and heard back within a day or so to set up an interview. The interview was more conversational than some, but I was asked about specific experiences and how I would be a great candidate for the position. You need to be familiar with the position and be able to convey excitement.
Interview Question – Weaknesses, how much do you want this position. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at University Directories in March 2013.
Interview Details Initially met at a career fair. The lady was very nice and concerned about dedication because it is a tough internship. Had to fill out a sales assessment before my interview. I think they will ask you to give a sales pitch for their pamphlet. I wasn't asked I think because they said I did really well on the assessment. Otherwise standard questions like why are you interested, what are your goals for this position, strengths, weaknesses.
Interview Question – Why should we pick you over the other applicants? View Answer
Negotiation Details – none
I applied online - interviewed at University Directories in February 2011.
Interview Details Interview process is fairly simple but you have to really impress them because they interview so many people for the internship.
I applied through other source and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at University Directories.
Interview Details Originally, I sent in my resume via email. Then I received an email from the Regional Manager asking me to complete a virtual interview. The virtual interview was I believe about 6 questions, with 2 minutes to answer, and 2 attempts on each. Then my Regional Manager called me and asked me a few questions over the phone. The final step was to complete a survey about the process. Within 2 weeks, I received a phone call with my offer.
Interview Question – What is your greatest failure? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate. All the terms were very reasonable.
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