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    Great Place to work

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    I worked at Northwestern University

    Pros

    People are friendly, understanding and helpful. Work is not too stressful. Office hours are relaxed as long as you get your work done and on time.

    Cons

    Low pay. But it is grant and University funded so it's understandable. Plus the work style and stress is not very high either.

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Northwestern University Interviews

Updated 8 Dec 2014
Updated 8 Dec 2014

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    Academic Office Manager Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed 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
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    There is no room for negotiation. In the job description, it clearly states what salary one would receive.
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Website www.northwestern.edu
Headquarters Evanston, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1851
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (AUD) per year

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... More

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