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Updated Jul 03, 2014
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Interview Experience  

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Interview Difficulty  

Average Difficulty
25 candidate interviews
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Research Assistant Interview

Research Assistant

Interviewed at SUNY Buffalo

Interview Details Only graduate student admission with fellowship to cover the expense. The program was chemical engineering. Need to select a advisor in the first year. After that, can become a research assistant, focusing on Ph.D thesis.

Negotiation Details – NA


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Student Assistant Interview

Student Assistant
Buffalo, NY (US)

I applied through college or university - interviewed at SUNY Buffalo in March 2012.

Interview Details Not much to say, I printed the application, got work study, said I was a student and filled out the forms. They didn't ask any questions I just got the job it's as simple as that.I was not asked any questions other than whether I had work study

Interview Question – I was not asked any questions other than whether I had work study   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – None


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

CIT Public Sites Consultant Interview

CIT Public Sites Consultant

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at SUNY Buffalo.

Interview Details Applied on their website with a small application process. Does not require resume. Once selected you will complete a test on Microsoft Office products and in general computing. If you clear the test, they will invite you for an interview.

Interview Question – What animal would you like to be if you had the chance?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Senior Staff Assistant Interview

Senior Staff Assistant
Buffalo, NY (US)

I applied online and interviewed at SUNY Buffalo.

Interview Details Group interview, then individual with several senior level people.

Interview Question – Plans for this role moving forward. What changes I plan on making.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Student Worker Interview

Student Worker
Buffalo, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at SUNY Buffalo in August 2013.

Interview Details First, application online, Second interview, introduce the job duty.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Graduate Research Assistant Interview

Graduate Research Assistant

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at SUNY Buffalo.

Interview Details Acceptance to position depends on academics and interest in the field. There is a small interview session with the director and then they decide which project to offer.

Interview Question – What is the reason for your o chose this field. Where do you see yourself wrt to this field in the next three years   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Adjunct Instructor Interview

Adjunct Instructor

Interviewed at SUNY Buffalo

Interview Details Being a PhD student and having a CS background, I was approached to teach technically oriented courses from the beginning of my PhD program. I taught these courses as part of my GA duties. However, this changed to a more comprehensive adjunct instructor position after my fourth year in the PhD program. There was no formal hiring process.

Interview Question – I was asked to set up labs with another professor and that turned out logistically difficult.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Executive MBA Program Graduate Assistant Interview

Executive MBA Program Graduate Assistant

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at SUNY Buffalo in March 2010.

Interview Details The hiring process for my role was fairly straightforward and primarily dependent on my performance in class/relationship with professors. The Assistant Dean of the MBA program in the School of Business has clearly spoken with my Undergraduate professors to ensure that I had the knowledge to tutor and teach Executive MBA students who have spent copious amounts of money on the program. The actual Q&A portion was very short with an offer right away.

Interview Question – There was really not much in the way of questions. It was more of an assessment of my ability to commit the necessary time and willingness to help the students succeed.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Stright offer


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Plant Utilities Engineer Interview

Plant Utilities Engineer

Interviewed at SUNY Buffalo

Interview Details Lame backwards upside down management

Interview Question – They didn't know the questions let alone the answers   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Terrible


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Research Scientist Interview

Research Scientist

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at SUNY Buffalo in January 2011.

Interview Details Found the job online at UB career website, applied, three recommendation letters, CV, cover letter.

Initial phone interview with staff, then phone interview with the hiring manager (Principle Investigator), then on site interview with lab members and gave a talk, then received a letter of offer a week later and accepted it.

Interview Question – Not much specific, just know about your field.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation, it is just that.

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