Simon Fraser University
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Interviews at Simon Fraser University

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Simon Fraser University.

Interview experience

Based on 78 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 78 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 67 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Simon Fraser University

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
43%
About two weeks
22%
About a day or two
16%
More than one month
10%
About a month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
68%
Phone call/screening
39%
Problem solving exercises
23%
Group interview
21%
Background check
21%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
Take-home/sample work
5%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Simon Fraser University

  • It is perfectly arranged and always on schedule.
    Shared on 15 December 2021 - Senior Sales Branch Leader - Burnaby, BC
  • For a PhD student you send e-mails to professors you are interested in working for. They decide whether to take you mostly based on recommendation, academic record, and research interests.
    Shared on 13 December 2017 - Researcher (Ph.D. Student) - Burnaby, BC
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Interview questions at Simon Fraser University

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Self-introductoryeducation backgroundpast experience
    Shared on 4 January 2018 - Research Assistant - Burnaby, BC

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The first interview at Simon Fraser University

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed16%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Campus placement15%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Other15%

How candidates received their first interview at Simon Fraser University

  • by responding to an advertisement
    Shared on 8 April 2021 - Director of Administration and Financial Planning - Vancouver, BC
  • My position at Siman Fraser University was set up for me through a friend referral.
    Shared on 9 September 2019 - Ball Person - Burnaby, BC
  • Good grades.
    Shared on 28 May 2019 - Research assistant - Burnaby, BC
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