York University
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Interviews at York University

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

Interview experience

Based on 251 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 245 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 224 interviews
About a week

Interview process at York University

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

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

Interview process length
About a week
About a day or two
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Group interview
Written test
Background check
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

What candidates say about the interview process at York University

  • Pretty straight forward
    Shared on 1 January 2019 - Help Desk Technician (Part Time) - Toronto, ON
  • Depends on the professor
    Shared on 8 July 2018 - Research assistant - Toronto, ON
  • Simple, just ask a few very easy questions, basically to make sure you can talk to anyone who comes into the room.
    Shared on 13 May 2017 - Invigilator - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at York University

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How would you handle a late submission for a grant?How would you file the expenses and if you don't now about a category what would you do?What are your expectation from this job?How can you contri…
    Shared on 5 March 2021 - Graduate Assistant - North York, ON
  • About my work experience
    Shared on 11 August 2020 - Facility Maintenance Site Supervisor - Toronto, ON
  • Questions focused on problem solving and multi-taksing
    Shared on 20 January 2020 - Psychology - Undergraduate Program Secretary - Toronto, ON

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Interview tips at York University

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)48%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)16%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at York University

  • The biggest point is to be confident in the interview while also being open.
    Shared on 20 March 2020 - Conference Assistant - Toronto, ON
  • Show organization
    Shared on 9 July 2019 - Student Athlete Mentor - Toronto, ON
  • - be ready- be yourself -
    Shared on 10 March 2019 - General Manager - Toronto, ON

The first interview at York University

How candidates got an interview
  • Other23%
  • Recruiter contacted me19%
  • Campus placement17%
  • Other online job site12%
  • Employee referral11%

How candidates received their first interview at York University

  • Recruited as top level student.
    Shared on 22 April 2022 - Teaching Assistant/Tutorial Grader - Tor
  • through a friend
    Shared on 26 February 2022 - Network Specialist - Keele/finch campus
  • Through a referral from a friend
    Shared on 3 January 2022 - Telephone Interviewer - Toronto, ON
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