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Interviews at University of Reading

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

Interview experience

Based on 44 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 44 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 43 interviews
About a week

Interview process at University of Reading

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
40%
About a day or two
35%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
7%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
59%
Group interview
33%
Presentation
31%
Problem solving exercises
26%
Phone call/screening
18%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
Other
3%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at University of Reading

  • They were very friendly and kind all the time.
    Shared on 8 May 2019 - Student Ambassador - Reading
  • For me, I got accepted by my supervisor to be a PhD student
    Shared on 2 August 2017 - Student Demonstrator (0 hours contract) - Reading
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Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Formal (business suit)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at University of Reading

  • Be calm and talk about why you are passionate about the job.
    Shared on 23 April 2019 - Digital Content Ambassador - Reading

The first interview at University of Reading

How candidates got an interview
  • Other33%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Other online job site17%
  • Employee referral17%
  • I called them16%

How candidates received their first interview at University of Reading

  • Productive and fun
    Shared on 8 May 2019 - Student Ambassador - Reading
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