Duke University
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Interviews at Duke University

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Duke University.
Interview experience
Based on 185 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 183 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 167 interviews
About a month

Interview process at Duke University

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a month
25%
About two weeks
24%
About a week
22%
More than one month
18%
About a day or two
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
81%
Background check
61%
Phone call/screening
59%
Drug test
46%
Group interview
39%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Duke University

  • Received a request for phone interview within 2 weeks of submitting resume. In-person interview 2 weeks later. Received job offer in 10 days.
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Athletic Trainer - Cary, NC
  • Depends on the job your interviewing for.
    Shared on December 13, 2018 - HVAC/R Senior Mechanic (Cert/Licensed) - Durham, NC
  • Online via WebCam
    Shared on October 18, 2018 - Residence Counselor - Winston-Salem, NC

Interview questions at Duke University

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Was I a team player!
    About my attendance.

    Leadership Skills.

    Computer Skills.

    ETC!
    Shared on August 23, 2017 - SUPERVISOR of Main Hospital Cafeteria - Durham, NC
  • They asked about availability and being a team player.
    Shared on August 3, 2017 - Administrative Assistant I - Durham, NC
  • It was a form process.
    Shared on July 27, 2017 - Student - Durham, NC
Interview tips at Duke University
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)59%
  • Formal (business suit)35%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Duke University
  • Research the job that your are interested in applying for and look at all the benefits that Duke have to offer not just the salary.
    Shared on July 13, 2018 - Supervisor - Durham, NC
  • Be patient
    Shared on June 29, 2018 - Food Service Worker - Durham, NC
  • Watch out for working unit representation/union on hiring group.
    Shared on May 1, 2018 - Energy Controls Specialist/Level 12 - Durham, NC
The first interview at Duke University
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral24%
  • Other online job site19%
  • Other16%
  • Recruiter contacted me12%
  • Through Indeed8%
How candidates received their first interview at Duke University
  • A friend recommended me.
    Shared on July 28, 2018 - Editor - Durham, NC
  • A friend helped me
    Shared on January 3, 2018 - Shift Manager/ Unit Service Coordinator - Durham, NC
  • I applied online and they called me for an interview
    Shared on May 7, 2017 - Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator - Raleigh, NC
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