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Interviews at James Madison University

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at James Madison University.
Interview experience
Based on 18 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 17 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 14 interviews
About a week

Interview process at James Madison University

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
29%
About two weeks
29%
About a day or two
14%
About a month
14%
More than one month
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Phone call/screening
57%
Background check
36%
Group interview
21%
Problem solving exercises
14%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
7%
Written test
0%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at James Madison University

  • Interview is relaxed, but come into the interview making sure you're in love with the facility and JMU because nothing's worse than hiring an employee who doesn't like the job in the first place becau…
    Shared on November 29, 2018 - Recreation Assistant - Harrisonburg, VA

Interview questions at James Madison University

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • I didn't have an interview. I was asked if I wanted to continue my research over the summer, and in exchange, I would be given a stipend.
    Shared on May 10, 2018 - Undergraduate Research Associate - Harrisonburg, VA
  • 1. What was my last​ job
    2. Did I like my last job

    3. What did I do at my last job

    4. What pay rate am I expecting

    5. Who do they call, in case of a emergency
    Shared on May 18, 2017 - Landscaper - Harrisonburg, VA
The first interview at James Madison University
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application23%
  • Employee referral18%
  • Paper application18%
  • Nothing is applicable17%
  • University recruiting/job fair12%
How candidates received their first interview at James Madison University
  • I applied for the position and was referred by a faculty member.
    Shared on July 19, 2019 - Doctoral Assistant - The Graduate School
  • I worked with a research professor. Be open to the options JMU has to provide with studies, and read up on professors before you ask to join a lab so you are aware of their goals and studies.
    Shared on May 25, 2019 - Undergraduate Research Associate - Harrisonburg, VA
  • I applied on JMU's job site
    Shared on May 24, 2019 - Vehicle Service Attendant II - Harrisonburg, VA