Duke University Interview Questions

Updated May 7, 2015
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    Graduate Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Duke University.

    Interview

    Duke PhD recruiting is different from other graduate programs. Doesn't matter how qualified you are, they match you with a professor... if there's no match, you won't get in. If you get the interview (campus visit), you're basically already in.

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Duke University.

    Interview

    Got to konw the opeening from a professor, who circulated my resume to the professor directly. Then a phone call and two following interview. Apresentation about my previous research was given to show my research capability. Questions from 15 audiences (including scholors and students) were answered and evluated.

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Duke University.

    Interview

    Technique questions, how long you wanna to work?

    Interview Questions

    • Some technique questinons in details, like what is cross linker   Answer Question
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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I submitted the application through Duke website. I was required to submit, undergrad transcripts, Statement of purpose, and 3 Letter of Recommendations. After few days, I was asked for a suitable time for skype interview, which was scheduled for about 1 hour.
    Question:
    1. Tell me about your experience during your internship.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. Tell me about your experience during your internship.
      2. Why do you want to do a PhD?
      3. Why the related field?
       
      Answer Question
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    Postdoctoral Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I had a serendipitous introduction that led to an off-handed mention of a job opening. I followed up on that lead and never really had a formal interview. I was lucky.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Duke University.

    Interview

    Everything is decided by the PI, not the committee because of the culture. First will be contacting the PI with emails, after you will have a personal meeting with the PI. If the background matches, you will get the oral admission in the same day. The official admission will arrive in a couple of months.

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    Campus Sustainability Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Application and in -person interview with Director of Environmental Sustainability

    Interview Questions

    • Describe climate change to a fourth grade student in three sentences   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No Negotiation

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    Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Had one interview to land a student-worker job. Pretty straightforward. It's not really a matter of whether you fit, more of whether you're willing to do the work. Afterwards, it takes probably a week to get started on a project an working. The payment system is antiquated but I think they're finally moving towards a direct deposit option for all.

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    Negotiation

    I took the offer as a stuent.

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    Director International Projects Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    applied the job from posting. first round of on-site met with direct supervisors and other people who would work with the candidate. Second round on-site met with other people in the school.

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    Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    was hired as a contract employee first, simple comfortable interview. Nothing too difficult, boos was nice and understanding offered job immidiately. met hr process was simple there too. overall good experience

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