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National Instruments Hardware Engineer Intern Interview Questions

Updated Oct 24, 2014
Updated Oct 24, 2014
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Blacksburg, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Blacksburg, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at National Instruments in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I talked to a recruiter for National Instruments at the career fair and handed him my resume. The recruiter, then, contacted me later than evening to set up an interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the greatest problem you ran into and how did you fix it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at National Instruments in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Got an interview through the school career fair. The interview was split into 2 part. I was asked to explain my previous projects work in terms of design difficulties and debugging. After that I was asked questions on filter frequency response and op-amp gains.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at National Instruments in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through the career expo through my university. I was also asked to apply online at ni.com, which required setting up an account and going through the application on the website (which I don't think my interviewers even looked at, it was just formality).

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to design a non-inverting amplifier, and then I was asked questions afterwards, such as what happens if my op-amp has some current leaking into the outputs.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Campus career fair, only an 1 hour interview with some questions of basic analog circuit. Then I waited for nearly one month and sent an email to ask for the result. Then the offer came after several days.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions are not difficult. The interviewer asked me to talk about the experience that what is the most difficult problem I have met and how I solve it   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at National Instruments in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was contacted about 2 weeks later through email. The interview took place over the phone and was about 45 minutes long. It comprised of mostly behavioral questions and one technical question.

    Interview Questions
    • Had to determine how a state machine would function given a few rules, such as "it goes from blue to green to red to blue to green" and stuff like that. Basically just create states for each result and make a one-hot from it using flip-flops.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I got a call through the career fair at UF. The interview was scheduled the next day itself. Questions were relatively easy with some of the obvious ones like tell me about any challenging situation you faced and how you tackled it.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at National Instruments in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume at career fair. Had a single phone interview with 2 tech questions on Digital logic and 2 HR questions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at National Instruments in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    I met the company representatives at a campus career fair, attended an information session, and heard back within a week. I gave them my best three times (via email) and they replied back with the interview time slot. Communication with the company representatives was prompt, and they seemed very courteous.

    Interview Questions
    • Design an asynchronous state machine that has three inputs and one output.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at National Instruments in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    It takes a Written Test mostly technical questions in VLSI and basics of solid state physics and K space. Aptitude questions are a little tough but not if u prepare for CAT, GMAT etc.
    Then Technical interview and then HR round.

    Interview Questions
    • What is shape of Energy bands. Can we see it. ?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Hardware Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at National Instruments in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    First found the intern position that I was interested in and emailed the manager. Manager was quick at responding back, after few emails back and forth had two phone interviews and then was offered the postion

    Interview Questions
    • There was nothing unexpected. Although manager really wants to see your thinking process. He was very good at explaining the questions   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    none
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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