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North Carolina State University Interview Questions

Updated Sep 18, 2014
Updated Sep 18, 2014
34 Interview Reviews

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    Graduate Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at North Carolina State University in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Hiring is conducted on the basis of faculty recommendation. One has to contact the faculty, often physically visit, to ensure a recommendation is made. Once the recommendation is made, the department will process the recommendation and issue a contract at the very last minute - leaving you in sense of mystery

    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation. Take it or leave it
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Talk with your PI. Just the standard apply process. He may ask you about your background, your motivation for research, papers you have published. The experience you gained from the past research work, etc. Overall, you should be sure about your interest before choosing an advisor and research field, because you will stick with it for 5 years.

    Interview Questions
    • Different for different areas. It is hard to provide any suggestions here.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Academic Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at North Carolina State University.

    Interview Details

    It is a short, straight-forward process. some of the questions are related to your tutoring experience, relationship with student athletes, ect..
    They offered me the position couple of days after my interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Explain to me something from Statistic class?
      Do you have a friend or family who is a student athlete?
       
      View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Postdoctoral Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at North Carolina State University.

    Interview Details

    Supervisor directly interviewed and hired on the phone, but waited for about one month to get the final offer, I did not ask for relocation fee and was asked to come to the campus and sign on the offer letter with HR. The hire was easy but the Lab is too small and supervisor told me that how many presentations, seminars and papers he needs to publish to maintain his status...

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    did not negotiate at all
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Systems Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at North Carolina State University in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Position posted on NC State HR site. Most positions conduct phone interviews and then follow-up with on-campus interviews. Please note positions are left open after the suggested closing date, but that does not necessarily mean they are still accepting applications.

    Interview Questions
    • Why are you interested in leaving your current position?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There is little room for negotiations because these are career banded positions with small salary ranges. Be sure to list all of your work experience on your resume as the more you list will likely increase your possible salary range.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at North Carolina State University.

    Interview Details

    After you've been at the graduate school for one or two years and finished the qualification test, you would be considered as a teaching assistant for the undergraduate students. You have to first participate some workshops, seminars to learn the basic teaching techniques.

    Interview Questions
    • When students ask something that has been bothering them, you should be able to come up with an answer at the moment. If it's inadequate, you will need to think it more afterwards, and get back to students with a full answer.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at North Carolina State University in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied to Tox program in December and visited department in March. They had a recruitment dinner at Department Head's house. Selected current lab from 3 rotations.

    Negotiation Details
    Salary was non-negotiable. It is a graduate stipend.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Community Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at North Carolina State University in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    It will be basic Behavioral Interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Laboratory Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at North Carolina State University in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    I got the job through a friend. One conversation with the boss and I was hired. Very informal.

    Negotiation Details
    They had a set salary and clear list of duties, so negotiation was not an option.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at North Carolina State University in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interactive work culture. Interview process is fair.

    Interview Questions
    • Why don't you work in a company instead of a university   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Easy since there was a salary freeze and not much could be done
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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