Boston University

  www.bu.edu
  www.bu.edu

Boston University Interview Questions

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014
64 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

54%
34%
12%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

58%
17%
12%

Interview Difficulty

2.6
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Proshop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Spoke to the manager, very casual and friendly, about how I would add value to the proshop. We discussed my experience, academics and backgroud

    Interview Questions
    • Weren't many questions one would expect in a traditional interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Submit resume in my department, department staff managed all the resumes for reviewing by professors. A professor picked mine because of the statistical background and emailed me for interview. Go to his office and answered some basic questions. Get hired after interview. nice experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked me about whether I'm able to do statistical analysis   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Talk with faculty of my Department.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Doctoral Candidate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Boston University.

    Interview Details

    Traditional graduate school application process

    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    PhD Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Boston University.

    Interview Details

    General PhD applications with most of the details on the department webpage.
    There are two streams: Post-Bachelor and Post-Master. PB is generally five years for ECE department, while PM is usually 4.
    Online application requires personal statement of purpose, reference letters from previous professors, GRE General Test, (English exams if your first language is not English, and in some cases can be waived), Transcripts, and other supplementary materials.
    It is also help to contact professors you are interested to work with.

    Interview Questions
    • Personal Statement should address issues including research interests. It is not a detailed research proposal, but one has to demonstrate genuine research interest, possibly via showcasing past experiences in relevant fields (study, project or internship).   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Graduate Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    A 30 minutes chat with the professor. Talks about yourself, your strength and why would you like this job. Nothing technical. the professor would tell you about the responsibilities and his or her expectation.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Boston University.

    Interview Details

    I sent an email to my professor and asked him if he could take me as a teaching assistant during the coming summer session. then he accepted.

    Interview Questions
    • there is no really an interview process since he had known me very well throughout the semester   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    No interview needed. Just talk with the professors here to see if they have open positions

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Office Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Boston University.

    Interview Details

    There were three interviews: one over the phone and two in person.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were not difficult, but the process was rather long.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Application was made through the internet web site, and the submitted documents were reviewed by a committee. No any other type of interview process, But requiring a 84 Toefl exam and GRE exam and also above 3.0 GPA

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

Work at Boston University? Share Your Experiences

Boston University

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.