I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in February 2012.
Interview Details – Submitted application online, was contacted by HR, hired afterwards
Interview Question – Not relevant for this situation Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in February 2011.
Interview Details – I applied for Case Western's Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP) during my senior year of undergrad. I'm assuming whomever's reading this is a prospective graduate student, either at Case or elsewhere, since a lot of it's just general advice. Hope it helps someone.
The application process is pretty similar to those of other grad schools - you need a few essays, some letters of recommendation, your transcript. Next, select applicants visit CWRU & Cleveland for a few days. During this time, you will interview with five professors (one at a time) in the department or field you are interested in and get a chance to talk with a panel of different professors. You also get plenty of time to mingle with your graduate student hosts, tour the lab areas, and check out Cleveland.
Interview Question – The biggest questions you should ask yourself as a prospective grad student is
1) do I want to do research for the next 6-7-8 years here?
2) would I be happy living here for several years? View Answer
Negotiation Details – The only "negotiation" you'll probably do is choosing which labs to rotate in, and which lab you'll eventually join (or switch over for whatever reason).
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in August 2012.
Interview Details – Applied online
Interview Question – What is your research experience? View Answer
I applied online and interviewed at Case Western Reserve University.
Interview Details – Three step process: phone, large panel presentation then candidate meets with individual office members
Interview Question – It seemed like a lot of protocol for a mere advisor/counselor position. This is typical for universities though. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University.
Interview Details – There are several rounds of interviews and HR is extremely slow to get you started. Easy interviews, depending on the department.
Interview Question – "With regard to LGBT issues and those surrounding minorities, how is diversity important in your life?" View Answer
Negotiation Details – I tried to negotiate but I was shut down really quickly.
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in May 2012.
Interview Details – online application, recommendations, face to face interview.
Interview Question – None of the questions were difficult. Answer Question
The process took 2 days - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in August 2010.
Interview Details – Really fast, got called in for an on-campus interview the day after getting a phone interview. From there, I presented some of my work to the team I was interviewing to join and was evaluated by them. Later I had a background check and drug test so that I could start immediately.
Interview Question – How would you implement a role based access control in a clinical application that has a portal exposed to the public? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I negotiated to go a bit higher than what they offered, but they barely budged. Case is great, but the money is average to say the least.
The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in June 2010.
Interview Details – Started communication with phone interview. Then scheduled interview with primary manager. Second interview was then scheduled with higher up folks (2). Interviews were short (<1 hour) and consisted mostly of talking about past research, education, and personality questions.
Negotiation Details – No. They offer you the minimum number you put in for salary when you apply. I would tell people to put in a realistic number for the minimum salary acceptable-- put in the number you want, not the one you're going to be angry about in 6 months.
I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in October 2010.
Interview Details – The interview took one hour. Most of questions were asked by the PI about what types of techniques I have. I had a feeling that the interview was not well organized. All the questions were just come out from the PI. I didn't impress the PI, so I was not able to get the position.
Interview Question – How do you find out this posted position? Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 10 months - interviewed at Case Western Reserve University in December 2010.
Interview Details – The right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing! Strung me along for 11 mos only to send me a canned, "you didn't get the job," email. Terrible, terrible experience.
Interview Question – How would you "sell" our students/school to the community? Answer Question
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