Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Research Assistant Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Duke University (Durham, NC) in April 2015.
Professor asked my willingness in the email. After about one week, I met him and had some conversation after his class. I also heard other candidate to have discussion with him in his office
Other Interview Reviews for Duke University
Research Assistant InterviewDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. I interviewed at Duke University.
I interviewed with multiple professors. Most professors were interested in asking me about my background. Then they each spoke about their ongoing and proposed research. I asked several questions showing interest and hopefully understanding.
- What research have you done in the past? Answer Question
Research Assistant InterviewAccepted Offer
I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Duke University.
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.
- Everything is about your research. Answer Question
Research Assistant InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Duke University (Durham, NC) in September 2010.
It is like any other university with SOPs, GRE, Recommendations.etc
- What kind of research I am interested in? Answer Question
Research Assistant InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Duke University (Durham, NC) in April 2010.
There is no interview as such. One needs to apply to the Graduate School with GRE and TOEFL/IELTS scores. The admission depends upon the academic background, relevant skills and prior research experience. Luck play a role here as well. The professor should have a vacancy in his/her group and availability of funds is crucial!
- I am not working in that area anymore, would you still like to work with me? Answer Question
Research Assistant InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Duke University in June 2008.
The principal investigator asked extensively about about my research interest and educational background, toured around the lab and explained the ongoing projects in mind for the coming year
- How does Western Blot work? Answer Question
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