Duke University Research Assistant Interview Questions

Updated Mar 9, 2015
Updated Mar 9, 2015
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Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Application Details

I applied online – interviewed at Duke University.

Interview Details

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.

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Declined Offer
Positive Experience
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Duke University.

    Interview Details

    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.

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    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Application Details

    The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Duke University in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    It is like any other university with SOPs, GRE, Recommendations.etc

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Duke University in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    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!

    Interview Questions
    • I am not working in that area anymore, would you still like to work with me?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Duke University in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    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

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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