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Computer Science Intern Interview

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I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Illumina in June 2011.

Interview Details

1. Phone interview with HR rep, asked about my resume / previous experience
2. Phone interview with team lead. Asked about resume /previous experience. Asked basic object-oriented programming questions, what is the difference between an interface and an abstract class?
3. In-person interview with HR rep, team lead and another team member.
      Questions:
      - describe a detail-oriented process you had to do in a previous job or coursework.
      - how would you work with a difficult team member?
      - draw a protocol on the board for making a pizza
      - how do you deal with multiple tasks you are responsible for completing in a tight timeframe?
      - are you comfortable with a "fast-paced" enviornment?

I ended up not getting this internship because I had never programmed in the programming language required by the position and another canidate already had experience programming in the language they wanted.

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  • Describe a detail-oriented process you had to complete in a previous job or coursework   View Answer
  • how would you work with a difficult team member?   Answer Question
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