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Research Scientist Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Intel Corporation in December 2014.
It was a two-day interview at two different locations. I first gave a talk, then I was 1:1 interviewed with 7-8 people. I had also a few phone interviews. It was more of behavioral questions than technical questions. Also some questions of my CV: the places I've worked and the projects I did there.
- What values could you bring to the company? Answer Question
Other Interview Reviews for Intel Corporation
Research Scientist InterviewAccepted Offer
They approached me by mail after receiving my CV. After a short email correspondence I was invited for an onsite interview day. The interview was 7 hours long: a 1 hour presentation followed by 1/2-an-hour interviews with many group members and managers, and lunch with managers.
- Some asked very difficult mathematical questions. Example: how would you prove the theorem … Answer Question
Research Scientist InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Intel Corporation (Portland, OR).
Initially contacted by recruiter. Had two rounds of phone interviews and one round of in-person interviews. Had to prepare a job talk that lasted about 1 hour with a panel of over 10 people. Had 6 individual interviews after the job talk and dinner afterwards with immediate team members. Offer was made about 2 weeks after job talk.
- I was asked to detail my research design approach, methods and to talk about at least 2 projects. Team mostly tried to find out information about my past and about my personality. Answer Question
Research Scientist InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week – interviewed at Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA).
one phone interview followed up with research presentation on phone to a panel of 5 people. Had to send research presentation in advance
- Why do you want to join Intel? 1 Answer
Research Scientist InterviewDeclined OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Intel Corporation (Hillsboro, OR) in July 2010.
I had an initial 10 minutes phone screening, where the person interviewing me mostly checked again my academic credentials. Two weeks later I went for the on site interview. I gave a 1 hour long presentation about the research I did during my master degree, which was followed by 3 group interviews with various research teams. The group interviews mainly consisted in giving them more details about the skills listed in my cv without getting too technical.
- How would you like to work on project xxx? 1 Answer
Reasons for Declining
I had/have no interest in project they offer me to work on.
Research Scientist InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA) in January 2010.
Initial communications via email. Phone interview was setup in one week
Phone interview went over the work that the group does and my background and skills. In the phone interview was to screen a person that was not fit for the position. I fit the reqs well and communicated the same effectively. 75% of the phone interview was questions about what I had done. I tried to tailor my responses to the position description. The 1:1 consisted of a full day interview with 5 people and a presentation of my research to the rest of the group. The questions were targetted as the people tried to get an understanding of my fit within the group, ability to handle complex questions, level of technical understanding and prowess
- Describe a conflict that you had with a peer or supervisor and how you resolved it Answer Question
The negotiation was smooth. They made an offer, I put up a counter and it was accepted immediately.
Research Scientist InterviewNo OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Intel Corporation in March 2010.
I had a phone interview. There were about 4 people. They asked me very thoroughly about my research. The interview was to identify the relevance of my background to the job profile. Most of the research scientist positions do the same things. Its all about relevance.
- Explain your research Answer Question
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