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Graduate Student Researcher Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at MIT.

Interview Details

- Initial contact per Email (included resume, previous work experience, etc.)
- three recommendation letters were necessary
- followed by a Skype interview
- after that personal invitation for an interview
- The interview was relaxed and easy going. Mostly talking about former work experience and how this matches with the group. Evaluation of possible projects. No in depth scientific questions.

Interview Questions
  • I am getting 8 applications each day. Why should I hire you over the other applicants?   View Answer
Negotiation Details
Teaching obligations are negotiable.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Graduate Student Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at MIT in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Wrote an email with my cv; then skype interview about what they're doing and what I'm going to do there; had to provide 3 references that were checked; got applied after references were spoken to

    Interview Questions
    • I knew one person there that was interviewed before; I told him that I could conduct some research on a different university. He obviously told them about it, so they asked me what I would do there and why I would prefer to work here.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Didn't negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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