MIT Research Assistant Interview Questions

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Research Assistant Interview

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No Offer

Interview

Taken into the office and talked to about my accomplishments and goals. What I'd done in the past and what research I'd taken part in. Overall nothing too out of the ordinary. They did ask in detail about previous research.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    no formal interview, just emailed the prof and met him to discuss the research

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at MIT (Cambridge, MA) in December 2011.

    Interview

    Application for admission to graduate school needs to be completed online. It requires GRE score, 3 letters of recommendation (minimum), TOEFL score, SOP (statement of purpose). The deadline for submitting the online application is around December 1 for mechanical engineering department. Once the application is submitted, it is reviewed by the admission committee. If successful in getting admission into graduate school, one can talk to professors in their field of interest to join their group as a research assistant.

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    • Getting admitted into graduate school is the hardest part   Answer Question
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at MIT (Cambridge, MA) in June 2011.

    Interview

    Easy get-to-know you interview process, It was informative. It told me about what the project was about.

    Negotiation

    Very easy. Easy back and forth. I brought up having a salary. Then he found something reasonable given my background experience.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    No interview

    Negotiation

    Received similar offers from multiple universities. Invited for a tour and visiting faculties.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at MIT in August 2010.

    Interview

    Described the project that will worked on, benefits, job responsibilities

    Interview Questions

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at MIT in October 2009.

    Interview

    A one on one meeting to discuss responsibilities, experience, and expectations.

    Interview Questions

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