MIT Research Assistant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014
Updated Jul 17, 2014
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Research Assistant Interview

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Interview Details

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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No Offer

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

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

    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

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

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at MIT in June 2011.

    Interview Details

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

    Negotiation Details
    Very easy. Easy back and forth. I brought up having a salary. Then he found something reasonable given my background experience.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

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

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at MIT in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    • Getting admitted into graduate school is the hardest part   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    No interview

    Negotiation Details
    Received similar offers from multiple universities. Invited for a tour and visiting faculties.
    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at MIT in August 2010.

    Interview Details

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

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 1 week - interviewed at MIT in October 2009.

    Interview Details

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

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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