Ragon Institute Interview Questions

Updated Apr 6, 2015
Updated Apr 6, 2015
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    Research Technician Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Ragon Institute (Cambridge, MA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Was asked about my previous experiences and how I would handle certain situations. Talked more about my resume. Was shown the lab area where the techs work and what my role would be.

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    • What would you do if you made a mistake and no one was around   Answer Question
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    Research Technician Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Ragon Institute (Cambridge, MA) in September 2012.

    Interview

    One interview and hired it was meeting with all of the postdocs and then going through a meeting with the PI to get a feel of the lab. it was my first interview. I arrived an hour early so i could relax.

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    • very informal this depends on the lab of course I did most of the question asking and I think that got me the job. I knew the research inside out.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    there is no negotioation

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Ragon Institute.

    Interview

    Conference recruiting followed by 1-1 interview screening. All based on fit between PI needs and previous research. If you did you Ph.D in a well-known lab then fit is less important.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Standard starting salary and benefits

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    Research Technician Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Ragon Institute in October 2010.

    Interview

    By email, I went in and talked to each person in the group for about 15 minutes and was told about the job and what it required. I was given the opportunity to ask questions, they said they could teach me the skills required. The people seemed nice and young, it just didn't work.

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