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University of Alberta Interview Questions

Updated Oct 11, 2014
Updated Oct 11, 2014
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    After finding a professor with a suitable field of research, you initiate contact and wait for a reply. Usually requires transcript. No interview.

    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at University of Alberta.

    Interview Details

    It is based my MSC program , which is maser of science as a assistant my supervisor ask me to help with his project and program which including data analyze, experiment prepare , material process ,make orders and help other labmates with it

    The funding was applied by the professor and as a employee he hire me to do the research work.

    Interview Questions
    • Why there is no result of your experiment   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at University of Alberta.

    Interview Details

    Some professors and research groups maintain positions for research assistants and will recruit them from the general student population, but this is atypical. Most positions are created for specific candidates. The best strategy is to attend as an undergraduate student, get good grades, have good ideas, and talk to professors about opportunities.

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    Accepted Offer
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    Graduate Student Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at University of Alberta.

    Interview Details

    The only interview experience I have is with the current graduate supervisor. Really the interview was just a feel for the supervisor to see if I would be a good fit with his team.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at University of Alberta.

    Interview Details

    I do not have any information about hiring.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    emailed one of the prof in my department, got an email back and schedule for a meeting. Then gave him my transcript and discussed about project details. After that I got the position but need to write application for funding support. I got the funding anyway from the faculty so its all good

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Alberta in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    just ask my background

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Helpdesk Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Alberta in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    Simple interview with team lead and a senior analyst; supervisor asked questions about personality and people skills, while senior analyst asked tech-oriented questions, specifically as they pertained to campus computing.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Alberta in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Applied through e-mail, got answer back very quickly, had a lengthy phone interview was offered the job on the spot

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at University of Alberta in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    Refereed by a professor I know, and submitted my resume. Then get a face to face interview with the person that is hiring. Mostly just ask about my previous experience, student projects, research interests, etc. Also had a chat with some of the lab members to get a feeling of how the lab environment is.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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