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University of California Berkeley Research Assistant Interview Questions

Updated Nov 5, 2014
Updated Nov 5, 2014
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Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of California Berkeley.

Interview Details

They had a opening posted on their website. I emailed them my resume in an email explaining why I am interested in the position. I got a interview. I met with the PI and the Post- doctorate student who I will be directly working with. They asked about my previous experience and explained what the position was.

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  • For me the hardest part was whether I can be there for the summer. I was applying for a part-time during the semester. They also asked me to not take a class and devote that time to the lab.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for University of California Berkeley

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I just need to submit the applications to the university. No interview at all. After consider my application, they give me an offer. Also, I have to submit some document like GRE, and GPA, etc.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Berkeley, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Berkeley, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of California Berkeley in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    They just asked me about hours, how familiar I was with the research (like classes I took that related). They asked about my workload and how much I was involved in campus because that could have conflicting time interests. It went alright. They also explained what I would be doing.

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    • I didn't really feel like there was a ton, it was mostly the hours portion as I had class during that time.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Berkeley, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Berkeley, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at University of California Berkeley in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    It really depends on each department. I applied online when I saw that a a research group needed help. They contacted me and I was interviewed one on one with the principal researcher. They asked me why I was interested in the research topic and how I could contributed to their group.

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    Negotiation Details
    When working with clients in a research lab, your schedule revolves around when they can come in. I had to be flexible about my work schedule.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in South San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in South San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at University of California Berkeley in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    The professor who hired me gave me an 1:1 interview. Asked me questions about my experiences and what I could do to assist her in her research.

    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 a dayinterviewed at University of California Berkeley in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    First, it's phone interview, asking you why you want to work here. then, the interviewer asked your schedule to see whether you are available. then, he picked one work experience from the resume.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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