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Research Assistant Interview

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    Research Assistant Interview

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    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very professional and laid back

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    Interview

    Email correspondence back and forth for a few rounds, then got a phone interview. Asked about my previous experiences, especially whether I had publications. Nothing unexpected. After the first phone interview, got another one or two talk over phone.

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    Research Assistant Interview

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    application to graduate college so

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL).

    Interview

    I applied to the graduate program in computer science. They reviewed my application and gave me admission with assistantship (RA or TA).

    Negotiation

    Nothing to negotiate.

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    Research Assistant Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in October 2010.

    Interview

    email to professors, work as volunteers in lab, interview and get hired

    Interview Questions

    • how research experience could assist myself in the proceeding research tasks   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I accept the offer

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in March 2009.

    Interview

    Very late that year, I contacted the professor through email. She showed interest in my background and would like to talk to me. So I drove there and talked to her directly.

    Interview Questions

    • She showed some of her data and asked me what do you get from them   Answer Question
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in September 2008.

    Interview

    Easy, directly talked to future advisor.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in August 2010.

    Interview

    TO is offer through university jab board. I applied to PhD student.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    there was no negotiation.

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    Research Assistant Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in August 2008.

    Interview

    Email communication opens the door to the face-to-face interview first. During the personal interview, background check is at the first place, basic skills and research facilities that having experience on, and the passion for getting this position.

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