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University of Minnesota Research Assistant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 17, 2014
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I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Minnesota.

Interview Details – Applied through online system. Got an phone interview in 1 month. the phone talk is within 10 mins. Mainly about my previous research experience. The interviewer is pretty nice, no tricky questions, pretty informal talk. I think that the phone interview is mainly about testing my communication skills.

Interview Question – nothing special, previous reseach experience   Answer Question

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Minnesota in November 2010.

Interview Details – I was contacted by them via e-mail asking to apply, I did so and was accepted.

Interview Question – None, no interview.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Minnesota in December 2011.

Interview Details – I initially applied through the UMN employment site, which allows you to directly upload all your documents (CV, cover letter, etc.). Within several days I was emailed to set up an interview time. Several days later I had my interview on site and was then given a tour of our building. Within a week I was called with notification that I was given the position! Email communication was always very prompt.

Interview Question – As I was working in a department within the medical school, many questions involved patient privacy within clinical trials, familiarities with HIPPA guidelines, etc.   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Minnesota in May 2011.

Interview Details – one officer from UROP and one professor asked my background and specialties. Start from my courses and then the research that I had done before. They prefer programming on Labview, Arduino and Matlab to do signal processing and autoprocessing programming. Also they asked your work experience.

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I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Minnesota.

Interview Details – I applied online and got the offer online and also through mail.
Requirements for applicants can be found in each department admission office.

Interview Question – Almost all of the requirements for graduate applications were normal.   Answer Question

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