Interviewed at University of Rhode Island
Interview Details – Application for graduate school, Gre and Toefl score, statement of purpose, placement exams
Interview Question – Placement exam, Heracles groups to join Answer Question
I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Rhode Island.
Interview Details – Search Committee process. Conducted telephone interview first,then was scheduled for follow-up interview on site.
Negotiation Details – Salary was set and could not be negotiated.
I applied through college or university and interviewed at University of Rhode Island.
Interview Details – In selecting who gets an assistantship, URI seems like they are trying to centralize the process. However, there remains no in person interview before selection. Hiring is done strictly via resume/CV, cover letter, and references.
Interview Question – Since there was no interview, I would say the most difficult question I got was on arriving to campus to meet the faculty and staff. It was something along the lines of "Do you think you could help some of the new teaching assistants out in setting up for the semester? Some of them have no real experience." While meant as a compliment, I'm sure, it stood to reason that they did not care enough to have a proper training program in place... View Answer
Negotiation Details – They were most flexible in terms of accepting the extended offer. I had requested more time and they agreed immediately.
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