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University of Toronto Summer Student Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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Interviewed at University of Toronto

Interview Details – Applied for to become a summer helper/ assistant for Continuing Studies Office. Job entailed some on the ground promotion and mainly administrative work (e.g. database management).

Interview Question – Typical behavioural interview questions along with some on key computer skills (access, coding), etc.   Answer Question

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Toronto, ON (Canada)

I applied through college or university and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at University of Toronto in March 2013.

Interview Details – I was in a different city and we skyped without video. Typical resume questions

Interview Question – Nothing surprising   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and interviewed at University of Toronto.

Interview Details – Potential applicants have to contact the professors directly through email. The number of professors contacted can range from a few to more than 50. In the email, the applicant has to state an interest to work in the lab, demonstrate some knowledge of what the lab is working on, incorporate a resume that details qualifications and experiences. Interested professors will email back and set up the interview. The interview process varies greatly, depending on the professor. Some professors are very selective while others are not.

Interview Question – Technical questions relating to the professor's current research   Answer Question

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