I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Waterloo.
Interview Details – Through jobmine, the process was fairly easy where the interview time, location and everything was set through the system. The interview process was simple where the supervisor would ask the standard questions, what made you apply, what you are looking for from the experience, etc. Be fully prepared and everything will go smoothly
Interview Question – Are you funny? Answer Question
Interviewed at University of Waterloo
Interview Details – Just need to make sure you know the professor well, there is no interview needed. However you need a good academic record.
Interview Question – Why do you want to work as a grad student. View Answer
I applied online and the process took 6 months - interviewed at University of Waterloo.
Interview Details – Online application-> possible interview -> department comity acceptance
Interview Question – number of publication in ISI journals Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at University of Waterloo.
Interview Details – The interview was very easy going. They asked things like 'what do you like to do in your spare time', and the typical, what are your strengths and weaknesses. I perceived the people interviewing me to be very friendly. I could tell they were dedicated to their job but liked to be relaxed too. They then asked me about my knowledge of some programs that were involved with the job. The hiring process went through smoothly as it was done through JobMind.
Interview Question – There were no real difficult or unexpected questions. They only difficult ones would be 'when in the workplace did you experience a time of conflict and how did you deal with it?'. View Answer
Negotiation Details – None
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Waterloo in March 2011.
Interview Details – Iniital screening by resume and then a couple of interview by your prospective graduate advisors.
interview was pretty informal and you were just asked what you know about a parituclar field,, no home assignment or anything else.
Interview Question – Why do you want to Waterloo View Answer
Very Easy Interview
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Waterloo in August 2008.
Interview Details – This was a simple co-op experience with the University of Waterloo. We did the initial application through the JobMine web application provided by UW including the scheduling of interview. On the interview date, we met up for a 1 on 1 interview where the interviewer asked generic questions, some personality, some problem solving and made some comments on what the job description is. The people seemed very easy going and nice. The work environment is great.
Interview Question – Really nothing out of the ordinary. Asked about qualification in description and resume and work experiences Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2013.
Interview Details – One half hour interview in-person with supervisor, followed by a 10 minute Excel proficiency test.
Interview Question – Personality/Problem-solving questions Answer Question
I applied online and interviewed at University of Waterloo.
Interview Details – Interview was informal. Two interviewers asked typical situational questions but mainly described the job. By showing examples of how I had previous work experience with those job description activities, I got the job.
Interview Question – Name all the university (FEDS) associations. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Minimum wage.
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at University of Waterloo in July 2011.
Interview Details – It was an interview over the phone for about 30 min. We were talking about my background, experience, research interests, and future plans. I asked about the projects to work on, conference attendance, collaboration with other people. I was told about the potential projects, the lab, and the conference attendance policy.
Interview Question – I did not have any difficult or unexpected question during the interview View Answer
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