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 the process took 2 months - interviewed at University of Waterloo in August 2010.
Interview Details – There will be one I interview before the hiring and it is mostly luck of the draw. There is a lot of internal promotion and external recruiting.
Interview Question – How do you resolve a conflict between two people if you do not understand the problem. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Waterloo.
Interview Details – It was simple and straight forward. They told me straight away what the project is and what skills they are looking for. And asking me what can i do for them.
Interview Question – Explain the extent of my knowledge for specific coding language. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2011.
Interview Details – Very friendly interview, one interview and will be chosen through Jobmine.
Constant email communication between supervisor before and after interview.
Interview Question – Tell us when you had to negotiate tasks under a stressful situation and tell us how and why you handled it that way. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Email back and forth and visiting. Very casual and informal.
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
The process took a day - interviewed at University of Waterloo in April 2012.
Interview Details – Basically talk about your plan of your research work
Negotiation Details – no negotiation, mathematician usually don't have much funding
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at University of Waterloo in October 2010.
Interview Details – Phone interview first; if passed, flowed by on-site 1:1 interview; if passed, job offer will come.
Interview Question – Reverse the word sequence in a string View Answer
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