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    Biologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Zurich in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Desribed above - phone, 1:1 and presentation in front of the group

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    PhD Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at University of Zurich in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    1. Apply through international phd program website / contact a professor of interest directly
    2. send CV and a description of work you would like to do in their lab.
    3. CV should show specific academic interests either publications or research work done. 4. The committee or professor selects your CV depending on their requirement and fit
    5. you are invited to present your work to the group or selection committe
    6. If mutual interest is gained, invitiation to meet the team and informal chat about work ensues.
    7. the team reports back to head/ supervisor about fit with the team and whether they could work with the new entrant
    8. If a match then academic certificates mark sheets etc are requested and a formal offer letter sent.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us the most relevant piece of data from your thesis, how would you expand on that research further   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    there is standard salary no negotiation possible
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at University of Zurich in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    invite for a lab visit and presentation about previous work, spend 2 days with college

    Interview Questions
    • Would you like to take challenge topic?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a year or moreinterviewed at University of Zurich in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    phone interview, face to face interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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