Graduate Researcher Interview Questions

(Posted anonymously by job candidates)

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May 23, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at UC Santa Barbara:

“They will just ask you random questions based upon your previous research experience.”


May 20, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Cornell University:

“Are you proud of your achievements (don't know what thats supposed to mean), proud of your achievements is such a relative question not sure what he was expecting as an answer.”


May 19, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Old Dominion University:

“There wasn't any difficult or unexpected question.”


May 18, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at University of Cincinnati:

“There weren't any difficult questions.”


May 11, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Lawrence Berkeley Lab:

“There are no questions asked if you are already working with an adviser on UC Berkeley campus.”


May 8, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at University of Wisconsin:

“Why do you want to pursue a PhD?”


May 5, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at UCLA:

“There was no interview, but I worked on a project for which I had no background. So there is a learning curve involved. this seasoned me for the type of projects that we would work on.”


Apr 25, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Stanford University:

“I had to develop an advection code during the quarter that is able to account for shocks.”


Apr 23, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at UCLA:

“Describe your research experience.”


Apr 16, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Washington University in St. Louis:

“Some specific details about what I did in my research previously.”