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    Pros

    Lots of people doing great research whom you can work with and learn a lot. Great work-life balance, lots of holidays. I had a very encouraging team whom I could approach to clarify things.

    Cons

    Salary not as high as industry standards.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage people to work in research institutions, many young people just leave to go work in industry.

Max Planck Institute Interviews

Updated Jan 1, 2015

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    PhD Student - Stipend Interview

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    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Max Planck Institute in May 2011.

    Interview

    Three rounds in the application - online application, panel presentation and one to one interview. Quite tough and they generally ask questions related to your past project and CV. Mostly looking intelligent people with high level of motivation for research. They generally look for good research experience. Apply to the researcher, which suits your past research experience. Please don't apply to everyone. In one to one interview, mention them how you will be useful to the research group and why you want to join them.

    Interview Questions

    • technical questions and feedback to your past research projects   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    please negotiate about salary and stipend, if you get selected.

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Website www.ipp.mpg.de
Headquarters Garching bei Munchen, Germany
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
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IPP in Garching und Greifswald comprises ten Scientific Divisions, each headed by a Scientific Member of Max Planck Society. IPP´s research is concentrated in seven experimental or theoretical projects.

The research conducted at IPP is part of the European fusion programme. With its workforce of approx. 1.000 IPP is one of the largest fusion research centres in Europe.

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