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Columbia University Postdoctoral Fellow Interview Questions

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Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Columbia University (New York, NY) in January 2013.

Interview

Have a phone interview first with the lab manager. Then onsite. Gave a presentation, talked with the boss, lab manager, several collaborators and other team members. Everybody is pretty friendly. It was a whole day interview.

Interview Questions

Other Interview Reviews for Columbia University

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Columbia University (New York, NY) in December 2009.

    Interview

    Fairly standard interview process for a postdoctoral fellow.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain the thermodynamics of the carnot cycle.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Very little negotiation was allowed.


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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Columbia University (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The Interview is very easy, but the benefits and salary are not disclosed. Moreover, if you are a postdctoral fellow (meaning that you are supported by a fellowship) you basically don't have anymore benefit..
    The Interview is very easy, but the benefits and salary are not disclosed. Moreover, if you are a postdctoral fellow (meaning that you are supported by a fellowship) you basically don't have anymore benefit..

    Interview Questions

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Columbia University in January 2009.

    Interview

    Gave a presentation of my current research

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Negotiated directly with the PI.


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