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Updated Aug 3, 2017
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    PhD Candidate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at KIT (Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)) in February 2016.

    Interview

    it was not too hard but I did a good job. If you apply for a phd you better prepare yourself good. Compared to applications directed to industry it's rather simple and easy-going.

    Interview Questions

    • in your own words, what have you done in your life (CV)?   1 Answer

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    GPU Programming Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at KIT (Paris (France)) in January 2014.

    Interview

    I got a phone call from the responsible of the GPU team. They asked a few question about pci-express and other various things. I felt like I didn't a great job at answering but they seemed content of my answers.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about PCI-express.   1 Answer
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    PhD Candidate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at KIT (Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)) in June 2013.

    Interview

    Visited the campus and potential doctoral supervisor in Karlsruhe. It was a very warm atmosphere and a casual interview. The interview took place 4 months prior the starting date.
    I talked to two Professors on two days. Cost of transport from the train station to campus north was reimbursed, which made travels there much easier.

    Interview Questions

    • What was my previous experience? What can I imagine working on when I join as a PhD student.   Answer Question

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    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at KIT (Paris (France)) in January 2013.

    Interview

    Very friendly with the lad leader by skype. He asked me about what I have done in ly PhD project, the difficulties that i've throught. He also told me that he had no much expericen in this subject and that I should be very independent.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions about the skills and capability to solve problems in the lab.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    there were not a real negociation. He told me the tasks, the place where I should work and the contract duration.


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    PhD Student Under the Bio-interfaces Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at KIT (Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)) in September 2011.

    Interview

    The interview took place in 3 steps. The first step being a panel interview, followed by a second step where the candidates selected from the first step will be filtered by individual interviews. The final round of interviews are conducted by group leaders who have open positions in their labs (supervisors of prospective PhD students)

    Interview Questions

    • Most of the questions in the interview are application oriented.   Answer Question

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    Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at KIT (Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Vorstellung des Instituts, Themen, Aufgaben und Anlage

    Fragen nach Interessen, Ausbildung, Vertiefungsrichtung etc.

    Führung durch die Labore und Zeigen der Anlage sowie die Mitarbeiter
    Fragen nach weiterem Verlauf und möglichen Beginn der Arbeit

    Interview Questions

    • Welche Fächer haben Sie belegt.   1 Answer

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    Praktikant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at KIT (Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Zunächst wurde ich freundlich empfangen und es wurde der Ablauf der Vorstellungsgespräches besprochen. Am Anfang wurden fachliche Fragen gestellt um das vorhandene Hintergrundwissen zu analysieren. Es waren sehr spezielle auf das Praktikum abgestimmte chemische, biologische als auch technische Fragen. Anschließend wurde eine Labor Rundgang unternommen (insgesamt 6 Labore). Zum Schluss wurden die allgemeinen und organisatorischen Fragen zum Praktikum besprochen.

    Interview Questions

    • Was sind Biosensoren?
      Welche Methoden gibt es in der Bioanalytik?
      etc.   Answer Question
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    Studentische Hilfskraft Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at KIT (Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)).

    Interview

    Ich habe eine Email bzgl. einer Stellenausschreibung an den Betreuer verschickt. Im Anschluss wurde ich auf ein Gespräch am Campus Nord eingeladen. Es war eine sehr schnell Angelegenheit und ich konnte sofort anfangen.

    Interview Questions


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    Studentische Hilfskraft Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at KIT (Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Ich habe gesagt, dass ich an einem HiWi-Job interessiert bin. Wir haben geredet, ich wurde gefragt was mich interessiert und mir wurde erzählt, was es so am Institut gibt. Es war nie eine Frage ob ich angestellt werde, nur für was.

    Interview Questions

    • Wissen Sie schon, was sie hier am Institut machen wollen?   1 Answer

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    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at KIT (Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Zuerst wird ein smart talk eingeführt, danach stellen alle Interviewer selbst vor, über das Forschungsobjekt wird auch gesprochen. Dann kommt selbst Vorstellungen. Über eigene Arbeitserfahrungen wird auch gesprochen. Man stellt sich auch Fragen, falls man hat. Danach wird über Arbeitsbedingungen usw. gesprochen. Über Eintrittstermin will auch gesprochen.

    Interview Questions

    • sind sie bereit für den job zu reisen?   1 Answer

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