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NIH Interview Questions in Maryland

Updated Oct 17, 2017
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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in May 2013.

    Interview

    you give an informal talk about your science, then have lunch with members from that group, then just followed by lots of paper work, since it is government, background check takes time

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have experiences working in supercomputing center?   Answer Question

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    Management Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in January 2015.

    Interview

    It was a GREAT interview and I felt very comfortable the entire time. As with any interview, I was happy to ask questions and they answered my questions. I was thankful to have a great panel of people interviewing me.

    Interview Questions

    • How I might handle certain administrative shortfalls   1 Answer
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    NOC Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD).

    Interview

    took 2 weeks to get to the interview (f2f) and i have to come to the office for a face to face interview. the interview went well. they were 4 engineers in front of me.

    Interview Questions


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    IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Presentation and interviewed with lab members. People are very nice here. My supervisor bought lunch for me and we ate together. We talked about 1 hour, very relaxed. The presentation was good and they asked lots of questions. I wore suits that day. I think it is very important to wear formal clothes although is was only a postdoc job.

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    Outreach Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Interviewed by two people
    - Went over the job description and potential intern duties
    - Asked questions on my resume (past jobs, any study abroad experience)
    - Asked about GPA
    - Asked me standard interview questions

    Interview Questions

    • Q: What are your strengths?
      Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?   Answer Question

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Frederick, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at NIH (Frederick, MD).

    Interview

    it involved meeting with people in the lab,giving a lab presentation. Meeting was very informal. Listening to the ongoing projects in the lab. I was offered shortly after returning and then had to go through background check. Advise: make sure you know what your major project is

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    Post-Baccalaureate Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Sent an email to the PI. He met me the following week. We met at the NIH. I think it was helpful that I was already there. Otherwise, they usually conduct either a Skype or a phone interview. Some PIs will fly you in and interview in person.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to be in this lab? What are your future plans?   Answer Question
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    Research Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in May 2012.

    Interview

    In person interview, mainly asking about why I was interested in the position, as well as my future plans and goals for after the internship. Also gave me a rundown of what they do in the lab, and what my responsibilities would be should I get the position.

    Interview Questions

    • What areas of biology are you interested in specifically?   Answer Question

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    Management Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockville, MD
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at NIH (Rockville, MD) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I applied in August of 2016 was interviewed 11/2016. The interview was over the phone and went well It was a panel interview with a branch chief and manager.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked how my Excel skills were?   1 Answer

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    Summer Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at NIH (Bethesda, MD) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Had a personal contact with a Senior Researcher. Contacted them and told them about my interest in CS and research. Came in once for a Personality Quiz type interview where I discussed my past projects and programming knowledge. No technical questions. After a week or so I heard back. Overall a great experience and would recommend it to any students looking for a place to share their enthusiasm for health, research, and technology.

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