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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Ragon Institute (Boston, MA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Spoke with a post-doc at length about their research, my experience, what they're looking for, interests, etc. I read a bunch of relevant papers so that I was able to have an intelligible conversation

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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ragon Institute.

    Interview

    Contacted by lab to arrange pre-interview with members of the lab. talked for ~20 minutes. Was then notified by email for on site interview to talk to post docs, the PI, and other technicians, as well as a tour of the lab.

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    Summer Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Ragon Institute (Boston, MA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Got a phone call from one of the Principal Investigators at Ragon. We went through my resume from start to finish and talked about relevant biological and lab experiences I had in the past. Also talked about why why Ragon etc. The interview was approximately an hour. There wasn't anything technical.


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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Ragon Institute (Cambridge, MA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Was asked about my previous experiences and how I would handle certain situations. Talked more about my resume. Was shown the lab area where the techs work and what my role would be.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if you made a mistake and no one was around   Answer Question

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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Ragon Institute (Cambridge, MA) in September 2012.

    Interview

    One interview and hired it was meeting with all of the postdocs and then going through a meeting with the PI to get a feel of the lab. it was my first interview. I arrived an hour early so i could relax.

    Interview Questions

    • very informal this depends on the lab of course I did most of the question asking and I think that got me the job. I knew the research inside out.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    there is no negotioation


  6.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Ragon Institute.

    Interview

    Conference recruiting followed by 1-1 interview screening. All based on fit between PI needs and previous research. If you did you Ph.D in a well-known lab then fit is less important.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Standard starting salary and benefits


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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Ragon Institute in October 2010.

    Interview

    By email, I went in and talked to each person in the group for about 15 minutes and was told about the job and what it required. I was given the opportunity to ask questions, they said they could teach me the skills required. The people seemed nice and young, it just didn't work.

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