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Simon Fraser University Interview Questions

Updated Aug 10, 2017
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  1.  

    Assistant Professor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC (Canada)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Typical Academia interview. After the initial application and shortlist I was called for an interview with 3 profs and Assistant Dean. 7 days in advance they gave me a topic so that I could prepare a 30 minutes lecture on. The interview was overall short, 1h30.

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    Operations Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in June 2016.

    Interview

    The interview process they introduce duty of this position to you and ask tell about yourself first, and then they will ask some general and technical questions. They have two people interview you.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. What is DNS and what it use for?
      2. Can you briefly descripte the authentication of OSPF?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Co-Op Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Surrey, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Surrey, BC (Canada)) in February 2016.

    Interview

    10 min interview. one on one with a professor. they needed someone specific. looking for someone who has done machine learning, for a project. project was robotic legs. there wasnt any call back with a final answer.

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    Grad Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in April 2015.

    Interview

    3 people set in a table ask me questions. including software question, technical questions, behaviour questions, i show them my project and the manager looks pretty good, helpful. I did not do good in the technical question so i guess i don't have offer

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC (Canada)) in February 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online with a cover letter and resume. I was contacted within 10 days for an interview. Interview was conducted over Skype. Details were provided upfront about the interview, i.e., the duration and the members on the panel. For the panel, there were 3 people representing the Beedie School of Business including 2 representing the Career Management Centre. The questions were mostly behavioural-based. I found the interviewers friendly and professional.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a client that was dissatisfied with the services provided.   Answer Question

  6.  

    Communications Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University in December 2014.

    Interview

    After applying via email, I was emailed and asked to come in for an interview. I was lead to a room where there were three people in the communications and marketing department who all had a long list of questions. Each person went through their list, each on focusing on different topics (general, technical and how I would behave with co-workers/subordinates, etc.

    The interview was relaxed and I was told I could bring in samples of my portfolio and refer to them during the interview process.

    It lasted about 45 minutes and that was about it.

    My interview was on a Tuesday and heard back from them on Friday.

    Interview Questions

    • How would I handle a sensitive issue that was brought to me by the member of the public?   Answer Question

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    Junior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    It was a panel interview. Started off with some general questions. Then they give you a spot test regarding ER-diagram and SQL command. The interviewers were pretty nice.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing unexpected, most difficult quesiton was what's your greatest weakness.   1 Answer
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC (Canada)) in March 2012.

    Interview

    organized, structured interview process comprising three segments, a meet-and-greet with would-be colleagues in order to assess fit (ostensibly), a skills test on computer, and a panel interview with the hiring committee

    tough questions on the panel interview, but, fair and reasonable questions were asked - great breadth and depth of questions, however

    Interview Questions

    • List a number of relevant agencies pertaining to the subject matter.   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Surrey, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Surrey, BC (Canada)) in March 2009.

    Interview

    They called on my phone and it took like an hour talk.
    Most of it was technical questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Name method of silicon etching!   1 Answer
    • What are the pros/cons of DRIE technique?   1 Answer

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    Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC (Canada)) in September 2007.

    Interview

    I applied for the position after seeing a posting on a website. I applied for the position by emailing my coverletter and CV to the contact person. I received a telephone call from the contact person in approximately 2 weeks, which was about 8 weeks before the start date of the job. I met with the contact and had a very pleasent conversation regarding my background. I was shown the size of the lab I will be a part of.

    Interview Questions

    • Why have I decided not to pursue research and instead chose just teaching.   Answer Question

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