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Graduate Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
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Application

I applied in-person. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Stanford University in March 2011.

Interview

The professor will usually give you a trial period of a quarter, or even two quarters to decide if you are a good fit for the research group. To secure funding, sometimes you will need to make presentations about your project either to industry or funding agencies such as NSF.

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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Stanford University.

    Interview

    contact Professor directly and did independent research with him in order to be qualified

    Interview Questions


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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stanford, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Stanford University (Stanford, CA) in September 2010.

    Interview

    The interview process begins when you are admitted as a graduate student. In order to be admitted you have to submit an application. Then if you're in the idea is to find an advisor willing to fund you. In order to get hired by a research group you will have to work on a project for a quarter and try to impress the professor.

    Interview Questions

    • I had to develop an advection code during the quarter that is able to account for shocks.   Answer Question

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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    it will very much depend on the professor you would like to work with. The more popular he/she is, the harder to get in his/her group.


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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Stanford University.

    Interview

    I sent my resume and they called me in for an interview. The interview felt semi-formal, they seemed to just want to know who I was and what my interests were in. It was very simple and not as intimidating as I would have expected.

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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stanford, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Stanford University (Stanford, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Interviewing for a position in a lab, as a PhD student. I was asked about my interests, why I wanted to do a PhD in this field. We then had a technical discussion where the Professor quizzed me about various engineering related aspects of a project

    Interview Questions

    • What are your long-term goals? What do you want to do with the skills you acquire during the PhD?   Answer Question

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    Graduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Stanford University in January 2011.

    Interview

    A phone interview about my career plans.

    Interview Questions


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