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University of California Berkeley Postdoctoral Fellow Interview Questions

Updated Apr 7, 2017
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Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at University of California Berkeley.

Interview

Presentation for an hour followed by discussion with the PI and lab members for the whole day. Subject related questions mostly, then followed by culture fit for the particular lab you are interviewing for

Interview Questions

  • What is the reason for selecting this particular field?   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for University of California Berkeley

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at University of California Berkeley (San Francisco, CA) in September 2014.

    Interview

    Met with the research advisory in a one on one interview at a conference as well as several group members. We discussed research ideas and lab culture. I attended all of the group member's presentations and contributed feedback when I could. The following day, I visited the lab and discussed their research in more detail.

    Interview Questions

    • I provided a summary of past Heracles experiences, and we discussed approaches we might take to tackle the project I would be working on   Answer Question

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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

    Application

    I interviewed at University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    It was an on site interview. It last for one entire day.
    I got to talk to several group members and gave a presentation to the group.
    Got offer two days after my interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) in January 2010.

    Interview

    Interview started with a one hour research presentation including time for a question and answer session. Then a one on one meeting with the principal investigator for about an hour to discuss project details, funding opportunities, and your timeline. The last part of the interview consisted on one on one interviews with lab members to discuss research and their experience in the lab.

    Interview Questions

    • Only research related questions
      Your timeline
      Future plans  
      Answer Question

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of California Berkeley in December 2010.

    Interview

    Very good. People are enthusiastic about what they are working with.


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