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Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee in Champaign, IL
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL) in April 2015.

Interview

Interview process is simple and easy, just get through your resume and let you share your previous experiences listed in your resume. Getting more details about the project from the interviewer.

Interview Questions

Other Interview Reviews for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    The first step in the hiring process is to apply for jobs and to get your application into contention for the jobs you are interested in. Once you have a applied, applicant tracking systems are used by many employers to process job applications and to manage the hiring process. Interview process starts with screening interviews, followed by in-person interviews, second interviews and even third interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • In a way that anyone could understand, can you describe a professional achievement that you are proud of?   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Urbana, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in May 2014.

    Interview

    The hiring and interview process depends on the department and individual principal investigator (if you seek a position as a research assistant or lab manager). The best way to prepare is to have shared interests and a meaningful understanding of the material that the lab studies. I recommend applying to labs only if you share research interests with the lab.

    Interview Questions

    • No interview questions were asked -- I was hired immediately after completing my undergraduate degree by my thesis advisor.   1 Answer

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very professional and laid back

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    Interview

    Email correspondence back and forth for a few rounds, then got a phone interview. Asked about my previous experiences, especially whether I had publications. Nothing unexpected. After the first phone interview, got another one or two talk over phone.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    application to graduate college so

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Champaign, IL
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL).

    Interview

    I applied to the graduate program in computer science. They reviewed my application and gave me admission with assistantship (RA or TA).

    Negotiation

    Nothing to negotiate.


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Urbana, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in October 2010.

    Interview

    email to professors, work as volunteers in lab, interview and get hired

    Interview Questions

    • how research experience could assist myself in the proceeding research tasks   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I accept the offer


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Urbana, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in March 2009.

    Interview

    Very late that year, I contacted the professor through email. She showed interest in my background and would like to talk to me. So I drove there and talked to her directly.

    Interview Questions

    • She showed some of her data and asked me what do you get from them   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Urbana, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) in September 2008.

    Interview

    Easy, directly talked to future advisor.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.


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