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University of Minnesota Interview Questions

Updated May 25, 2017
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Minnesota.

    Interview

    I applied online and got the offer online and also through mail.
    Requirements for applicants can be found in each department admission office.

    Interview Questions

    • Almost all of the requirements for graduate applications were normal.   Answer Question

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    Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Minnesota.

    Interview

    Long interview to meet the members of the lab and tour the facility lasting around 2 hours. Able to see many hands on activities to gauge reaction and interest. Important to work well with the team and ask questions.

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Minnesota.

    Interview

    Saw the posting online, applied through umn portal. Emailed the prof mentioned in umn portal. Got a reply within a week, then a phone call was set up. The next week a meeting was set up and withing 4 days, they gave me the offer.


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    Marketing Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Online application, followed by in-person interview


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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Simply fill out a form of your preference for application. Soon or later when positions are available, you will be contacted and asked if you are still interested in being a TA. The position of which course is highly based on your course grade.

    Interview Questions

    • What is a transistor and how it works? (for semiconductor course)   Answer Question

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    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    First an application comparable to other graduate engineering programs. No further feedback until acceptance. Then prospective weekend (fun, boozy).

    Interview Questions

    • Resume-based questions from a few profs when most were courting you.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Nonexistent.


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    Graduate Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN).

    Interview

    Met with the Graduate Program Director. Asked questions on motivation behind pursuing graduate studies.

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at University of Minnesota.

    Interview

    Applied to program and selected based on undergraduate academic record

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    None


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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    University Student Job Posting

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Hiring process was quick and easy. Be sure to show up on time, but not too early (10 minutes prior). Be prepared for any question asked, and in return be ready to ask a few of your own questions. Be engaged in the interview, show your interest in the company. Most importantly be yourself!

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a time when you and a co-worker had a disagreement. How did it end?   1 Answer

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