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University of Minnesota Research Assistant Interview Questions

Updated Aug 4, 2017
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Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee in Minn City, MN
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Minn City, MN) in September 2016.

Interview

Had a phone interview initially lasting for 15 minutes. Then was called in for an in-person interview which lasted for 30 minutes. Took about 2 weeks to hear back from them with a job offer.

Interview Questions

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Minnesota.

    Interview

    They were very accommodating. The questions were thorough but fair. It was the longest interview I have had to do, but it helped me get a feel for the kind of work I would be doing in that position.

    Interview Questions


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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

    Applied through online system. Got an phone interview in 1 month. the phone talk is within 10 mins. Mainly about my previous research experience. The interviewer is pretty nice, no tricky questions, pretty informal talk. I think that the phone interview is mainly about testing my communication skills.

    Interview Questions

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Detroit, MI) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Thorough, thoughtful, respectful, friendly and to the point. I interviewed with my direct supervisor initially, and then with two other program directors to determine if we were a good fit.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) in March 2012.

    Interview

    No such interview process in general. Applied to the university for various positions available and was able to work with a faculty who offered a Research position. The interview was 1 on 1 and the professor asked questions about your previous experience and background.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you think you can contribute to the research that we are doing?   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) in December 2011.

    Interview

    I initially applied through the UMN employment site, which allows you to directly upload all your documents (CV, cover letter, etc.). Within several days I was emailed to set up an interview time. Several days later I had my interview on site and was then given a tour of our building. Within a week I was called with notification that I was given the position! Email communication was always very prompt.

    Interview Questions

    • As I was working in a department within the medical school, many questions involved patient privacy within clinical trials, familiarities with HIPPA guidelines, etc.   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) in September 2011.

    Interview

    Meet and talk with the Professor and the group members. Waited for 2 months for the response. I was able to join because one of the group members decided to leave. The wait is usually not this long, though. Usually people get hired early in the semester (September).

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) in May 2011.

    Interview

    one officer from UROP and one professor asked my background and specialties. Start from my courses and then the research that I had done before. They prefer programming on Labview, Arduino and Matlab to do signal processing and autoprocessing programming. Also they asked your work experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you use Matlab and Labview before   1 Answer
    • How well do you know them?   1 Answer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Minnesota in November 2010.

    Interview

    I was contacted by them via e-mail asking to apply, I did so and was accepted.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation


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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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