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University of Toronto Research Assistant Interview Questions

Updated Sep 27, 2017
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Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied in-person. I interviewed at University of Toronto.

Interview

I had an informal interview with the supervisor and mostly discussed the scope of the project based on my experiences. I was asked for my resume and transcript for record. After accepting, some administrative things and safety training was required to start work.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto.

    Interview

    Very brief process. All of my qualifications were discussed and my transcript was also reviewed. I was asked about my research interests and where I saw my education going. I also had the opportunity to engage in discussion with the supervisor and ask more about what would be expected of me in the research position.

    Interview Questions

    • How does your education or past research experience prepare you for this position?   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Mississauga, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    One-on-one interview. It is very casual. Talk about the courses you've taken and the research project you 've done at school. They also want to know which field are you interested in.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I wrote an email to the professor says I'm interested in the research position, she told me to contact master students in her lab. Then after couple email, she told me to send my CV and transcript. In a week, I got an interview.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    A introduction to the concept that I would be working on. Fairly laid back. Prof seemed cool. Asked me for my preferences and what courses I had taken. Also asked me if I am applying for awards and which ones


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in May 2016.

    Interview

    I get the interview by applying through university's website. The professor ask me about my basic backgrounds, like what courses am I taking now and my GPA. Then she asked me about specific programming language I can use. What can I do with those programming language?

    Interview Questions

    • Do u know text mining? Can you use Java to implement text ming?   1 Answer

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Was a lovely group of people, a bit intimidating, but a warm welcome. Overall I left feeling confident. They took a long time to get back to me however. I submitted by email and they hired me after a week and a half, but I did not start work for a while.

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in May 2016.

    Interview

    informal lunch meeting, making me feel very comfortable and therefore able to share answers; felt like a conversation; while it took a while via email to hear from back and lots of follow up, i found that i received the offer

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Toronto.

    Interview

    Applied online, was contacted about a month later for a phone interview. Very fair interview that required you to know how your past skills related and why you were interested in the job.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    You have to talk to the professor and let him know why you want the job. You have to let him/her know that you are in for the experience and you really enjoy the work. You should also mention that it will help you with the practical hours you will need to graduate

    Interview Questions

    • Why you want the position?
      What would you be able to offer to strengthen the team?   2 Answers

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