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Graduate assistant Interview Questions

"As a graduate assistant, you will work closely with a professor or other instructor in your field of study, performing supportive tasks such as teaching discussion classes and conducting research. Be prepared to discuss at length your background in the field, including research concentrations, journal articles, or teaching experience. Before your interview, be sure to familiarize yourself with the professor's areas of expertise."

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What do you think is necessary for a Graduate Assistant Position

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The professor quizzed me on several technical aspects of a journal paper I was a co-author of. Most of them were manageable. He asked me what exactly my contribution was in that paper and why I was not first author on it.

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What research area are you interested in?

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How do you think psychology research will help you in a medical research lab?

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what's your math level

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What was my previous research?

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Professors pick who they want as their GAT. So it helps if you are well known in the department and are involved.

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GPA was taken into account when being selected.

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Must maintain full-time status to maintain TA status. There were no interview questions, I was hired solely because of my status as grad student and 2+ years of nursing experience. Because of the lax requirements for becoming a TA, many graduate teaching assistants were severely unfit for their teaching roles.

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