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How would you handle an issue /problem in your work that you do not know the answer to?

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i would sort additional help from work collegues or from professors(outside the workplace).They seemed to like hints of independence

Asked me how I would determine the power needed from a pump to pump water through a closed loop system.

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Tell me a scenario that you encountered difficulties and how are you going about solving the problem

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Design for a google doc style spreadsheet, with a focus on how to handle multiple concurrent edits and formulas on the spreadsheet.

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Describe your research to me

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They asked me what the difference was between OBD1 and OBD2 systems.

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Explain how you would go about tackling this problem. What are things you need to consider?

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The technical question was fine, but they really want good solutions with lots of thought, not just the obvious. Interview questions varied between standard tricky algorithm questions, and super open ended questions to assess critical thinking.

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Describe a time when you took a leadership role in a group?

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