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Scientist Interview Questions in San Diego, CA

"The questions you are asked in an interview for a position as a scientist will depend greatly on field of science you intend to work in. Generally, interviewers will be interested in your formal education, field of study and specialization, work, internship, and research experience, scientific writing skills, and interest in the subject matter. Expect to be asked technical questions that pertain to the knowledge needed to perform the duties of the job. While there are some positions open to scientists who possess associates' or bachelors' degrees, most jobs will require you to have at least a masters' degree with the majority requiring you to have a doctorate."

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The three data structure questions are: 1. the difference between linked list and array; 2. the difference between stack and queue; 3. describe hash table.

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Wow... pathetically easy

Where will I be in 5 years

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If you were a tree, what tree would you be? (all technical questions were fair and OK)

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Why do you want to move from academia to industry? (especially for people stay in academia for long time)

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Why haven't you published more?

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Most questions are technical based questions. They wanted to know what your research experiences are.

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What to do with large database with missing values?

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What would you do if a costumer calls and did everything like the protocol said and wants his money back?

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What school did you graduate from?

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What do you want to do?

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