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University of Missouri Graduate Research Assistant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 07, 2014
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Graduate Research Assistant

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Missouri.

Interview Details Process took around 2+ weeks and I met with the hiring manager, and HR representatives, and spoke about the qualifications and why I was a good fit for the organization.

Interview Question – Very standard questions. Why do you want to work here?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Not negotiable.


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Graduate Research Assistant
Columbia, MO (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Missouri in May 2012.

Interview Details $13/hr without bounce, but with full tuition waive.

Interview Question – Require strong bio science background, which I am not good at.   Answer Question


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Graduate Research Assistant
Columbia, MO (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at University of Missouri in August 2009.

Interview Details Visit the University website to find out more about Graduate Degree Program Application Instructions. Your program of interest sets the application deadline, eligibility criteria and required application materials beyond what the Graduate School must receive. Extra materials may include a program-specific application, letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose and/or a resume.

Interview Question – The Graduate School requires official TOEFL or IELTS scores, sent directly from the testing service provider, for all applicants who come from areas where English is not the primary language. Learn more about the proficiency test requirement and proof-of-funding documents, and check your eligibility on our International Applicants page.   Answer Question


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Graduate Research Assistant
Rolla, MO (US)

I applied online - interviewed at University of Missouri in May 2011.

Interview Details Very good systematic and friendly approach to hiring. Started from basic to in-depth knowledge testing. It is an experience of life time. Integrated questions from various subjects. ultimately it went well. Very patient interview process.


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Neutral Experience

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Graduate Research Assistant
Columbia, MO (US)

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Missouri in November 2010.

Interview Details It depends on the advisor you work under. For me I literally explained what I did as an undergraduate and was offered the position.

Interview Question – Explain what I did as an undergraduate student.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There were no negotiations. Graduate research assistants receive a tuition waiver, health insurance subsidy (albeit the health insurance kind of sucks), and wound up with my monthly salary.

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