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MIT Interviews

Updated 10 Sep, 2014
Updated 10 Sep, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Interview Difficulty




    Technical Associate Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at MIT.

    Interview Details

    Applied online directly through MIT job board. Was contacted about a month later and scheduled for a phone interview. Came in for 2 in person interviews and was told my desired salary was far above what they were able to offer for the position, though I also interviewed for a nearly identical position at another university in Cambridge that was willing to work to match my desired salary.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you be willing to take on additional responsibilities beyond what is listed in the job description? This was asked during the same conversation where I was informed they were unable to make a competitive salary offer.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer

MIT Awards and Accolades

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Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
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Headquarters Cambridge, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1861
Type College/University
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) really takes the prize. A leading research institution, the school is typically granted more patents annually than any other university, and about 60 people associated with MIT are Nobel Prize recipients. Blending that science and engineering acumen with a top business program (including the Sloan School of Management), MIT graduates have started more than 4,000 companies -- Hewlett-Packard and Intel, for example. MIT has more than 10,000 students, about 60% of whom attend graduate school. The faculty of the nearly three... More

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