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How to prepare for an interview

An interview will take 30-45 minutes to discuss the following points:

  • A 20-minute power point presentation: plan on 5-10 minutes of overview of your CV and 10 minutes of technical details of one research project you are most proud of
  • A discussion on your expertise: please provide a list of courses followed at bachelor and graduate levels
  • A general discussion about the project goals and scope
  • The main purpose of the presentation is to judge the following:
    • Ability to present in an organized fashion
    • Ability to speak clearly in English
    • Ability to convey technical details important to a concept
    • Ability to respond to technical questions
    • Ability to respect time constraints
    • Appreciation of breadth of your training
    • Appreciation of depth of your training