Review major topics covered in your coursework related to the position you are applying for. Carefully review the job description and be prepared for questions relating to required skills.
eResearch the company- understand the types of problems they solve, or what products/services they sell.
Review our general resources on Interviewing. Be prepared for some Behavioral Interview Questions as part of the Technical Interview.
Brainteaser Questions are “puzzle” type questions, where there is often not a clear right or wrong answer. Examples: “Why are manhole covers round?“, “How many golf balls will fit inside a double-decker bus?” These types of brainteaser questions have been phased out by many large employers as it is believed they do not provide insight into future performance. However, you should practice a strategy to answer these types of questions should they come up during an interview. Review some of the strategies in this article by Big Interview
Be comfortable writing code or demonstrating a process/solution/design on a whiteboard. Take a look at this article on How to Use a Whiteboard during an Interview.
Review a few technical projects that you have worked on in school or internships/co-ops and be prepared to discuss your role, contributions, a high level overview of the projects, any issues that arose and how you dealt with them.
Be prepared and comfortable dealing with unfamiliar scenarios. The interviewer wants to know how you can apply your knowledge in a professional setting. They are interested in your understanding of the nature of the problem, your thought process in how you formulate solutions, and how well you communicate.
Review past interview questions for the role/company on Glassdoor
If a skill is listed in your resume, be prepared to answer questions on it, or be tested on it.
The type of question will vary depending on your field and the type of position that you are interviewing for. Some examples of questions are:
What is your favorite mobile app, and do you have any suggestions for improving it?
Explain how a hybrid vehicle operates.
Describe a difficult engineering problem you recently solved.
Can you give an example of when you acquired a technical skill, and converted it into a practical application?
Write some pseudo code to raise a number to a power.
How would you design a touch interface for a device?
How does the strength to weight ratio compare for aluminum vs. steel?
Write a function that divides two numbers without using the divide “/”‘ operator
How would you make a product more biodegradable?
Describe your senior design project in 3 minutes or less.
Explain the different types of losses that occur in a transformer.
Describe the differences between symmetric and asymmetric encryption, and scenarios where one is more appropriate than the other.
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Smart questions to ask about the team
The people you work with day in and day out can really make or break your work life. Ask some questions to uncover whether it’s the right team for you.
Can you tell me about the team I’ll be working with?
Who will I work with most closely?
Who will I report to directly?
Can you tell me about my direct reports?
What are the team’s biggest strengths and challenges?
Do you expect to hire more people in this department in the next six months?
Which other departments work most closely with this one and how?