MathWorks is an American corporation that focuses on developing mathematical computing software and other services. Its two main software products are MATLAB and Simulink. The former revolves around data analysis, mathematical models, and algorithms; the latter is a program that generates code and runs simulations.
MathWorks is looking to hire individuals who are energetic and passionate about advancements in engineering and science. They want employees who have unique strengths, can work well on a team, and are dedicated to innovation and development.
MathWorks offers an internship program for graduate and undergraduate students looking to gain valuable work experience. These positions last between three and six months, both over the summer and throughout the year. As a MathWorks intern, you’ll work on a variety of projects with milestones and deliverables. You’ll also have a dedicated mentor to help you get started who will also give you regular feedback throughout your internship.
The interview process for MathWorks is typically at least 3 steps.
Candidates will be given questions to respond to online and will be given a couple of minutes to record their responses.
Depending on the position you are applying for, you may have to complete an online Hackerank test, which will be a coding assessment.
The next step is a brief phone interview with a recruiter or HR representative. Questions will be a mix of behavioral and technical The interviewer may ask about your programming skills and your resume.
Interviews are typically conducted by senior employees and are more technically focused; questions will be focused on programming, coding, and engineering, if you are applying for an internship in that field. For non-technical roles, questions will be more specific to the responsibilities of the role for which you are applying.
Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into MathWorks and the interview process.
Do research on MathWorks, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.
There is a lot of information out there about MATLAB and Simulink. Make sure you are prepared prior to your interview by knowing as much as you can about the two. If you’re unsure where to start, enroll in a PathMatch plan and a career coach can guide you through the entire application and interview process.
The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.
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