And so I went for my internship interview today at SIMTech
How was it? ermm, from the point of view of someone who wants to get the position, it's smooth; from the point of view of someone who has other plans and wants to opt out, well...
At the start of it the interviewer told me the interview could finish in 10 minutes, ended up we chatted for half and hour! The project I got selected for is structural design & analysis of an active vibration isolation module
. I itchy fingers went to read up more on it this morning and to my horror, it's electronic stuff! But stupid me went to read up on it, so when the interviewer asked me what I knew about the project, I could tell him quite a bit and he seemed pleased. (remember, I wanted them to reject me, not to get selected...)
So I told him straight that circuits and feedbacks and anything to do with electrical current is my weak point. Then he saw that I know how to use SolidWorks, so he asked me what have I built. Urinals and toilet bowls. =_=" And then he happily sketched out the drawing of the isolator module and asked me for opinions and stuff, and I felt like being treated like a real engineer. Too early liao.
Then I told him I live very far, my grades very lousy, I'm only in year 2 (the other person competing with me is in year 3. I saw the interviewer's list of his modules taken was much longer than mine)
Since I wasn't keen on the project, so there was little pressure on my part, and for the whole interview there were lots of laughters from both the interviewer and me.
All da best to those still waiting for response!