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    Applied Precision is a good internship experience

    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
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    I have been working at Applied Precision as an intern (more than a year)


    It's a small company working on exciting products. The hardware is state of the art and the company iterates quickly on new products. There isn't a wall at all between R&D and engineering, and I was able to contribute in a variety of facets. My work was very self-driven and I was given a great deal of autonomy.


    The codebase and tools used are quite old and in some cases out of date. At one point I had to do maintenance on a program written in FORTRAN. There were also times when I felt like my internship lacked direction.

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Issaquah, WA
    Anonymous Employee in Issaquah, WA
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    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Applied Precision in December 2009.

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    Most of the employees were very friendly, welcoming, and genuine. HR was good about communication until, what I assume was, the point at which I was no longer a candidate - I had to do the check in by phone, they never called me back, and I never officially heard that the position was offered to somebody else. To me this is very tacky - anybody who has been through 3 interviews deserves a call back at the very minimum. This seems to be very typical of companies anymore however. Everybody has to interview with the founder - Ron. He is very proud of his company's achievements, and should, however, he seemed to be a bit arrogant and very obviously lost interest during the interview when he wasn't getting answers that he wanted to hear.

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Headquarters Issaquah, WA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Applied Precision makes software and hardware used in the study of the life sciences and other industries that demand precise, repetitive movements of equipment. The company was incorporated in 1985 by engineers working in electronics, mechanics, and physics. Founded in 1986 by CEO Ron Seubert and two others, Applied Precision was acquired in 2011 by GE Healthcare. GE Healthcare used the purchase to expand its life sciences division's line of products for the pharmaceutical and life science research sectors. Applied Precision's microscopy instruments, software, and data... More

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