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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chestnut Hill, MA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chestnut Hill, MA

    I worked at Boston College part-time (More than a year)



    Great culture and phenomenal community. The tight-knit family here really helps to bond employees and create long lasting relationships that extend beyond the work hours.


    I cannot think of anything negative to say here. It'd a great place to work that values you as a human being.

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    I would continue to develop the family community feel that embodies the ideals of the insituttion. It's a great place to work at these days.

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    Library Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
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    I applied online – interviewed at Boston College (Boston, MA) in May 2015.


    I met with six separate people -- one in charge of hiring, those in charge of the departments I'd be working with, one of the university librarians, and an HR representative. Very detailed, emphasized the community aspect of BC. Was there for two hours and had a tour of the library at the end. They wanted to finish interviews before offering me the position, but were quick to let me know that I was one of only a few to get called in for the interview.

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Headquarters Chestnut Hill, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1863
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Students at Boston College (BC) get both academic excellence and the Red Sox. Located six miles from downtown Boston, the university enrolls about 15,000 full- and part-time students (about a third of whom are graduate students) from every US state and 80 countries. It has a student-teacher ratio of 13:1. Chartered in 1863, BC offers degrees in more than 50 fields of study through its nine schools and colleges on four campuses. The university also has about two dozen research centers, including the Institute for Scientific Research, and the Center for International Higher ... More

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