Caltech (California)

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Caltech (California) Interim President Dr. Edward M. Stolper
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    This is a place to spend your lifetime. You can move up, sideways and up again if you really want it.

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Luis Obispo, CA

    I have been working at Caltech (California) full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Location in Pasadena; intellectual stimulation; benefits even if start at 20 hours; full gym and pool, beautiful campus, campus event perks

    Cons

    Not a place to find a mate, generally. Most people are either young undergraduates with no time or attached post docs graduate students and professors.

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    help new employee understand inside politics and culture and pros and cons of benefits

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Caltech (California) Interviews

Updated Nov 5, 2014
Updated Nov 5, 2014

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    Grad Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pasadena, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pasadena, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Caltech (California).

    Interview Details

    There was a personal statement, submission of grades, and letters of recommendation component in the application. All of this was done in an online application. Having a caltech connection is useful for getting in.

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Website www.caltech.edu
Headquarters Pasadena, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1891
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) enrolls about 2,100 students and offers programs in areas such as chemistry, planetary sciences, physics, math, humanities, social sciences, and engineering. Caltech has a very low student-teacher ratio of 3:1. The school receives about half of its operating revenue through research grants, primarily from government agencies. Its professors and graduates have snared a total of 32 Nobel Prizes; other alumni include filmmaker Frank Capra and Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt. Caltech operates the Jet Propulsion Laboratory... More

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