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    Great place to make connections.

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    I worked at Columbia University as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The labs at Lamont Doherty are a great place to meet intelligent people while enjoying nature. The labs look over a beautiful campus, located not too far from the Hudson River. The shuttle bus is also an excellent way to save on gas and time in the mornings and evenings.

    Cons

    Lamont Doherty is a little far from the campus, and while the shuttle bus is great it has its own frustrations. They are often slow with finances.

Columbia University Interviews

Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014

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    Grading and Cirriculum Assistant Interview

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    Interviews are with professors who you will be working for, so they will vary greatly. For example I was hired off of my resume, there was no interview process. Though others who had interviews say they generally focus on technical skills, previous experience, and knowledge of the topic that will be taught in the class.

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Website www.columbia.edu
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1938
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Predating the American Revolution, Columbia University (founded as King's College in 1754) is the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the US. With a student population of about 25,000 and faculty of more than 3,600, the Ivy League university's main campus spreads across 36 acres in Manhattan. Columbia has three undergraduate schools and 13 graduate and professional schools that grant degrees in about 100 disciplines, including its well-known programs in literature, law, and medicine. Columbia's community of alumni, faculty, and researchers has produced about... More

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