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Columbia University President and Trustee Lee C. Bollinger
Lee C. Bollinger
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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at Columbia University part-time for more than a year


    One of the best research university in the US
    Great Campus
    office culture vary from lab to lab


    High living costs
    salary not on par with living costs
    safety issue if you live in poorer neighborhood

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    Not much to say because there is no central management when you work in a lab

    Positive Outlook
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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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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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