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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at First Student full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I'm Intrested in Robotics and Embedded Systems, because i have done a lot of projects using 8051, Arduino .and currently i am working on ARM and Beagle Bone Black.

    Cons

    I didn't found any downside in my work.


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    Anonymous Employee in Hesperia, CA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at First Student (Hesperia, CA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I submitted my app online got a call asking if I would consider a different location interviewed at the new location a few days later, by the end of the week I received an email to come to their orientation. There is no paid training, part-time only. Drug test and background are done after training.

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    • Just asked basic situational questions, have you worked with children before.   Answer Question

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Website www.firststudentinc.com
Headquarters Cincinnati, OH
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1999
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

First Student knows that a student's first assignment is to get to school, safely and on time. Together, First Student and sister company FirstCanada transport about six million students to and from their classrooms every day via a fleet of some 57,000 buses. As North America's #1 school bus business, they operate from a network of 650-plus locations, spanning 42 states in the US and eight provinces in Canada. In addition to transportation, the company offers a slew of ancillary services, including preventative maintenance, fuel (its storage and purchase), route ... More

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