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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at George Washington University full-time (Less than a year)

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    - flexibility - teaching opportunities - new science and engineering building - at the heart of downtown - close to federal research labs

    Cons

    -expensive housing -expensive metro -less expert in electromagnetic theory


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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at George Washington University (Washington, DC).

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    interviewed with PI and lab manager. wasn't very hard they wanted to know my qualifications and interest. ALso wanted to know if I am willing to work for minimum 2 years.

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the East , Latinos For Hire, 2012

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Website www.gwu.edu
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1821
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The George Washington University's name is just one more reminder of the regard the nation holds for its first president. Chartered by the US Congress in 1821 as The Columbian College in the District of Columbia, the university adopted its present name in 1904. The private, coeducational university's more than 25,000 students are scattered across its primary campus at Foggy Bottom as well as its campuses in Mount Vernon and Ashburn, Virginia. The school's student-teacher ratio is about 15:1. Its academic programs run the gamut from business to law to ... More

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