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    I have been working at Lawrence Berkeley Lab

    Pros

    Good people
    Good Pay
    The work is extremely engaging and interesting.
    A lot of employee benefits
    Berkeley is a fun place to live and work.

    Cons

    Sometimes the working hours get really long, just because the work is very demanding.
    Budget issues are prevalent

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    You should offer undergraduates more opportunities in research, and actively provide training sessions. Keep doing what you are doing though, you guys are awesome.

Lawrence Berkeley Lab Interviews

Updated Jan 12, 2015
Updated Jan 12, 2015

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    Administrative Assistant III Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Lawrence Berkeley Lab.

    Interview Details

    Usually, a phone interview and 1 or 2 group interviews. My experience, because I had over 10 years admin experience, was just 2 group interviews, the first with the admin group (my future supervisor, another admin supervisor and an admin employee) and the second interview, was with the group head I was supporting, plus 2 of the group members.
    I interviewed in Berkeley, CA

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    I got a phone call notifying me of their offer, and then received the offer letter with salary in the mail, for my signature.
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Lawrence Berkeley Lab Awards & Accolades

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Nobel Prize in Physics - George F. Smoot, Nobel Prize, 2006
Nobel Prize in Physics - Saul Perlmutter, Nobel Prize, 2011
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Website www.lbl.gov
Headquarters Berkeley, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1931
Type Government
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is synonymous with “excellence.” Thirteen Nobel prizes are associated with Berkeley Lab. Fifty-seven Lab scientists are members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors for a scientist in the United States. Thirteen of our scientists have won the National Medal of Science... More

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