National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Headquarters Gaithersburg, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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What time is it? The scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can tell you with the utmost of accuracy. Created by Congress in 1901 as the US government's first physical science research laboratory, NIST is still setting standards that rule industry. In addition the non-federated regulatory agency has developed technologies affecting automated teller machines (ATMs), atomic clocks, and mammograms. NIST also offers co-funding opportunities to businesses. NIST's seven labs are located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Boulder, Colorado. The... More

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Pros: Good work environment; Freedom to do research and to particiate of different kind of projects. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Gaithersburg, MD Oct 2011 – Reviewed May 17, 2014

Interview Details – Primarily over the phone. The hiring is ~90% related to your NRC post-doc proposal. Oddly, you can contact scientists who have NRC listings and go through the entire proposal and hiring process without having any great deal of contact with your future boss.Full Interview

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Most difficult part was waiting for a committee to approve your proposal. You will never know how you compare to others since funding is usually limited and different divisions split the funding… View Answer

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