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    Hard working government employees with talent. We work hard and produce amazing results! Campus is beautiful!

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    Some employees do only the minimum....although that is in the minority.

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National Institute of Standards and Technology Interviews

Updated Jan 22, 2015
Updated Jan 22, 2015

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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    I had one interview. During this interview I was asked a lot of general questions about cyber security for this internship. The individual giving the interview was very interesting and he really wanted to just wanted to see our thought process behind all his questions.

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Website www.nist.gov
Headquarters Gaithersburg, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1901
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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