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    I have been working at North Carolina State University as a contractor (more than 3 years)


    Great compensation, I have learned a lot about myself being an RA and overall has been a great experience


    University Housing can be pretty unorganized at times. You will get frustrated more than once

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North Carolina State University Interviews

Updated Sep 18, 2014
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    Research Assistant Interview

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    Talk with your PI. Just the standard apply process. He may ask you about your background, your motivation for research, papers you have published. The experience you gained from the past research work, etc. Overall, you should be sure about your interest before choosing an advisor and research field, because you will stick with it for 5 years.

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North Carolina State University Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Headquarters Raleigh, NC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1887
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

There are no Tar Heels at North Carolina State University (NC State). Not to be confused with the actual Tar Heels at neighboring UNC, NC State has an enrollment of more than 34,000 students and approximately 8,000 faculty members. It has a student-teacher ratio of about 15:1. The university offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through about a dozen colleges. It also offers doctoral degrees in about 60 fields. In addition to its main campus in Raleigh, the university operates Centennial Campus, a research and and development facility that is home... More

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