Oakland University

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Oakland University Interim President Betty J. Youngblood
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    Collaboraton made it a good learning experience.

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Rochester, MI
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Rochester, MI

    I have been working at Oakland University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful Campus, Young professors, challenging environment

    Cons

    Samall university therefore sometimes opportunities are limited

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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Oakland University Interviews

Updated Oct 13, 2014
Updated Oct 13, 2014

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    Teaching Assistant At Oakland University Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rochester, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Oakland University.

    Interview Details

    Applied to the dept directly and they had shortlisted me - had a brief interview which was very informal. After a month I was emailed that I was awarded a TA and had to sign few papers. I had to take 8 credits in upcoming semester

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing as such. It was very easy. Probably my grades helped me   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation as its a standard one for students
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.oakland.edu
Headquarters Rochester, MI
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1958
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Oakland University is a Michigan public university that serves a student base of more than 18,000. The school offers about 130 baccalaureate degree programs and nearly 100 graduate degree and certificate programs. Oakland University was founded in 1957 by Alfred and Matilda Wilson, who donated $2 million and their 1,500-acre estate to Michigan State University to start a new college in Oakland County. Named Michigan State University Oakland, the college enrolled its first students in 1959. The name changed to Oakland University in 1963.

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