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    Academic research environment. Great experience with Biological and Ecological Engineering Department

    Cons

    Bad experience with faculty in Applied Economics Department

    Advice to Management

    Based on skills and experience offer competitive industry salaries.

Oregon State University Interviews

Updated Apr 14, 2015

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR) in March 2015.

    Interview

    osu does panel/group interviews so you will be in a conference room with 3 to 6 people who would be your managers, peers/coworkers, or customers(from another department), then background/criminal check, fingerprint check, a long process.

    difficulty depends on which questions, interviewed for several accounting positions - some felt easy and comfortable but others felt tense and sweaty! Some I didn't get and others I am still waiting to hear back...

    Interview Questions

    • standard/normal questions as well as behavioral questions, be prepared with examples of how you handled situations in previous jobs, ex. mistake you make in previous job, if you were helping a customer and your phone rang, what would you do?, what do you do to meet multiple deadlines if you don't have the information or knowledge to complete them in time? what did you like/dislike about your previous job and/or manager's style...   Answer Question

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

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Website www.oregonstate.edu
Headquarters Corvallis, OR
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1868
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Oregon State University (OSU) offers about 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs at about a dozen colleges and schools, including nationally recognized programs in engineering, environmental sciences, forestry, and pharmacy. The university is also home to centers of marine science and gene research and biotechnology, a wave research laboratory, and the Linus Pauling Institute. It also offers professional, certificate, non-degree, and extension programs, as well as precollege programs for elementary and high school students. In addition to its main... More

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