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    Former Employee - Warren Commons Cashier in State College, PA
    Former Employee - Warren Commons Cashier in State College, PA

    I worked at Penn State University part-time (Less than a year)

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    Pay was very good for just ringing people out for food. Management was very understandable with scheduling. The staff was very friendly. Co-workers were fun and easy to get along with.


    Most of the staff are college age, so college attitudes and drama come along with it sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate more time on the employees, college age or not, that are doing well and work as a team.

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in State College, PA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Penn State University (State College, PA).


    The interview was informal and laid back. Very pleasant and informative about all duties to be performed. Interviewer did ask a lot of questions about past experience. I was showed all the different areas that I would be working and equipment that I would be using. That was all before I was even offered the job.

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    • What hours I would be available.   1 Answer

Penn State University Awards & Accolades

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National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010

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Headquarters University Park, PA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1855
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Chartered in 1855 to apply scientific principles to farming, The Pennsylvania State University system is one of the largest state university systems in the US. Penn State has an enrollment of approximately 80,400 students; 8,000 of them are graduate students. It offers 160 undergraduate and 150 graduate programs at about 20 campuses. The school's oldest and largest campus, with about half of the system's undergraduate students, is at University Park in central Pennsylvania. Other sites include the College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the Dickinson School of... More

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