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    Very nice environment

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    I have been working at Penn State University

    Pros

    Small college town with everything necessary. Very safe and educational environment for children.
    Nice people. High quality research

    Cons

    Compared to salary and size of the town, the living expense is higher

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Penn State University Interviews

Updated Dec 15, 2014
Updated Dec 15, 2014

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    Research Associate Interview

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    It depends on the PI. In my case, I had a phone interview first, and then had an on site interview. But the PI already made a decision beforehand. I met the people in the lab as a future coworker, and gave a presentation what I was working with.

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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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Website www.psu.edu
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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