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    I have been working at Penn State University

    Pros

    Great resources for conducting research
    Peaceful community

    Cons

    Location in University Park can be a little isolated

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Updated Oct 17, 2014
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    Research Assistant Interview

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    minimal, asked about courses and other past experiences. The interview is not a formal process but depends more on the professor approached. It is a good idea to ask questions yourself about the position you are applying for as it is a 1 year commitment at the least.

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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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