Penn State University
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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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Penn State University President Rodney A. Erickson

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in University Park, PA – Reviewed May 31, 2014

Interview Details – Had a phone interview that lasted roughly 45 minutes. Emailed resume. Received email a day later with the offer. Did not receive an actual offer letter until the start of the positionFull Interview

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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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