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Headquarters Santa Monica, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1948
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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When it comes to think tanks, RAND might be the brainiest. Founded in 1948, RAND Corporation is one of the leading public policy research institutions in the US, offering analysis and research in such areas as education, health care, national security, science and technology, and transportation. Its staff of more than 950 scientists and researchers offer their insights primarily to government policy makers, but RAND also serves private businesses and international organizations. The not-for-profit enterprise traces its roots to Project RAND, a research group formed during... More

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Pros: The people here are all really top-notch. They really pushed me to be a better researcher and I learned a lot from everyone there. Not only, however, are they great researchers, but they are also very nice and happy to help. Other researchers… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC Apr 2014 – Reviewed May 27, 2014

Interview Details – The hiring process was very straightforward. I applied online, was contacted within three weeks about coming to DC for an interview, and interviewed the next month for the position. The interview was conducted over the course of one day, with 8 30-minute one-on-one interviews with research…Full Interview

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Best Places to Work in Los Angeles (Large), Los Angeles Business Journal, 2010
Great Place to Work, The Washingtonian, 2007
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