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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Interviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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    Undergraduate Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Troy, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Troy, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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    You MUST be an enrolled student at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Simply contact a professor, whose field of research or specific project is of interest to you, via email or in-person at their respective office. Definitely provide a resume and cover letter and express your interest in their subject. Most likely, they will ask questions about your experiences and goals (almost an informal interview). It is not difficult to get a position.

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    There is no negotiation for salary. You only discuss your schedule.
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Headquarters Troy, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1824
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) provides more than 140 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs, primarily in the sciences. With more than 5,000 undergraduate and about 1,100 graduate students, RPI strives to provide a technology-based education through its five schools (Architecture; Engineering; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; Management and Technology; and the School of Science). The institute was founded in 1824 and is home to one of the oldest engineering schools in the country. RPI's main campus is in Troy, New York, but the institute also has... More

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