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    Great place to do research

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Stanford, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Being a graduate student provided lots of opportunities to work independently or to collaborate with diverse co-workers. Seminars and social hours provided plenty of time to interact with the rest of the department

    Cons

    Really not much to complain about, the pay isn't great I suppose but you are working towards a degree so I think it's worth it

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Stanford University Interviews

Updated Nov 10, 2014
Updated Nov 10, 2014

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    Communications Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Stanford University.

    Interview Details

    Received call from HR rep. Interviewed with him for 30 minutes. He was very good with following up. Recommended me to for department interview. Heard back 5 weeks later for interview. While I was waiting for my interview in the office had another person walk up to the person who was interviewing me and asked whether I was her friend who she was giving the job to. Immediately knew I wasn't getting the job and I was just the prerequisite interview you bring in before hiring your friend.

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Stanford University Awards & Accolades

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Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC, 2013
100 Best Companies, Working Mother Magazine, 2012
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Website www.stanford.edu
Headquarters Stanford, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1891
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Prospectors panning for gold in higher education can strike it rich at Stanford University. The school is one of the premier educational institutions in the US, boasting respected programs in business, engineering, law, and medicine, among others. Stanford serves some 15,300 students and a student-teacher ratio of about 6:1. A private institution, Stanford is supported through an endownment of more than $12 billion, one of the largest in the US. The university was established in 1885 by Leland Stanford Sr., who made his fortune selling provisions to California gold miners... More

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