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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Stanford, CA
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    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (more than 3 years)

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    many intelligent and passionate colleagues. Lots of funding.

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    High expectations of student. Work-life balance can be an issue.

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Stanford University Interviews

Updated Jan 28, 2015
Updated Jan 28, 2015

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    Research Assistant Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Stanford University.

    Interview Details

    Applied through the portal and was contacted a month later via email. Talked about past experience in the lab and research interests. Was also asked some basic interview questions (e.g. future plans, why do you want to work here?).Applied through the portal and was contacted a month later. Talked about past experience in the lab and research interests. Was also asked some basic interview questions (e.g. future plans, why do you want to work here?). Got an email two weeks later that I did get the position.

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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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