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Headquarters Stanford, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
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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Pros: Great pay and perks for dining events. Time is very flexible and you get benefits of being in the inside loop of dining hall stuff. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Stanford, CA Jan 2010 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – After applying for the job, I was contacted via email to set up a phone interview. The interviewer then called at the time scheduled and asked me a few questions about my past work experience and qualifications. This interview lasted about 25 minutes. After completing that phone interview, I was…Full Interview

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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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