UC San Diego
3.8 of 5 335 reviews
www.ucsd.edu La Jolla, CA 5000+ Employees
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Established in 1912 and a full university since 1961, the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) is a scientific powerhouse. Its faculty currently boasts six Nobel laureates, seven National Medal of Science winners, and seven MacArthur Fellows (the "genius awards"). The university is home to the San Diego Supercomputer Center, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the UCSD Medical Center, among other research organizations. With an enrollment of some 29,000 students, UCSD has six undergraduate colleges as well as graduate and medical schools. The school is one... More

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Pradeep K. Khosla

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 Current Development Assistant in La Jolla, CA

Pros: Very secure, safe work environment. Good places to start career. Able to move between departments during career if want a change. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in La Jolla, CA Apr 2010 Reviewed 2 days ago New

Interview Details – The process consists of an initial application, followed by an invitation for a weekend long interview. This includes meeting with several faculty members. Each will ask about personal interests and will be eager to share what they work on in their own lab. There is also a campus tour and some good…Full Interview

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The majority of questions asked are not technical. The one I found most difficult to answer was why here? There are many excellent Universities where one can obtain a doctorate in the biomedical… Answer Question

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