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    Wonderful Place!

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate

    I have been working at UC Santa Cruz

    Pros

    Nice and friendly staff and colleagues, Beautiful campus, Collaborative environment

    Cons

    Not a competitive environment (can be a good thing)

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UC Santa Cruz Interviews

Updated Jan 12, 2015
Updated Jan 12, 2015

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    PhD Candidate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at UC Santa Cruz.

    Interview Details

    Online application followed by on-campus interviews with multiple faculty members in one weekend; relaxed schedule for the interview; laid back and friendly environment; lots of opportunities for mingling and informal chat; beautiful campus

    Interview Questions
    • All were standard questions, ability to briefly and clearly explain your previous research experience is obviously a big plus.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

UC Santa Cruz Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

Additional Info

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Website www.ucsc.edu
Headquarters Santa Cruz, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1965
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Talk about your prime real estate -- this University of California campus overlooks the beach town of Santa Cruz, at the northern end of Monterey Bay. The university enrolls about 15,000 students and offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and about 30 graduate degrees. UC Santa Cruz's campus is arranged in a cluster, with 10 colleges for undergraduates circling central facilities for the sciences, engineering, the student bookstore and commons, and administration. Each college has a different specialty, and each has its own apartments and/or residence halls. UC Santa... More

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