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University of Akron President Luis M. Proenza
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  • This company is in a great city with great people, the university is really great. The university needs to grow

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    I worked at University of Akron

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    Pros

    The university allows students to accept more senior positions to give them a better opportunity to succeed in future careers

    Cons

    To much bureaucracy, allow for a more transparent organization , hire more people for the jobs that need to be done

University of Akron Interviews

Updated Apr 1, 2015

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    Doctoral Research Assistant Interview

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    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at University of Akron.

    Interview

    Contacting faculty members and attaching CV to find a research position. Waiting for their response and apply for it. After getting admission from Grad School, we have to sign contract with department to get the stipend and other compensations.

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Website www.uakron.edu
Headquarters Akron, OH
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1870
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

"Zip it!" may be an insult some places, but not at The University of Akron. The school, which has an enrollment of nearly 25,000 students, plays collegiate sports as the Zips (Zippy the Kangaroo is its mascot). It offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and 100 master's degree programs, as well as certificate and associate degree programs, through about ten schools and colleges. The university also operates the Medina County University Center; Wayne College, a branch of the university; and Summit College, a community college and technical school. The University of Akron... More

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