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University of Akron President Luis M. Proenza
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    Easy money and flexible hours

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    Former Employee - Community Assistant  in  Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Community Assistant in Akron, OH

    I worked at University of Akron part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Sat and did homework and worked when it fit my schedule

    Cons

    Was pretty boring signing in students

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University of Akron Interviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
Updated Jul 24, 2014

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    Graduate Assistant Interview

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    Interview Details

    There isn't an interview process, per se. I did have to write a letter to the department head about why I thought I deserved the assistantship position. The letter had to be one page, typed. The decision on who to give the assistantship to is based on a combination of GPA and the written letter.

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    • As stated above, there is not an interview process. The only question asked was to write a letter detailing why I deserved the position.   Answer Question
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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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