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University of California Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks
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  • Outstanding University in expensive area

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA
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    I have been working at University of California Berkeley full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's one of the premier research institutions in one of the best places to live in the US.

    Cons

    Very very high cost of living.


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    Researcher Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).

    Interview

    Applied online through Cal website, phone screen and then a couple of in person meetings. Took 2 months. Applied online through Cal website, phone screen and then a couple of in person meetings. Took 2 months.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard stuff - experience, pubs   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Low balled on salary

University of California Berkeley Awards & Accolades

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Best Colleges , US News, 2010

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Website www.berkeley.edu
Headquarters Berkeley, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1682
Type College / University
Industry Education
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The University of California at Berkeley has been organic from the beginning. UC Berkeley was created by the state's Organic Act of 1868, merging a private college and a land-grant institution. From modest East Bay beginnings came a world-class university that grew world-famous in the 1960s from the Free Speech Movement on campus, and for the social activism that still defines many of its students today. The 2,000 members of the faculty include eight Nobel laureates, four Pulitzer Prize winners, and 32 MacArthur Fellows (the "genius awards"). UC Berkeley ... More

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