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    Pros

    Exceptionally smart staff, great resources, lots of opportunities to further your thinking. The professors and post-docs serve as great mentors. A lot of the time, the hours are flexible.

    Cons

    Definitely have long hours in the lab and can encounter many challenges in the research field. It's important to stay persistent to get the results that you want

University of California Berkeley Interviews

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015

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    Student Assistant Interview

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    One interview with the library supervisor with a tour of the workplace. Questions were basic and behavioral. Mostly just questions about past experience. She also asked about your future plans and was hoping someone that could work for 1+ years. Other than that, they'd take pretty much who ever get interviewed.

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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, also known as Cal... More

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