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    Great University

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL

    I worked at University of Chicago as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Lovely campus, very nice offices

    Cons

    Tendency to let go of older women employees

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    Positive Outlook
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University of Chicago Interviews

Updated Aug 27, 2014
Updated Aug 27, 2014

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    Research Assistant Interview

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    Interview Details

    I sent out lots of cold emails and eventually got a response. Interview will most likely vary by Professor but interview mainly involved just what kinds of software skills I had and how many hours I was willing to commit. He also gave me the nature of the work. For the Booth school, salary seemed to be understood to be around $10-15 for undergraduates.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing unexpected. As I mentioned before, mainly software skills and how many hours I was willing to commit.   Answer Question
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    Accepted Offer

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Website www.uchicago.edu
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1890
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The University of Chicago ranks among the world's most esteemed major universities. It has an enrollment of around 15,600 students, about half of which are graduate and professional students. It has a student/teacher ratio of about 7:1. The school's undergraduate branch offers a core curriculum based on the Great Books; students can choose from majors in about 50 areas. Among its graduate programs are the University of Chicago Law School and Graduate School of Business, both of which consistently rank in the top 10 according to "U.S. News & World Report." The school is... More

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