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    Nice school

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at University of Pennsylvania full-time (more than 3 years)

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    Strong research program.
    Good benefits, such as 401k.

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    Neighbor region was not ver safe passing 40th st.
    Commute is pain.

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University of Pennsylvania Interviews

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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    Considering the recent funding status. You have to be really well prepared for the interview process. Basically, you have to be vary familiar with your research and the interest of the lab and try to find the research area that is suitable both for you and the lab. You should also know everything in your field.

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University of Pennsylvania Awards & Accolades

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National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012
Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Website www.upenn.edu
Headquarters Philadelphia, PA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1740
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

The University of Pennsylvania was founded by Benjamin Franklin when he had a little down time between establishing a country and experimenting with lightning. Since opening its doors to students in 1751, the Ivy League university has accumulated a notable list of accomplishments, including the creation of one of the first medical schools in the US. The university has about 21,000 students who pursue their studies in four undergraduate schools and a dozen graduate and professional schools, including the renowned Wharton School and the Annenberg School for Communications... More

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