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    Current Employee - Optics PhD Student in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Optics PhD Student in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at University of Rochester full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Positive Outlook


    Very competitive stipend (optics PhD)
    Good working environment environment
    Great, helpful people
    Sense of community
    Very flexible hours


    Average length of time for doctoral degree is long and increasing
    Sometimes difficult to find funding
    Student health insurance not included, required, and expensive given stipend amount

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    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Rochester.


    45 minute orientation going over general information pertaining to the job and the University -> 45 minute interview with multiple supervisors who are very professional and thorough. Be honest and know WHY you want the position and why you want to work for UR ->complete background investigation. Be honest throughout and work with your investigator to make their job as smooth as possible. If you have anything to hide they will find out. ->medical

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Headquarters Rochester, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1850
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The buzz about the University of Rochester is music to some ears. The private, upstate New York institution is nationally recognized for its programs in medicine, engineering, and business, and its Eastman School of Music (founded by Eastman Kodak founder George Eastman) is one of the top music schools in the US. The university, which has an endowment of more than $1.3 billion, offers about more than 200 academic majors and about 30 master's and doctoral degree programs to more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The school has a 9:1 student-teacher ratio... More

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