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University of South Dakota President Jim Abbott
Jim Abbott
5 Ratings

    I was given many opportunities and challenged to a high degree, which I enjoyed.

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Vermillion, SD
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Vermillion, SD

    I have been working at University of South Dakota as a contractor (more than 3 years)


    It lowers your tuition, it provides you with experience as a researcher, and it will give you an opportunity to learn so much about the research process.


    There are few cons to working at USD. The only one I can think of is that the department doesn't have a crazy amount of money, so the lab equipment isn't always brand new.

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    Instead of putting money into new statues around campus, try to help the graduate programs that can't afford new equipment.

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University of South Dakota Interviews

Updated Nov 21, 2014
Updated Nov 21, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Vermillion, SD
    Anonymous Employee in Vermillion, SD
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at University of South Dakota in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    When the school is in need of positions, it will send out e-mails to students in order to gain applicants. When you go through the application and get two references, one being a USD housing staff and the other a non-housing professional reference and attend a mandatory information meeting about the position, you will be guaranteed an interview.

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    • Is it more important to be liked or respected by your hall's residents?
      What is the most difficult thing you had to go through during school or work?
      Name a situation where you had to adjust to change.
      What will you do when a student will not abide to housing policy?
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Headquarters Vermillion, SD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1865
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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