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University of Southern Mississippi Reviews

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University of Southern Mississippi President Dr. Rodney Bennett
Dr. Rodney Bennett
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    Good school

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate  in  Hattiesburg, MS
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Hattiesburg, MS

    I have been working at University of Southern Mississippi full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People are friendly and weather is warm, enjoy the strong sports culture, very beautiful campus, right-sized city, cheap place to live

    Cons

    not much entertainment available, not much cultural diversity, no large businesses in town, hard to get to anywhere, no good authentic international food.

    Recommends
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University of Southern Mississippi Interviews

Updated May 12, 2014
Updated May 12, 2014

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    Graduate Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at University of Southern Mississippi.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and received an email asking to set up a phone interview. From there, I scheduled a phone interview and a few days later got a phone call asking to schedule a on-campus interview. On my on-campus interview, I had three different interviews. First round one-on-one, second round panel of students, and third round panel of higher ups.

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Website www.usm.edu
Headquarters Hattiesburg, MS
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1910
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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You don't have to be a belle to attend Southern Miss, but it never hurts. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM or Southern Miss for short) was established by the state legislature in 1910 to educate Mississippi's teachers. The school has grown to boast an enrollment of nearly 15,000 students with a student-teacher ratio of 18:1. USM offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and post-master's degrees through five colleges: College of Arts and Letters, College of Business, College of Education and Psychology, College of Health, and College of Science and Technology... More

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